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Jennifer K. Tan, MD


Accepting New Patients




Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Dermatology (general)
  • Pediatric dermatology
  • Public health and community medicine
  • Birthmarks
  • Acne
  • Vascular malformations
  • Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
Medical Education
  • MD, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Charlestown: MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center
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 - 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
Adult and Pediatric
Provider Gender


Jennifer Tan, MD is a board-certified Dermatologist and Pediatric Dermatologist who graduated from the combined BA/MD program at Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  Following medical school, Dr. Tan completed residency in the Harvard Combined Dermatology Program, where she served as Chief Resident before completing a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Prior to joining MGH, Dr. Tan served as Director of Pediatric Dermatology and Community Outreach at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She also worked closely with Dr. Ernesto Gonzalez of MGH Dermatology to establish the Dermatology service at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program. For her community service efforts, she has received numerous awards from the American Academy of Dermatology and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Tan is thrilled to return to Boston as a joint staff member of the MGH Department of Dermatology and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless. Her career goals include increasing access to dermatologic care in underserved populations, particularly homeless men, women and children. She enjoys taking care of both pediatric and adult patients and practices in Boston and Charlestown. Professionally, Dr. Tan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology.  She has been an invited guest lecturer and is the co-author of several medical publications.

News & Events

  • Promoting wellness through beauty to women in shelters

    J, a middle-aged woman staying at a shelter in Boston, did not begin wearing makeup until she became homeless. She says when she had housing, there were many things in her life that gave her value and a sense of worth. However, once she lost housing, she started to feel ashamed.

  • Boston Winter Walk Aims To Raise Awareness of Homelessness

    Huntington News: On a cold day in February, MGH Dermatologist, Jennifer Tan, MD walked to raise awareness that Homelessness is a national epidemic and it leads to significant mortality and disability amongst people who are homeless,


Dermatology Associates
50 Staniford Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517
Phone: 617-726-2914
Charlestown HealthCare Center
73 High Street
Charlestown, MA 02129-3026
Phone: 617-724-8135

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