Jennifer Tseng, MD, General Surgery, Boston, MA, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital


General Surgery Boston, MA

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center; Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University

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  • Office

    Boston Medical Center
    1 Boston Medical Center Place
    Boston, MA 02118
    Phone(617) 414-8016
    Fax(617) 414-8012
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Education & Training

  • Harvard School of Public Health
    Harvard School of Public HealthMPH, Clinical Effectiveness, 2005 - 2007
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 2003 - 2005
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1996 - 2003
  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
    University of California San Francisco School of MedicineClass of 1995
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityBS/AB, Biological Sciences, English, With distinction, with departmental honors, 1986 - 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2003 - 2005
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1998 - 2021
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Pinnacle Award Boston Chamber of Commerce, 2020
  • ASCO Leadership Development Award American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Outcomes in operative management of pancreatic cancer  
    Bliss LA, Witkowski ER, Yang CJ, Tseng JF, J Surg Oncol, 8/11/2014
  • Systematic review of early surgery for chronic pancreatitis: impact on pain, pancreatic function, and re-intervention  
    Yang CJ, Bliss LA, Schapira E, Ng SC, Windsor JA, Tseng JF, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 6/19/2014
  • Patient selection and the volume effect in pancreatic surgery: unequal benefits?  
    Bliss LA, Yang CJ, Chau Z, Ng SC, McFadden DW, Kent TS, Moser AJ, Callery MP, Tseng JF, HPB, 6/6/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Readmission after colectomy: predictors of a costly and common outcome.
    Maguire LH, Bliss LA, Chau Z, Ng SC, Nagle DA, Chan AT, Tseng JF, Brief oral presentation at the New England Surgical Society, Stowe, VT, 9/12/2014
  • A single-center analysis of surgical treatment for chronic pancreatitis: relatively rare and unevenly deployed.
    Yang CJ, Bliss LA, Freedman SD, Sheth S, Ng SC, Kent T, Moser AJ, Callery MP, Tseng JF, Presentation at the combined European Pancreatic Club & IAP Meeting 2014, Southampton, England, 6/24/2014
  • Adjusting CA19-9 for biliary obstruction in pancreatic cancer.
    Bliss LA, Pleskow DK, Eskander MF, Yang CJ, Miksad RA, Ng SG, Berzin TM, Sawhney MS, Chuttani R, Tseng JF, Poster presentation, American Association for Cancer Research Pancreatic Cancer Symposium, New Orleans, LA, 5/18/2014
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  • Predictive Modeling in Pancreatic Cancer. 
  • Outcomes research and academic surgery. 
  • The incidental pancreatic lesion: What to do? 
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  • “Pancreatic Cancer.” 
    Tseng JF, Wu Y, O’Reilly E, American Society for Clinical Oncology Virtual Tumor Board
  • “The Gastrointestinal Tract.” 
    Tseng JF, The Advisory Board Internet Project, 1998-2000
  • MOC Part II modules: “Gastric cancer” 
    SSAT MOC Committee; Tseng JF (overall editor), SSAT Virtual Patient Modules
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Press Mentions

  • Curing Hospitals’ Addiction to the Fossil Fuels That Make People Sick
    Curing Hospitals’ Addiction to the Fossil Fuels That Make People SickMarch 27th, 2020
  • Zooming Along the Road to Residency: A Tweetchat on Virtual Interviews
    Zooming Along the Road to Residency: A Tweetchat on Virtual InterviewsOctober 11th, 2020

Grant Support

  • Development Of Pancreatic Tumor VaccinesNational Cancer Institute2000–2001

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