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News

Currently Browsing:2015

  • #1 in the Nation

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report has named Massachusetts General Hospital the #1 hospital in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

  • Trauma preparedness: teaching the teachers

    Monday, June 08, 2015  Mass General

    Mass General trauma surgeon David King, MD, instructs local educators in the use of tourniquets, empowering them to take action in a crisis.

  • Q&A with Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH: Safer Driving Habits in Teens

    Friday, May 01, 2015  Mass General

    Before teens get their licenses, it's important for parents to help instill safe driving habits and empower teens to be confident behind the wheel. Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, a trauma surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, provides some tips on how parents can help teens stay safe while driving.

  • Mass General surgeon is developing life-saving "trauma foam"

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015  Mass General

    David King, MD, trauma surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, is developing an innovative, self-expanding foam that may help patients with severe internal bleeding survive long enough to reach a hospital and undergo surgery.

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Emergency surgery saves beloved mother with Alzheimer's disease

    Friday, August 01, 2014  Mass General

    When a patient with advanced Alzheimer's disease arrived at Massachusetts General Hospital with a life-threatening condition, her family and the medical team faced a difficult decision to perform life-saving surgery.

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Mass General surgeon shares his 2013 Boston Marathon experience

    Friday, March 14, 2014  Mass General

    David King, MD, trauma surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, shares his inspirational experience running the 2013 Boston Marathon and operating on bombing victims.

Currently Browsing:2013

Currently Browsing:2010

  • A conversation with Hasan Alam, MD, of "Boston Med"

    Friday, August 13, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 8.13.10 HASAN ALAM, MD, of the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at MGH, starred in the sixth episode of "Boston Med."

Currently Browsing:2009

  • Where have the surgeons gone?

    Monday, May 11, 2009  Mass General

    Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital surgeon-in-chief, joins lawmakers in Washington D.C. to discuss the shortage of surgeons in the United States.

Currently Browsing:2008

  • A Day in the Life

    Friday, November 07, 2008  Mass General

    A day in the life of trauma surgeon Dr. George Velmahos.

Press Releases

Events

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Trauma and Critical Care Symposium

    Sunday, November 02, 2014

    The Trauma and Critical Care Symposium provides in-depth and leading-edge information in the field of critical care and trauma.

Currently Browsing:2013

Publications

Currently Browsing:2013

  • Global Surgery Initiatives 2013

    Friday, March 01, 2013

    The Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital takes an active role in global health.

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