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Subba Rao Digumarthy, MD

  • Assistant Radiologist, Thoracic Imaging and Intervention Division
  • Staff Radiologist, Martha's Vineyard Hospital
  • Staff Radiologist, Spaulding Radiology


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Clinical Interests
  • Imaging of lung cancer
  • Computed tomography
  • CT guided interventions of the thorax
Medical Education
  • MBBS, Osmania Medical College
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • 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 - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • 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
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Dr. Subba Digumarthy interprets all the imaging modalities and specialized studies done for lung transplantation, diffuse lung diseases and lung cancers at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Digumarthy also routinely performs percutaneous biopsy of the lung and chest wall.

Considered an excellent teacher by peers, residents and fellows, Dr. Digumarthy is regularly invited to radio-pathological and case conferences, mentored both residents and fellows and published case reports, review and investigative articles.

In addition, Dr. Digumarthy has prepared numerous educational exhibits winning coveted prizes at both national and international conferences. He has also contributed several review articles and chapters in various text books. Most recently he contributed several chapters in Thoracic Radiology: Requisite Series, the most popular text book of radiology among residents and fellows.

He has collaborated in various research projects, with medical oncologists and thoracic surgeons, that were published in peer reviewed journals. Most recently Dr. Digumarthy collaborated on Genotypic and Histological Evolution of Lung Cancers Acquiring Resistance to EGFR Inhibitors which was published Science Translational Medicine, the academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and one of the world's most cited scientific journals.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Digumarthy's two principal areas of research are lung cancer and evaluation of new imaging techniques and modalities such as Dual Energy CT and reconstruction algorithms.

View my most recent publications at PubMed

 Thoracic Radiology: The Requisites. 2010. Chapters on Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pneumoconiosis, Pulmonary Neoplasms. The Trachea. The Bronchi. and Interventional Techniques.

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