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Gregory S. Couper, MD Accepting New Patients

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Northwestern University Medical School; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Toronto
Board Certifications Thoracic Surgery
NPI # 1063462588
Gender Male
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Tufts Medical Center
South Building, 4th Floor
800 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5590
Fax #: 617-636-6410

2021, "Top Doctor", Boston Magazine
2020, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2018/2019, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2017, "Best of Boston Physicians"
2017, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine

Gregory S. Couper, MD enjoys winter sports, particularly hockey and free heel skiing.

American Associations for Thoracic Surgery
The International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps
American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, Inc.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
American College of Cardiology, Fellow
Boston Surgical Society
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
Massachusetts Medical Society
American Medical Association
American Heart Association

Boston Magazine Top Doctors 2023

2023 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center

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Boston Magazine 2022 Top Doctors

2022 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center

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Top Doctor 2021

2021 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center

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Top Doctors Boston Magazine 2020

2020 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center

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Hassan Rastegar, MD, Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Tufts Medical Center; Philip Carpino, Chief Physician Assistant at Tufts Medical Center; and Catherine Craig, RN, Clinical Service Leader at Tufts Medical Center, participate in the 500th heart transplant at Tufts MC on June 6, 2018.

500th heart transplant completed at Tufts MC

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Frank Hewitt the day after a heart transplant

Frank Hewitt's story: Up in the air months after transplant.

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An image of a heart.

A perfect score: Heart Transplant Program recognized by Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients for exceptional outcomes.

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A drawing of health care for Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.

Tufts Medical Center ranks among top-10 heart transplant centers in the United States for 2016.

Top 10 Heart Transplant Program
Gregory Couper, MD is a Cardiac Surgeon at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.

Boston Globe & WCVB: Four heart transplants. 24 hours. One great hospital.

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Two young brockton men after their heart transplants

Chronicle: Friendship by fate

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Dr. David DeNofrio listening to a patients heart.

Patients receive heart transplant and new life

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Boston Magazine 'Top Doctor' Award 2017

Boston Magazine honors 2017 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center.

2017 Boston Magazine Top Doctors
Dr. Clarissa Yang on the cover of 2019 Boston Magazine Top Doctor issue.

2019 “Top Doctors” at Tufts MC and Tufts Medical Center

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