Dr. Michael T Jaklitsch MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Michael Jaklitsch is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 29 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #5 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Boston Children's Hospital

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #7 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

North Shore Medical Center

South Shore Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1993

University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1994 - 1997

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1986

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

Endoscopic management of hypopharyngeal stenosis after organ sparing therapy for head and neck cancer.
Sullivan, C.A., Jaklitsch, M.T., Haddad, R., Goguen, L.A., Gagne, A., Wirth, L.J., Posner, M.R., Tishler, R.B., Norris, C.M.

Preoperative assessment and therapeutic options for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Paul, S., Neragi-Miandoab, S., Jaklitsch, M.T.

Integrin-dependent protein tyrosine phosphorylation is a key regulatory event in collagen-IV-mediated adhesion and proliferation of human lung tumor cell line, Calu-1.
Mukhopadhyay, N.K., Gilchrist, D., Gordon, G.J., Chen, C., Bueno, R., Lu, M.L., Salgia, R., Sugarbaker, D.J., Jaklitsch, M.T.

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Insurances Accepted

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