Dr. Mitchell Cahan, MD

Dr. Mitchell Cahan, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mitchell Cahan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in general surgery.

55 Lake Ave N Rm HI-758

Worcester, MA 01655

Contact Information

(508) 334-4359

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ventral Hernia
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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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.

Education

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cahan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cahan does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cahan and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Cahan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cahan to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cahan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Leominster, MA
He is an excellent surgeon and makes you feel very comfortable.
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