Teviah E. Sachs, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Surgery

Teviah Sachs
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Teviah Sachs, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Surgical Oncology, Boston Medical Center, received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School and a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He is board certified in both general surgery and complex general surgical oncology by the American Board of Surgery.

His clinical interests include hepatic, biliary, pancreatic and gastric disease, as well as soft tissue malignancies and skin cancers. He completed a Masters of Public Health in clinical effectiveness and his research interests pertain to surgical outcomes, disparities and surgical education.

Other Positions

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University


  • New York Medical College, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • Colgate University, BA


  • Published on 8/5/2021

    Pernar LI, Sachs TE, Tseng JF, Hess DT. Structuring Research Rotations to Facilitate Surgery Residents' Academic Productivity. J Surg Educ. 2021 Aug 05. PMID: 34366284.

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  • Published on 7/1/2021

    Sacks OA, Sachs TE. Is Preoperative Consultation the Right Time for Advance Care Planning? JAMA Surg. 2021 Jul 01; 156(7):e211534. PMID: 33978694.

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  • Published on 5/12/2021

    Kan CK, Qureshi MM, Paracha M, Sachs TE, Sarfaty S, Hirsch AE. Effect of Medical Student Contributions on Academic Productivity: Analysis of Student Authorship Over Time. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2021; 12:481-489. PMID: 34012312.

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  • Published on 4/12/2021

    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. PMID: 33846934.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/24/2021

    Aly S, de Geus SWL, Carter CO, Sachs TE, Hess DT, Tseng JF, Pernar LIM. Impact of fellow compared to resident assistance on outcomes of minimally invasive surgery. Surg Endosc. 2021 Mar 24. PMID: 33763745.

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  • Published on 2/25/2021

    de Geus SW, Woods AP, Papageorge MV, Zheng J, Ng SC, McAneny D, Sachs TE, Tseng JF. Combined Hepatopancreaticobiliary Volume and Hepatectomy Outcomes in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients at Low-Volume Liver Centers. J Am Coll Surg. 2021 Jun; 232(6):864-871. PMID: 33640522.

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  • Published on 2/10/2021

    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. PMID: 33566241.

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  • Published on 2/8/2021

    Papageorge MV, Sachs TE. ASO Author Reflections: Failing to Adhere to Treatment Guidelines in Gallbladder Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 06; 28(6):2958-2959. PMID: 33555452.

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  • Published on 2/6/2021

    Sachs TE, Tseng JF. Landmark Series in Pancreatic Tumors: Anastomotic Techniques and Route of Reconstruction. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Apr; 28(4):2227-2234. PMID: 33550501.

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  • Published on 1/22/2021

    Gomes C, Tivnan P, McAneny D, Tseng JF, Tkacz J, Sachs TE. Choledochal Cyst or Benign Biliary Dilation: Is Resection Always Necessary? J Gastrointest Surg. 2021 Jan 22. PMID: 33483915.

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