Dr. Barbara Smith, MD

Dr. Barbara Smith, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Barbara Smith, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1983 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology.

55 Fruit St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 726-6500

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Smith'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

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision

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.


  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Smith'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 (2)

Takes her time to explain everything in detail. Never felt rushed. Very warm personality and bed side manner.
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Breast Cancer in 2013 at 39. From the very first meeting, I Loved Loved Loved this woman 3 Brillant doctor!!! Top Notch!! Down to earth, straight forward and really cares about her patients. Can't say enough... Regardless of the 5 hours from my hometown, I am so happy that I was referred to her...more
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