Michael Cassidy, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Surgery
Surgical Oncology

MD, Boston University School of Medicine

Michael Cassidy, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in Surgical Oncology at the Boston University School of Medicine. He has a long history with the university, starting with his undergrad and continuing with him attending the medical school and completing his residency in General Surgery while working as a Surgical Research Fellow. For his performance in medical school he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and received awards such as the Itabashi Award for Excellence in Oncology. After his graduation, his success has continued and he has won multiple awards for his teaching in addition to being Chief resident and Chief fellow. Dr. Cassidy is licensed in both Massachusetts and New York.

2016 David and Monica Gorin Endowed Fellowship in Sarcoma
2015 Annual Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching
2015 Boston Veterans Affairs Medical Center: Grant V. Rodkey Award
2015 Lester F. Williams Teaching Award
2013 Annual Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching
2013 American College of Surgeons: First Place, Resident Abstract Competition Award
2013 New England Surgical Society: First Place, Resident Essay Prize Competition
2013 American College of Surgeons: First Place, Resident Clinical Abstract of Distinction Award
2008 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2008 Itabashi Award for Excellence in Oncology
2006 Association of Pathology Chairs National Honor Society: Honored Member
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Feeney T, Cassidy M, Tripodis Y, McAneny D, Kavanah M, Sachs T, Tseng JF, Drake FT. Association of Primary Language with Outcomes After Operations Typically Performed to Treat Cancer: Analysis of a Statewide Database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun 11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31187361.
  2. Cassidy MR, Lefkowitz RA, Long N, Qin LX, Kirane A, Sbaity E, Hameed M, Coit DG, Brennan MF, Singer S, Crago AM. Association of MRI T2 Signal Intensity With Desmoid Tumor Progression During Active Observation: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2018 Nov 09. PMID: 30418203.
  3. Morgan R, Cassidy M, DeGeus SWL, Tseng J, McAneny D, Sachs T. Presentation and Survival of Gastric Cancer Patients at an Urban Academic Safety-Net Hospital. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Feb; 23(2):239-246.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30097966.
  4. Cassidy MR, Zabor EC, Stempel M, Mehrara B, Gemignani ML. Does response to neo-adjuvant chemotherapy impact breast reconstruction? Breast J. 2018 07; 24(4):567-573. PMID: 29316048.
  5. Gholami S, Cassidy MR, Kirane A, Kuk D, Zanchelli B, Antonescu CR, Singer S, Brennan M. Size and Location are the Most Important Risk Factors for Malignant Behavior in Resected Solitary Fibrous Tumors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec; 24(13):3865-3871. PMID: 29039030.
  6. Cassidy MR, Wolchok RE, Zheng J, Panageas KS, Wolchok JD, Coit D, Postow MA, Ariyan C. Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio is Associated With Outcome During Ipilimumab Treatment. EBioMedicine. 2017 Apr; 18:56-61. PMID: 28356222.
  7. Gholami S, Cassidy MR, Strong VE. Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches to Gastric Resection. Surg Clin North Am. 2017 Apr; 97(2):249-264. PMID: 28325185.
  8. Cassidy MR, Gholami S, Strong VE. Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Emerging Role in Gastric Cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2017 Apr; 26(2):193-212. PMID: 28279464.
  9. Cassidy MR, Macht RD, Rosenkranz P, Caprini JA, McAneny D. Patterns of Failure of a Standardized Perioperative Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Protocol. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 222(6):1074-80.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26821972; DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.12.022;.
  10. Cassidy MR, Sherburne AC, Heydrick SJ, Stucchi AF. Combined intraoperative administration of a histone deacetylase inhibitor and a neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist synergistically reduces intra-abdominal adhesion formation in a rat model. Surgery. 2015 Mar; 157(3):581-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25726317; DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2014.09.031;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

General Surgery
Oncology, Clinical
Quality Improvement
Breast Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Gastric Cancer
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