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Janey Sue Pratt, MD

Co -Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center

Director, MGH Nutrition Support Unit

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


  • Digestive Healthcare Center
  • Weight Center
  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Weight Center
Clinical Interests
Weight loss surgery in adolescents
Open and revisional bariatric surgery
Endoscopy / Colonoscopy
Laparoscopic surgery
Obesity and weight management
General and gastrointestinal surgery
Breast surgery
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
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Pratt is a national leader in Adolescent Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery.  She runs the MGH Adolescent Wieght Loss Surgery program. See her involvement with an adolescent suffering from obesity in: Teen takes drastic measures to battle weight: WCVB-TV, Ch. 5 (Full Story and Video

Dr. Pratt is also one of the leading experts in the region and nationally in Revisional Surgery and Surgery for complications of Metabolic and Weight Loss Procedures. She is an expert laparoscopic surgeon who has performed over 500 surgeries for revision and/or the treatment of complications of weight loss surgery, most are done laparoscopically. 

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
Phone 2: 617-726-2000
Fax: 617-724-1117

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

Phone: 617-726-4400
Phone 2: 617-724-1088
Fax: 617-724-6565