Dr. Tara Huston, MD

Dr. Tara Huston, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Tara Huston, MD is a general surgery specialist in East Setauket, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in general surgery, plastic surgery, and more.

24 Research Way Ste 100

East Setauket, NY 11733

Contact Information

(631) 444-4666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 87% of peers
Skin Grafts
more than 84% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

7  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)

21  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Huston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Huston's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Huston's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Be careful with this doctor ..she put the wrong size implant in after a unilateral (nipple sparing) mastectomy, which cased my nipple and areola to be off centered....(WAY off centered) ..I woke up from surgery ..looked down and started crying and I’ve been crying on and off for over 3 years...more
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Dr. Huston was calm and reassuring to me when I was nervous before my procedure. She treated my kindness and took extra time to explain every step of the procedure before she began and during the excision. She skillfully made the smallest incision possible so that my scarring would be practically...more
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Words cannot describe the knowledge and compassion this woman has for her patients and just people in general. An exceptional physician is Dr. Tara Huston.
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