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Lindsay P. Carter, MD

  • Inpatient Director for Quality and Safety
  • Instructor, Harvard Medical School




Dr. Carter is an Instructor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, Director of Inpatient Quality and Safety at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Warren House Director for the Principle Clinical Experience at Massachusetts General Hospital.




Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Quality Improvement
  • Medical education
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • 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 - Connecticut
  • 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.

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Lindsay Carter, MD, divides her time among clinical work, medical education, and quality improvement.   She received an A.B. in English Language and Literature from Harvard College in 2000.  She then completed a post-baccalaureate program at Harvard and did psychiatric research in mood and eating disorders at McLean Hospital prior to earning her M.D. from Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Carter subsequently completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and joined the staff as a Pediatric Hospitalist and medical educator.  For six years, she was the Associate Clerkship Director in Pediatrics and the Director of the Advanced Pediatric Clerkship. She has also been the lead in pediatric education for the Practice of Medicine (POM) course at MGH since its inception in 2015.  Dr. Carter pioneered a novel simulation curriculum for third-year medical students and has been involved with simulation education for residents and interdisciplinary staff.  Dr. Carter has won numerous student and resident teaching awards and has most recently assumed the role of Warren House Director for the Principle Clinical Experience (PCE).  As a Pediatric Hospitalist, Dr. Carter focuses on quality and safety and became the Inpatient Director for Quality and Safety in 2017.  

Research & Publications

  • Yang Y, Carter LP, Cook RE, Paul E, Schwartz KR. A Case of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: A Cheer for Standardizing Inpatient Management and Prevention.  Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Dec; 6(12):753-56.
  • Frey-Vogel AS, Scott-Vernaglia SE, Carter LP, Huang GC. Simulation for Milestone Assessment: Use of a Longitudinal Curriculum for Pediatric Residents. Simul Healthc. 2016 Aug; 11(4):286-92.
  • Palakshappa D, Carter LP, El Saleeby CM. Discrepancies in After-Hours Communication Attitudes between Pediatric Residents and Supervising Physicians.  J Pediatr. 2015 Sep 24.
  • Dredge DC, Parsons EC, Carter LP, Staley KG. Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome treated with intravenous immunoglobulin.  Pediatr Neurol 2010 July;43:65-69.
  • Hudson JI, Lalonde JK, Berry JM, Pindyck LJ, Bulik CM, Crow SJ, McElroy SL, Laird NM, Tsuang MT, Walsh BT, Rosenthal NR, Pope HG Jr. Binge eating disorder as a distinct familial phenotype in obese individuals.  Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2006 March;63(3):313-9.
  • Pope HG, Lalonde JK, Pindyck LJ, Walsh BT, Bulik CM, Crow SJ, McElroy SL, Rosenthal N, Hudson JI. Binge eating disorder: a stable syndrome. Am J Psychiatry, 2006 Dec;163(12):2181-3
  • Carter WP, Hudson JI, Lalonde JK, Pindyck L, McElroy SL, Pope HG Jr.  Pharmacologic treatment of binge eating disorder.  Int J Eating Disord 2003; 34:S74-S88
  • Carter WP, Pindyck LJ. Pharmacologic treatment of binge-eating disorder.  Primary Psychiatry 2003; 10(10):31-36.

News & Events

  • A mantra that matters: Ask. Listen. Do.

    What matters to you? It is a question that can evoke vastly different responses from patients, colleagues, friends and family members. For one MGH patient, it’s a slice of toast in the morning. For another person, trust is essential.

  • Mass General hosts Boston Strong send-off for marathon runners

    On April 16, 39 employees from MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Massachusetts General Hospital laced up their running shoes for the 122nd annual Boston Marathon. To wish them well, Mass General hosted a send-off celebration on April 12 for their incredible 26.2-mile journeys.

  • Physician's Mission to Deliver the Best Care to Patients

    On April 16, 102 runners will participate in the 122nd Boston Marathon on behalf of MGHfC. These individuals - including Dr. Lindsay Carter - support research and child life programs that enhance the quality of life for our youngest patients.

  • Profiles in Education: Lindsay Carter, MD

    This profile is part of a series designed to highlight the importance and impact of the hospital’s teaching mission and the work of the MGH Executive Committee on Teaching & Education (ECOTE).

  • MGHfC Recognizes Employees' Years of Service at 72nd Annual Ether Day

    Ether Day, a tradition started in 1945, is a day to recognize MGHfC and Mass General staff for their years of service to patients and the hospital's overall mission. Learn more about what MGHfC means to some of those providers and staff.


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175 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-9935
Fax: 617-724-7441
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175 Cambridge St
Suite 523
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-9079

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