Jennifer Lightdale

Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH

Attending Physician Director, Patient Safety and Quality, Division of GI/Nutrition

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Contact: 617-355-6058
  • Fax: 617-730-0495

Medical Services


  • Patient Safety
  • Sedation for Pediatric Procedures
  • Infant Colic
  • Gastroenterology
  • Feeding Difficulties
  • Growth and Nutrition


  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


  • Gastroenterology Procedure Unit
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6058 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



Princeton University, 1991

Princeton, NJ

Medical School

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1995

New York, NY

Graduate School

Harvard School of Public Health, 2004

Cambridge, MA


Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, 1998-1999

San Francisco, CA

Clinical and Research Fellow

Combined Program in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, 1998-2001

Boston, MA

Health Service Research Fellow

Boston Children's Hospital, 2000-2001

Boston, MA


University of California, 1995-1996

San Francisco, CA


University of California, 1996-1998

San Francisco, CA


  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6058 or Request an Appointment


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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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