Dr. Henning Gaissert, MD

Dr. Henning Gaissert, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. Henning Gaissert, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Munich Faculty Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

55 Fruit St

Boston, MA 02114

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
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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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

  • University Of Munich Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Wash University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Other Education | Completed
  • Harvard Med School
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaissert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaissert's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gaissert

4.2

Based on 5 reviews

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Dr. Gaisert has excellent surgical skills and is aware of the cosmetic quality attached to surgery. He explains every aspect of surgery associated with the patients particular cancer. What impressed me the most was as I began receiving the anesthesia, Dr. Gaissert held my hand in reassurance. It...Read More
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Patricia Tia in Mac ton Ma – Nov 14, 2016
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Dr. Gaissert is a wonderful and caring doctor.
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