Michael R. Cassidy, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Michael Cassidy
88 East Newton Street


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.


  • Boston University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University, BA


  • Published on 11/9/2018

    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.

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  • Published on 8/10/2018

    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. PMID: 30097966.

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  • Published on 1/8/2018

    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.

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  • Published on 10/16/2017

    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.

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  • Published on 3/24/2017

    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.

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  • Published on 2/14/2017

    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.

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  • Published on 2/4/2017

    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.

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  • Published on 12/24/2015

    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. PMID: 26821972.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    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. PMID: 25726317.

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  • Published on 10/17/2014

    Cassidy MR, Rosenkranz P, McAneny D. Reducing postoperative venous thromboembolism complications: in reply to Lau and colleagues. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Nov; 219(5):1103-4. PMID: 25440038.

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