Michael Docktor, MD

Michael J. Docktor, MD

Attending in Gastroenterology; Clinical Director of Innovation; Director of Clinical Mobile Solutions

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-6058

  • Fax: 617-730-0494

Medical Services


  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease


  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


  • English


  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
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Michael Docktor, MD

Philosophy of Care 

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…”

Experience and Education



University of Wisconsin, 2001

Madison, WI

Medical School

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2005

Newark, NJ


Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 2005-2006

Los Angeles, CA


Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 2006-2008

Los Angeles, CA


Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2008-2011

Boston, MA

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