Dr. Douglas James Mathisen MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Douglas Mathisen is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Mathisen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital and one of 4 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #7 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1977

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1980

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1980

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1981

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1983

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1982 - 1982

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Observations in lung cancer over multiple decades: an analysis of outcomes and cost at a single high-volume institution.
Lanuti, M.,Hong, H. J.,Ali, S.,Stock, C.,Temel, J.,Mathisen, D.,Michaelson, J. S.

The STS Annual Meeting.
Baumgartner, W. A.,Mathisen, D. J.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of anastomotic complications after tracheal resection and reconstruction.
Stock, C.,Gukasyan, N.,Muniappan, A.,Wright, C.,Mathisen, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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