Dr. Louis M. Messina MD

Dr. Louis Messina is a vascular surgery doctor in Worcester, Massachusetts and is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Messina accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Vascular Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Stents, Blood Vessel Prosthesis, Vascular Surgical Procedures, Risk Factors, Ischemia, Thrombolytic Therapy, Skeletal Muscle

Hospital Affiliation

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1987

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 28 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 26 years in Vascular Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 25 years in Surgical Critical Care

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

SUNY-Downstate Summa Cum Laude

Publications & Presentations

Hypercholesterolemia induces oxidant stress that accelerates the ageing of hematopoietic stem cells.
Tie, G.,Messina, K. E.,Yan, J.,Messina, J. A.,Messina, L. M.

A contemporary comparative analysis of immediate postoperative prosthesis placement following below-knee amputation.
Ali, M. M.,Loretz, L.,Shea, A.,Poorvu, E.,Robinson, W. P.,Schanzer, A.,Messina, L. M.,Baril, D. T.

The effect of postoperative myocardial ischemia on long-term survival after vascular surgery.
Simons, J. P.,Baril, D. T.,Goodney, P. P.,Bertges, D. J.,Robinson, W. P.,Cronenwett, J. L.,Messina, L. M.,Schanzer, A.

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Insurances Accepted

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