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Jeffrey B. Kreher, MD

Pediatric Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Specialist

Assistant, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Kreher specializes in non-operative management of pediatric conditions of muscles, bones, joints and sports medicine. He is a Pediatrician with advanced training in orthopedic and sports related conditions of pediatric and adolescent populations.

Department of Orthopaedics
Department of Pediatrics


  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Orthopaedics
Clinical Interests
Pediatric sports medicine
Pediatric orthopaedics
Pediatric fractures
Overuse injuries
Sports related concussion
Alignment disorders
Hip and leg abnormalities
Care of multisport athletes
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Newton: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Missouri School of Medicine
Residency, Riley Child Development Center
Fellowship, Boston Medical Center
Board Certifications
Sports Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Jeffrey Kreher has a varied undergraduate education including time at the Air Force Academy, St. Louis and Stuttgart, Germany. He went on to earn his MD degree from University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine in 1999. He completed his Pediatric and Internal Medicine Residency at Indiana University in 2003, where he served as Chief Resident. After practicing medicine for a few years in Indiana, Dr. Kreher completed a Primary Care Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine fellowship at Boston University/Boston Medical Center in 2007. Prior to joining the staff at MassGeneral, Dr. Kreher worked at Emerson Hospital and Cambridge Health Alliance.

Dr. Kreher is very active in the musculoskeletal education of medical students and residents at Harvard Medical School along with the Pediatric Residents of Massachusetts General Hospital for Children. He also serves as a Team Physician to a variety of amateur athletes (High School through Olympic levels) and professional athletes.


Dr. Kreher's research areas include the following three areas:

  1. Common pediatric musculoskeletal and sports medicine conditions in the primary care arena such as the high school athlete, overuse injuries, exercise promotion, and sports related concussion,
  2. Pediatric musculoskeletal education of medical students and residents, and
  3. Endurance and multisport athletes.


Select Publications and Presentations:

Putukian M, Kreher JB, Coppel DB et al. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Athlete: An American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement. Clin J Sport Med. 2011;21(5):392-400.

Kreher, J. Congenital cervical disease. In The 5 Minute Sports Medicine Consult. Ed. Mark Bracker. 2nd Edition 2011.

Kreher, J. Foot osteochondroses. In The 5 Minute Sports Medicine Consult. Ed. Mark Bracker. 2nd Edition 2011.

Kreher, J. Paronychia. In The 5 Minute Clinical Consult. Ed. Frank Domino. 16th Edition 2008 and 17th Edition 2009.

Pecci, M & Kreher, JB. Clavicle fractures. Am Fam Phys. 2008;77(1):65-70.

Kreher, J. Medial Elbow Pain in the Throwing Athlete. Podium Presentation. New England ACSM Annual Meeting, Nov. 2006.

Orthopaedic Associates
55 Fruit Street
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 3E
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-8523
Fax: 617-724-0551

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 888-644-3248