Dr. Sara Tolaney, MD

Dr. Sara Tolaney, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Sara Tolaney, MD is a hematology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

450 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 632-3000

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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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 89% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

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 California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Dana Farber Canc Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tolaney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tolaney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tolaney to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tolaney'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 (4)

I have been so impressed with Dr. Tolaney—she truly goes above and beyond in ensuring that I receive the highest level of care possible. She gives so much time to each of her patients and I truly believe that her concern for her patients goes beyond a purely professional nature—to her it is...more
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I was in a clinical trial that Dr. Tolaney recommended. I found her to be caring and attentive. For eight months my cancer remained stable. When it started to progress we discussed new options, each of which she explained in detail. . With a case load of many patients, I never felt rushed. She...more
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I have been with Dr. Tolaney for almost 5 years and she has been so good to work with. I trust her judgement, she is always available, she is very qualified and she listens to everything i tell her. She has excellent followup on my care and has referred me out to other specialists without...more
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She was far more interested in my signing up for research studies than in my future care. Cold and too busy.
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