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James Stuart (Jim) Allan, MD

Assoc. Chief, Thoracic Surgery and Co-Director, Surgical Intensive Care; NSMC-Salem Hospital

Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Wentworth Douglas Hospital

Co-Director, Cardiothoracic Transplantation Lab, MGH/HMS Transplantation Biology Research Center

  • Phone: 617-724-1103
Departments
Thoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Thoracic Cancers
  • Thymoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Transplant Center
  • Lung Transplant
Clinical Interests
Lung Cancer
Esophageal cancer
Hyperhidrosis
Benign and malignant diseases of the chest
Myasthenia gravis
Airway surgery
Lung transplant
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Salem: North Shore Medical Center
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Education:

Harvard College; A.B. magna cum laude in Chemistry
Harvard Medical School; M.D. magna cum laude in Medicine
Suffolk University; M.B.A. with highest honors in Finance

Training:

1990-1995: Resident in Surgery, MGH
1995-1996: Fellowship in Transplant Immunology, MGH & HMS Transplantation Biology Research Center
1996-1999: Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery, MGH & Children's Hospital, Boston

Dr. Allan is a member of the Divsion of Thoracic Surgery at MGH, and is currently certified by both the American Boards of Surgery and of Thoracic Surgery. He has a full-time faculty appointment at HMS. His clinical interests include the surgical management of benign and malignant diseases of the lungs and esophagus, with an emphasis on lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and hyperhidrosis. Dr. Allan is also the Assoc. Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Co-Director of Surgical Intensive Care at NSMC-Salem Hospital, and the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Wentworth Douglass Hospital.

Dr. Allan is an NIH-funded investigator in the area of lung transplantation, and has won numerous other grants and awards for his research.  His current efforts focus on developing strategies to promote the long-term acceptance of transplanted organs without the need for immunosuppression. He is extensively published in the fields of human physiology, thoracic surgery, and transplantation, with special expertise in the experimental use of large-animal models in cardiothoracic transplantation. 

Dr. Allan has also held leadership positions in several national societies in the areas of transplantation and health policy.  He currently functions as the Chair for Protocol Review for the MGH IACUC.




 

ResearchDr. Allan is an NIH-funded principal investigator in the area of lung transplantation, and has won numerous other grants and awards for his research. He is published in the fields of human physiology, thoracic surgery, and transplantation, with special expertise in the experimental use of large-animal models in cardiothoracic transplantation.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Dr. Allan is extensively published in the areas of thoracic surgery and transplant immunology. Please use the Pub Med URL provided and search "Allan JS and (lung or esophagus or transplantation)" for representative publications.

Division of Thoracic Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-1103
Phone 2: 978-745-1581
Fax: 978-745-9024

Division of Thoracic Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-1103
Phone 2: 978-745-1581
Fax: 978-745-9024

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