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Edward T. Lahey, MD, DMD


Accepting New Patients



Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Trauma Center

Clinical Interests
  • Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery)
  • Wisdom tooth management
  • Dental implants
  • Salivary gland pathology
  • Facial trauma
  • Jaw pathology
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • DMD, Tufts School of Dental Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Dental
  • 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
  • Delta Dental
  • 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
  • Medicaid Dental
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Met Life Dental
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New Hampshire Dental
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • 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. Edward Lahey hails from Connecticut, where he received his undergraduate degree from Fairfield University. He received his DMD summa cum laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and then completed the year-long Clinical Research Training Program at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Lahey obtained his MD from Harvard Medical School while completing his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Lahey is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is an attending in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Mass General and Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at HSDM.  His research-oriented practice focuses on the surgical treatment of adult and pediatric jaw abnormalities, wisdom teeth, dental implants, maxillofacial trauma, and pathology.

Research & Publications

Susarla SM, Sharaf BA, Faquin W, Hasserjian RP, McDermott N, Lahey E. Extranodal natural killer T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, with minimal osseous involvement: report of a case and literature review.J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Mar;68(3):674-81.

Leon F, Contractor N, Fuss I, Marth T, Lahey E, Iwaki S, la Sala A, Hoffmann V, Strober W, Kelsall BL. Antibodies to complement receptor 3 treat established inflammation in murine models of colitis and a novel model of psoriasiform dermatitis. J Immunol. 2006 Nov 15;177(10):6974-82.

Braun MC, Wang JM, Lahey E, Rabin RL, Kelsall BL. Activation of the formyl peptide receptor by the HIV-derived peptide T-20 suppresses interleukin-12 p70 production by human monocytes. 2001 Jun 1;97(11):3531-6.

Braun MC, Lahey E, Kelsall BL. Selective suppression of IL-12 production by chemoattractants. J Immunol. 2000 Mar 15;164(6):3009-17.

Dr. Lahey's Harvard Catalyst page


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-726-2740
Fax: 617-726-6195

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