Dr. Patricia Masse, MD


General Surgery | Female

Patricia A Masse, MD 10115 Forest Hill Blvd Ste 104 Wellington, FL 33414 Get Directions
Dr. Patricia Masse, MD

Dr. Patricia Masse, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Wellington, FL. She is 51 years old. Dr. Masse is affiliated with Wellington Regional Medical Center.

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I want my patient's to feel comfortable. Taking care of one patient at a time, answering questions and concerns and accommodating to my patient's needs..

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      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (15)
    Ft Lauderdale, FL |
    La doctora Masse me ha operado de la apendice y otra vez de una hernia en el ombligo. Ella te explica todo bien claro. Y es super profesional. Da mucha confianza
    in West Palm Beach, FL |
    She's an excellent surgeon and communicate well very professional takes your job to heart and you can tell that she loves what she's doing to help people to make you feel better. She's treats her patients like family .
    Ft Lauderdale, FL |
    Amazing surgeon and person....she saved my life in many ways, Iooking back at the last 6 months of surgery,chemotherapy and radiation. I could not have done it without her. Dr Masse held my hand through the fire as she calls it... and she told me that I would be ok... I am in remission from my breast cancer...I can't thank her enough for her amazing warmth and comfort through this entire night mare. Thankyou Dr. Masse
    West Palm Beach, FL |
    I was referred by my primary doctor upon arriving I presented my insurance card, DL and was eventually seen by the doctor after about an hour. I was later told that week they stopped taking my insurance and I was responsible for the visit. Because I needed surgery I had to see another Dr. and Masse's report could not be used so I was stuck paying for an 2 office visits.
    Lake Worth, FL |
    went in for a simple procedure...left hospital 4 days later...no procedure...didn't see Dr. Masse for the last 2 days and when questioned by a nurse, she told the nurse to send me home. Not a positive experience
    in West Palm Beach, FL |
    Masse in conjunction with another surgeon operated on my husband in 2013 for colon cancer that had spread to the liver. We were in shock that he had this cancer and that it had spread. We watched as they wheeled him to his room and we were sobbing. Dr masse came down the corridor talking on her phone and completely ignored us, kept talking while waiting for her elevator. And every time I passed her on my way to visit him, she did not acknowledge me or offer comfort. She is s pompous jerk....cold
    I found and contacted Dr Masse to fix my hernia. I chose her due to the excellent reviews she received from this site. I'm very glad to have found her. I admire her professionalism and the fact that she is very personable and has a great sense of humor. I would definitely recommend her to anyone in need of surgery. I can't believe that there are any bad reviews written about her, if there are, they are probably written by ill tempered folks who just love to complain. Don't you believe it
    in West Palm Beach, FL |
    When I was diagnosed with Male breast cancer in 2012. She calmed my nerves, and took such great care of me. Her wait time I thought in the beginning was long, but after I realized what kind of doctor she was I gladly wait! Without a doubt she is a kind hearted surgeon. If you're looking for the best general surgeon Look no farther! She is very informative, and what other doctor gives you her personal cell phone if you need her she's only a phone call away. Thx for saving my life!
    West Palm Beach, FL |
    I was referred to Dr.Masse by friends and between that and good reviews decided to use her to perform an umbilical hernia repair. I've had complications with the mesh used and have not gotten a clear answer as to which mesh was actually used. After my follow up visit where I waited two hours with an appointment she stated she would call me back, I have yet to receive that call back. If your looking for a trustworthy Doctor, look else where. It's clear with this type of care, your only $$$
    in Lake Worth, FL |
    This angel saved my life. Took the time to explain what happened and what was to come. Doctors like her are few and far in between. You will not be disappointed.
    in West Palm Beach, FL |
    Dr. Masse is the most caring, compassionate Dr. I have ever been to. She treats you with respect, is very knowledgeable in her field, and puts you at ease with her wonderful humor. I can't imagine going to anyone else for my surgery needs. She is truly a Godsend and more doctors should be just like her. Thank you Dr. Masse for all that you do to help every patient you come across. You are truly an Angel! And you are also highly respected by other doctors, and that speaks volumes!
    in West Palm Beach |
    Dr Patricia A. MASSEE saved my life. She is my hero and she is so cute.
    in Royal Palm Beach, FL |
    She was Awesome. I truly appreciate her humor and her attention.
    in Lake Worth, FL |
    Because of Dr. Masse I am here today. DR. MASSE SAVED MY LIFE!. I was close to death by the time she operated on me due to some bad mesh that was put in my stomach 5 yrs ago. My husband and I think she is the best surgeon that we have ever come across. She's pulls no punches. She tells you what she thinks. We have the utmost respect for her and would HIGHLY RECOMMEND her to anyone. Because of what she did for me she will always be considered a member of our family. Neale & Sharon Coates
    in Lake Worth, FL |
    almost one year to the date (1/26/2015) Dr. Masse saved my life! I was rushed into the E.R. at Wellington Regional Hospital, and after approximately six hours of surgery I was still alive after suffering from a lower bowel obstruction that was on the verge of killing me. Had she not been there, chances are I would have died. Since that fateful day, Dr. Masse has performed one additional major surgery (that I'd prefer not disclosing it's nature), and one more, not too terrible.
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    Dr. Masse's Care Philosophy

    I want my patient's to feel comfortable. Taking care of one patient at a time, answering questions and concerns and accommodating to my patient's needs..

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

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  Board actions found

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Florida.

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      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 1
      Board Action

      Dr. Masse has 1 board action

      What are board actions
      • Failure to keep adequate medical records (1/2/2013)
      • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
      • Summary: Dr. Patricia A. Masse; License # ME90713; Case # 2010-13796; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician previously on 10-20-2011 entered into a Counter Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine. ACTION TAKEN-Obligations Satisfied
      • State: Florida

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia


    • Residency Hospital
      La State University School Of Med

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cyst Incision and Drainage
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Diet Counseling
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Exploratory Surgery
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • 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
    • Laparoscopy
    • Laparotomy
    • Lumpectomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Muscle Biopsy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Partial Mastectomy
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Post-Operative Care
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • 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)
    • Repair of Perineal Laceration
    • Sigmoid Colectomy
    • Skin Grafts
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stereotaxis
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Wound Repair