Dr. Peter Marcello, MD

Dr. Peter Marcello, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Peter Marcello, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 30 years. He 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

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

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Marcello'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.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • 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 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Marcello has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Marcello's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Marcello to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Marcello'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 Marcelo gave me a new lease on life. I come from a family of MDs. I had been put in touch with other well trained physicals in the corectal surgery world but Dr. Marcelo is a standout. He operated laparoscopically on my UC (J pouch procedure) and my life has been amazing since then. Very...more
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Dr. Marcello successfully repaired a fistula after two previous attempts by another surgeon. I was well prepared by Dr Marcello. Expectations were clear and right on target. Excellent bedside manner making a very uncomfortable situation tolerable.
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Took the time to explain everything. Excellent follow-up.
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