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Wendy L. Macias-Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH

617-726-7622

 

Overview

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

Departments

Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Health disparities
  • Human Rights
  • Global health
  • Public Health and Safety
  • Humanitarian relief aid
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
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • French
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
  • 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 and Pediatric
Gender
Female

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Biography

Dr. Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH). Dr. Macias-Konstantopoulos completed a Global Health Leadership Fellowship at MGH and graduated with a degree in Population and International Health from Harvard School of Public Health.  She is Director of the Human Trafficking Initiative, a core program of the MGH Emergency Department’s (ED) Division of Global Health & Human Rights and founding Medical and Executive Director of the MGH Freedom Clinic, an innovative primary and preventative health care clinic for human trafficking victims and survivors that won the 2014 Partnership for Freedom national competition. Dr. Macias-Konstantopoulos is particularly interested in public health interventions that address social determinants of disease and improve the health and well-being of underserved populations. She was site PI for a large NIH-funded randomized controlled trial of an ED-based brief intervention for substance use, and is active with current hospital efforts to reduce the unmet substance use treatment needs of ED and Freedom Clinic patients. Dr. Macias-Konstantopoulos also serves as Medical Director of the MGH Violence Intervention and Advocacy Program for patients who are affected by community violence. In addition, she has served as Chair of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Committee on Violence Intervention and Prevention since 2013. She is also active in policy advocacy efforts as a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians’ Public Health and Injury Prevention Committee, and specifically on behalf of trafficked individuals as a member of the SOAR National Technical Working Group at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. 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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News & Events

Multimedia

  • HAZMAT Team Training Slideshow

    View a slideshow with scenes from an early morning exercise that the MGH HAZMAT team members participated in.

  • Celebrating 200 Years: 1811 - 2011

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  • Frank Robinson's Story

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Contact

Emergency Medicine
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-7622
Phone 2: 617-643-4429

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