Dr. Orah S Platt MD
Pediatrician300 Longwood Ave Bader 7 Boston MA, 02115
Dr. Orah Platt is a pediatrician practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Platt is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Platt diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Platt can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 1973
Harvard Medical School 1973
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Genetic influences on peripheral blood cell counts: a study in baboons.
- Acquisition of mutans streptococci and caries prevalence in pediatric sickle cell anemia patients receiving long-term antibiotic therapy.
- Quantitative trait loci for baseline white blood cell count, platelet count, and mean platelet volume.
- Preventing stroke in sickle cell anemia.
- Quantitative trait loci for baseline erythroid traits.
- Prevention and management of stroke in sickle cell anemia.
- Quantitative trait loci for peripheral blood cell counts: a study in baboons.
- Protective effects of phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE-4) inhibition in the early phase of pulmonary arterial hypertension in transgenic sickle cell mice.
- Hydroxyurea for the treatment of sickle cell anemia.
- SLC26A4 c.919-2A>G varies among Chinese ethnic groups as a cause of hearing loss.
- Abnormal modulation of cell protective systems in response to ischemic/reperfusion injury is important in the development of mouse sickle cell hepatopathy.
- Mirror extreme BMI phenotypes associated with gene dosage at the chromosome 16p11.2 locus.
- Age- and gender-dependent obesity in individuals with 16p11.2 deletion.
- Reliability of Tanner stage assessments in a multi-center study.
- Faculty Teaching Award, harvard, . 1996
- Excellence In Teaching Award, harvard, . 1984
- American Medical Womens Assoc Award, . 1973
- Mass Medical Society Award, harvard, . 1973
- Alpha Omega Alpha, harvard, . 1973
- Children's Hospital -Ped Hem/Onc 1975
- Boston Children's Hospital - Boston, Ma
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- Autism: The Early Signs and Symptoms
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- Boys and Girls Experience Autism Differently, Study Finds
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