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Leon M. Ptaszek, MD, PhD

617-643-4017

Accepting New Patients

Overview

Departments

Cardiology

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Heart Center

Clinical Interests
  • Treatment of cardiac arrhythmias
  • Catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardias
  • Pacemaker therapy
  • Implanted cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy
Medical Education
  • MD, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • 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
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Dr. Ptaszek received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  He completed his residency training at the Stanford University School of Medicine.  After the completion of his residency training, Dr. Ptaszek completed fellowships in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.  Dr. Ptaszek is currently an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and MGH.  His practice is currently accepting new patients.

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Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

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Contact

Electrophysiology Lab/Arrhythmia Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-643-4017
Phone 2: 617-726-9292
Fax: 617-724-6747

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