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Wakeman, Sarah E., MD

  • Medical Director, Substance Use Disorders Initiative
  • Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard University


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Dr. Sarah Wakeman is a board certified Massachusetts General Hospital primary care physician. Dr. Wakeman's practice is limited to patients who live or work in Charlestown.


Primary Care


Medical Education
  • MD, Brown University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Charlestown: MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group

News & Events

  • Dangers of fentanyl discussed at MGH with Sen. Markey

    Fentanyl. The man-made opioid is 50 times stronger than heroin and up to 100 times more powerful than morphine. In Massachusetts last year alone, 754 opioid-related overdose deaths had a positive screen for fentanyl. That is more than 50 percent of opioid-related overdose deaths.


  • A Comprehensive Approach to Stemming the Opioid Epidemic

    Dr. Sarah Wakeman, from Massachusetts General Hospital, describes how she and her team, with support from a MacArthur Foundation 100 Change award, will eliminate opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts, providing a blueprint for the rest of the country.


Charlestown HealthCare Center
73 High Street
Charlestown, MA 02129-3026
Phone: 617-724-8135
Fax: 617-724-8010
Bigelow Teaching Service-Inpatient Only Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-7383

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