Dr. Cathy Tong, MD

Dr. Cathy Tong, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Cathy Tong, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Needham, MA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in internal medicine.

57 Dedham Ave

Needham, MA 02492

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • 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
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Tong's Experience

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Dr. Tong's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

196  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Boston City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tong's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tong to family and friends
35 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Tong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Very materialistic, wait time exceeds 45 min, rude. She charged both my senior parents who are on mass health 25$ each for papers needed for their benefits ! And requested to see both of them to sign the papers although they have been her patients for two years ! Its all about money to her . She...more
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This doctor could care less about what a patient truly needs. I am a nurse so I should know. She practices "drive through" medicine. There is no in depth discussions about treatment options. If you're a woman with osteo...it's "here's your prescription" for a bisphosphinate drug where the side...more
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Tong. I've been a patient for quite some time and always felt that my needs and concerns were addressed. The staff is also great and generally get me in for an appointment quickly.
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Dr. Tong is professional, caring and thorough. When needed refers me to top/notch providers. Love the staff, always willing to help.
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Very professional, friendly, relaxed environment. Short wait times. Very responsive to patient needs.
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