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Andrew S. Liteplo, MD

  • Chief, Division of Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine
  • Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship




Andrew S. Liteplo, M.D., RDMS, is an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Emergency Medicine. He is additionally an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • Thoracic Ultrasound
Medical Education
  • MD, New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Kings County Hospital Center
  • Fellowship, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center
Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Ukrainian
  • Spanish
  • French
  • 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
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • 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

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


Dr. Andrew Liteplo is an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He is Chief of the Division of Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Liteplo received his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Kings County Medical Center, which was followed by an emergency ultrasound fellowship at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.

Dr. Liteplo is also an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has lectured in many courses nationally and internationally as an expert in emergency ultrasound. In 2007, Dr. Liteplo started the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship within the MGH ED, serving as the fellowship director since its inception. He has also created the International Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, which provides a training ground for international emergency medicine physicians who are seeking to learn emergency ultrasound and return to their countries to be leaders in the field.

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Liteplo's primary research interest is thoracic and critical ultrasound, specifically with identification of pulmonary pathology in dyspneic and hypotensive patients. Dr. Liteplo is also involved in research studying the education of nurses in using ultrasound, the effect on patient satisfaction of bedside ultrasound, telesonogrpahy, utility of ultrasound in international and resource-poor settings, education in ultrasound fellowships, and cost-effectiveness research. He is an elected member to the Board of Directors of the Society of Academic Emergency Ultrasound and a founder of the national SonoGames competition.

View my most recent publications at PubMed


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Emergency Medicine**
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-5054

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