Fumito Ichinose, MD, PhD
Fumito Ichinose, M.D., Ph.D., is an attending physician in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Additionally he is an Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School.
- Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
- Heart Center
- Cardiac Anesthesia
- Clinical Interests
- Adult cardiac anesthesia
- Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Ischemic brain injury
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Medical Education
- MD, University of Tokyo
- PhD, University of Tokyo
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Residency, Teikyo-University of Medicine
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Board Certifications
- Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
- Foreign Languages
- Accepting New Patients
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
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
ForMost Managed Care
Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
Humana/Choice Care PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
OSW - Maine
OSW - New Hampshire
OSW - Rhode Island
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
Railroad Medicare - ACD
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Medicare Advantage PPO
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
BiographyFumito Ichinose, M.D. Ph.D. is an attending physician in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ichinose received his M.D. degree from the Faculty of Medicine, The Universityof Tokyo. After completing a medicalinternship, Dr. Ichinose started anesthesia residency at TeikyoUniversity School of Medicine. Heemigrated to the United States and completed his residency inAnesthesia at the Department of Anesthesia of MassachusettsGeneral Hospital. Dr. Ichinose thencontinued his postgraduate training as a Clinical and Research Fellow at MGH, participating in the Cardiothoracic AnesthesiaFellowship and basic science research training in cardiopulmonary physiology and nitric oxide biology. Dr. Ichinose is a Diplomate ofthe American Board of Anesthesiology.
ResearchDr. Ichinose has a broad, innovative, andtranslational research focus on the organ protective roles of nitric oxide (NO)and hydrogen sulfide (H2S). He is an expert in cardiovascularphysiology who has developed several unique experimental models that enable detailed characterization of organ dysfunction associated withcritical illness. He has created innovative models of several clinical conditions, including sepsis and post-cardiacarrest organ dysfunction. Dr. Ichinosehas discovered previously unrecognized protective roles for NO and H2Sin major organs including the brain, heart, and liver. At MGH, he now directs ahighly productive basic and translational resuscitation science laboratory. Thiscombined basic science and clinical research program currently employs 10 research staff.
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