About Jeffrey Kreher, MD

Dr. Jeffrey 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.

Dr. 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.

Clinical Interests:



Mass General Orthopaedics: Children's Orthopaedics in Danvers
102-104 Endicott Street
Lower Level 00
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 617-726-8523
Fax: 617-724-0551

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Residency, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Sports Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • 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,
  • Pediatric musculoskeletal education of medical students and residents, and
  • 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.

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