Dr. Carolyn Shaak, MD

Dr. Carolyn Shaak, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 66
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carolyn Shaak, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Needham, MA and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 1979 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and men's health medicine.

405 Great Plain Ave

Needham, MA 02492

Contact Information

(508) 833-9957

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Perimenopause
very high
more than 99% of peers
Symptomatic Menopause
very high
more than 99% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Men's Health Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
39

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Thyroid Screening

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

  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaak to family and friends
4.5
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Shaak's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in Needham, MA |
I have been going to Women Well for 8 years. I was referred by my Social Worker at age 50 by Children's Hospital before my son, age 19 would undergo a heart transplant. I have never been disappointed with my care and have greatly benefitted from Organic Hormone Support that I recommend to everyone....more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shaak accepts 6 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
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shaak has admitting privileges

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
1153 Centre St
Boston, MA 02130
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