Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 59

Dr. Kwolek
Accepting new patients

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Vascular Surgery

2014 Washington St Fl 2 Newton, MA 02462

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(781) 304-8838

Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Newton, MA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kwolek has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection and Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of California School of Medicine - San Francisco medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton - Wellesley Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kwolek to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kwolek

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kwolek treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kwolek treats other conditions, please contact the office at (781) 304-8838.

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Kwolek is experienced in the area of Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Aortic Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Dr. Kwolek is experienced in the area of Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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Dr. Kwolek's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • 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
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • 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 Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Dr. Kwolek accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Dr. Kwolek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kwolek

4.9

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
85.71428571428571%
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4 Stars
14.285714285714286%
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3 Stars
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Newton, MA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kwolek has more...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Ariz Heart Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Arizona Heart Institute
1995
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1993
New Eng Deaconess Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
Residency Hospital
1988
New Eng Deaconess Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
Internship Hospital
1987
University of California School of Medicine - San Francisco
Medical School
1983
Univ Of Calif., Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kwolek frequently treats Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection and Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. See all practice areas where Dr. Kwolek specializes.

Where is Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD's office located?

Dr. Kwolek's office is located at 2014 Washington St Fl 2, Newton, MA 02462. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD speak?

Dr. Kwolek speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Christopher Kwolek, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kwolek has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Vascular Surgery

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Vascular Surgery2014 Washington St Fl 2 Newton, MA 02462
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

27 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

Newton, MA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

20 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)