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Eliot C. Heher, MD

  • Medical Director, Kidney Transplant Program


Accepting New Patients





Centers & Specialties

Transplant Center

Clinical Interests
  • Kidney (renal) transplant
  • Kidney disease in solid organ transplant recipients
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Nephrology
  • 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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • 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 - 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


Eliot Heher, MD became the Medical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program on April 1, 2014.  Eliot has been a member of the Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Nephrology since 2007.   He attended Harvard College and Harvard Medical School.  He was a medical resident on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a nephrology fellow in the combined program of Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham & Women's Hospital.   In addition, Eliot has been a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania and served as a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.   Eliot spent a portion of his career working in the private sector, and brings these experiences to bear in his work as Medical Director of Kidney Transplant.  He was a Medical Director of Aetna-U.S. Healthcare, Inc.  Subsequently he was the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of HTH Worldwide, Inc., a healthcare technology and insurance company based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.  Eliot's interests include clinical transplantation and quality and process optimization in transplant services.

News & Events


Transplant Surgical Center
55 Fruit Street
White Building
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-5277
Phone 2: 617-726-2130
Fax: 617-724-8652

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