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Kate Johnston MD, MA, MSc, FACP, an internist at the Mass General Women’s Health Associates, discusses the importance and implications of cancer screenings for women as they age. Dr. Johnston reviews screening methods for breast, cervical and colon cancers.
Sandy Tsao, MD, a specialist in laser and cosmetic dermatology, discusses strategies for keeping skin healthy as we age. Her presentation addresses causes of sun damage, methods for protection, and strategies for reversing sun damage to the skin.
In the July 2016 issue of Radiology Rounds, listen to Efren Flores, MD, Thoracic Imaging staff radiologist discuss social determinants that affect patient care in radiology. Missed appointments result in delayed diagnosis and treatment, which adversely affect care. Therefore, it is better to regard these events as “missed care opportunities” (MCOs) and look into the reasons why they occur to mitigate the problem.
The Medicine Innovation Program grants supports and provides opportunities to advance innovations in health care delivery within the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Listen to abdominal radiologist Avinash Kambadakone, MD discuss key points from the April 2016 issue of Radiology Rounds on DECT imaging applications in the liver. Dr. Kambadakone highlights the role of this new CT technology in detecting lesions in the liver, assessing response to treatment for abnormalities such as adenoid cystic carcinoma and potentially determining the degree of fibrosis in diffuse liver disease.
Learn what to expect when your child comes to MGHfC for surgery.
Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni discusses complex foot reconstruction with a patient who has Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (CMT), which is a disease that damages the nerves in your arms and legs.
Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni discusses total ankle replacements with a patient whom had both of his ankle replaced.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is proud to announce the opening of their new state-of-the-art outpatient facility in Waltham, housing the new Foot & Ankle Center.
Learn more about Dr. Allan Goldstein's mission to find a cure for this rare colon disease effecting newborns.
After Sharon Shea was stricken with an aneurysm, she had life-saving, emergency surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. During her recovery, her family history emerged and helped get treatment for her son.
Hear how the Mass General Down Syndrome Program helped Karen Kelly and her sisters when unexpected medical complications and problems with guardianship arose.
Neurology residents, program graduates, faculty members, and the education director talk about training at Mass General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
An ultrasound at 19 weeks showed that Andrew Johnson would be born with kidney functionality complications. Fortunately for Andrew, his mother was a compatible donor, and when he was strong enough, Andrew underwent kidney transplantation at MassGeneral Hospital for Children Transplant Center. “Everyone was so nervous that day,” Tara Johnson states. “I was elated.”
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.
The Neuro Critical Care Team’s excellence in service and innovation bring a young man back to life after epileptic seizures leave him comatose for five months. Features Dr. Rosand and Dr. Cole.
A young stroke victim experiences a dramatic recovery from a life threatening basilar artery occlusion with the help of the Acute Stroke Team and Dr. Aneesh Singhal. Also featuring Dr. Lee Schwamm.
Dr. Alison T. Schwartz, clinical co-director of the Mass General Down Syndrome Program, and Ben Majewski, self-advocate resource specialist, talk about how to keep adults with Down syndrome healthy.
Dr. Brian Skotko and members of the Mass General Down Syndrome Program talk to reporters from Japan about the impact of prenatal testing for Down syndrome here in the United States, just as Japan starts to make similar tests available to its people.
Grand Rounds presentation by Alison T. Schwartz, MD, Director of the Transitions Program at Mass General, May 7th, 2013.
Grand Rounds presentation by Brian Skotko, MD, MPP, Co-Director of the Down Syndrome Program October 9th, 2012.
Dr. Christopher McDougle, the director of the Lurie Center for Autism, talks about his work as a psychiatrist.
Michael F. Greene, MD, chief of Obstetrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, talks about the history of the Obstetrics Service at Massachusetts General Hospital from its launch in 1994 up to today.
Laura Riley, MD, medical director of Labor and Delivery in the Obstetrics Service at Massachusetts General Hospital discusses what it means to be a "high-risk" patient in both her and other maternal-fetal medicine practices.
William J. Barth MD, chief of the General Obstetrics Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division at Massachusetts General Hospital, talks about the practice and the importance he finds in the patient-physician relationship.
A video for ALS patients discussing and demonstrating uses of bipap and cough assist machines.
Neurology Bicentennial Celebration, October 13, 2011. Clinical and research presentations on ALS, Stroke, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Parkinson’s Disease
Neurology Bicentennial Celebration, October 13, 2011. Past History of MGH Neurology; Overview of MGH Neurology; Telestroke and Acute Stroke Service; Neurodegenerative Disorders; Pediatric Neurology.
View a slideshow with scenes from an early morning exercise that the MGH HAZMAT team members participated in.
The first step: Connect emotionally, says Martha Kane, Ph.D.
A video explaining the design and scientific rationale behind the Clinical Trial of Ceftriaxone in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Meet the members of our Orthopaedic Oncology team
A webinar recording explaining the design and scientific rationale behind the Clinical Trial of Ceftriaxone in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Since 1811, people have counted on Mass General for answers, innovations and medical leadership. As our third century dawns, we remain ready to serve.
The Austrian, Swiss, German Traveling Fellowship is a program that was started in 1978 when the Austrian, Swiss and German Orthopaedic Associations sponsored a tour for four young orthopaedic surgeons to travel to Britain, the United States and Canada. In 1984, the American Orthopaedic Association became involved. Now one Austrian, one Swiss and two German orthopaedists tour during odd years, and one Canadian, one British and two American orthopeadists tour during even years.
Dr. John Kelly discusses prescription drug abuse prevention at a seminar run by the Norfolk County Prevention Coalition
Mass General's Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Center's depth of experience is unmatched. Only board-certified dermatologists perform procedures.
Dr. Christine Dording discusses Depression Management
Symposium celebrating the 75th anniversary of the MGH Dept. of Psychiatry
Watch 46-year-old Frank Robinson tell the story of his life-saving experience at Mass General after a massive coronary.
Mass General has the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. Explore some of our current research projects and recent milestones in cancer, AIDS, genetics, transplantation, schizophrenia and basic research.
Researchers at Mass General are leading the first optical coherence tomography (OCT) registry, an international database of 3,000 patients who have received OCT. Optical coherence tomography is an intravascular imaging technique that may help physicians identify the vulnerable plaques that lead to heart attacks or sudden cardiac death.
Sekar Kathiresan, MD, Director of Preventive Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center says counteracting your genetic risk is within your control. Learn more about coronary artery disease, who is most at risk and about Mass General's Heart Attack Prevention Program, focused on people with a family history of the disease.
Hensin Tsao, MD, Director of Mass General's Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Center explains how family history, genetic risks and personal health history can all affect your risk of melanoma, and what steps you should take to detect it at an early, treatable stage.
Concerned your child is using? Martha Kane, Ph.D., talks about how to bring it up
Three steps for starting a successful conversation with someone you suspect is using, according to Martha Kane, Ph.D.
Jeff Bostic, M.D., Ed.D., talks about how schools can engage parents in helping students with addiction issues
John Kelly discusses why adolescents act impulsively.
Martha Kane, Ph.D. talks about the long-term effects of addiction.
Mass General researchers are spearheading an international effort to study optical coherence tomography (OCT), an imaging technology that could help doctors identify the vulnerable coronary plaques that cause heart attacks. By creating extremely high-resolution images from within the artery, OCT can pinpoint the microscopic characteristics of a vulnerable plaque.
Trailer for the eight-part documentary featuring clinicians at Mass General.
Momentum in our Pursuit of Cures - Research advances in Parkinson's, Lewy Body dementia, and Parkinson's-Plus disorders. Anne B. Young, MD, PhD, Director, MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND), formerly Chief of Neurology Service.
The Obstetrics Program at Massachusetts General Hospital provides state-of-the-art, individualized care for women before, during and after childbirth.
Our physicians, nurse-midwives, nurses and other medical professionals work in partnership with each woman to design a care plan tailored to her particular needs and preferences.
What to expect during admission for ambulatory procedures with short recovery time, allowing discharge that day.
What to expect during admission for a prostatectomy procedure. A prostatectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the prostate gland.
What to expect during admission for a nephrectomy procedure. A nephrectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the kidney. Surgery may involve one or both kidneys.
What to expect during admission for a cystectomy procedure. A cystectomy is a surgical procedure to removal all or part of the urinary bladder.
Take a virtual tour of the Labor & Delivery Unit and the Postpartum Unit in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital. This tour is designed to help you prepare for the birth of your child and provide you with information about our units to help you plan your hospital stay at Mass General.
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