Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Howard T. Massey, MD

Howard T. Massey, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Surgical Director, Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Specialties
Surgery - Cardiothoracic

Make An Appointment

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Office Locations

Philadelphia
925 Chestnut Street
Mezzanine
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6996
Fax: (215) 955-6010

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Education

  • Medical College of Georgia, Medical School

Internship

  • University of Texas Southwestern

Residency

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • University of Texas Southwestern

Fellowship

  • Duke University Medical Center

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Pulmonary arteriovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to avoid pulmonary overflow during total artificial heart implantation

Outcomes and survival following heart retransplantation for cardiac allograft failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting in heart transplant recipients with coronary allograft vasculopathy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 1,520 patients

Cannulation-Related Complications on Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Prevalence and Effect on Mortality

Early and late outcomes with prolonged open chest management after cardiac surgery

Implementation of a Standardized Transfusion Protocol for Cardiac Patients Treated With Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Is Associated With Decreased Blood Component Utilization and May Improve Clinical Outcome

Temporary mechanical circulatory support after orthotopic heart transplantation: A single-centre experience

Predictors of Donor Heart Utilization for Transplantation in United States

Clinical implications of physiologic flow adjustment in continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices

Effect of Gender on the Risk of Neurologic Events and Subsequent Outcomes in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices

Subxiphoid Exchange of HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device

Single-Center Experience With HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Explantation

Echocardiographic detection of left ventricular thrombus in patients undergoing HeartMate II left ventricular assist device implantation

Comparison of total artificial heart and biventricular assist device support as bridge-to-transplantation

Does Donor Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Time Affect Heart Transplantation Outcomes and Survival?

Costs and Outcomes in the Care of Bi-ventricular Support as a Bridge to Cardiac Transplant

Anticoagulation Reversal Strategies for Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients Presenting with Acute Intracranial Hemorrhage

Right ventricular assist device configuration for remote decannulation

In reply

Long-term total cardiac support in a Fontan-type circulation with HeartMate II left ventricular assist device