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Specializes in Critical Care Surgery - Male - Age 64

800 Washington St Suite 344
Boston, MA 02111
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Dr. Chwals' Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications


  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery, 1991
  • General Surgery, 1987
  • Pediatric Surgery, 1990
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic/Paraesophagel Hiatal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Removal, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparotomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Brain Injury
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hidradenitis
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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

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Awards & Recognitions

Education & Training

Medical School

Jagiellonian University Medical College, Faculty Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980

Internship Hospital

University Mass Med Center
Complete in 1981

Residency Hospital

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Complete in 1988
University Mass Med Center
Complete in 1985

Fellowship Hospital

New Eng Deaconess Hospital
Complete in 1986

Languages Spoken by Dr. Chwals & Staff

  • English
  • Polish

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