Dr. Kai Saukkonen, MD

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Specializes in Critical Care Medicine • Male • Age 53

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Dr. Saukkonen's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114

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

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonology

    Board Certifications

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
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    • Bronchoscopy
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Asbestosis
    • Asthma
    • Atelectasis
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Bronchitis
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Emphysema
    • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Lung Abscess
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lung Nodule
    • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
    • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumonia
    • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Systemic Sclerosis
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    • Tuberculosis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Deaconess Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Deaconess Hosp

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brigham Women's Hosp
    Deaconess Hosp
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Saukkonen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Saukkonen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Saukkonen

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saukkonen to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Saukkonen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Saukkonen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    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) 724-5843 (Fax)
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