Dr. Betsy August, MD

Dr. Betsy August, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
60 y/o
(21)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Betsy August, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Salem, MA and has been practicing for 30 years. She specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Insurance Accepted

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

Learn about Dr. August

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Top Care Areas

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

Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gonorrhea Screening
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. August'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. August "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

50  Conditions Treated

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41  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
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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.

Education

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baystate Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baystate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. August has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. August's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. August to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. August's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. August is absolutely wonderful! Sadly, I cannot say the same for everyone in the office. The receptionist is extremely rude & wildly disrespectful. A friend was calling to schedule an appointment & because she has an accent, the receptionist made rude, stereotypical, ignorant assumptions that...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. August for over 20 years . She is a wonderful , caring , compassionate doctor, who also calls you back in a very timely manner. I would recommend her to anyone who is seeking high quality professional care. Also , I find the staff to be very helpful, attentive , and...more
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I've been going to Dr August for the past 10 years. She has delivered 2 of my babies & took care of me when I had a d.n.c. & another miscarriage. She sent me to mass general in danvers for testing. I am currently 3 weeks pregnant now. She is the only dr i trust. When her & her staff moved to...more
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Do not go to this doctor is you are overweight or considered obese. No class whatsoever. Spending 10 minutes in a room with a patient and fat shaming them is a disgrace. Also telling them that normal ultrasounds are harder and that they will be mostly vaginal is a flat out lie. I also did not...more
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Betsy’s office is the best. She delivered both my children and took great care of me every step of the way. The office is warm and everyone is friendly and does a fantastic job!
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