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Bone Health Physicians

Nina Ma, MD, CCD

Dr. Ma is Director of the Bone Health Program and Co-chair of the Low Bone Density Working Group at Boston Children’s Hospital.  She sees bone patients in Endocrinology in Boston, Waltham and Peabody.

 

 

Sarah Pitts, MD, CCD

Dr. Pitts specializes in the bone health of pre-teens, adolescents, and young adults.  As an Adolescent Medicine specialist, she cares for athletes on the female triad spectrum as well as adolescents with eating disorders or pubertal delay / arrest and menstrual dysfunction, taking into account the bone health implications of these processes.


Sarah Pitts, MD, CCD

                          Dr. Pitts specializes in the bone health of pre-teens, adolescents, and young adults.  As an Adolescent Medicine specialist, she cares for athletes on                             the female triad spectrum as well as adolescents with eating disorders or pubertal delay / arrest and menstrual dysfunction, taking into account the                             bone health implications of these processes.




           Melissa Putman, MD, CCD

Dr. Putman is a dual-trained endocrinologist in adult and pediatric Endocrinology. Her interests include pediatric                           bone health, cystic fibrosis related bone disease, the prevention of adult endocrine complications of childhood                                   diseases, and optimizing patient transitions from pediatric to adult care.

                                

 

Alexandra Haagensen, MDAlexandra Haagensen, MD

Dr. Haagensen is a pediatric endocrinologist who specializes in cystic fibrosis and lung transplantation associated bone disease.

 

 

                                  Christina Jacobsen, MD, PhD

                                  Dr. Jacobsen is a pediatric endocrinologist and geneticist with a particular interest in genetic                                           bone diseases including osteogenesis imperfecta and skeletal dysplasias as well as                                                                          metabolic bone disease.  She sees patients in Endocrinology and with the Orthopedic Surgeons in                                                         the Orthopedic clinic.



DXA Technicians:

Alicia McAllister, RT(R), (BD), CBDT

Brooke Kachadoorian, RT(R)

 

Nurses:

Patricia Pratt, MA, RN, CPN, NE-BC, CPHQ

Jennifer A Fortin, MSN, RN, CPN, NEA-BC

 

Administrative Associates:

Kimberley Mitchell, BA, AAIII, (DXA)

Erika E. Griffin, AA (Endocrinology)

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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