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Dr. Heng is an attending surgeon with the Orthopaedic Trauma Service specializing in treatment of fracture, high-energy soft-tissue injuries, and post-traumatic complications of infection, nonunion, and amputation. She also treats deformity and limb-length discrepancies using circular external fixators and lengthening IM nails.
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Dr. Marilyn Heng is an attending surgeon with the Orthopaedic Trauma Service specializing in treatment of fracture, high-energy soft-tissue injuries, and post-traumatic complications of infection, nonunion, and amputation. She also treats deformity and limb-length discrepancies using circular external fixators and lengthening IM nails.
Dr. Heng obtained her medical degree from the University of Toronto. She completed her Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Toronto in 2012 and is board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She received subspecialty training in Orthopaedic Trauma from the Harvard Combined Trauma Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital. She has also completed a second subspecialty fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology from Mt. Sinai Hospital at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Heng has completed a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD with a certificate in Quality, Patient Safety and Outcomes Research. Her research interests include improving patient quality of care through efficiency, management and directed measurement of patient outcomes related to performance.
She is interested in multi-disciplinary approaches to quality of care involving the collaboration of geriatricians, nursing, public-health professionals, and engineers with surgeons.
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Marilyn Heng, MD MPH FRCSC, of the Massachusetts General Hospital Orthopaedic Trauma Service, discusses her work in health care and how more women and girls can be encouraged to enter the sciences.
The primary purpose of this Initiative is to foster collaboration amongst the orthopedic trauma services at all four Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals in Boston: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Boston Children’s Hospital; Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Massachusetts General Hospital.
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