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

MD, Boston University School of Medicine
BA, Boston University

Michael Cassidy, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and a Surgical Oncologist at Boston Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in both General Surgery and Complex General Surgical Oncology. Dr. Cassidy earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at Boston University. He completed residency training in surgery at Boston Medical Center, including a research fellowship in surgical quality improvement and patient safety. He then completed a clinical fellowship in Complex General Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where he was elected Chief Fellow. He has particular interest and advanced training in the care of patients with breast cancer, melanoma, and soft tissue sarcoma.

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  1. de Geus SW, Papageorge MV, Woods AP, Wilson S, Ng SC, Merrill A, Cassidy M, McAneny D, Tseng JF, Sachs TE. A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats: Impact of Combined Volume of Complex Cancer Operations on Surgical Outcomes in a Low-Volume Setting. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 Jun 01; 234(6):981-988.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35703786; PMCID: PMC9204842; DOI: 10.1097/XCS.0000000000000228;
  2. Papageorge MV, de Geus SWL, Woods AP, Ng SC, Drake FT, Merrill A, Cassidy MR, McAneny D, Tseng JF, Sachs TE. Lymphadenectomy in gallbladder adenocarcinoma: Are we doing enough? Am J Surg. 2022 Jul; 224(1 Pt B):423-428.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34972539
  3. Papageorge MV, de Geus SWL, Zheng J, Woods AP, Ng SC, Cassidy MR, McAneny D, Tseng JF, Sachs TE. The Discordance of Clinical and Pathologic Staging in Locally Advanced Gastric Adenocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2021 06; 25(6):1363-1369.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33846934
  4. Papageorge MV, de Geus SWL, Woods AP, Ng SC, Drake FT, Cassidy MR, McAneny DB, Tseng JF, Sachs TE. Undertreatment of Gallbladder Cancer: A Nationwide Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jun; 28(6):2949-2957.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33566241
  5. Poulson MR, Beaulieu-Jones BR, Kenzik KM, Dechert TA, Ko NY, Sachs TE, Cassidy MR. Residential Racial Segregation and Disparities in Breast Cancer Presentation, Treatment, and Survival. Ann Surg. 2021 01 01; 273(1):3-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32889878
  6. Cassidy MR, Roh DS. Is It Time to Abandon Textured Breast Implants for Breast Cancer Reconstruction? JAMA Surg. 2020 12 01; 155(12):1140-1141.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33026418
  7. Lombardi FL, Jafari N, Bertrand KA, Oshry LJ, Cassidy MR, Ko NY, Denis GV. Novel semi-automated algorithm for high-throughput quantification of adipocyte size in breast adipose tissue, with applications for breast cancer microenvironment. Adipocyte. 2020 12; 9(1):313-325.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32633194; PMCID: PMC7469507; DOI: 10.1080/21623945.2020.1787582;
  8. Feeney T, Park C, Godley F, Cassidy M, Sachs T, McAneny D, Tseng JF, Drake FT. Provider-patient Language Discordance and Cancer Operations: Outcomes from a Single Center Linked to a State Vital Statistics Registry. World J Surg. 2020 10; 44(10):3324-3332.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32474627
  9. Cassidy MR, Kim NE, McAneny D. Surveillance and Therapeutic Anti-Coagulation Do Not Constitute Venous Thromboembolism Prevention: In Reply to Swanson and colleagues. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 12; 231(6):784-786.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32951983
  10. Ko NY, Qureshi MM, Oladeru OT, Cassidy MR, Oshry L, Truong MT, Hirsch AE. Racial differences in genomic testing and receipt of endocrine therapy in early-stage breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Dec; 184(3):849-859.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32888137
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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
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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