May 1, 2021 marked Keith Lillemoe, MD's 10th anniversary as chief of surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. A renowned surgical leader and extraordinary mentor, Dr. Lillemoe’s leadership has led to the department to grow in numerous areas.
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15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
- MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Surgery, American Board of Surgery
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Dr. Lillemoe has clinical research interests in pancreatic cancer, IPMNs and other benign and malignant pancreatic disease and biliary injuries and strictures.
Lillemoe KD: Current management of bile duct injury. Br J Surg 95:403-405, 2008.
Bilimoria KY, Bentrem DJ, Lillemoe KD, et al. Assessment of pancreatic cancer care in the United States based on formally developed quality indicators. J Nat Can Inst 101:848-859, 2009.
Ziegler KM, Nakeeb A, Pitt HA, Schmidt CM, Bishop SA, Moreno J, Matos JM, Zyromski NJ, House MG, Madura JA, Howard TJ, and Lillemoe KD: Pancreatic Surgery: Evolution at a high volume center. Surgery 148:702-710, 2010. (Presented at the Central Surgical Association, 2010).
Ziegler KM, Pitt HA, Zyromski NJ, Chauhan A, Sherman S, Lehman GA, Lillemoe KD,
Rescorla FJ, West KW, and Grosfeld JL: Choledochoceles: Are they choledochal cysts? Ann Surg 252:683-690, 2010. (Presented at the American Surgical Association, 2010).
Lutz E, Yeo CJ, Lillemoe KD, et al. A lethally irradiated allogeneic granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor-secreting tumor vaccine for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A phase II trial of safety, efficacy, and immune activation. Ann Surg 253: 328-335, 2011.
- Nov | 20 | 2020
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has recognized Massachusetts General Hospital as one of 89 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals across the country that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2019.
- Nov | 5 | 2018
Keith Lillemoe, MD, Chief of the Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, was elected to join the National Academy of Medicine. This award is one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
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- Jan | 22 | 2020
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has recognized Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) as a national leader for surgical outcomes for three consecutive years.
- Jun | 3 | 2020
The Department of Surgery invites Medical Students to join our core education and residency program faculty, as well as our chief of surgery, in a question-and-answer virtual forum open to the public, as a way to learn more about the Surgical Residency Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
- Sep | 29 | 2017
"If you ever see a turtle atop a flagpole, you know it had a lot of help getting there," said Keith Lillemoe, MD, chief of the Department of Surgery, during the Sept. 7 Surgery Grand Rounds. "I am the proverbial turtle and owe so much to so many."