Dr. Judith McNicholas, MD

Dr. Judith McNicholas, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Judith McNicholas, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Westborough, MA and has been practicing for 41 years. She graduated from Facof Med Memorial Univof Newfoundland in 1977 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery.Read her story

900 Union St

Westborough, MA 01581

Contact Information

(508) 366-8836

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Endometriosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hysteroscopy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. McNicholas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. McNicholas "Interested in science and mathematics as a child, Dr. Judith McNicholas was encouraged to enter medicine by her parents. "My father was a doctor and my mother was a teacher, they both encouraged me to pursue being a physician. I'm very happy I chose medicine as a career." As Chief of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Reliant Medical Group, Dr. McNicholas uses her skills to perform an array of surgical procedures to help her patients, including hysterectomies, myomectomies and other procedures that can be performed laparoscopically. "I believe in taking a less invasive approach to surgery in general, as long as it is safe and appropriate for the patient," she explains. Dr. McNicholas is experienced in using the da Vinci Surgical System, a type of laparoscopy which utilizes remotely controlled robotic instrumentation during the procedure. In fact, Dr. McNicholas is the most experienced robotic gynecologist in the greater Worcester area. "Robotic procedures are beneficial for patients who are at particularly high risk for surgery. There is typically less blood loss, the recovery period and post-op pain are usually less, and there are potentially fewer intra-abdominal adhesions. That's why we prefer to operate using the da Vinci Surgical System if we can." One of the aspects of her job Dr. McNicholas enjoys most is using her surgical skills to help women who are suffering from incontinence. "We can really do a lot for women who are dealing with incontinence problems," she explains. "From different surgical procedures, including InterStim, to more conservative approaches, their lives can really be transformed. I think treating women with incontinence problems is one of the most important things I do here at Reliant Medical Group." Dr. McNicholas enjoys working in a multispecialty group practice like Reliant Medical Group. "We have a very coordinated system here and that allows less repetition of testing and other benefits. I think it's a huge advantage for patients to be in a coordinated practice like this, with access to electronic medical records and other important technology. Now, the data is right at your fingertips and it's a real benefit to both doctors and patients alike." In her free time, Dr. McNicholas enjoys traveling to different areas of the world; including Europe and South Africa. She also likes gardening and scuba diving, as well as reading about history and politics."
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2  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

27  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Surgery

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

  • Facof Med Memorial Univof Newfoundland
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • McGill University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McNicholas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McNicholas' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McNicholas to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. McNicholas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I saw Dr. McNicholas for symptoms of pelvic prolapse. Took about 3 weeks to get an appointment which was really great compared to other specialists in the area. From the moment she walked in the door, I felt comfortable talking with her about my concerns. Her exam was thorough, she took her time...more
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I know she has great reviews and comes highly recommended by most but I didn't have a great experience with her. After an office visit with her I tried to follow up with questions and it took over a week to hear back!! I used mychart and called. Eventually had to speak to supervisors and finally...more
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