Dr. Russell Zide

Russell Zide, MD, FSVM

Dr. Zide feels fortunate to work with patients and families during wellness and illness and strives to connect with each of his patients. He enjoys taking extra time to educate his patients about health and disease. As he says, “In doing so, I learn something every day and am humbled by my experiences.”


Education and Postgraduate Training

Lahey Clinic
Residency Program in Internal Medicine and Chief Resident in Internal Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine Residency Program in Internal Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine
Medical Doctorate

Boston University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Master of Arts

Boston University, College of Engineering
Bachelor of Science

Professional Experience

Staff Physician, Department of General Internal Medicine, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Staff Physician, Departments of General Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Vascular Medicine, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Staff Physician, Department of Medicine, Winchester Hospital

Professional Societies and Memberships

Massachusetts Medical Society
Society of Vascular Medicine


Multi-Center Clinical Study to Determine the Effectiveness and Safety of HEDA in the Screening of Women for Breast Cancer, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Mass.

Development and Validation of Clinical Prediction Rules for Bleeding for Patients on Anticoagulant Therapy for Venous Thromboembolism. A Multi-Center Trial. Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, Mass.


Tufts University School of Medicine, Award for Excellence in Teaching, Class of 2007

Fellow, The Society of Vascular Medicine

Internal Medicine Award, The William F. McNary Award, The Murex Microbiology Award, Boston University School of Medicine

Medical Doctorate, Cum Laude

Alpha Omega Alpha


Articles Written By Dr. Zide

  • Update on Direct Oral Anticoagulants and Their Uses, 14. Bang, V., Zide RS., Huang, C., Hospital Medicine Clinics. Volume 6 Issue 2; pgs. 193-203 April 2017.
  • Accuracy of Three Clinical Prediction Tools for Major Bleeding in Patients on Extended Oral Anticoagulant For Venous Thromboembolism, Wells P, Fallah P, Kovacs M, Anderson D, Kahn S, Shah V, Kaatz S, Kearon C, Solymoss S, Keeling D, Zide R, Schulman S, Chagnon I, Rodriguez R, Corsi D, Rodger M., International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015.
  • An Effort Related Thrombosis In An Aspiring Professional Baseball Player, Bang V, Alsindi F, Sharkawi M, Zide RS, American College of Physicians, Annual Meeting, 2015, Boston, MA.
  • Reducing Drug Utilization Costs in the Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Lewis PL, Pianka A, Zide R, UHC Annual Meeting, 2013.
  • Limited Cutaneous Scleroderma, Zide RS, Tsapatsaris NP, Vascular Medicine 2000;5:61-2.
  • Use of Anticoagulation: Addressing Atrial Fibrillation and Deep Venous Thrombosis, Zide RS, Tsapatsaris NP, Resident and Staff Physician 1999;45(9):21-33.
  • Hyperpolarization of Pig Aortic Endothelial Cells by Bradykinin and Ionomycin is Mediated by Potassium Channels and Intracellular Potassium, Cowan CL, Zide R Simons ER, Corkey B and Cohen RA, Abstract – American Heart Association – Scientific Conference on Functional and Structural Mechanisms of Vascular Control – Snowbird, Utah, Jan 29 – Feb 1 1992
  • Diagnosis of Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis Using Color Doppler Imaging System, Froehlich JB, Zide RS and Persson AV, The Journal of Vascular Technology 15(5):251-53, 1991.
  • Colorectal Metastases to the Liver: The Blood Supply and Implications for Clinical Therapy, Zide RS, Thesis, Boston University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, August 1990.
  • Use of the Triplex Scanner in Detection of Arteriovenous Fistula, Zide RS, Froehlich JB and Persson A V, Journal of Cardiovascular Technology 1989;8;4:279-82.
  • Use of the Triplex Scanner in Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis, Persson A V, Jones C, Zide R and Jewell ER, Archives of Surgery 1989;124:593-6.
  • Long Term Brachial Artery Catherization: Ischemic Complications, Moran K, Halpin D, Zide R, Oberfield R and Jewell E, Journal of Vascular Surgery 1988;8:76-8