Claire McCarthy MD

Claire McCarthy, MD

Staff Pediatrician, General Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Diagnostic Program

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7701
  • Fax: 617-730-0505

Medical Services


  • General Pediatrics
  • Primary Care


  • General Pediatrics
  • Medicine


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Children's Hospital Primary Care Center
  • Martha Eliot Health Center
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7701

Experience and Education


Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 1988

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital , 1988-1989

Boston, Ma


Boston Children's Hospital , 1989-1991

Boston, MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Fazio SB, Demasi M, Farren E, Frankl S, Gottlieb B, Hoy J, Johnson A, Kasper J, Lee P, McCarthy C, Miller K, Morris J, O'Hare K, Rosales R, Simmons L, Smith B, Treadway K, Goodell K, Ogur B. Blueprint for an Undergraduate Primary Care Curriculum. Acad Med. 2016 Dec; 91(12):1628-1637.
  2. McCarthy C. Childhood television viewing is associated with antisocial behavior in adulthood. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 163(3):924-5.
  3. McCarthy C. Pediatricians and television: it's time to rethink our messaging and our efforts. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):589-90.
  4. Claire McCarthy MD. "Learning from Liam". Parenting Magazine. 2008.
  5. Claire McCarthy MD. "5 Discipline Traps to Avoid". Parenting Magazine. 2008.
  6. Claire McCarthy . Groom your baby: Trimming Nails, Cutting Hair, and Cleaning Ears. The Experts' Guide to the Baby Years. 2006.
  7. Claire McCarthy MD. "Potty Success". Parenting Magazine. 2006.
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  9. "A Parent's Life, " 2006.
  10. Eduardo Berinstein, Eric Hardt MD, Claire McCarthy MD, Mark Pearlmutter MD. A Case of Difficulty Breathing. Medical Dialogues for Interpreting Practice. 2005.
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  12. Claire McCarthy MD. "Does Your Child Get Enough Downtime?". Parenting Magazine. 2004.
  13. Claire McCarthy MD. "Your Top Food Questions". Parenting Magazine. 2004.
  14. Claire McCarthy. Everyone's Children. 1996.
  15. Claire McCarthy. Learning How the Heart Beats. 1995.
  16. Claire McCarthy. "Budget Cuts and Health Care: A Doctor's Perspective". Boston Globe Magazine. 1991.
  17. Claire McCarthy. "Of AIDS, children, and hope". Boston Globe Magazine. 1990.
  18. Claire McCarthy. "Babies", a collection of vignettes about patients seen in the hospital. Boston Globe Magazine. 1990; January14.
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7701


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