Dr. Jeremy Warhaftig, MD is a board certified pediatrician and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is the Chief of Pediatrics at South Shore Medical Center in Norwell and Kingston, Massachusetts. He has worked at SSMC as a primary care pediatrician for the past 14 years. His favorite part of his job, is watching children and their families mature and thrive over the years. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and attended University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his Pediatric Internship and Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Warhaftig joined the Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation Board in 2015.
As the parent of 3 fair skinned children, Dr. Warhaftig understands the importance of enjoying the outdoors but to do so wisely and safely. He is passionate about prevention. Many of the chronic conditions that affect adults have their onset in the habits that are established in childhood and melanoma and other skin cancers are no exception. Dr. Warhaftig has been very impressed with the tools and educational materials from the CMPF and has been sharing them with patients in his practice. He hopes to use his expertise as a primary care pediatrician to help further the mission of CMPF and to spread the word about making sun awareness a priority topic that he and his colleagues share with their patients.