MassGeneral for Children at Newton-Wellesley Hospital

MassGeneral Hospital for Children was ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S.News and World Report and is recognized internationally for its clinical care and innovations. With more than 180 pediatric specialists and generalists on the Medical Staff, Newton-Wellesley Hospital and the collaboration with MassGeneral Hospital for Children can address any pediatric health care needs. Parents and caregivers who bring their children to the Hospital for pediatric medical care can be confident they are receiving the best care possible.

Pediatric sub-specialists from this outstanding children’s hospital see children on-site at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

All of these physicians hold faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School. They welcome fully collaborative relationships with primary care physicians who know that parents appreciate receiving high-level pediatric services in a convenient, community setting.

Pediatric Subspecialties at Newton-Wellesley Hospital include:


Appointments with the MassGeneral for Children physicians can be made at Newton-Wellesley by calling:

Newton-Wellesley Central Scheduling at 617-243-6585

To discuss a case personally, please use the phone numbers or e-mail addresses found in the individual listings.

In order to avoid duplicate tests, MassGeneral for Children physicians review all relevant referral information, procedures, and tests before ordering additional studies.

The primary care physicians’ long-term perspective on their patients’ medical problems and their unique relationship with patients and their families is highly respected. Our pediatric subspecialists are here to work in full collaboration with referring physicians in the co-management of patients and to return the care of the patient to the family physician as soon as possible.

To enhance collaboration, and to facilitate the flow of patient-related information between subspecialist and referring physician, the subspecialists will:

  • Call and/or fax the referring physician after each new patient visit
  • Consult with the referring physician

General pediatric consultations/questions

If you have a patient with a problem that is not clearly within the domain of one specialty, if you would like a second opinion on a difficult problem, or if you are unsure which specialist would be most appropriate, you may request a general pediatric consultation through Newton-Wellesley’s Chair of Pediatrics, Joel Bass, MD. Dr. Bass also can provide assistance in coordinating care among multiple specialists.   

For an appointment with Dr. Bass, call 617-243-6565
Fax: 617-243-6798


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