Dr. James Hennessey, MD

Dr. James Hennessey, MD

Endocrinology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. James Hennessey, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from U Graz in 1977 and specializes in endocrinology.

330 Brookline Ave # GZ6

Boston, MA 02215

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Thyroid Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated

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0 Malpractice Claims

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  • U Graz
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • The Hospital Of Central Connecticut At New Britain General
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New Britain Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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What People Say About Dr. James Hennessey, MD
I've been seeing Dr. Hennessey for several years as follow-up to my thyroid cancer diagnosis and surgery and feel he treats me like nothing more than a number! He won't let me ask any questions until he's ready to answer them. He is rude, treats me dismissively and his answers are curt. In...Read More
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Beachwalker – Jun 20, 2018
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After seeing Dr. Hennessey for the third time (usually see his fellow), he stated that he was upset that I could not be seen by his fellow through no fault of my own. He said that he was meaner than his fellow. I thought he was joking. He wasn't. He was demeaning and threatening.I should have got...Read More
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