Dr. Jon Wee, MD

Dr. Jon Wee, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Jon Wee, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, and more.

450 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 525-9657

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

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

Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Wee'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. Wee "As a physician and surgeon, my goal is to approach patients as a complete person, to offer education about their disease and the possible options for care, to meet the patient's needs for support, and deliver treatment of the highest caliber. Minimize pain, improve recovery and return to activity, and address the patients needs with minimally invasive, robot assisted, traditional, and innovative approaches to care."

3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

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

40  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Foregut Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
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46  Procedures

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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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Upmc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wee to family and friends
52 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Wee Says:

This is Dr.Wee responding the review on 2/16/16: This review is quite unusual and is difficult to address as it is out of our norm and we are not aware of anyone who had this experience. It is unfortunate when any patient has a bad experience. Our goal is to make sure we address all of our patients' concerns. We try to make sure that all of our patients have time to ask questions and we try to deliver a clear plan and


Patient Comments (28)

Recently referred to Dr Wee by my team at the Dana Farber. Thorough, detailed and extremely compassionate. His office staff is great. Highly recommend!!!
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I have been a patient at Brigham & Women Hospital for over fifteen years and the medical and support staff does not compare to Dr. Jon wee and the Thoracic surgery clinic.Dr.Jon Wee preformed laser surgery on my esophagous making it possible to enjoy eating a regular diet which I had problems doing...more
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Superb, in all respects - from technical expertise to helpfulness of office and Fellow staff. It's been a pleasure.
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I was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in the spring of 2015. My surgery was performed by Dr. Wee .I meet with Dr. Wee at regular intervals since the surgery for follow up evaluations. Dr. Wee and his staff have always cared for me with the highest degree of professionalism and concern. All my...more
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Dr. Wee saw me at South Shore Hospital on Sunday at 12.00PM at 3.oo PM iwas operated on at Bringhams & Womens for a ruptured stomsch. At the present time I am able to exercise five days a week on the treadmill, exercise bike and light weights. I am able to play golf during the week days. I am...more
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