Dr. Kristen Newsom, MD

Dr. Kristen Newsom, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 33
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Dr. Kristen Newsom, MD is a family medicine specialist in Holden, MA and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 2011 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

64 Boyden Rd

Holden, MA 01520

Contact Information

(508) 829-6765

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Newsom's Experience

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Dr. Newsom's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Newsom's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Newsom "Dr. Kristen Newsom comes from a long line of people dedicated to practicing medicine. "My father and grandfather had a family medicine practice together, so growing up, medicine was a huge part of my life," she explains. "I got to see what it means to be somebody's primary care physician and that was very important when it came time for me to decide on a career." Dr. Newsom was actually an art major when she was in college and after medical school thought about going into reconstructive surgery since she had a strong background in sculpture. "I thought I would use my skills to help people dealing with physical ailments. However, after working with some family medicine doctors in New Orleans, I learned that seeing all different kinds of patients would help me reach a larger number of people in a meaningful way." Asked why she enjoys family medicine so much Dr. Newsom explains, "I really like the idea of taking care of an entire family. I think as a doctor you understand things a little better when you take care of not only the kids but the mother and maybe the grandparents as well. It helps you understand the family structure and really get to know them more as people and as patients." In her practice Dr. Newsom enjoys helping patients with behavioral health issues. "Many patients suffer from anxiety and depression disorders, which can often impact other areas of their health. That's why these types of problems are always important to address. I think it's great that patients can meet with behavioral therapists right in our clinics when they have a problem. You can't fix everything with just medication, so this kind of care is what's really best for our patients." In her free time Dr. Newsom enjoys working on home improvement projects as well as doing art and sculpture. "I really like working with my hands and building things as well as repurposing old furniture to make it into something new. I guess I love to use my creativity any way that I can.""
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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Newsom does not have any board certifications listed.

82  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Immunization
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Newsom has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Newsom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newsom's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newsom to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
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Dr. Newsom's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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