Dr. Thomas Holovacs, MD

Dr. Thomas Holovacs, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Thomas Holovacs, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

55 Fruit St # Yaw

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 724-7300

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
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Holovacs performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Holovacs's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger

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21  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection

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.

Education

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Gen Hospital Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Zurich
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holovacs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holovacs' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Holovacs to family and friends
33 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Holovacs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Holovacs repaired my rotator cuff. After one year post opp I was like new. It's been three years since my operation and I remain whole. I'm self imposed careful in the gym and remain fully recovered. Thank you, Dr. Holovacs. Also - his staff is the best on the planet.
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Great experience with Dr. Holovacs! I had surgery for a cartilage tear in my shoulder. I am a water polo player and was back to playing water polo after a year or so of recovery, which I thought would never happen. His office was also great, They caught a blood clot when all I did was complain...more
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I am in worse pain than before my surgery, but was dismissed by both Dr. and Pa and told there was nothing they could do for me. Post op attention is none, even after I informed them I had an infection and was put on antibiotics by my PCP.
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I recently had shoulder surgery and was very pleased with Dr. Holovacs. He informed my son of what was going on when I was done with surgery and I was told I needed another procedure for a different problem. I feel I am in competent hands with him which eases my mind, feeling he will be the best...more
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He did an exceptional job repairing my rotator cuff.
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