Dr. Roy Phitayakorn, MD

Dr. Roy Phitayakorn, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Roy Phitayakorn, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in general surgery and endocrine surgery.

15 Parkman St # 460

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 643-7935

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Inguinal Hernia
more than 5% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

25  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

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.


  • Allegheny College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Case Western Reserve University General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Case Western Reserve University General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Harvard Medical School Gilbert Simulation Center Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Massachusetts General Hospital-Endocrine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago Masters In Health Professions Education (Mhpe)
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Recipient of the 2002 Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Humanism in Medicine Student Award, May 2002
  • Recipient of the 2002 Sheehan/Cheke Memorial Prize for Exemplifying the Patient-Physician Relationship, May 2002
  • Recipient of the 2005-2006 Association for Surgical Education and American College of Surgeons’ Surgical Education Research Fellowship (SERF), April 2006
  • Recipient of the 1998 “Dean’s Award for Leadership” for Working to Strengthen the Allegheny Community., May 1998
  • Best 2007 UIC MHPE Thesis Award, June 2008
Media & Publications
  • Thyroid Disease (Biographies of Disease), 11/8/2010
  • Hyperparathyroid Crisis, June 2008
  • Laparoscopic and Selective Open Resection for Adrenal and Extraadrenal Neuroendocrine Tumors., Jan 2008
  • An Investigation of Epidemiological Factors Associated with Large Nodular Goiter., 6/1/2006
  • Parathyroidectomy: Overview of the Anatomical Basis and Surgical Strategies for Parathyroid Operations., June 2007
  • Incidence and Location of Abnormal Ectopic Parathyroid Glands., Mar 2006
  • Difficult Problems in Thyroid Cancer Surgery., Feb 2010
  • Follow-up after Surgery for Benign Nodular Thyroid Disease: Evidence-Based Approach., July 2008
  • Jaw Tumor: An Uncommon Manifestation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism., Fall 2010
  • Incidental Thyroid Carcinoma in Patients with Graves' Disease., Mar 2008
  • What Constitutes Adequate Surgical Therapy for Benign Nodular Thyroid Disease?, 6/1/2009
  • Follicular Thyroid Adenoma and Carcinoma., In Press

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Phitayakorn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Phitayakorn to family and friends
178 total reviews (47 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (178)

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Dr. Phitayakorn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (47)

My experience with Dr. Phitayakorn and his staff was totally positive. He was kind, courteous, accessible and totally professional. The minor surgery I had went very smoothly, and so did my recovery.
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Had a Total Thyroidectomy in June 2017. No issues whatsoever. Scar is barely visible. Excellent communicator as well. Highly Recommend
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I had thyroid surgery years ago.Unfortunately my vocal cord was severely damaged! The scar was good though.
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A brilliant surgeon who is as kind and compassionate as he is technically superb. I was fortunate to have been able to have my complicated parathyroidectomy performed by him. I give him (and his fine staff) my highest recommendation.
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Dr Phitayakorn is an extremely competent surgeon with a world class “bedside manner”. He operated on my enlarged goiter thyroid with no complications. He went out of his way to ensure all my questions were answered before and after the operation. He called me several times after the operation to...more
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