Health Services Research, Surgical Simulation and Teaching
Research in the Department of Surgery
The Department of Surgery at Mass General is among the top surgical research programs and departments in the United States.
About this Research Thrust
The Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital is improving patient safety and outcomes through health services, surgical simulation and teaching-related research endeavors in which researchers, practitioners and trainees can test new clinical processes and practices on artificial patients.
Laboratories and Researchers
Cardiac Surgery Research Laboratory
Cardiac surgery research offers patients the most promising therapies based on the latest scientific evidence and has made many significant advances in the practice of cardiac surgery.
Center for Applied Clinical Investigation (CACI) Research Laboratory
The CACI laboratory is dedicated to understanding the variables that contribute to manageable risks and complications, and to guiding oral and maxillofacial surgeons to the best outcomes based on scientific evidence.
Center for Gun Violence Prevention
The Center for Gun Violence Prevention is a multidisciplinary initiative at Mass General dedicated to preventing firearm-related violence and promoting safety in the homes and communities of the patients we serve.
Nima Saeidi, PhD
Nima Saeidi, PhD, is an investigator at the Mass General Center for Engineering in Medicine & Surgery. Dr. Saeidi's research focuses on metabolism and obesity.
Vascular Biology Research Laboratory
The Vascular Surgery Research Laboratory, led by Glenn LaMuraglia, MD, is involved in experimental strategies geared towards understanding the pathophysiology of intimal hyperplasia and ischemia reperfusion injury and the development of novel clinically relevant experimental therapies to treat and/or prevent both of these complex problems.
#1 Research Hospital in America
Mass General is the #1 hospital in New England based U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for 2022-2023.
Annual Research Funding
150+ staff members carry out basic science, outcomes and clinical research.
Research at the Mass General Department of Surgery
Research is a critical element of patient-care. When research advances are made, the lives of patients everywhere are directly impacted for the better.