Alarmed by the discovery of a tumor growing in her brain, a Brazilian woman who traveled to Mass General for treatment is now tumor free and endowing a research scholar in honor of neurosurgeon Robert L. Martuza, MD.
After his successful treatment for a brain aneurysm at Mass General, Brian Snell is supporting other patients recovering from the potentially life-threatening condition.
Listening carefully to parents helped an expert MassGeneral Hospital for Children team successfully treat a 17-year-old who has autism spectrum disorder and is nonverbal.
The efforts of Chaitanya Mudgal, MD, to care for patients and better the field of hand surgery extend 12,000 miles across the world to Guangxi Province in China and the city of Hubballi in India.
The Carmella R. and Steven C. Kletjian Endowed Chair in Global Surgery will further ensure that patients everywhere have access to safe, sustainable and high-quality surgical care.
A team of Massachusetts General Hospital physicians recently became the first in New England to perform mitral valve replacement with a new, minimally-invasive method that doesn’t require patients to undergo a full open-heart procedure.
At Mass General, patient and family advisory councils play an important role in working with clinicians and administrators to shape and improve hospital services, programs and initiatives.
If transplant organs could be kept fresher for longer, they could help thousands more on wait-lists.