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Wendy L. Macias-Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH

Wendy Macias Konstantopoulos, M.D., M.P.H, is an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also an Instructor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

  • Phone: 617-726-7622
Departments
Department of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Interests
Global Heath
Health disparities
Vulnerable populations
Humanitarian relief aid
Trafficking in persons
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Children's Hospital Boston
Residency, Mount Auburn Hospital
Board Certifications
Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Foreign Languages
Spanish
French
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyDr. Wendy Macias Konstantopoulos is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor in Surgery at Harvard Medical School. She graduated from the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine, and received her M.P.H in Population and International Health from Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Macias completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR) at Brigham and Women's Hospital and MGH. She additionally completed a fellowship in global health and human rights at MGH. Dr. Macias is particularly interested in global health and public health interventions for vulnerable populations in the Emergency Department. She is the Medical Director of the Human Trafficking Initiative in the Department of Emergency Medicine Division of Global Health & Human Rights and an active member of the Massachusetts Medical Society's Committee on Violence Intervention and Prevention.

ResearchDr. Macias serves as PI on a study on sex trafficking of women and girls in the Boston area, and as site PI on a federally-funded study on ED-based interventions for drug abuse.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

1. Macias Konstantopoulos W, Burns Ewald M, Pratt DS. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 22-2012. A 34-year-old man with intractable vomiting after ingestion of an unknown substance. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 19; 367(3):259-68.
2. Tracy EE, Konstantopoulos WM. Human trafficking: a call for heightened awareness and advocacy by obstetrician-gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 May; 119(5):1045-7.
3. Martindale JL, Macias Konstantopoulos WL. Locally Acquired West Nile Encephalitis. J Emerg Med. 2011 Aug 22.
4. Williams TP, Alpert EJ, Ahn R, Cafferty E, Konstantopoulos WM, Wolferstan N, Castor JP, McGahan AM, Burke TF. Sex trafficking and health care in Metro Manila: identifying social determinants to inform an effective health system response. Health Hum Rights. 2010; 12(2):135-47.
5. Konstantopoulos WM, Pliakas J, Hong C, Chan K, Kim G, Nentwich L, Thomas SH. Helicopter emergency medical services and stroke care regionalization: measuring performance in a maturing system. Am J Emerg Med. 2007 Feb; 25(2):158-63.

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