Overview

Michael R. Jaff, DO, is the medical director of the Fireman Vascular Center, founder and medical director of the Vascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory and medical director of the Center for Specialized Services at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Departments

Cardiology

Medicine

Surgery

Centers & Specialties

Heart Center

Vascular Center

Clinical Interests
  • Peripheral artery disease of the legs
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD)
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Venous thromboembolic disease - thrombolysis, IVC filters
  • Renal/mesenteric Artery Disease
  • Limb edema
  • Aortic aneurysm
Medical Education
  • DO, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General West
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 - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • 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

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
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Michael R. Jaff, DO, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Medical Director of the Fireman Vascular Center; Founder and Medical Director of VasCore, the Vascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory; and Medical Director of the Mass General Center for Specialized Services.

He is the first recipient of the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Endowed Chair in Vascular Medicine.

Dr. Jaff is an active clinical consultant in all aspects of vascular medicine, including peripheral arterial disease, venous thromboembolic disease, aneurysmal diseases and all diagnostic strategies in vascular medicine.

He is the founder and Medical Director of VasCore, the Vascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory, which is the largest of its kind in the United States. The Vascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory has participated in trial design and independent analysis of vascular laboratory images for more than 150 prospective multicenter trials.

Dr. Jaff has published extensively in the field of vascular medicine with more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and nine textbooks, is the past-president of the Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, and received the first designation as Master of the Society for Vascular Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, and is a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI).

Dr. Jaff received an honorary Doctorate of Science from A.T. Still University School of Medicine in 2008, and received the Leaders in Vascular Education award at the annual Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) meeting held in Las Vegas, Nevada in October 2010. In November 2011, Dr. Jaff became an alumnus of Harvard Business School having completed the HBS General Management Program.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Jaff is the founder and Medical Director of the Vascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory, the largest of its kind in the World. The Vascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory has participated in trial design and independent analysis of vascular laboratory images for more than 180 prospective multicenter trials dedicated to the field of vascular medicine and intervention.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

SCAI/SVM expert consensus statement on Carotid Stenting: Training and credentialing for Carotid Stenting.

Aronow HD, Collins TJ, Gray WA, Jaff MR, Kluck BW, Patel RA, Rosenfield KA, Safian RD, Sobieszczyk PS, Wayangankar SA, White CJ.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Nov 25. 

Durability of Treatment Effect Using a Drug-Coated Balloon for Femoropopliteal Lesions: 24-Month Results of IN.PACT SFA.

Laird JR, Schneider PA, Tepe G, Brodmann M, Zeller T, Metzger C, Krishnan P, Scheinert D, Micari A, Cohen DJ, Wang H, Hasenbank MS, Jaff MR; IN.PACT SFA Trial Investigators.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Dec 1;66(21):2329-38. 

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News & Events

Multimedia

Contact

Vascular Medicine
55 Fruit street
Warren 905
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-3784
Fax: 617-724-0371

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