About Rajshri Gartland, MD, MPH

Rajshri Gartland, MD, MPH is a board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeon with expertise in the surgical treatment of benign and malignant thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal diseases. She commits to excellent and personalized care for every patient. Dr. Gartland's clinical and research interests focus on the practice and advancement of endocrine surgery, particularly through innovative and minimally-invasive techniques. She co-founded and leads the Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation Program at MGH and serves as Surgical Director of the NWH Thyroid Biopsy Clinic. As Assistant Chief Quality Officer at the MGH, Dr. Gartland also works with clinical teams to optimize patient outcomes, make care safer for patients and providers, and improve the way patients experience their diseases, treatment, and interactions with healthcare.

Dr. Gartland received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where she was awarded The Kaufman Prize in Medicine and the H. William Scott, Jr. Society Prize in Surgery. She completed her surgical training at the MGH, where she served as Surgical Education Chief Resident, and earned a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard. She then completed comprehensive specialty training focused on thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal surgery in the BWH/MGH Harvard Combined Endocrine Surgery Fellowship Program.

Dr. Gartland teaches courses at Harvard Medical School and has received national and international recognition for her work. She serves on the American Association for Endocrine Surgeons Guidelines and Emerging Therapeutics Committee, is on the Editorial Board of VideoEndocrinology, and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Thyroid Association and the American College of Surgeons. 

NWH Thyroid Biopsy Clinic 2021 Launch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecynOpodSps

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Mass General Surgery: Surgical Oncology
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-3421

Newton-Wellesley Hospital
2014 Washington St.
Newton, MA 02462

Medical Education

  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Harvard Combined Endocrine Surgery Fellowship

American Board Certifications

  • Surgery, American Board of Surgery

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