Dr. Abraham Lebenthal, MD

Dr. Abraham Lebenthal, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Abraham Lebenthal, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem in 1990 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

75 Francis St

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(857) 307-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lebenthal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pleural Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Lebenthal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lebenthal "I have a passion for life and enjoy taking care of patients with complex problems; 'I'm living the dream'. My focus is on providing exceptional -cutting edge-patient centered care. My parents taught me the importance of honesty, compassion, and to strive for excellence. As an officer, I learned the importance of service, dedication, and commitment to a larger cause. I was blessed with the opportunity to learn from great leaders in my field. I'm fortunate to work at a leading thoracic program."

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lebenthal does not have any board certifications listed.

30  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biphasic Mesothelioma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Empyema
  • Epithelioid Mesothelioma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • The Hebrew University / Hadassah Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Poriah Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Dept. Surgery, Haddasha Hebrew University Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lebenthal has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lebenthal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lebenthal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lebenthal to family and friends
17 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lebenthal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I was referred to Dr. Lebenthal by my pulmonary doctor, I was having trouble breathing. I was gasping for air very time I walked a short distance. Walking up my stairs put me in bed for hours. My quality of life was poor. I was diagnosed with a paralyzed right diaphragm. Dr. Lebenthal performed a...more
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Dr Lebenthal and Deidre are amazing. He is clear, conscience and professional. He is also very approachable and caring. He truly listens to you! I had surgery at Good Samaritan hospital in Brockton MA. Although I did have reservations about having major surgery outside of Boston it all turned...more
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Dr. Lebenthal is the best! Knowledgeable, compassionate and caring. He takes the time to thoroughly explain all the necessary details. Brigham and Women’s Hospital provides a great service South of Boston at the Brockton location. Thank you Dr. Lebenthal for all you do for me and other patients.
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Everything, EVERYTHING, Dr. Abraham Lebenthal expressed in his self description is 100 percent true - and then some! I have likened him to the "Tom Brady of Thoracic surgeons." In October he performed what I would term a difficult and delicate operation on my wife Marian's lung. As a person of...more
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Dr. Lebenthal made the quality of my life improve drastically. After an adult life of suffering with acid reflux and taking omepazole, I am acid free and anti acid pill free. I have never felt better in 40 years.
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