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Eray (Eray) Savgan Gurol, MD

  • Assistant in Pediatrics and Instructor at HMS


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Dr. Savgan Gurol is a clininician at the MGHfC Pediatric Endocrine Unit with particular interest in improving clinical care in type I diabetes in children. 



Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Diabetes mellitus type 1
  • Growth and nutritional disorders
  • Pubertal disorders
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Pediatric endocrinology
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Diabetes mellitus type 2
  • Disorders of calcium and bone
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Thyroid and adrenal disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
Medical Education
  • MD, Istanbul University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Istanbul University School of Medicine|Residency, University of Iowa Children's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital|Fellowship, University of Iowa Children's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
Foreign Languages
  • Turkish
  • Nashua: Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
  • Newton: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
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)
  • 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.

Patient Age Group
Pediatric and Adult
Provider Gender


Eray Savgan Gurol, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist with particular interests in Type I Diabetes, growth disorders, precocious puberty and neuroendocrinology. She completed pediatric residency at University of Iowa in 2007, and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at University of Iowa and Massachusettes General Hospital for Children in 2010. She is interested in improving type I Diabetes care in children. She is working on a project called “Type I Diabetes Stories” which aims to give an opportunity to children and young adults with Diabetes as well as their families to voice their perspective and share their experiences by recording their stories.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Savgan-Gurol has worked on maternal vitamin D gene polymorphisms that may predispose to premature birth, and on techniques used to assess regional body composition to best determine clinical and DXA surrogates for visceral and subcutaneous fat and intramyocellular lipid, as analyzed by MRI and MRS techniques. 


View my most recent publications at PubMed

1-Waist to hip ratio and trunk to extremity fat (DXA) are better surrogates for IMCL and for visceral fat respectively than for subcutaneous fat in adolescent girls.

Savgan-Gurol E, Bredella M, Russell M, Mendes N, Klibanski A, Misra M.

Nutr Metab (Lond). 2010 Dec 9;7:86. doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-7-86.

2-Growth and IGF-1 levels of children with familial Mediterranean fever on colchicine treatment.

Savgan-Gürol E, Kasapçopur O, Hatemi S, Ercan O, Caliskan S, Sever L, Ozdogan H, Arisoy N.

Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2001 Sep-Oct;19(5 Suppl 24):S72-5.


Newton Wellesley Hospital
6 South Building.
2014 Washington Street.
Newton, MA 02462
Phone: 617-724-6585
Fax: 617-243-6798
Pediatric Endocrine Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-2909
Phone 2: 617-243-6558
Fax: 617-724-0581
MGH Children's Specialties at Southern New Hampshire Med Ctr
8 Prospect Street
1st Floor
Nashua, NH 03060-3925
Phone: 603-577-5360
Fax: 603-577-2084

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