Dr. Ben Willwerth

Dr. Ben Willwerth is a New Englander who was raised in upstate New York and graduated from Phillips Andover Academy and Dartmouth College, cum laude. In 1995, he received his MD from Dartmouth Medical School, where he was awarded the New England Pediatric Society Award. Dr. Willwerth completed his pediatric residency (1998) and pediatric emergency medicine fellowship (2001) at Children’s Hospital Boston and a master’s in medical sciences degree at Harvard Medical School (2003). Prior to entering private practice in general pediatrics, Dr. Willwerth was an attending staff in the Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital Boston.

Dr. Willwerth is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both general pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. His hospital affiliations include Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and enjoys teaching residents and medical students. He has multiple publications in pediatric journals. He was awarded the Community Pediatrics Award, in recognition of excellence in pediatric care, by Children’s Hospital Boston in 2010.

Dr. Willwerth lives in Needham, Massachusetts, with his two children, Sarah and Andrew, and wife Dr. Betsy Blume.