Dr. Sew-Leong Kwa, MD

Critical Care MedicineFemaleAge 73

Dr. Kwa

Metrowest Cardiac Ctr

115 Lincoln St # 2 Framingham, MA 01702

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(508) 383-1525

Dr. Sew-Leong Kwa, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Framingham, MA and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Malaya, Fac Med medical school in 1971. She is affiliated with MetroWest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kwa to book an appointment.

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  • Low Wait Times
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kwa's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Still's Disease
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Kwa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kwa

4.5

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
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  • Wait times (7)
  • Appointment scheduling (6)
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Five star! Cant speak highly enough of her. Gave me all the time I needed.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
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Anne M Brown – Mar 12, 2021
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Dr. Kwa is very caring and competent.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Sew-Leong Kwa, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Framingham, MA and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1986
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1984
MetroWest Medical Center Framingham Union Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
MetroWest Medical Center Framingham Union Hospital
Internship Hospital
1971
University of Malaya, Fac Med
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Chinese

Awards

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What are Dr. Sew-Leong Kwa, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kwa frequently treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Asthma, and Wheezing. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kwa treats.

Where is Dr. Sew-Leong Kwa, MD's office located?

Dr. Kwa's office is located at 115 Lincoln St # 2, Framingham, MA 01702. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Metrowest Cardiac Ctr

Metrowest Medical Center115 Lincoln St # 2 Framingham, MA 01702
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Affiliated Hospitals

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MetroWest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital

Framingham, MA

67% Patient Experience Rating, 2% lower than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)