Dr. George Velmahos, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Velmahos' Experience

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Dr. Velmahos' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Velmahos Performs

  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Velmahos Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Velmahos

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Appointments & Offices

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MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL PHYS ORG
MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL PHYS ORG
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114
WAC 230
WAC 230
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114
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    Dr. Velmahos' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Velmahos

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Massachusetts.
    • 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.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS / COLLEGE OF MEDICINE / SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCE NATIONAL & KAPODISTRIAN

    Internship Hospital

    401 General Army Hospital
    403 General Army Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Velmahos & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Velmahos' Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Massachusetts General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Velmahos

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velmahos to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Velmahos' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Velmahos
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL PHYS ORG
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-5050 (Office)
    (617) 724-1122 (Fax)
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    WAC 230
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-8222 (Office)
    (617) 726-2814 (Fax)
    C
    MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-2000 (Office)
    (617) 724-5843 (Fax)
    D
    MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-2000 (Office)
    (617) 726-5715 (Fax)
    E
    MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSP
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-2000 (Office)
    (617) 724-8500 (Fax)
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    GRB 289
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-3647 (Office)
    (617) 726-3089 (Fax)
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    ANESTHESIA ASSOCIATES
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 724-3104 (Office)
    (617) 726-4176 (Fax)
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    MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL CANCER CENTER
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-8146 (Office)
    (617) 726-8146 (Fax)
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    MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL-SURGICAL CLINIC
    15 Parkman St Suite 455
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-2760 (Office)
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