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Kristian R. Olson, MD

  • Phone: 617-643-0602
Department of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics


  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Hospitalists
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Yes - Inpatient Services Only

Thinking outside the box

Kristian Olson, MD, a Massachusetts General Hospital pediatrician and internist, leads team of innovators who are saving newborns in developing countries with plastic tubes and car parts.

Thinking outside the box

MGH Hotline 07.31.09 Who would think a simple plastic tube and a set of car parts could help save the lives of newborns around the world? For Kristian Olson, MD, MPH, of the MGH Department of Medicine and the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) Global Health Initiative, this type of out-of-the-box thinking is nothing new.

In General: 05.20.11

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