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Janey Sue Pratt, MD

Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center

  • Phone: 617-724-1088
General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Department of Surgery


  • Digestive Healthcare Center
  • Weight Center
  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Weight Center
Clinical Interests
Breast surgery
General gastrointestinal surgery
Endoscopy / Colonoscopy
Laparoscopic surgery
Open and revisional bariatric surgery
Diabetes mellitus type 2
Obesity and weight management
Weight loss surgery in adolescents
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Medical Education
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients


Teen takes drastic measures to battle weight: WCVB-TV, Ch. 5 (Full Story and Video) on Dr. Janey Pratt's work with adolescent

Adolescents and Weight Loss

The challenges that face adolescents in their fight against obesity and the solutions available to help them, including weight-loss surgery.

Weight Center restructures

ACCORDING TO RECENT DATA from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, approximately one-third of U.S. adults and 17 percent of children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years are obese.

Massachusetts General Hospital
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-724-1088
Fax: 617-724-1117

Weight Center, MGH
50 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114-2517

Phone: 617-726-4400
Fax: 617-724-6565