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Laurie R. Braun, MD

617-726-2909

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Overview

Dr. Braun is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed her residency at Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital.

 

Departments

Pediatrics

Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric endocrinology
  • Diabetes mellitus type 1
  • Diabetes mellitus type 2
  • Thyroid and adrenal disorders
  • Growth disorders
  • Pubertal disorders
  • Disorders of sexual differentiation
  • Disorders of calcium and bone
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Thyroid disorders
Medical Education
  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General 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
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • 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
  • 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
Provider Gender
Female

Biography

Research Interest: Insulin Sensitivity and Liver Fat

Mentor: Steven Grinspoon MD, Takara Stanley MD

Original Papers: 

Braun LR, Feldpaush MN, Czerwonka N, Torriani M, Grinspoon SK, Stanley TL. Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 is Associated with Liver Fat Content in HIV-infected Individuals and Decreases after Liver Fat Reduction with Tesamorelin. Growth Hormone and IGF-1 Research.  December 2017.

Braun LR and Marino R. Disorders of Growth and Stature. Pediatrics in Review.  July 2017.

Makimura H, Stanley TL, Suresh C, De Sousa-Coelho AL, Frontera WR,  Syu S, Braun LR, Looby SE,  Feldpausch, MN, Torriani M, Lee H, Patti ME, Grinspoon SK.  "Metabolic Effects of Long-term Reduction in Free Fatty Acids with Acipimox in Obesity.”  Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. March 2016.

Abstracts: 1. Growth Hormone Stimulation Testing: Area Under Curve Correlates with Growth Hormone Peak but not with IGF-1 or Pituitary Volume, Eastern Society of Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA, Platform Presentation, March 2013 2. Growth Hormone Stimulation Testing: Area Under Curve Correlates with Growth Hormone Peak but not with IGF-1 or Pituitary Volume, Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, Poster Presentation, May 2013

Contact

Pediatric Endocrine Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2909
Fax: 617-724-0581

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