Dr. George Velmahos, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 53

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Dr. Velmahos' Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114

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Appointments & Offices

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MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114
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    Dr. Velmahos' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vagotomy
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
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    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • No sanctions history 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

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velmahos to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Velmahos' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Velmahos

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
    55 Fruit St
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-2000 (Office)
    (617) 726-5715 (Fax)
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