Dr. Cara Chevalier, MD

Dr. Cara Chevalier, MD

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Dr. Cara Chevalier, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Malden, MA and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in geriatric medicine, hospice & palliative medicine, and more.Read her story

Perfect Health

300 Commercial St

Malden, MA 02148
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Chevalier's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chevalier "Dr. Chevalier is board certified in both Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She obtained nursing assistant certification while in college and worked in a nursing home providing personal care and assistance for residents prior to applying for medical school. She graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 2002. She moved to Massachusetts to complete her residency training at the Tufts Family Medicine Program. She was in private practice in Medford for 6 years before joining Hallmark Health Medical Associates in 2011. In 2015, after seeing the need to bring medical care to those seniors who were struggling to get to their primary care provider's office, she launched the Doctor's Care at Home Program through Hallmark Health. Her efforts were acknowledged by the Massachusetts Home Care Alliance and she was named their Physician of the Year in 2015. She recently joined Perfect Health, a home-based primary care practice devoted to providing the highest quality care to patients who require care at home or in an Assisted Living Facility."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chevalier "I specialize in care of the elderly and health maintenance of both men and women. I see healthcare as a team approach and work with patients to help guide them to make informed decisions about their health."

3  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

4  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Pap Smear
  • Skin Biopsy

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

  • University Of Minn Med School In Minneapolis
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Tufts Family Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chevalier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chevalier's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chevalier

4.5

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
79.16666666666667%
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4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
8.333333333333334%
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Dr Chevalier is the most caring and understanding doctor. She cared for my mother the last year of her life and was the only doctor that understood dementia. She also took the time to talk and not rush you off the phone in the middle of a conversation. After my mother passed she took the time to...Read More
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IPSWICH – Sep 12, 2018
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I care for a 94 YR old woman and Dr. Chevalier is her physician. She is TOP NOTCH, she is the most caring, thoughtful and genuine doctor I have ever met. I personally think that Kelly and David are the BEST. They are so caring and Kelly has such a great fun personality and a joy to talk with on...Read More
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CATHY HOPE in WAKEFIELD, MA – May 09, 2018
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followup from my Mother's recent hospitalization. Kelly answered. Asked about my Mother's malnutrition/weight monitoring going forward at assisted living was told "what do you want us to do about it?". Said "Dr. Chevalier spoke to your sister & she agreed if your mother has flu again not to...Read More
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Allison Preece in MA – Feb 23, 2018
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She is great! She cares for my 94yr old mother and comes to her home as she can't leave her home and doesn't want to leave it. Dr. Chevalier is very caring,professional, thorough and educates us all.answers all your questions and concerns. We don't know what we would do without her. Thanks...Read More
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Margaret Truscello in Malden, Ma. – Jan 28, 2016
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