John Perry, MD, Named Chair of Pathology at Mount Auburn Hospital

November 15, 2023

Perry Has Served at MAH for 10 Years as a Pathologist

Cambridge, MA — Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH) has named John Perry, MD, as the new chair of the Department of Pathology. Perry has served as interim chair since March of 2022 and has been with MAH since 2013 as a pathologist.

“John is a widely respected and devoted physician colleague and there is no one better suited for this role,” said Toni Golen, MD, chief medical officer at MAH. “He has consistently demonstrated his commitment to providing the highest quality care to the patients we serve.”

As a staff pathologist, Perry helped his department examine 15,000 surgical cases a year. From 2014-2019, he was an instructor in the endocrinology section at Tufts University School of Medicine. He also continues to serve on several committees at MAH, including the Cancer Committee and the Multidisciplinary Pulmonary Nodule Committee.

“I am honored and excited to be selected as chair of Pathology,” said Perry. “We have an impressive group of pathologists at Mount Auburn who work tirelessly behind the scenes to bring extraordinary care to our community. I hope to lead them with integrity and perseverance, with their continued professional support.”

“John is a strong leader and a compassionate physician,” said Ed Huang, MD, president, Mount Auburn Hospital. “I have no doubt he will transition seamlessly into his new role and continue to be a bright light at the hospital.”

Perry graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with a bachelor of science degree in Chemistry. He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine.

About Mount Auburn Hospital

Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, its mission is to provide clinically excellent care with compassion and to teach students of medicine and the health professions.

Mount Auburn Hospital is a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a healthcare system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,700 physicians and 39,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

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