Alan Hackford, MD

Alan Hackford, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery Brighton, MA

Professor, Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine


Office Address

  • 11 Nevins St
    Suite 201
    Brighton, MA 02135
    Phone: (617) 789-2442
    Fax: (617) 789-4207

Alan Hackford, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery Brighton, MA

Professor, Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery: General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

  • Brown University
  • Lahey Clinic
  • Tufts Medical CenterTufts Medical Center
  • University of Connecticut School of MedicineUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • ME State Medical LicenseME State Medical License2004 - 2017
  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1982 - 2017
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal SurgeryColon & Rectal Surgery, 1985, Current
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012
  • Boston MagazineCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition2012

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Elective Surgery for Hemorrhoidal Complaints: The Decision to Operate  Hackford A, Lamb MN, Miller P, Seminars in Colon & Rectal Surgery, 6/1/2013
  • Transfer Status is a Risk Factor for Increased In-Hospital Mortality in Patients with Diverticular Hemorrhage  Dao H, Miller P, Lee J, Kermani R, Hackford A, International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 1/1/2013
  • A Practical Mortality Risk Score for Colectomy in the Critically Ill Patient  Reza Kermani MD, Joseph J. Coury Jr. MD, Haisar Dao MD, Justin Lee MD, Peter E. Miller MD, Satyadeep Bhattacharya MD, and Alan Hackford MD, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 1/1/2013

Books/Book Chapters

  • Surgical Oncology Chapter: Pelvic Exenteration: Indications, Technique and Results 
    Moore RM. Hackford AW, Lopez MJ
    Editors: Silberman H. and Silberman A.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA
    Edition 7th ,2010
  • Operative Gynecology Chapter: Surgical treatment of fecal incontinence and rectovaginal fistulas 
    Alan W. Hackford, MD, Strohbehn K, Aronson, MPD
    Editors: Gershenson DM, DeCherney AH, Curry SL, Brubaker L.W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA
    Edition 2nd ,2001
  • Clinical Aspects of Aging Chapter: Surgical Principles for the Aged Patient 
    Alan W. Hackford, MD
    Editors: William Reichel, MD.Williams and Wilkins
    Edition 4th ,1994

Abstracts/Posters

  • Detection of Human papillomavirus in anal lesions by in situ hybridization and correlation with morphological findings Theodoros Kelesidis, MD, Alan Hackford, MD, Leo S. Aish MD, PhD, Irene S. Aish, PhD, 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 10/1/2009
  • Outpatient Anorectal Surgery: Is there an Ideal Anesthetic? Roman Schumann, Zafar Siddiqui, Alan Hackford, William Denman, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 11/16/2006
  • Hemorrhoids can be a Source of Obscure GI Bleeding that Requires Transfusion Ahmer M. Ibrahim, Alan W. Hackford, Young-Mee Lee & David R. Cave, Annual Scientific Meeting American College of Gastroenterology, Orlando, FL, 10/29/2004

Lectures

  • Surgical Treatment in Crohn’s Disease: Trends 2005-2008 Washington, DC - 10/8/2013
  • Predictive Factors of Ureteral Injury in Colorectal Surgery Phoenix, AZ - 4/29/2013
  • Surveillance with Office-based Anoscopy Prevents Progression of Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia to Invasive Cancer in High-Risk Males Chicago, IL - 9/30/2012

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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