- General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Department of Surgery
- Cancer Center
- Gastrointestinal Cancers
- Colorectal Cancer
- Digestive Healthcare Center
- Crohn's & Colitis Center
- Clinical Interests
- Colon and rectal surgery
- Colorectal cancer surgery
- Gastrointestinal surgery
- Colon and rectal polyps
- Ulcerative colitis surgery
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Hemorrhoids, anal fistulas, anal fissures
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Medical Education
- MD, Harvard Medical School
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Fellowship, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
- Board Certifications
- Surgery, American Board of Surgery
- Colon & Rectal Surgery, American Board of Surgery
- Accepting New Patients
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
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
Medicare - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
OSW - Maine
OSW - New Hampshire
OSW - Rhode Island
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
Railroad Medicare - ACD
Senior Whole Health
Tufts Health Plan
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Dr. Paul Shellito received his MD degree from Harvard Medical School. He trained in surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital (with an extra year in New Zealand). After that he did a fellowship in colorectal surgery at the University of Minnesota. He then returned to Boston to join the surgical staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and the faculty of Harvard Medical School.
View my most recent publications at PubMed
Shellito PC. Tumors of the Anal Region. In: Cameron JL, Cameron AM, eds. Current Surgical Therapy, Tenth Edition. Elsevier, in press.
Shellito PC (11 Jan 2005). Modern Treatment of Rectal Cancer. The DAVE Project. Retrieved Sep 3, 2007, from http://dave1.mgh.harvard.edu/ViewFilms.cfm?film_id=403
Shellito PC, Clark JW, Willett CG, Caplan AP. Case records of the massachusetts general hosptial: a 61 year old man with rectal bleeding and a 2 cm mass in the rectum. N Engl J Med 2004; 350: 2500-9.
Shellito PC. The ABCs of ileal pouch design. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2001; 7: 81.
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