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Jason B. Harris, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics


Accepting New Patients

Learn more about my Global Health work




Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Vaccines and immunizations
  • Bacterial infections
  • Global health
  • Tropical medicine and travel medicine
  • AIDS and HIV infection
Medical Education
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • 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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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News & Events

  • Harris Leads Pediatric Global Health Efforts as New Chief

    Jason Harris, MD, started his new role as chief of Pediatric Global Health at MGHfC. Harris succeeds Patricia L. Hibberd, MD, PhD, chief of Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital, who led the division since its inception in 2010.

  • Traveling with Kids: How to prevent infections on vacation

    Pediatric infectious disease specialist Jason Harris, MD, answers questions about protecting your family from infections while traveling.

  • How to Prepare for the Upcoming Flu Season

    Pediatric infectious disease specialist Jason Harris, MD, answers questions about the 2012-2013 flu season and how you can protect your family against the flu.

  • E. Coli Outbreak in Europe & Tips for Food Safety at Home

    Pediatric infectious disease specialist Jason Harris, MD, explains what you can do to protect your family from food-borne illness.

  • MGH caregivers share experiences in Haiti

    MGH Hotline 12.10.10 Following a 100-year absence on the island of Hispaniola, cholera – a potentially deadly bacterial disease that causes severe diarrhea and dehydration – not only has reemerged, but it also has reached epidemic proportions in Haiti.

  • Cholera strain in Haiti matches bacteria from South Asia

    A team of researchers has determined that the strain of cholera erupting in Haiti matches bacterial samples from South Asia and not those from Latin America. The scientists conclude that the bacteria introduced into Haiti most likely came from an infected human, contaminated food or other item from outside of Latin America.

  • Intestinal parasites alter immunity in cholera patients

    Results of the study from a collaborative team led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh suggest that parasitic infection could reduce the immune response to cholera, which may compromise the effectiveness of cholera vaccines.


Pediatric Infectious Disease
275 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114-3108
Phone 1: 617-726-8707
Phone 2: 617-643-0722
Fax: 617-643-8343
Pediatric Infectious Disease Administrative Office
175 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone 1: 617-643-0722
Phone 2: 617-724-8990
Fax: 617-726-7653

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