The Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital provides high-quality, personalized patient care.

The Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital offers a variety of clinical programs, including:

  • Burns Center
    The Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center uses the latest treatments for patients with thermal injuries and degenerative skin disorders.
  • Cardiac Surgery
    Cardiac surgeons within the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center provide patients with advanced treatments and procedures in a manner that is as comfortable as possible for them and their families.
  • Community Surgery
    The Mass General Division of Community Surgery, located in Danvers, MA, provides comprehensive, accessible surgical care to patients in communities north of Boston. 
  • General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
    Part of the Digestive HealthCare Center, the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery provides a wide spectrum of surgeries using collaborative methods and innovative techniques.
  • Pediatric Surgery
    The Pediatric Surgery service at MassGeneral Hospital for Children is an international referral center for the complete spectrum of general and thoracic pediatric and neonatal surgical services.
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offers innovative cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures to patients in greater Boston.
  • Surgical Oncology
    An integral part of the Cancer Center, the Division of Surgical Oncology offers cancer screening, cancer treatment, and follow-up care for patients with benign and malignant tumors.
  • Thoracic Surgery
    The Thoracic Surgery team at Mass General provides comprehensive diagnoses and innovative, leading-edge thoracic surgical care.
  • Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care (TESSCC)
    The Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care provides around-the-clock care for trauma and emergency surgery patients with the most complex conditions.
  • Transplant Center
    The Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center is a major transplant center offering adults and children all standard types of transplantation currently available, including heart, heart-lung, lung, kidney, kidney-pancreas, liver, liver-small bowel and bone marrow.
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    Part of the Fireman Vascular Center, the Division of Vascular Surgery provides innovative methods of evaluation and treatment for vascular disease.
  • Voice Center
    The Voice Center provides state-of-the-art surgical and medical management of malignant and benign throat disorders that affect the larynx and voice.
  • Weight Center
    The Weight Center offers a complete range of services to overweight patients, from nutritional, exercise and psychological counseling to state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment of weight disorders.

 The Department of Surgery works with several Mass General centers:

Additional programs include: