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Eliot C. Heher, MD

  • Medical Director, Kidney Transplant Program


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Centers & Specialties

Transplant Center

Clinical Interests
  • Kidney (renal) transplant
  • Kidney disease in solid organ transplant recipients
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Nephrology
  • 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
Patient Age Group

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Eliot Heher MD became the Medical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program on April 1, 2014.  Eliot has been a member of the Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Nephrology since 2007.   He attended Harvard College and Harvard Medical School.  He was a medical resident on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a nephrology fellow in the combined program of Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham & Women's Hospital.   In addition, Eliot has been a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania and served as a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.   Eliot spent a portion of his career working in the private sector, and brings these experiences to bear in his work as Medical Director of Kidney Transplant.  He was a Medical Director of Aetna-U.S. Healthcare, Inc.  Subsequently he was the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of HTH Worldwide, Inc., a healthcare technology and insurance company based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.  Eliot's interests include clinical transplantation and quality and process optimization in transplant services.

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Transplant Surgical Center
55 Fruit Street
White Building
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-5277
Phone 2: 617-726-2130
Fax: 617-724-8652

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