Dr. Joanna Sentissi, MD

Dr. Joanna Sentissi, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Joanna Sentissi, MD is a general surgery specialist in Newton Lower Falls, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Universite De Toulouse in 1979 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

2000 Washington St Ste 365

Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Varicose Veins
very high
more than 99% of peers
Venous Sclerotherapy
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparotomy
  • Ligation
  • Lung Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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

  • Universite De Toulouse
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Waterbury Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Va Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sentissi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sentissi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sentissi

4.0

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
10%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
20%
(2)

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Dr. Sentissi is an excellent surgeon and her staff is excellent too. They were kind, caring and very professional. I got an appointment quickly and didn’t have to wait long to be seen. My legs look great and I’m very happy!
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Dr. Sentissi is wonderful! Very professional and very courteous. My procedure was 100% successful. In addition, the assistants and office staff are very helpful and responsive to questions. I highly recommend Dr. Sentissi and the entire office!
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Dr. Sentisi and her team are kind and caring. Dr. Sentisi is a great surgeon!
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Her primary concern seemed to be running up the largest bill possible. For example, you have to schedule a separate visit to see a nurse before you even get to see her. She has you do an ultrasound in the lab downstairs and then wants to do another one in her office. In contrast, I got a much...Read More
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Dr Sentissi is a very nice lady, she did a good job with my painful varicose veins. But her phisian assistance is not good, she did a couple of mistakes that cost me a lot of money. I have to do and expensive test twice! Because of her. Also, she supposed give me information about my surgery and...Read More
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