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Carrie C. Lubitz, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Scientist, Institute for Technology Assessment
  • Attending Surgeon, Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care, Danvers, Massachusetts


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Surgical Oncology


Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Parathyroid tumors
  • Thyroid tumors
  • Adrenal tumors
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Ultrasound & Ultrasound-guided thyroid FNAs
Medical Education
  • M.P.H., Harvard University
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell|Residency, University of Michigan Medical Center
  • Fellowship, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell
Board Certifications
  • Surgery
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
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 - ACD
  • 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 - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Dr. Lubitz received her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Michigan. Following her internship at the University of Michigan, she completed general surgery training at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Medical College. During residency, she studied the genetic basis of thyroid cancer as a part of the NCI-Surgical Oncology Research Training Program. She then completed her clinical endocrine surgery fellowship in 2010 at the Massachusetts General Hospital and is now an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School in the Division of Surgical Oncology, and a member of the MGH Endocrine Surgery Unit.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

In addition to her clinical practice which focuses on both benign and malignant thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal disease, Dr. Lubitz has clinical and translational research interests including prediction and decision-analytic modeling to assess the comparative effectiveness and improve the quality of care of patients with endocrine-related disorders. Her current projects involve identifying appropriate and effective diagnostic, surgical, and surveillance strategies for patients with primary hyperaldosteronism and thyroid cancer. She obtained a Master of Public Health through the Harvard School of Public Health and completed her fellowship in the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Program in Cancer Outcomes Research Training in 2013. She continues as a senior scientist at the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment.


View my most recent publications at PubMed

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Surgical Oncology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-643-9473
Fax: 617-724-3895
Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
104 Endicott Street
Danvers MA, 01923-3623
Phone: 978-882-6883

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