Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD

Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD is a general surgery specialist in Newton Lower Falls, MA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

2014 Washington St Ste 561

Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462

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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

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kwolek's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwolek treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kwolek treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwolek treats Aneurysm more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kwolek treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwolek performs Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kwolek performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kwolek's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriosclerosis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Intestinal Ischemia
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Raynaud's Disease
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Stroke
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Care Philosophy

We provide access to the best medical care for the management of both routine and complex vascular problems through a multi-disciplinary approach at the MGH and NWH Vascular Centers. This provides access to the latest medical therapy, and new mini...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1999
    Ariz Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1999
    Arizona Heart Institute
    1999
  • 1995
    Mass Genl Hospital Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1993
    New Eng Deaconess Hospital Harvard Med School
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1988
    New Eng Deaconess Hospital Harvard Med School
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1983
    Univ Of Calif., Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Americas Top Surgeons, 2005-2006
  • Marquis Whos Who, 2005-2006

Dr. Kwolek's Reviews

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4.8

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