About Leela Sarathy, MD

Leela Sarathy, MD is a newborn and pediatric hospitalist, and the Medical Director of Well Newborn Services at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. She also sees patients in the Newborn Developmental Follow-Up Clinic at MGHfC. Dr. Sarathy specializes in providing safe, high-value care to babies and children of all ages. Her academic interests include quality improvement and decreasing unnecessary interventions. Dr. Sarathy has won teaching awards and her work has been presented at national conferences.

Outside of work, Dr. Sarathy enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family.

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Mass General for Children: Pediatric Hospital Medicine
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2000

Medical Education

  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Hasbro Children's Hospital/Lifespan

American Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Accepted Insurance Plans

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  • Sarathy L, Gill E, Lombardi M, Aragona E, Rauch D, Cardoso M. Decreasing Unnecessary Monitor Use on an Inpatient Pediatrics Ward. (Presented as a poster at the American Academic of Pediatrics Meeting, Orlando FL, November 2018).

    Sarathy L, Cheston C, Blanco M. Pediatric Resident Perceptions of High-Value Care. (Presented as a poster at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, Toronto CA, May 2018 and the Pediatric Hospital Medicine national conference, Atlanta GA, July 2018.)

    Sarathy L, Koster M, Silva J, Lakhiani C, Cerezo C. Long-term Outcomes of Children Hospitalized with Failure to Thrive. (Presented as a poster at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Washington DC, October 2015.)

    Sarathy L, Lelkes N. Hard to Stomach: A Clinical Conundrum. (Platform presentation at the Pediatric Hospital Medicine national conference, San Antonio TX, July 2015.)

    Peacock-Chambers E, Dicks K, Sarathy L, Brown AA, Boynton-Jarret R. Perceived Maternal Behavioral Control, Infant Behavior and Milk Supply: A Qualitative Study. The Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. July/August 2017; 38(6): 401-408.


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