Carrie C. Lubitz, MD, MPH

Senior Scientist Carrie C. Lubitz
Attending Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
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Fax: 617-726-9414
Location: Institute for Technology Assessment
Massachusetts General Hospital
101 Merrimac St., 10th FL
Boston, MA 02114

Dr. Lubitz received her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Michigan. Following her internship at the University of Michigan, she completed general surgery training at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Medical College. During residency, she studied the genetic basis of thyroid cancer as a part of the NCI-Surgical Oncology Research Training Program. She then completed her clinical endocrine surgery fellowship in 2010 at the Massachusetts General Hospital and is now an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School, Attending Surgeon in the Division of Surgical Oncology, and a member of the MGH Endocrine Surgery Unit. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Lubitz has clinical and translational research interests including prediction and decision-analytic modeling to assess the comparative effectiveness and improve the quality of care of patients with endocrine-related disorders, with a focus on thyroid cancer. She obtained a Master of Public Health through the Harvard School of Public Health and was a fellow in the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Program in Cancer Outcomes Research Training.


  • Lubitz, C. C., Gregorio, L. D., Fingeret, A. L., Economopoulos, K., Teremzawi, D., Hassan, M., Parangi, S., Stephen, A., Halpern, E. F., Donelan, K. & Swan, J. S. (2017). Measurement and Variation in Estimation of Quality of Life Effects of Patients Undergoing Treatment for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association, 27(2), 197-206. [Online version]
  • Loehrer, A. P., Murthy, S. S., Song, Z., Lubitz, C. C. & James, B. C. (2017). Association of Insurance Expansion With Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer.. JAMA surgery, . [Online version]
  • Pitt, S. C. & Lubitz, C. C. (2016). Complex decision-making in thyroid cancer: Costs and consequences-Is less more?. Surgery, . [Online version]
  • Lubitz, C. C. & Sosa, J. A. (2016). The changing landscape of papillary thyroid cancer: Epidemiology, management, and the implications for patients.. Cancer, . [Online version]
  • Gregorio, L. D., Lubitz, C. C., Hodin, R. A., Gaz, R. D., Parangi, S., Phitayakorn, R. & Stephen, A. E. (2016). The Truth about Double Adenomas: Incidence, Localization, and Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone.. J Am Coll Surg, 222(6), 1044-1052. [Online version]