Steven Atlas, MD, Internal Medicine, Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital


Internal Medicine Boston, MA

Associate Professor, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

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  • I am an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Practice-Based Research and Quality Improvement in the Division of General Internal Medicine Division at Massachusetts General Hospital, where I am also a practicing primary care physician. My research interests include spine disorders, cancer prevention, and population health as well as engaging patients in their health care.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1990
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsClass of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1990 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations



  • Food Insecurity and Cost-related Medication Underuse as Barriers to Glycemic Control in Diabetes 
    Boston, MA - 6/15/2014


Press Mentions

  • Spinal Manipulation Can Alleviate Back Pain, Study Concludes
    Spinal Manipulation Can Alleviate Back Pain, Study ConcludesDecember 18th, 2019
  • New Guidelines Outline How to Handle Back Pain
    New Guidelines Outline How to Handle Back PainDecember 15th, 2019
  • Nail Clinic: Sciatica
    Nail Clinic: SciaticaNovember 8th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • The Medication Metronome ProjectAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality2011
  • Technology For Optimizing Population Care In A Resource-Limited EnvironmentAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality2009–2011
  • Disability Outcomes In Intervertebral DISC HerniationNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases2007

Hospital Affiliations