Dr. Nahel Elias, MD

Dr. Nahel Elias, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Nahel Elias, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1994 and specializes in general surgery.

55 Fruit St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

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
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Kidney Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 75% 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
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • 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
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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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

  • Damascus Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • North Oakland Med Ctr Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • MA Genl Hosp Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elias has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Elias' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elias to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Elias' Performance

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

No personality. Leverages his position to make patient feel inferior.
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Dr. Elias is extremely caring and in the post transplant clinic he never gives the appearance of being rushed. He is extremely personable. All of that of course on top of being an excellent surgeon. You cannot choose your transplant surgeon because it depends on who is on when a liver compatible...more
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