About David Peak, MD

Dr. David A. Peak, attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, received his M.D. from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center. He is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Peak is associate residency director of HAEMR and is also the clinical supervisor of the EM and surgical residents at MGH. He has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally. He follows the New England Patriots and Boston Bruins closely. 

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Emergency Medicine**
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-3097
Fax: 617-724-0917

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Medicine & Dentistry of N.J.
  • University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Dr. Peak has written and edited chapters for eMedicine.com and co-authored multiple sections of the Trauma Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital. He has published research in the Journal of Emergency Medicine.  Dr. Peak is interested in trauma, cardiovascular emergencies, and hyperbaric medicine.