Dominic Surrao

dsurrao @, 617.968.5207


Software strategy, design, development, and product management.


  • Technical project lead, client relations and product management.
  • iOS development using Xcode in Objective C, Swift, React Native.
  • REST/SOAP web services using JavaScript, Java EE, ASP.NET.
  • SQL Server, MySQL, CouchDB, HL7
  • Python, Django, Angular, JavaScript, PHP, XML, XSL, HTML, CSS
  • EHR systems: Oncall, Mojo (mobile), Epic, OpenMRS


Web Applications Architect, Laboratory of Computer Science, MGH Oct 2001 – Feb 2017

  • Served as project lead and client manager for the Infectious Disease Associates EHR system.
  • Implemented quality improvement tools in primary care settings using health maintenance rules, CDSS alerts, risk calculators, and note writing with coded concepts.
  • Created applications for research study data collection and analysis (publications below).
  • Developed an iPhone-based EHR for chart display, lab and suboptimal follow-up alerting.
  • Improved patient safety by providing lab and report data from HL7 feeds to the hospital's Center for Quality and Safety.
  • Supported the Clinical Research Program with recruitment of clinical trial volunteers via study listing and volunteer registration websites.
  • Implemented a patient monograph with disease activity calculator for the Rheumatoid Arthritis Program.

Web Software Developer, Molecular Inc., Watertown, MA Feb 2000 – Jul 2001

Developed back-end software for e-commerce websites.


  • Efficacy of a Clinical Decision-Support System in an HIV Practice: A Randomized Trial, Annals of Internal Medicine, December 2012.
  • A Rheumatology-Specific Informatics-Based Application with a Disease Activity Calculator,
  • Arthritis & Rheumatism (Arthritis Care & Research), April 2009.
  • Physician Ability to Assess Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Using an Electronic Medical
  • Record–Based Disease Activity Calculator, Arthritis & Rheumatism, April 2009.


M.S. Computer Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

B.Sc. Mathematics, Madras Christian College, Chennai, India