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Michael Flaherty

Michael R. Flaherty, DO

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Michael Flaherty, D.O., is a pediatric critical care physician in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Mass General for Children and the inpatient unit at Shriners Children's Boston. He has a passion for helping lead families through some of the most difficult journeys and working with Shriners Children's Boston's large teams to provide the best care possible.

Dr. Flaherty has a research and advocacy interest in pediatric injury and trauma. He is the director of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids Boston at Mass General and is particularly interested in the effects of health policies and legislation on preventing pediatric injury. His team investigates ways to decrease preventable injuries including sports-related concussion, off-road vehicle injuries, teenage motor vehicle crashes and pediatric burns. This work is directly relevant to the care Dr. Flaherty provides in the burn unit at Shriners Children's Boston.

Pediatric Care


  • Burn Care
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of New England College
Biddeford, ME

Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA

Mass General Hospital
Bosotn, MA

Academic Positions and Locations

Harvard Medical School

Leadership and Memberships
  • Director, Quality and Safety, Pediatric ICU, MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Associate Program Director, Pediatric ICU Fellowship, MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Director, Injury Free Coalition for Kids, MassGeneral Hospital for Children


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