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Todd L. Astor, MD

  • Medical Director for Lung Transplant


Accepting New Patients



Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


Centers & Specialties

Transplant Center

Medical Education
  • MD, George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Cook County Hospital|Residency, Loyola University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, University of Colorado Health Science Center
Board Certifications
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • 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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News & Events

  • Magic in the making

    David Oliver, a well-known magician from Weymouth, awaited a double lung transplant in the spring of 2014, close to death. When he arrived at the MGH, he had to undergo ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

  • Lung in a box

    The MGH has become the first hospital in New England to successfully perform what's being called a "lung-in-a-box" transplant.

  • First time's a charm: MGH performs first heart-lung transplant

    36-year-old Connecticut resident Benard Basant got his life back when he underwent the MGH's first combined heart-lung transplant surgery.


  • Single lung transplant has Thomas Derigo playing golf

    Diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Thomas Derigo, a husband and father to two teenage girls, had only one option: lung transplantation. Under the expert care of his team at Mass General, Thomas’s transplantation was a success, giving him the ability to live life normally and do the things he loves the most.


Pulmonary and Critical Care
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-6162
Fax: 617-726-2581

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