Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • General pediatric neurology
  • Pediatric cognitive-behavioral neurology
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Tics/Tourette syndrome
  • Migraine disorders
  • Neurogenetics
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Nashua: Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • 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
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • NH Healthy Families
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • 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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Dr. M. Zelime Elibol is a Pediatric Neurologist at MGH and an Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Elibol received her undergraduate degree in physics from Harvard University and her M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch, where she graduated with high honors and received the Seymour Fisher Academic Excellence Award in Neuroscience and the John R. Calverly Award for Excellence in Neurology. She completed pediatrics training at MassGeneral for Children and residency in Neurology/Pediatric Neurology at Partners (combined MGH and Brigham and Women's program), where she served as Co-Chief Resident. She was awarded an NIH R25 research fellowship in 2011. Dr. Elibol is board certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology.

In addition to her ongoing clinical work in general pediatric neurology, Dr. Elibol has a strong background and interest in Pediatric Cognitive Behavioral Neurology, including ADHD, Executive Function Deficits, Learning Disorders and Tics/Tourette Syndrome. In 2012, she established and now directs a new clinic at MGH the Pediatric Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Clinic (PCBN Clinic) to provide more comprehensive, collaborative care to these patients and to address those neurologic disorders with comorbid cognitive and psychiatric symptoms. She is actively involved in clinical research of pediatric neurobehavioral disorders, and served as co-editor of the recently published Handbook of Pediatric Neurology; (Lippincott 2013), co-authoring the chapters on Neurodevelopment and Neurologic Exam, as well as Behavioral Pediatric Neurology. Dr. Elibol also serves as Director of the Pediatric Neurology Residency Program.


Pediatric Neurology
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-726-2664
Fax: 617-724-7860