Mass General for Children
World-class Care for Your Children
Expert Pediatric Care, Right in Your Community
At Mass General for Children the brightest minds in medicine collaborate on behalf of our pediatric and adolescent patients to bridge innovative science with state-of-the-art clinical medicine close to home.
Our doctors, nurses and care teams treat their patients as if they were their own children, and parents participate as partners in the healthcare process.
Guided by the needs of our patients and their families, Mass General for Children delivers care grounded in leading-edge research, advanced treatment offerings and the latest clinical trials.
Mass General is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where nearly all of our staff physicians serve on the faculty.
Our Access and Appointment Center links pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric specialists and other healthcare providers to the many programs and services.
Your child's primary care physician will perform routine check-ups and measure developmental milestones as your child grows.
Our Patient Stories
At Mass General for Children, we are dedicated to providing patients and their families outstanding, personalized, and developmentally appropriate care from infancy through adolescence. Pediatric care is the beginning of the health care journey, and we are committed to providing world-class care for life with respect, inclusivity, and kindness.
Alix loves that Mass General for Children tailors her children’s medical care to both meet her family’s expectations and maintain what’s best for the children, taking everything into account when planning the next steps for health conditions.
Darcy loves that the hospital and staff do everything possible to make her and her child comfortable and cared for when her child is being seen at Mass General for Children.
Schedule a Virtual or Telephone Visit
Care teams across Mass General for Children are available to provide care via phone or online video visits. Call 888-644-3248 to learn more.
Exceptional Pediatric Care
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Why Choose Mass General for Children?
Parents explain in their own words why they chose Mass General for Children for their children’s care.
We're Here For You
At Mass General for Children we have the expertise and experience—as well as the state-of-the-art facilities and technologies—to provide exceptional care for our patients.
Our patients have complete access to the resources of world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital, including innovative research and treatments. As our patients grow, they also benefit from the smooth transition of care between pediatric and adult services at Mass General.
- The oldest provider of pediatric services in Boston, we have provided comprehensive, compassionate care to children since 1821
- We treat more than 170,000 patients annually, including both primary care visits and specialty care visits
- Annually, more than 12,000 pediatric emergency visits, 3,000 admissions and 3,500 births take place at Mass General for Children
- We are home to the only proton beam facility in New England, which allows our team to provide groundbreaking therapy for children with cancerous brain tumors, eye tumors and other illnesses
- Our staff is involved in global health initiatives in developing countries and participates in national and international disaster relief efforts
Call our Access Center today to make an appointment: 888-644-3248
We respect that the family is the center of the child’s life and what affects one member of a family unit has an effect on the entire family. We welcome families to participate in every aspect of the child’s care and encourage them to communicate their needs and those of their child. Family-centered care is built upon the core concepts of dignity and respect, information sharing, participation and collaboration between patients and families, and healthcare providers.
Care in the Local Community
We offer more than 12 community locations, a convenience for families throughout Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. In our regional hubs, located at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Salem Hospital, our pediatric specialists and house staff work closely with local pediatricians to provide specialized care closer to home.
As part of Mass General, Mass General for Children shares the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. Over the years, our researchers have made significant advancements in genetics and genomics, imaging technologies, less invasive surgical techniques and an abundance of treatment options that are changing the way pediatric care is delivered.