Dr. Thomas Canto, MD

Dr. Thomas Canto, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. Thomas Canto, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palmer, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

40 Wright St

Palmer, MA 01069

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • 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
  • 2 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Canto's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Canto treats Ulcer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Canto treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Canto performs Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Canto performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Debridement
  • Knee Debridement
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Canto performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Canto performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Canto's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Canto, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palmer, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    Berkshire Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1988
    Boston University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School
    1987

Languages

  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Canto's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Canto

3.4

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
40%
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Dr. Canto is a brilliant doctor and surgeon. He explains things thoroughly, and truly seems to care about you as an individual. He has a great sense of humor and a calm demeanor, which helps to make you feel totally at ease. He is everything a doctor should be!
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He is arrogant, impatient and crass. Seems ill-informed and more concerned with getting money for a visit, but quick to dismiss you to someone else.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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