Michael R. Filbin, M.D. is an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He is also an instructor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Acute Emergency Care
  • Wilderness Medicine and Environmental Emergencies
  • Sepsis and Septic Shock
Medical Education
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • 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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

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
Adult and Pediatric
Provider Gender


Dr. Michael Filbin, attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a residency in the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR) at Brigham and Women's and Massachusetts General Hospitals. Dr. Filbin attends full-time in the emergency department and is also involved in clinical research, medical student and resident education, and wilderness medicine.

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Filbin's primary research interest is in the treatment of septic shock. He is a co-investigator in ProCESS, a multicenter, NIH-funded study investigating emergency treatment strategies for septic shock. Dr. Filbin works in partnership with other Boston hospitals and investigators around the country to help find better ways to treat this deadly disease.

View my most recent publications at PubMed

News & Events

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Emergency Medicine**
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-0348
Fax: 617-724-0917