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David Peak, MD

  • Director, Continuing Medical Education




David A. Peak, M.D. is an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He is also an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Trauma and critical care
  • Emergency medicine education
Medical Education
  • MD, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • 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
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • 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


Dr. David A. Peak, attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, received his M.D. from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center. He is an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Peak is assistant residency director of HAEMR and is also the clinical supervisor of the EM and surgical residents at MGH.  He has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally.

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Peak has written and edited chapters for and co-authored multiple sections of the Trauma Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital. He has published research in the Journal of Emergency Medicine.  Dr. Peak is interested in trauma, cardiovascular emergencies, and hyperbaric medicine.

View my most recent publications at PubMed


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Emergency Medicine**
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-3097
Fax: 617-724-0917

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