Treatments

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  • Cardiac Wellness Program: Reduce Cardiac Risk

    Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. Although genetics plays a role in the development of heart disease, lifestyle choices have been proven to significantly influence the health of your heart. The more risk factors you have, the greater your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. This program is held at MGH West in Waltham, MA.

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  • Weight Center

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center is a fully integrated center within the Digestive Healthcare Center that supports the spectrum of needs for people of all ages seeking help with obesity and weight loss.

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    Call to refer a patient or request a new patient appointment: 617-726-0373

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  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program

    The Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program at Massachusetts General Hospital offers a full spectrum of safe and effective surgical procedures for obesity, weight disorders and metabolic disease.

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    Call to refer a patient or request a new patient appointment: 617-726-0373

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  • Heart Imaging

    The Heart Imaging Program at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic cardiac imaging, using state-of-the-art CT and MRI technology. Every exam is interpreted by a specialist with advanced training in cardiovascular imaging.

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    Call to schedule an appointment: 617-724-9729

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  • Midlife Women's Health Center

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Midlife Women’s Health Center brings together experts from more than 15 specialties to improve, promote and advance health care for women at menopause and beyond through research, collaboration and education.

    Contact us: 617-726-6776

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  • Psychology Assessment Center

    The pediatric neuropsychology specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Psychology Assessment Center provide neuropsychological assessments to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological, medical, genetic and developmental disorders.

    For more information, please call: 617-643-3997

News

  • What to know about SCAD - 2/5/2016, Mass General

    “Thin, fit and athletic.” It’s not a typical portrait of a heart attack patient – but it’s how Malissa Wood, MD, co-director of the Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program, describes dozens of her female patients in the last two years.

  • Treat your heart to a healthy diet - 2/9/2015, Mass General

    Just in time for American Heart Month, a new survey says Americans are confused about what it means to eat a heart-healthy diet. Armed with tips to tackle any confusion, MGH dietician Deborah Krivitsky, MS, RD, LDN, of the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center in the Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, shares some diet tips that can help lower the risk for heart disease.

  • Seconds count - 4/1/2011, Mass General

    MGH Hotline 4.1.11 From the time a person first experiences symptoms of a heart attack, such as shortness of breath or chest discomfort, to the time he or she undergoes cardiac catheterization -- a procedure used to diagnose and treat a blocked coronary artery -- every second is of utmost importance.

  • MGH goes red for women’s heart health - 2/18/2011, Mass General

    MGH Hotline 2.18.11 Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the MGH Heart Center and Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program brought attention to hearts everywhere by celebrating “Go Red for Women” month with a series of events and activities to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

  • Miracle patient revived after 57 minutes - 11/5/2009, Mass General

    Mass General Hospital physician, Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, attributes Laura Geraghty's heart attack recovery to immediate and effective CPR. Now Rosenfield and Geraghty are advocating for CPR instruction in Massachusetts high schools.

  • Heart Center celebrates Go Red - 2/11/2009, Mass General

    As advocates of the American Heart Association's Go Red movement, physicians and staff at the Heart Center offered tools and events to raise awareness of heart disease.

  • An unlikely victim - 8/19/2008, Mass General

    Kim Farah has never battled high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or a family history of heart disease. Yet she is a victim of heart disease.

Test & Procedures

Patient Education

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Cardiac Anesthesia

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center offers a patient guide to cardiac anesthesia. Our dedicated clinicians believe it is important for you to know what to expect before, during and after a cardiac anesthesia.

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