Dr. Dana Fugelso, MD

Dr. Dana Fugelso, MD

General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Dana Fugelso, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brookline, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

1101 Beacon St Ste 102W

Brookline, MA 02446

Contact Information

(617) 731-8334

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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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Destruction of Anal Tumor
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hernia Repair
high
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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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 Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Ca San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Hospital Boston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ca San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fugelso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fugelso's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fugelso to family and friends
4.4
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Fugelso's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

in Somerville, MA
While Dr. Fugelso herself is warm and welcoming, her staff is not. I recently had an operation and had complications afterwards. I was treated like a nuisance and like I was bothering them. It took two phone calls for them to return my call and the call wasn't even by the doctor herself, it was by...more
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in Cambridge, MA
She's amazing she listens and really cares and is the best at what she does. She also saved my life. Best doctor I have ever had the pleasure of meeting.
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in Wrentham, MA
To be honest, she saved my life. I was having some issues that I thought were related to hemorrhoids. Dr. Fugelso thought something else was going on, and suggested I get a colonoscopy. I had one less than a year prior that was fin, but she insisted and even went as far as call the Dr who had...more
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