Dr. Nicholas Tawa Jr, MD

Dr. Nicholas Tawa Jr, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Nicholas Tawa Jr, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1984 and specializes in surgical oncology, breast surgical oncology, and more.

330 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 667-2084

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Melanoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 75% of peers
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Tawa Jr'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.

8  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

118  Conditions Treated

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50  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • 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
  • Glossectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vagotomy
  • 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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Brigham Womens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Research Fellow In Cell Biology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tawa Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tawa Jr's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tawa Jr to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Tawa Jr's 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 (3)

Dr. Tawa is an excellent surgeon. Very knowledgeable and highly skilled. He's also very sincere, and cares. A pleasure to be his patient.
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I was extremely stressed today when I came to see Dr. Tawa for the first time. Dr. Tawa made me feel comfortable and confident that this is the right place to come when you need an excellent surgeon with great bedside manners.The clinic was very clean and staff was friendly and professional. I was...more
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He is a very caring and knowledge surgeon.
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