Dr. Laurence H Brinckerhoff MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Laurence Brinckerhoff is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Brinckerhoff accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Tufts 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

Tufts Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Virginia
Residency, General Surgery, 1994 - 2001

University of Colorado
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2001 - 2004

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1994

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

Competition among peptides in melanoma vaccines for binding to MHC molecules.
Thompson, L.W., Garbee, C.F., Hibbitts, S., Brinckerhoff, L.H., Pierce, R.A., Chianese-Bullock, K.A., Deacon, D.H., Engelhard, V.H., Slingluff, C.L.

Preventing the spontaneous modification of an HLA-A2-restricted peptide at an N-terminal glutamine or an internal cysteine residue enhances peptide antigenicity.
Thompson, L.W., Hogan, K.T., Caldwell, J.A., Pierce, R.A., Hendrickson, R.C., Deacon, D.H., Settlage, R.E., Brinckerhoff, L.H., Engelhard, V.H., Shabanowitz, J., Hunt, D.F., Slingluff, C.L.

Melanomas with concordant loss of multiple melanocytic differentiation proteins: immune escape that may be overcome by targeting unique or undefined antigens.
Slingluff, C. L., Colella, T. A., Thompson, L., Graham, D. D., Skipper, J. C., Caldwell, J., Brinckerhoff, L., Kittlesen, D. J., Deacon, D. H., Oei, C., Harthun, N. L., Huczko, E. L., Hunt, D. F., Darrow, T. L., Engelhard, V. H.

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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
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • 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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