Michael J. Docktor – Boston Children’s Hospital

Michael J. Docktor – Boston Children’s Hospital

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  • Location: 300 Longwood Avenue, Fegan, 5th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
  • Email: info@cihealth.org
  • Phone: 617-355-6058

Review Psychologist

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Attending, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Clinical Director of Innovation; Director, Clinical Mobile Solutions
Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.

Philosophy of Care

I simply love taking care of patients. I strive to help children and their families understand what might be causing their health problems by collaboratively working together to improve their condition. I am passionate about technology and excited about the opportunities to use digital health in educating, communicating and engaging with my patients.

Why I entered medicine: “Some of my earliest memories are of watching surgery on television with great interest and, as early as 4-years-old, asserting to anyone who would listen that I wanted “to be a doctor one day.” It wasn’t until around 10-years-old, when my sister was hospitalized, that I realized the incredible impact a doctor could have in someone’s life, particularly in the life of a sick child. From that point forward, there was never a question of what I was going to do with my life. And yes, the last name maybe helped a little…”