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Dean C. Xerras, MD

  • Medical Director, MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center
  • Assistant Professor or Medicine, Harvard Medical School


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Primary Care


Clinical Interests
  • General internal medicine
Medical Education
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Chelsea: MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center
Patient Gateway
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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
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - SSN
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Dean Xerras is from the greater Boston area and attended Tufts University where he majored in Spanish. He then received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his medical residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he also served as Primary Care Chief Resident. He currently practices general internal medicine at MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center, where he also serves as its medical director. As an associate physician at MGH, he is an active member of various committees, including Primary Care Team Leaders and the Primary Care Executive Committee. In addition to his clinical and administrative roles, he is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and enjoys teaching MGH residents in their continuity clinics at the health center and on the Bigelow Medical Service. Awarded a National Health Service Corps Scholarship while in medical school, he has continued his career dedicated to community medicine, with the hope of reducing disparities in health care delivery among underserved patient populations, achievable in part by his service on the Board of Health in Chelsea since 2006

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Chelsea HealthCare Center
100 Everett Avenue
Chelsea MA, 02150-2309
Phone: 617-887-4600
Fax: 617-887-4646

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