Posts by Matthew M. Hutter, MD, MBA, MPH
Patient-reported Weight Agrees With Clinic Data One Year After Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery
Matthew M. Hutter, MD, and colleagues found excellent agreement between body weight reported by patients one year after bariatric surgery and the weights their hospitals reported to a national surgical database. Asking patients to report objective outcomes may ease data collection burden and increase follow-up time.
The Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery: Measuring and Improving the Quality of Surgical Care
Matthew Hutter, MD, MBA, MPH, is director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center and medical director of the Codman Center. In this video, he discusses the Codman Center and how it achieves its mission to deliver the safest, highest value patient care through innovative research and education.
Improving the Quality of Surgical Care in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Matt Hutter, MD, MBA, MPH, is director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center, and medical director of the Codman Center. In this video, he discusses his research on measuring and improving the quality of care in metabolic and bariatric surgery.
Multidisciplinary Care at the Mass General Weight Center
In this video, Angela Fitch, MD, associate director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center, and Matt Hutter, MD, MBA, MPH, director of the Weight Center, discuss the multidisciplinary care available at the center and explore its role in treating the disease of obesity.
Bariatric Surgery in the Time of COVID-19
Earlier this year, clinicians and researchers identified the disease of obesity as a risk factor for serious cases of COVID-19. Matthew M. Hutter, MD, MPH, explores the relationship between obesity and COVID-19, and discusses the benefits of pursuing bariatric surgery in this time.
Surgeon Preference Is Strongest Influence on Choice of Bariatric Procedure
Surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital have conducted the first population-level analysis of how surgeon practice patterns affect selection of bariatric procedures. Their findings show that surgeon practice pattern is the factor that best correlated with the type of operation a patient receives.
Dr. Hutter is a General and Gastrointestinal surgeon, who specializes in minimally invasive surgery, including the colon, stomach, small bowel, gallbladder and hernias. He also specializes in bariatric surgery.
Dr. Hutter grew up in Needham, MA, and went to Harvard University and Harvard Medical School, and then completed General Surgery Residency at Mass General. He was The Chief Resident in Surgery, and completed a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has been on the surgical staff since 2002.