Dr. Mark Steven Vrahas MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Mark Vrahas is an orthopedic surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Vrahas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 40 doctors at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and one of 83 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #17 in Orthopedics

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #4 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1986 - 1989

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1984

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Biomechanics Research, 1985 - 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Risk factors for continued opioid use one to two months after surgery for musculoskeletal trauma.
Helmerhorst, G. T.,Vranceanu, A. M.,Vrahas, M.,Smith, M.,Ring, D.

Psychological factors predict disability and pain intensity after skeletal trauma.
Vranceanu, A. M.,Bachoura, A.,Weening, A.,Vrahas, M.,Smith, R. M.,Ring, D.

Antimicrobial blue light therapy for multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii burn infection in mice: Implications for prophylaxis and treatment of combat-related wound infections.
Zhang, Y.,Zhu, Y.,Gupta, A.,Huang, Y.,Murray, C. K.,Vrahas, M. S.,Sherwood, M. E.,Baer, D. G.,Hamblin, M. R.,Dai, T.

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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
  • 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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