Dr. Michael Fifer, MD

Dr. Michael Fifer, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Michael Fifer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1978 and specializes in cardiology.

55 Fruit St # 478

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 726-1832

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fifer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Patent Ductus Arteriosus
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Fifer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fifer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fifer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fifer to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fifer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I do not live near Boston. Dr Fifer and his staff made extraordinary efforts to consult me on my case without requiring me to come to the office. This is an excellent and caring physician who devoted time to learning about and assessing my case despite the fact that I may never be a patient. Due...more
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