About Warren Backman, MBBS

Warren Backman is an Attending Physician in Geriatric Medicine and a member of the Core Visit Faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at MGH. He graduated from University College London Medical School in England, and completed a 2-year internship in the UK’s National Health Service. Subsequently he completed both an Internal Medicine residency and a Geriatric Medicine fellowship at Boston University and Boston Medical Center, followed by an additional fellowship in Geriatrics at the Veterans Affairs New England Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. 

In addition to practicing the full spectrum of geriatric care at MGH and attending on the Internal Medicine teaching service (Bigelow Service), Dr Backman directs a collaboration with the Cardiology dept at Massachusetts General Hospital to provide multidisciplinary geriatric cardiology care. 

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Mass General Geriatric Medicine
55 Fruit St.
Suite C
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-4600

Mass General Medicine: Inpatient Palliative Care
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2000

Medical Education

  • MBBS, University College London
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center
  • Residency, Royal Free Hospital
  • Residency, Watford General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center
  • Fellowship, VA Boston Healthcare System

American Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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