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Jodie Lynn Babitt, MD


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Clinical Interests
  • Kidney disease
  • Anemia
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Jodie L. Babitt is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed her Fellowship training in Nephrology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and has been on staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital since 2005. Dr. Babitt serves as an attending physician on the inpatient nephrology consult, ICU, and dialysis services.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Babitt's research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of systemic iron balance. She has made important contributions toward understanding the pathogenesis of iron homeostasis disorders including the anemia of chronic kidney disease and the iron overload disorder hereditary hemochromatosis, and she was the 2009 recipient of a Marcel Simon Award for Excellence in the Research of Genetic Hemochromatosis by the International BioIron Society.

View my most recent publications at PubMed

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Richard B. Simches Research Center
185 Cambridge Street
Boston MA, 02114
Phone: 617-643-3181
Fax: 617-643-3182

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