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Doctors in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at MassGeneral Hospital for Children pioneered the treatment of children with growth failure. Our specialists continue to evaluate, treat and provide long-term care for patients with growth failure and related conditions.
John Crawford, MD, Chief of the Pediatric Endocrine Unit from 1963 to 1990, was among the first physicians in the world to treat children with growth failure with human growth hormone. The unit remains dedicated to offering patients with growth disorders state-of-the-art evaluation and therapy. This includes opportunities for selected patients to participate in clinical trials.
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