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Hassan Rastegar, MD Accepting New Patients Virtual Appointments Available

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Pahlavi University Medical School, Iran; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Northwestern University Medical Center
Board Certifications Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
NPI # 1982735155
Gender Male
Language(s) Farsi
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Tufts Children's Hospital

Tufts Medical Center
South Building, 6th Floor
860 Washington St.
Box 266
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, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report

1. Gordon GR, Schumann R, Rastegar H, Khabbaz K, England MR. Nesiritide for treatment of perioperative low cardiac output syndromes in cardiac surgical patients: an initial experience. Journal of Anesthesia. 2006;20:307-11.

2. Kuvin J, Parikh N, Salomon R, Tischler A, Daoust P, Arshanskiy Y, Coyner K, Carpino P, Pandian NG, Kimmelstiel C, Foote C, Erban J, Rastegar H. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Primary lymphoma of the heart. Circulation. 2005;112:e5-6.

3. Patten RD, Denofrio D, El-Zaru M, Kakkar R, Saunders J, Celestin F, Warner KG, Rastegar H, Khabbaz KR, Udelson JE, Konstam MA, Karas RH. Ventricular assist device therapy normalizes inducible nitric oxide synthase expression and reduces cardiomyocyte apoptosis in the failing human heart. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2005;45:1419-24.

4. Kuvin J, Saha P, Rastegar H, Salomon RN, Pandian N, Denofrio D. Blood cyst of the mitral valve apparatus in a woman with a history of orthotopic liver transplantation. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 2004;17:480-2.

5. Gordon G, Rastegar H, Schumann R, Deiss-Shrem J, Denman W. Successful use of bivalirudin for cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2003;17:632-5.

Society of Thoracic Surgery

Top Doctor 2021

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Top Doctors Boston Magazine 2020

2020 “Top Doctors” at Tufts MC and Tufts Children's Hospital

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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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Jon Mills is a patient in the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.

Living Life & Loving It: Jon Mills’ HCM Story

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Father, son Cardiovascular Specialists, Barry and Martin Maron, spread the word that HCM is now a manageable disease at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.

The father-son duo that’s changing a cardiac narrative.

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A drawing of cardiac surgery for Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.

A Tremendous Gift: Phyllis Alberici’s HCM Story

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Boston Magazine 'Top Doctor' Award 2015

Boston magazine honors 2015 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Children's Hospital.

2015 Boston magazine Top Doctors
Pat playing golf.

Pat's journey with AFib

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Boston Magazine 'Top Doctor' Award 2017

Boston Magazine honors 2017 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Children's Hospital.

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 Children's Hospital

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