Michael Jaff, DO, Internal Medicine, Chestnut Hill, MA, Newton-Wellesley Hospital


Internal Medicine Chestnut Hill, MA

Chief Medical Officer

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  • I am a board certified internist and vascular medicine specialist. I served as the President of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, a large academic community hospital in Newton, Massachusetts, part of Partners Healthcare from October 2016-December 2019. In January 2020, I became the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Clinical Affairs, Technology and Innovation for Peripheral Interventions at Boston Scientific Corporation. I am a full Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and was the founder of VasCore, the world's largest vascular ultrasound core laboratory (www.vascore.org).
    I have published over 300 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 10 textbooks.

Education & Training

  • Harvard Business School
    Harvard Business SchoolOTHER_TRAINING
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFELLOWSHIP
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationRESIDENCY
  • Genesys Regional Medical Center - FlintINTERNSHIP
  • A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Dickinson CollegeOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • RI State Medical License
    RI State License 2005 - 2006
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State License 2004 - 2020
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State License 1999 - 2002
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State License 1998 - 2010
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State License 1996 - 1999
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State License 1996 - 2005
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State License 1993 - 1997
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Internal Medicine
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Paul and Phyllis Fireman Chair in Vascular Medicine (Endowed Chair) Massachusetts General Hospital, 2014
  • 18th Annual Recipient of the Charles J. Tegtmeyer Award, Career Recognition Award (First Non-Interventional Vascular Specialist Recipient) International Symposium for Endovascular Therapy, 2012
  • Charles Tegtmeyer, MD Award International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy, 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Nitinol Self-Expanding Stents for the Treatment of Obstructive Superficial Femoral Artery Disease: Three-Year Results of the RELIABLE Japanese Multicenter Study  
    Michael Jaff, MD, J-STAGE
  • Accreditation status and geographic location of outpatient vascular testing facilities among Medicare beneficiaries: the VALUE (Vascular Accreditation, Location and Ut...  
    Rundek T, Brown SC, Wang K, Dong C, Farrell MG, Heller GV, Gornik HL, Hutchisson M, Needleman L, Benenati JF, Jaff MR, Meier GH, Perese S, Bendick P, Hamburg NM, Lohr ..., Vasc Med, 9/1/2014
  • FDG-PET/CT enables the detection of recurrent same-site deep vein thrombosis by illuminating recently formed, neutrophil-rich thrombus  
    Hara T, Truelove J, Tawakol A, Wojtkiewicz GR, Hucker WJ, MacNabb MH, Brownell AL, Jokivarsi K, Kessinger CW, Jaff MR, Henke PK, Weissleder R, Jaffar FA, Circulation, 7/28/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Carotid artery stenting and carotid endarterectomy are comparable among Medicare beneficiaries treated in routine clinical practice.
    Jalbert JJ, Nguyen LL, Gerhard-Herman MD, Williams LA, Chen CY, Kumamaru H, Rothman RT, Jaff MR, Seeger JD, Benenati J, Schneider PS, Aronow HD, Johnston JA, Brott TG,..., American Heart Association, Chicago, IL, 11/1/2014
  • Economic analysis of the Stellarex drug coated balloon compared to uncoated balloon for treatment of femoropopliteal peripheral artery disease.
    Jaff MR, Wallace KL, Zeller T, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Washington, DC, 9/1/2014
  • Diagnosis of right ventricular strain in patients with pulmonary embolism is more effective when assessed by echocardiography compared to computed tomography.
    Carroll B, Dudzinski D, Channick R, Kabhrel C, Rosenfield K, Jaff MR, American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2014
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  • Novel Advances in Peripheral Artery Disease Therapy, Visiting Professor 
    New Orleans, LA - 1/1/2014
  • The New Approach to Venous Thromboembolic Disease, Visiting Professor 
    New Orleans, LA - 1/1/2014
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases—A Case Based Approach 
    Cambridge, MA - 1/1/2014
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Press Mentions

  • President of Newton-Wellesley Hospital Stepping Down
    President of Newton-Wellesley Hospital Stepping DownOctober 15, 2019
  • Newton Resident, Newton Wellesley President Recognized
    Newton Resident, Newton Wellesley President RecognizedSeptember 04, 2019
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital Earns High Marks
    Newton-Wellesley Hospital Earns High MarksAugust 07, 2019
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