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Ozanan R. Meireles, MD


Accepting New Patients



General & Gastrointestinal Surgery


Centers & Specialties

Digestive Healthcare Center

Clinical Interests
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  • POEM - Endoscopic Esophageal Myotomy (Achalasia)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Paraesophageal hernias
  • Laparoscopic / Minimally invasive surgery
  • Upper GI endoscopy and endoluminal procedures
  • Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)
  • Hernias
Medical Education
  • MD, Sao Paulo State University School of Medicine - UNESP Botucatu
  • Residency, Michigan State University|Residency, Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo
  • Fellowship, UC San Diego Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Surgery
Foreign Languages
  • Portuguese
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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
  • 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
  • MassHealth
  • 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

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Transesophageal endoscopic myotomy (TEEM) for the treatment of achalasia: the United States human experience. Meireles OR, Horgan S, Jacobsen GR, Katagiri T, Mathew A, Sedrak M, Sandler BJ, Dotai T, Savides TJ, Majid SF, Nijhawan S, Talamini MA. Surg Endosc. 2013 May;27(5):1803-9.

Broad clinical utilization of NOTES: is it safe? Horgan S, Meireles OR, Jacobsen GR, Sandler BJ, Ferreres A, Ramamoorthy S, Savides T, Katagiri T, Dotai T, Sedrak M, Majid SF, Nijhawan S, Talamini MA. Surg Endosc. 2013 Jun;27(6):1872-80

News & Events


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15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-643-9841
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50 Staniford Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517
Phone: 617-726-4400

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