Dr. Richard M. Basile, MD

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Dr. Richard M. Basile, MD

General Surgery | Male

Basile Vein Specialists 369 South St, Pittsfield, MA 01201 Get Directions
(413) 347-4767

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4.8 based on 33 responses
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Experience with Dr. Basile
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (33)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (33)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (33)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (31)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (33)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Richard M. Basile, MD says

Dr. Basile and Basile Vein Specialists are extremely grateful to our patients for their universally positive reviews. The quality of our care and our patient satisfaction remain of paramount importance to us.

in Pittsfield, MA |
Dr. Basile is a patient, kind man with a great bedside manner! He explains everything about your condition and answers questions you may have. Dr. Basile is not in a rush to finish with you and get on to the next patient. I would recommend him to friends and family.
in Lenox, MA |
Dr. Basile listened to my problems and then exsamined me thoroughly. I felt he had a sincere interest in doing the best for my problem . He reassured me that he was going to help me and I left the office feeling optimistic and happy. His nurse was gentle as she realized how nervous I was just being there. It was a very good visit and I will spread the word when indicated. was
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Phlebology
  • Wound Care

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Phlebology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Basile says..

30 years of a busy general and vascular surgery practice has given great insight into the  more modern diagnosis of vein diseases and up-to-date treatment.  The revolutionary advances in technology now allow us to diagnose and treat venous disease more accurately and with multiple MINIMALLY invasive methods that provide better outcomes, and much less pain and downtime than ever before. Almost all procedures are performed in the office setting with local anesthesia, and without need for hospitalization.

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  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Spider Veins
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Ulcer

Procedures Performed

Dr. Basile says..

Dr. Basile has performed over 2000 vein procedures, with over 1000 minimally-invasive office-based procedures performed in the last 7 years.

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  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Extremity Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Berkshire Medical Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Berkshire Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Undergraduate School
    Tufts University

    Graduated in 1973

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Medical Director of #1 ranked Wound Care Ctr. within Diversified Clinical Services,Northeast US Region, 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Basile'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
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Phlebology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Basile's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Basile

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
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Dr. Basile's Care Philosophy

Every patient and medical problem is unique and deserves a thorough, knowledgeable and experienced evaluation. The preferred treatment plan must be based upon the medical condition, options available for treatment, and the patient's wishes.

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Dr. Basile says...

30 years of a busy general and vascular surgery practice has given great insight into the  more modern diagnosis of vein diseases and up-to-date treatment.  The revolutionary advances in technology now allow us to diagnose and treat venous disease more accurately and with multiple MINIMALLY invasive methods that provide better outcomes, and much less pain and downtime than ever before. Almost all procedures are performed in the office setting with local anesthesia, and without need for hospitalization.

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Dr. Basile says...

Dr. Basile has performed over 2000 vein procedures, with over 1000 minimally-invasive office-based procedures performed in the last 7 years.

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Dr. Basile says...

Dr. Basile and Basile Vein Specialists are extremely grateful to our patients for their universally positive reviews. The quality of our care and our patient satisfaction remain of paramount importance to us.