Dr. Atul Gawande, MD

Dr. Atul Gawande, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
(2)
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Dr. Atul Gawande, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995 and specializes in general surgery.

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
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Gawande'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 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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