About Kriston Ganguli, MD

Kriston Ganguli, MD is a Board-certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist who cares for patients with a broad range of presentations and disorders, from birth to 21 years of age. She is available to see patients in Boston, MA and Waltham, MA and is involved in the education of Pediatric Gastroenterology fellows and Pediatric residents. Additionally, Dr. Ganguli dedicates time to the scientific investigation of intestinal inflammation in premature infants as well as novel, preventive strategies in this patient population.   

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Mass General for Children: Pediatrics Gastrointestinal & Nutrition
52 Second Ave.
Suite 340
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 781-466-8967

Mass General for Children: Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition Program
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 6B
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-8705

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Residency, Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics

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Kriston Ganguli, MD, is a physician scientist who in addition to taking care of patients, has dedicated her research career to investigating preventive strategies for Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC). This disease is one which occurs in premature infants, characterized by severe intestinal inflammation, leading to devastating intestinal necrosis. Specifically, Dr. Ganguli is in the process of isolating and identifying secreted factors from particular bacteria which may have an anti-inflammatory effect in the premature infant's intestine. These factors may provide a possible preventive strategy against NEC in the future.   


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