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Benjamin Shore, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Preferred Name: Ben
University Affiliation: Harvard
Hospital Affiliation: Boston children’s hospital
City, State: Boston, MA
Email: benjamin.shore@childrens.harvard.edu
Phone: 617-838-0973
Research Interest: Cerebral palsy, hip, outcome measures
Network Role: Site Investigator
Brief Bio:

Dr. Benjamin Shore is Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the Co-Director of the Cerebral Palsy and Spasticity Centre at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr Shore was born in Toronto, Ontario. He completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of Victoria, British Columbia where he was nominated as a Rhodes Scholar. He completed his medical school and orthopedic residency at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. After residency, he completed two years of pediatric orthopedic fellowship training, beginning at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne under Professor Kerr Graham and then returning to Boston Children’s Hospital for the second year, working under James Kasser. Dr. Shore joined the Boston Children’s group in 2010. During his fellowship and first year in practice he completed his Masters of Public Health at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard. He has a subspecialty interest in cerebral palsy and hip disorders of children. Dr. Shore is an active researcher and has co-authored over 50 peer reviewed articles in the past five years. He has a special research interest in validating outcome instruments for children with cerebral palsy and has been successful obtaining regional and national grants studying the psychometric properties of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory Computer Adaptive Test (PEDI-CAT).