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.