Dr. Elizabeth Breen, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Breen, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
55 y/o
(6)

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Dr. Elizabeth Breen, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

41 Mall Rd

Burlington, MA 01805
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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
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

Learn about Dr. Breen

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Breen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Colectomy
high
more than 82% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
normal
more than 80% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Breen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Breen "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sphincterotomy

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

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • New Eng Deaconess Hosp/harvard Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • New Eng Deaconess Hosp/harvard Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lahey Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • New Eng Deaconess Hosp/harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Breen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Breen's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Breen to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Breen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Brought in CT abdomen from outside facility, she refused to look at it, stating it was not done at Brigham and her interpretation would pose medical-legal risk. What? No other surgeon anywhere at any time refused to review imaging. It makes no sense.
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