Dr. Alice Shaw, MD

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Dr. Alice Shaw, MD

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Oncology | Female

Mass General Hospital Cancer Center 55 Fruit St # Yawkey, Boston, MA 02114 Get Directions
(617) 724-4000

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Dr. Shaw specializes in Oncology and practices in Boston, MA. She practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaw to family and friends
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based on 6 total surveys (1 with a review)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Shaw
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (6)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (6)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (5)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (6)
Dr. Shaw's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (6)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (6)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (6)
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My wife had lung cancer and travelled to Boston to see Dr. Shaw. She is a remarkable physician and person. Excellent scientist, up-to-date in a rapidly changing field but also with empathy.
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Med Sch

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Mass General Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Mass General Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Dfci/Partners

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Shaw's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shaw's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Shaw

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients