Dr. Marilyn Heng is an attending surgeon with the Orthopaedic Trauma Service at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She specializes in the treatment of fracture, high-energy soft-tissue injuries, and post-traumatic complications of infection, nonunion, and amputation. She has a special interest in metastatic fractures and orthopaedic oncology as well as the correction of deformity and limb-length discrepancies using circular external fixators and lengthening IM nails.
Dr. Heng obtained her medical degree from the University of Toronto. She completed her Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Toronto in 2012 and is board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She received subspecialty training in Orthopaedic Trauma from the Harvard Combined Trauma Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital. She has also completed a second subspecialty fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology from Mt. Sinai Hospital at the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr. Heng has completed a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD with a certificate in Quality, Patient Safety and Outcomes Research. Her research interests include improving patient quality of care through efficiency, management and directed measurement of patient outcomes related to performance.