Surgeon-in-chief Keith Lillemoe, MD (right), and surgical team perform pancreatic surgery on a patient.

About Us

The Department of Surgery provides expert, personalized care and performs innovative research to improve the quality, safety and outcomes of surgery.


Patients & Families

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Welcome Message from the Chief of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at Mass General continues to lead the way in improving patient outcomes with leading-edge surgical care.

Contact Us

Department of Surgery

55 Fruit StreetBoston, MA 02144
  •  Near Public Transit
  •  Handicapped Accessible
  • Phone: 617-643-1010

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Health Care Professionals

  • Mass General Named Among Top Hospitals

    Massachusetts General Hospital has been consistently ranked as one of the top three hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report and is the only hospital to be ranked across all 16 specialties.

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News & Events

Mass General performs nation's first penile transplant

Landmark procedure represents the culmination of years of research and collaboration.

The foam of life

A Mass General surgeon is developing an innovative, self-expanding foam that may help patients with severe bleeding survive long enough to reach a hospital and undergo surgery.


Our Research

  • Surgical Outcomes Research

    The Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery leads surgical outcomes research and quality and safety initiatives at Mass General.



Thyroid Nodule Care

Specialists of the Thyroid Nodule Program discuss thyroid biopsy results, treatment options and outcomes after thyroid surgery.

LINX® Procedure

LINX Reflux Management treatment option is an innovative, minimally invasive procedure used to treat patients with GERD.


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