Leadership

"Massachusetts General Hospital physicians range from full-time researchers to full-time clinicians. We share a determination to improve the science and practice of medicine, educate the next generation and deliver the best care we can to every patient that comes to us." – David Torchiana, MD

David Torchiana, MDDavid Torchiana, MD
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Massachusetts General Physicians Organization

David Torchiana, MD, is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO). The MGPO, associated with Massachusetts General Hospital, is a member of the Partners HealthCare System and a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. The organization is a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation and the largest physician group practice in New England, representing more than 1,700 physicians.

Dr. Torchiana graduated from Yale College in 1976 and Harvard Medical School in 1981. He completed residencies in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at Mass General before joining the Department of Surgery in 1989. Dr. Torchiana became chief of cardiac surgery at Mass General in 1998 and chief executive officer of the MGPO in 2003. He is also an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Award-winning medical care

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