Dr. Sonia Lewin is a pediatric emergency medicine physician practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Lewin specializes in providing care for critically ill and injured children. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians possess a vast amount of knowledge in areas such as neonatology, critical care and forensic pediatrics. Children involved in automobile accidents, child abuse or near-drowning episodes are frequent cases treated by pediatric emergency medicine physicians.
Education and Training
University Of Massachusetts Medical School 1985
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Dr. Sonia Lewin is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She holds expertise in Emergency pediatrics, Treatment of acute respiratory distress, Approach to the febrile infant and child, Medical education, Emergency medicine, and Pediatric emergency medicine.
She is also an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lewin’s major academic commitment is to teaching, both in the clinical arena and through didactic lectures, with teaching settings ranging from patients’ bedsides, to interactive skill-stations, core curricula lectures, and presentations at HMS/CME courses, American Academy of Pediatrics conventions and national grand rounds. She has also written chapters in two editions of Ambulatory Pediatric Care. Dr. Lewin is Co-Director of MGH Department of Pediatrics annual HMS/CME course; “Emergencies and Procedures in Pediatrics”. She also teaches minor surgical workshops and “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Pediatrics but Dared Not Ask,” a talk she created to prepare moonlighters, not primarily trained in pediatrics, to care for children presenting with emergency conditions. She also was instrumental in establishing Child-Life Services in MGH ED. Dr. Lewin’s area of expertise is the febrile infant and child. She teaches the age-based work-up of pediatric patients with fever.
Guided by the needs of their patients and their families, Massachusetts General Hospital aims to deliver the very best health care in a safe, compassionate environment; to advance that care through innovative research and education; and to improve the health and well-being of the diverse communities we serve.
Dr. Lewin graduated with her Medical Degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1985, giving her over three decades experience in her field. After obtaining her medical degree she completed her Pediatrics residency and Infectious Disease Fellowship from the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Lewin is certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics. Certification by the ABP has one objective — to promote excellence in medical care for children and adolescents. Certification represents dedication to the highest level of professionalism in patient care. ABP certification provides a standard of excellence by which the public can select pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. Although ABP certification is voluntary, nearly all qualified pediatricians seek this recognition.
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