Dr. Patricia Roberts, MD

Dr. Patricia Roberts, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Patricia Roberts, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 37 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

41 Mall Rd

Burlington, MA 01805
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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more than 69% of peers
Anal Disorders
more than 60% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 44% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

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.


  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Boston Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Roberts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Chair, Department of Surgery

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What People Say About Dr. Patricia Roberts, MD
Was not helpful at all left me On a table with exposed rear While she carried on a conference With a nurse. Explained my problems to her, and she was very Arrogant, would not go back.
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Jun 01, 2018
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I had several surgeries prior to meeting with Dr Roberts, the team I was with where at thier wits end. I and an iliostomy pouch for close to a year prior to meeting Dr Roberts with the possibility of living with it growing more likely each time I visited my prior medical team. Dr Roberts took me as...Read More
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Bruce in Weare, NH – Mar 06, 2018
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I had surgery in 2015 with Dr. Roberts. She is a kind, caring and an exceptional Doctor. I require more surgery, she explains everything in depth, always so kind and patient. I have so much faith in her. Thank you so much Dr. Roberts for all the patience and care you give me. Rosemary...Read More
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Rosemary DeSalvatore in Waltham, MA – Jun 27, 2017
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After being treated locally, I sought an appointment with Dr. Roberts as a second opinion. My wife and I could not have been more satisfied with her knowledge, professionalism and caring demeanor. She gave us ample time to ask questions and explained to me in detail the treatment that she...Read More
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Mark in Concord, NH – Dec 28, 2016
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