About Jodie Babitt, MD

Jodie L. Babitt is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed her Fellowship training in Nephrology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and has been on staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital since 2005. Dr. Babitt serves as an attending physician on the inpatient nephrology consult, ICU, and dialysis services.

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Richard B. Simches Research Center
185 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-3181
Fax: 617-643-3182

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard Medical School/ BWH
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's/Massachusetts General Joint Nephrology Fellowship
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Dr. Babitt's research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of systemic iron balance. She has made important contributions toward understanding the pathogenesis of iron homeostasis disorders including the anemia of chronic kidney disease and the iron overload disorder hereditary hemochromatosis, and she was the 2009 recipient of a Marcel Simon Award for Excellence in the Research of Genetic Hemochromatosis by the International BioIron Society.