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Shawn Patrick Fagan, MD

Medical Director, Division of Burns

  • Phone: 617-726-3712
Burns Service
Department of Surgery


  • Critical Care Center
  • Burn Intensive Care Unit
  • Trauma Center
Clinical Interests
Thermal injury
Degenerative skin disorders
Stress induced hypermetabolism
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients


Bittner E, Fagan SP, Tompkins RG.  Host response to Trauma and Burns.  In Singer M, Oxford Textbook of Critical Care. 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press 2013

Klein M, Goverman J, Hayden D, Fagan SP, et al.  Benchmark for the Care of the Critically ill Burn Patient.  Ann Surg 2014;259(5):833-41.

Kurihara T, Jones CN, Yu YM, F, Fischman AJ, Watada S, Tompkins RG, Fagan SP, Irimia D.  Resolvin D2 restores neutrophil directionality and improves survival after burns.  FASAB 2013;27(6):2270-81.

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Burns Service, Department of Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA

Phone: 617-726-3712
Fax: 617-726-4127

Burns Service, Department of Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA

Phone: 617-726-3712
Fax: 617-726-4127

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