About Jacob Mirsky, MD

Jacob Mirsky MD MA is a primary care physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Revere HealthCare Center and a consultation physician at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine. Dr. Mirsky attended medical school at the University of California San Francisco and completed residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston as part of the Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates primary care track.

Dr. Mirsky views patient education and empowerment as the cornerstone of health. In addition to his primary care practice, he leads group visits (also called shared medical appointments) in primary care focused on healthy lifestyle change for symptom management and disease prevention. He helped open the MGH Revere Food Pantry in 2019, which provides free plant-based foods to patients with food insecurity, and he currently serves as its Medical Director. Dr. Mirsky also founded and is the Director of Clinical Innovation of the Division of General Internal Medicine Healthy Lifestyle Program (HLP). The HLP has a mission to establish healthy lifestyle change as the standard of care for preventing and treating chronic disease.

Beyond clinical practice, Dr. Mirsky has published on topics ranging from neurologic disease to patient communication. He studied physician burnout while in residency and helped found the Resident Wellness Committee in the Brigham and Women's Hospital internal medicine residency proram, where he was also a member of the Management and Leadership Track. He received multiple awards for his research at Brigham and Women's Hospital, including the Martin P. Solomon Primary Care Scholarship Award and the Department of Medicine Education Innovations Grant. In his free time, Dr. Mirsky enjoys bicycling, cooking, gardening, and farming.

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Revere HealthCare Center
300 Ocean Avenue
Revere, MA 02151-3675
Phone: 781-485-6300

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
151 Merrimac Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-4714
Phone: 617-643-6090

Medical Education

  • MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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