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Laura Marie Prager, MD

  • Director, Child Psychiatry Emergency Service
  • Director, Transitional Age Youth Clinic
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry

617-724-5600

Accepting New Patients

Overview

Departments

Psychiatry

Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Medical Education
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health - MGH

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 and Adult
Gender
Female

Biography

Dr. Laura Prager is Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Child Psychiatry) at Harvard Medical School and the Director of both the Child Psychiatry Emergency Service and the Transitional Age Youth Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital. She also serves as the psychiatrist for the Massachusetts General Hospital Lung Transplant Team and for the Turner Syndrome Clinic. For the past decade, she was an assistant editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; she also serves on the editorial board of Psychosomatics

Dr. Prager is the co-author of Suicide by Security Blanket and other stories from the child psychiatry emergency service (2012) and has authored or co-authored articles in The Harvard Review of PsychiatryPsychiatric Times, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Journal of the American Medical Association, as well as chapters in books published by Mosby, Elsevier, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Prager has won numerous teaching and mentoring awards from the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Contact

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-5600
Fax: 617-726-5567

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