Overview

Departments

Thoracic Surgery

Surgery

Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Transplant Center

Clinical Interests
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)
  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Airway surgery
Medical Education
  • MD, Brown University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - SSN
  • 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)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Male

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Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed


Donahue DM.  Cervical Ribs and Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  In: Illig KA, Freischlag JA, Thompson RW, Donahue DM, Jordan SE and Edgelow PI eds. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  London: Springer-Verlag 2013 85-88

Donahue DM.  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  In: Illig KA, Freischlag JA, Thompson RW, Donahue DM, Jordan SE and Edgelow PI eds. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  London: Springer-Verlag 2013 193-197

Donahue DM.  Is Thoracic Outlet Surgery a Vascular, Thoracic or Neurosurgical Procedure?  In: Illig KA, Freischlag JA, Thompson RW, Donahue DM, Jordan SE and Edgelow PI eds. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  London: Springer-Verlag 2013 327-329



 

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News & Events

  • Life-changing care for thoracic outlet syndrome

    Rachael Vaters-Carr shares her experience as a patient in the Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, including the comprehensive and compassionate care she received from her team of specialists.

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  • Brian A. McGovern Award for Clinical Excellence 2016 Nominee: Dean Donahue, MD

    Dean Donahue, MD, head of the Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, is a 2016 nominee for the Brian A. McGovern Award for Clinical Excellence. The Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) created this award to honor the memory of Brian McGovern, MD, and recognize a physician within the MGPO who shares his dedication, compassion and kindness to all patients and staff.

Contact

Division of Thoracic Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-724-0969
Fax: 617-726-7667

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