Division of Community Surgery

Meet the board-certified surgeons of the Division of Community Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Marc S. Rubin, MD
Marc S. Rubin, MD
Chief, Division of Community Surgery

Clinical Interests: Colon and rectal surgery, colonoscopy, diverticulitis, colitis, Crohn's disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, hemorrhoids, constipation and incontinence, colostomy and Ileostomy, general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic colectomy, anal diseases
Phone: 978-882-6868

James H. Balcom, IV, MD
James H. Balcom, IV, MD

Clinical Interests: Aortic aneurysm surgery, carotid artery disease, peripheral vascular disease (PVD), arterial bypass, vein surgery, adrenal surgery, general surgery, complex wound management
Phone: 978-882-6868

Bernard J. Benedetto, MD
Bernard J. Benedetto, MD

Clinical Interests: Bariatric surgery, laparoscopic surgery, hernia surgery, gallbladder surgery, laparoscopic antireflux surgery/GERD, gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic colectomy
Phone: 978-882-6868

Larry P. Goldberg, MD
Larry P. Goldberg, MD

Clinical Interests: Arterial and venous surgery, carotid endarterectomy, extremity revascularization, thyroid surgery, hernia surgery, gallbladder surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, hernia surgery, trauma surgery, laparoscopic colectomy
Phone: 978-882-6868

Richard D. Goodenough, MD
Richard D. Goodenough, MD

Clinical Interests: Vascular surgery, carotid artery disease, arterial surgery, thyroid surgery, parathyroid surgery, abdominal surgery, general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic colectomy
Phone: 978-882-6868

William V. Kastrinakis, MD
William V. Kastrinakis, MD

Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal surgery, surgical oncology, melanoma, pancreatic surgery, hernia surgery, gallbladder surgery, laparoscopic antireflux surgery/GERD, laparoscopic colectomy
Phone: 978-882-6868

C. Bruce Ledig, MD
C. Bruce Ledig, MD

Clinical Interests: Carotid artery disease, vascular surgery, gallbladder surgery, endocrine surgery, hernia surgery, colonoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery
Phone: 978-882-6868

Jaime A. Rivera, MD
Jaime A. Rivera, MD

Clinical Interests: General surgery, minimally invasive (laparoscopic surgery), colonoscopy, upper GI endoscopy, gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, bariatric surgery, laparoscopic colectomy
Phone: 978-882-6868

Russell L. Ryan, MD
Russell L. Ryan, MD

Clinical Interests: Gallbladder surgery, endoscopy, hernia surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic colectomy
Phone: 978-882-6868