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A Benedict (Benedict) Cosimi, MD

Chief Emeritus, Transplantation

  • Phone: 617-726-6631
Transplant Surgery
Department of Surgery


  • Cancer Center
  • Melanoma
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Transplantation
  • Transplant Center
  • Pancreas/Islet Transplant
  • Pediatric Transplant Surgery
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
Clinical Interests
Hepatobiliary surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Kidney transplant
Liver transplant
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Colorado Health Science Center
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

Conquering Organ Rejection

A new breakthrough transplant procedure developed at Massachusetts General Hospital confirms that the problem of organ rejection after transplantation can be mitigated without using immunosuppressive drugs, sparing transplant recipients a lifetime of side effects.

New procedure, new life

Eight years ago, Jennifer Searl used a handicapped permit to get around campus at the University of New Hampshire. Last October, Searl, 26, ran a half-marathon and felt so good afterward she immediately signed up for another. In between these two extremes lies not only a journey of a thousand steps, but one taken along a path Searl herself blazed - with help from the Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center.

Transplant tolerance induction celebrates 10 years

The 10th anniversary celebration of transplant tolerance induction brought together patients with their MGH physicians, nurses and other staff members involved in the program.

Transplant Outpatient Center
165 Cambridge St
Suite 301
Boston, MA 02114-2751

Phone: 617-726-6631

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-8256
Fax: 617-726-8137