Leo Charles GinnsMD
Dr. Ginns received his BA from the University of Mass Amherst, and his MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. After his medical residency at Washington University in St. Louis, he trained in the Laboratory of Dr. Herman Eisen, in immunology, at the Center for Cancer Research of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined Mass General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) as a Clinical and Research Fellow in 1977.
Since then, he has been part of the staff of the Department of Medicine at MGH and HMS. Dr. Ginns has conducted basic research in immunology of lung disease as well as clinical research in lung transplantation and advanced lung disease. In 1990, he became Medical Director of the Lung Transplantation Program, a position held until 2010. At that time, he became Director of The MGH Center for Advanced Lung Disease.
He is currently Medical Director of the MGH Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and Clinical Director of the MGH Interstitial Program. Dr. Ginns is author and coauthor of over 100 professional publications as well as co-editor of Transplantation, an authoritative and comprehensive textbook in the field of clinical transplantation.