Dr. Ara Ketchedjian MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ara Ketchedjian is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Boston Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Brown University
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 2002

Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2004 - 2007

State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest and bivalirudin use in a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and antiphospholipid syndrome.
Leissner, K. B., Ketchedjian, A., Crowley, R., Ortega, R., Hesselvik, J. F., Shemin, R. J.

Location as an important predictor of lymph node involvement for pulmonary adenocarcinoma.
Ketchedjian, A., Daly, B. D., Fernando, H. C., Florin, L., Hunter, C. J., Morelli, D. M., Shemin, R. J.

Minimally invasive techniques for managing pulmonary metastases: video-assisted thoracic surgery and radiofrequency ablation.
Ketchedjian, A., Daly, B., Luketich, J., Fernando, H. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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