Jane Newburger, MD
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Jane Newburger, MD, MPH

Associate Cardiologist-in-Chief, Academic Affairs; Commonwealth Chair of Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital

Commonwealth Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


Dr. Jane Newburger is the Associate Cardiologist-in-Chief of Academic Affairs and the Commonwealth Chair of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is also the Commonwealth Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Newburger received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1974 and her Master's in Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health in 1980.  Dr. Newburger joined the faculty of the Department of Cardiology at Harvard Medical School in 1979. Dr. Newburger has an active practice comprised of patients with congenital and acquired heart disease and has been honored by “Best Doctors in America", “Boston SuperDoctors", "Boston Magazine Best Doctor", and US News and World Report “Top Doctors,” with star designation in the top 1%.  Her research has focused on neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease after heart surgery, and also on the evaluation and therapy of Kawasaki disease.  She has received the 2007 Distinguished Scientist Award (Clinical) of the American College of Cardiology, the 2009 Meritorious Achievement Award of the CVDY Council, and the 2009 Clinical Research Prize from the American Heart Association.  Dr. Newburger is an author of over 300 original manuscripts, chapters, and reviews, including 11 guidelines or statements from professional societies. [Complete Professional Summary]