Dr. David Ludwig, MD

Dr. David Ludwig, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. David Ludwig, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Stanford University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in pediatric endocrinology.Read his story

333 Longwood Ave Fl 2

Boston, MA 02115

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(617) 355-7476

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Dr. Ludwig's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ludwig "David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD is a practicing endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children's Hospital. He holds the rank of Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr Ludwig is Founding Director of the Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) program at Children's Hospital, one of the country's oldest and largest multidisciplinary clinics for the care of overweight children. He also directs the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center. His research focuses on the effects of diet on hormones, metabolism and body weight. In particular, he developed a novel "low glycemic load" diet (i.e., one that decreases the surge in blood sugar after meals) for the treatment of obesity and prevention of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Dr. Ludwig is Principal Investigator on numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health, has published over 150 scientific articles, and presently serves as Contributing Writer for JAMA. He is author of the forthcoming book, Always, Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently (Grand Central Publishing, January 2016)."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

5  Conditions Treated

  • Nutritional Deficiency
  • Nutritional Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Weight-Related Conditions

3  Procedures

  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Weight Maintenance

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatrics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatrics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric Endocrinology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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