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John T. Mullen, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-4241
Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery


  • Cancer Center
  • Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Melanoma
  • Digestive Healthcare Center
  • Swallowing and Heartburn Center
Clinical Interests
Soft tissue sarcoma
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)
Carcinoid tumor
Retroperitoneal sarcoma
Desmoid tumor
Gastrointestinal cancer
Stomach (gastric) cancer
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of California Davis School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients

ResearchI am active in clinical and translational research in an effort to optimize the treatment and outcomes of patients with soft tissue sarcomas, desmoid tumors, and cancers of the stomach.


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Mullen JT, Ribero D, Reddy S, Donadon M, Zorzi D, Gautam S, Abdalla EK, Curley SA, Capussotti L, Clary BM, Vauthey JN. Hepatic insufficiency and mortality in 1,059 noncirrhotic patients undergoing major hepatectomy. J Am Coll Surg 2007; 204:854-862.

Negin B, Panka D, Wang W, Siddiqui M, Tawa N, Mullen J, Tahan S, Mandato L, Polivy A, Mier J, Atkins M. Effect of melanoma on immune function in the regional lymph node basin. Clin Cancer Res 2008;14:654-659.

Mullen JT, Vartanian TK, Atkins MB. Melanoma complicating treatment with natalizumab for multiple sclerosis. N Engl J Med 2008;358:647-648.

Mullen JT, Davenport D, Hosakawa PW, Khuri SF, Henderson WG, Moorman DW. Impact of body mass index on perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing major intraabdominal cancer surgery. Ann Surg Oncol 2008;15:2164-2172.

Mullen JT, Kobayashi W, Harmon DC, Choy E, Hornicek F, Gebhardt MC, Springfield DS, Rosenberg AE, Spiro IJ, Delaney TD. Long-term follow-up of patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy for large, extremity soft tissue sarcomas. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2010.

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