Benjamin Nelson, M.D.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Associate Pediatrician
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Georgetown University School of Medicine 2005
asthma; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; bronchoscopy; cough; medical education; pulmonary disease; shortness of breath; tracheomalacia

Dr. Nelson is a board certified pediatric pulmonologist who is seeing patients in Concord and Danvers, in addition to MassGeneral.

Dr. Nelson received his medical degree from Georgetown University in 2005. He completed his residency in 2008 at the Massachusetts General Hospital where he also completed his fellowship training in pediatric pulmonology in 2011. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Nelson serves as the Director of Pediatric Bronchoscopy and is the Fellowship Director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Program at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children.

Dr. Nelson's research is in the field of medical education.  He is the Associate Director for CME for the Department of Pediatrics at MGHfC where he creates content and leads national conferences.

His areas of special interest include asthma, chronic cough, bronchoscopy, shortness of breath/exercise difficulty, tracheomalacia, general pulmonary disorders, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and medical education.