Cardiac Surgery

Doctors + Care Team

Our dedicated cardiac surgeons have extensive experience with surgical decision making, operative procedures and perioperative care. If you are unsure of which surgeon to contact, please call 617-636-0033.

Frederick  Y. Chen, MD, PhD

Frederick Y. Chen, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Cardiac Surgery; Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Cardiac Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5590
Fax #: 617-636-6410

Surgical treatment of acquired heart disease, surgical repair of valvular heart disease, minimally invasive surgery, arrhythmia surgery, heart transplantation, circulatory assist devices, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)

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Gregory  S. Couper, MD

Gregory S. Couper, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Surgical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Cardiac Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5590
Fax #: 617-636-6410

General cardiac/thoracic surgery

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Masashi Kawabori, MD

Masashi Kawabori, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Cardiothoracic Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Cardiac Surgery, Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5590
Fax #: 617-636-6410

Heart transplantation, mechanic circulatory support, adult general cardiac surgery

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Hassan Rastegar, MD

Hassan Rastegar, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Cardiac Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5590
Fax #: 617-636-6410

Surgical treatment of acquired heart disease, surgical repair of valvular heart disease, surgical repair of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, minimally invasive surgery, arrhythmia surgery, heart transplantation, circulatory assist devices

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Michael Robich, MD, MSPH

Michael Robich, MD, MSPH

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Associate Surgical Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center; Cardiac Surgeon; Assistant Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Cardiac Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5594
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Adult cardiac surgery, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), structural heart disease, minimally invasive valve surgery, open and endovascular aortic procedures

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Yong  Zhan, MD

Yong Zhan, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Co-Director, Aortic Disease Program; Cardiothoracic Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Cardiac Surgery
Appt. Phone: Aortic Disease referrals phone: 617-636-5590; Vascular Surgery referrals phone: 617-636-8094
Fax #: 617-636-6410

Surgical treatment of acquired heart disease, aortic aneurysm and dissection surgery, surgical repair of valvular heart disease, minimally invasive surgery, arrhythmia surgery, heart transplantation, circulatory assist devices

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