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Haytham M A Kaafarani, MD, MPH

  • Director of Patient Safety & Quality, Trauma & Emergency Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Director of Clinical Research


Accepting New Patients



Trauma, Emergency Surgery & Surgical Critical Care


Clinical Interests
  • Bowel obstruction and perforation
  • Critical care
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Surgery in the developing world
  • Surgical emergencies
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infections
Medical Education
  • MD, American University of Beirut
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Residency, Tufts Medical Center|Residency, University of South Florida College of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
Foreign Languages
  • Arabic
  • French
  • 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
  • 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.

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News & Events

  • Q&A with Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH: Safer Driving Habits in Teens

    Before teens get their licenses, it's important for parents to help instill safe driving habits and empower teens to be confident behind the wheel. Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, a trauma surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, provides some tips on how parents can help teens stay safe while driving.

  • Emergency surgery saves beloved mother with Alzheimer's disease

    When a patient with advanced Alzheimer's disease arrived at Massachusetts General Hospital with a life-threatening condition, her family and the medical team faced a difficult decision to perform life-saving surgery.


Churchill Surgical Clinic
15 Parkman St
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-726-2760
Fax: 617-724-0405

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