Centers & Specialties

Heart Center

Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, UC San Francisco
Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • 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 - ACD
  • 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) - ACD
  • 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


Michael T. Lu, MD, MPH, is Director of Research, Cardiovascular Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. 

Dr. Lu's clinical expertise is in cardiovascular imaging, including the acquisition and interpretation of CT, MRI, and ultrasound of the heart and blood vessels. His research focus is on A) clinical trials of cardiac CT to improve health and B) machine learning to predict health outcomes from multimodal imaging. He co-chairs the mechanistic CT substudy of REPRIEVE, a NHLBI sponsored multicenter randomized controlled trial of statins to reduce coronary plaque and prevent cardiovascular events in persons with HIV. 

 Dr. Lu earned his undergraduate, MD, and MPH degrees from Harvard University.  His training included a transitional internship in Surgery and Medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco, fellowship in Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging at MGH, and a NIH T32 fellowship in Cardiac Imaging at MGH.


Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

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