Dr. Nicholas E. Tawa Jr., MD

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Dr. Nicholas E. Tawa Jr., MD

Surgical Oncology | Male

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 Get Directions
(617) 667-2084

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Dr. Tawa Jr. specializes in Surgical Oncology and practices in Boston, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Framingham, MA |
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 very impressed by the entire experience in this clinic today!
Quincy, MA |
He is a very caring and knowledge surgeon.
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • 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
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • 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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Brigham Womens Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Research Fellow in Cell Biology

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

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

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Dr. Tawa Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgical Oncology
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Tawa Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Tawa Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients