Dr. Samuel Zylstra, MD

Dr. Samuel Zylstra, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Samuel Zylstra, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Northbridge, MA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Antwerp, Belgium in 1981 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

200 Commerce Dr

Northbridge, MA 01534

Contact Information

(508) 234-6260

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
very high
more than 96% of peers
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

29  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • University Of Antwerp, Belgium
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Buffalo General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • SUNY Ab Consortium
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Am Cancer Soc Roswell Park
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • SUNY Ab Consortium
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zylstra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zylstra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zylstra to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zylstra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had a severe case of OAB that was resistent to all medications. I've suffered from Crohn's Disease for 22 years and was not happy about spending any additional time in the bathroom. After discussing my options we went with an InterStim Neurostimulator. It changed my life, not only correcting my...more
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Dr. Zylstra delivered my son and his wife Is my OBGYN and has been since 2011, she also saw me during my pregnancy and they are truly the best. The delivery was great and he let me take my time and didn't rush my delivery, very good doctor and very friendly both him and his wife. I'm on my third...more
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To sum it up in one word, he's the BEST.
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Top-notch surgeon - I had a bladder prolapse. His bedside manner is one of explaining the options (in detail if you'd like) including the pros and cons of each. Straightforward with a laid-back style (in other words, calm, proficient and relaxed (isn't that what we want in a surgeon? I do!) No...more
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I worked with Dr Zylstra for 3 years when I lived in the area (have since moved). He saw me for problems with very heavy periods and fibroids as well as urinary incontinence. He explained things very well and explained tests as he was doing them and made sure I was comfortable. He He answered my...more
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