Dr. Richard Kalish, MD

Dr. Richard Kalish, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. Richard Kalish, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in internal medicine.

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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kalish "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

226  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine & Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Boston Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kalish has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Chair, Department of Primary Care

Dr. Kalish's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalish to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Kalish's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

A good doctor and a good person. He always takes the time to help when he can and he doesn't talk down patients. Always up on the latest research and studies having to do with common treatments for issues in internal medicine.
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I just started as a patient of Dr. Kalish and I'm starting him off with four stars. He listened well and was frank with me in his concerns regarding my health treatments. He was not patronizing, condescending or disinterested, as I read about in the other review, in fact just the opposite. I...more
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terrible doctor-looks at his computer instead of you-is in a hurry. I Asked to show my x-rays- he said yes, then stuck his face back in computer-and never showed or discussed my x-ray. He says you are taking too much time and to limit your questions to about 2. Because he has other patients to...more
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