Dr. Gus J Vlahakes MD Surgeon

Dr. Gus Vlahakes is a surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 117 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1976 - 1978

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1981

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1982

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1982 - 1983

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1983

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1984 - 1984

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Late repair of ischemic mitral regurgitation does not prevent left ventricular remodeling: importance of timing for beneficial repair.
Beaudoin, J.,Levine, R. A.,Guerrero, J. L.,Yosefy, C.,Sullivan, S.,Abedat, S.,Handschumacher, M. D.,Szymanski, C.,Gilon, D.,Palmeri, N. O.,Vlahakes, G. J.,Hajjar, R. J.,Beeri, R.

Carinal resection requiring cardiopulmonary bypass in a pregnant patient.
Fitzsimons, M. G.,Ng, J.,Wright, C.,Mathisen, D.,Vlahakes, G.,Albrecht, M.

Redo aortic valve replacement in a patient with immunoglobulin A deficiency and hemophilia A.
Fitzsimons, M. G.,Walton, K.,Makar, R.,Dzik, W.,Kuter, D.,Vlahakes, G. J.

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Insurances Accepted

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