Dr. Malissa J Wood MD Cardiologist

Dr. Malissa Wood is a cardiologist in Boston, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emerson Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Wood accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 15 doctors at Emerson Hospital and one of 112 at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Women's health, Valvular disease, Cardiovascular, Heart disease, Womens Heart Disease Valvular Heart Disease Cardiovascular Function in Athletes

Hospital Affiliation

Emerson Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #7 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1989

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1991 - 1994

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Cardiovascular Disease

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Community-based primary prevention programs decrease the rate of metabolic syndrome among socioeconomically disadvantaged women.
Gilstrap, L. G.,Malhotra, R.,Peltier-Saxe, D.,Slicas, D.,Pineda, E.,Culhane-Hermann, C.,Cook, N.,Fernandez-Golarz, C.,Wood, M.

The right ventricle of the elite high end endurance athlete cannot be underestimated.
King, G., Wood, M. J.

Left ventricular fluid dynamics in heart failure: echocardiographic measurement and utilities of vortex formation time.
Poh, K.K., Lee, L.C., Shen, L., Chong, E., Tan, Y.L., Chai, P., Yeo, T.C., Wood, M.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health 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
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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