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Melissa A. Woythaler, DO

  • Co-Director, Newborn Developmental Follow-up Program


Accepting New Patients




Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Medical Education
  • DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency, Baystate Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General Waltham
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • 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
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

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

Patient Age Group

Research & Publications


Melissa A. Woythaler MS, DO, Marie C. McCormick, MD, ScD, Vincent C. Smith, MD, MPH.  Late Preterm Infants Have Worse Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Than Term Infants.  Pediatrics, Feb 14, 2011.

Melissa A Woythaler MS, DO, Vincent C Smith MD, MPH, Marie C McCormick MD ScD. Late Preterm Infants and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes at Kindergarten.  Pediatrics, August 10, 2015

News & Events

  • Lessons in nursing: NICU nurse welcomes twins

    “I always knew how hard the staff worked to keep our patients growing and healthy,” says Candice Hartford, RN. “But what I hadn’t appreciated was the extent to which that affects a new mom.”


MGH Newborn Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-9040
Fax: 617-726-9346

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