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Ari J. Wassner, MD

Healthcare Professional
Director
Division of Endocrinology
Boston Children's Hospital
333 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Ari J. Wassner is an Attending Physician in the Division of Endocrinology, Director of Thyroid Program at the Boston Children’s Hospital, Fellowship Program Director in the Division of Endocrinology and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

Dr.  Wassner earned his MD from Harvard Medical School and completed residency and chief residency in Pediatrics, followed by fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at Boston Children’s Hospital. In addition to his roles as Director of the Thyroid Program and Associate Director of the Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, he is deeply involved in medical education and curriculum development at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Wassner is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology from American Board of Pediatrics. His clinical research focuses on the evaluation and management of thyroid disease in children, particularly pediatric thyroid nodules and cancer, as well as congenital hypothyroidism. His basic research has investigated the role of thyroid hormone metabolism in modulating local and systemic thyroid hormone signaling in disease states including heart failure and liver injury.

 

Representative Publications:

Natural History and Outcomes of Cytologically Benign Thyroid Nodules in Children

Thyroid Nodules In Pediatric Patients: Sonographic Characteristics and Likelihood of Cancer

Congenital Hypothyroidism

Whole Exome Sequencing Frequently Detects a Monogenic Cause in Early Onset Nephrolithiasis and Nephrocalcinosis

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