Dr. Atul Gawande, MD

Dr. Atul Gawande, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Atul Gawande, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

450 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 632-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
high
more than 86% of peers
Thyroid Lobectomy
normal
more than 77% of peers
Thyroidectomy
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

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.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Brigham and Womans Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Harvard School Of Public Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Balliol College, University Of Oxford
    Other Education | Completed 1989
  • Harvard School Of Public Health (Mph)
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gawande has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health, Professor
  • Harvard Medical School, Professor, Department of Surgery

Dr. Gawande's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gawande to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Gawande's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gawande accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Gawande has admitting privileges

Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
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