Dr. Jeffrey Thurlow, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Thurlow, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Jeffrey Thurlow, MD is a general surgery specialist in York, ME and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University of Vermont / College of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

470 US Route 1 Ste 5

York, ME 03909

Contact Information

(207) 351-8117

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Thurlow's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thurlow "Dr. Jeffrey P. Thurlow is a board-certified General Surgeon & Surgical Critical Care specialist. Following his undergraduate work at Duke and medical school in Vermont, he completed a surgical residency at Tufts Medical Center and the Harvard Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program. He then joined Dedham Medical Associates, one of the leading multispecialty group practices in the Boston area. Dr. Thurlow has held a number of leadership positions in various institutions including roles as Chief of Surgery, Director of Surgical Critical Care, and President of the Medical Staff. He has been on the faculty at Tufts & Harvard Medical Schools as an Instructor in Surgery and enjoys teaching. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, and a member of several surgical societies. A native of Maine, Dr. Thurlow relocated to the Seacoast area of Maine & New Hampshire to start an independent surgical practice and raise his family in a small, family-centered community. The Seacoast Surgery team's motivation is to provide accessible, evidence-based, high quality & compassionate treatment of the patients entrusted to their care. Dr. Thurlow is very enthusiastic about this next opportunity to expand his unique practice to the Newburyport area and work with the wonderful people who make up the Anna Jaques family which he is privileged to now join. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thurlow "The Seacoast Surgery team's motivation is to provide accessible, evidence-based, high quality & compassionate treatment of the patients entrusted to their care.   "

13  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

138  Conditions Treated

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86  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • CT-Guided Biopsy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • X-Ray Guided Biopsy
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  • Duke Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Vermont / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Surgical Critical Care, Harvard Combined
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I would highly recommend Dr. Thurlow. His approachable demeanor put me at ease the moment he walked in and introduced himself. He took his time explaining what the surgery would entail (mine was very simple). He's compassionate and professional. Every part of the healing process has gone exactly...Read More
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Dr. Thurlow is kind, caring and thorough. He listens to a patient's concerns and answers questions in language that one can easily understand. In my case, it was for an emergency bowel resection.
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He is by far one of the most compassionate and wonderful people on the planet. This is not my first time with Jeffrey Thurlow as my doctor, and I am still overwhelmed to the lengths this wonderful surgeon will go to help his patients. I am truly blessed that I can have my procedures done and not...Read More
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Dr Thurlow is an Intensivist as well as a general surgeon, which was very important for me. He has always been accessible when needed, even giving me his cell number. He helped me through a nasty illness and then surgery. Even when I was very sick, I never wished I had a different doc leading the...Read More
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