Morton Kahan, MD FACS

Board Certified Surgeon / Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Hernia | Breast

Dr. Kahan is a graduate of Harvard Medical School (cum laude), Balliol College University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and Princeton University (magna cum laude). After completing his internship and residency at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, he was licensed with the American Board of Surgery and went on to serve as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps before joining Newton Wellesley Surgeons in 1977.

He’s a member of multiple professional organizations including New England Surgical Society, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Boston Surgical Society, American College of Surgeons, and Massachusetts Medical Society. His areas of expertise and interest center around breast surgery, hernia surgery, and gallbladder surgery.



  1. Goldman, MH, Tilney, NL, Vineyard, GC, Laks, H, Kahan, MG and Wilson, RE: A twenty year survey of arterial complications of renal transplantation.Surg. Gynecolo, Obstet. 141: 758, 1975.
  2. Kahan, MG, Martins, ACP, MacPherson, SG, Wren, SFG, Busch, GJ and Wilson, RE: Control of Humoral Rejection of Renal Allografts in presensitized monkeys by monospecific F (ab’) 2 fragments. Surg. Forum26: 311, 1975.
  3. Kahan, MG and Tilney, NL: Hepatic abscess produced by extension of a perinephretic abscess. Amer. J. Surg. 124: 687, 1972.
  4. Tallamo, RC, Allen JD, Kahan, MG and Austen, KF: Hereditary alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency. New Eng. J. Med. 278: 345, 1968.