Dr. Timothy Tierney, MD
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Dr. Timothy Tierney, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

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Dr. Timothy Tierney, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Melrose, MA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Tierney is affiliated with Melrose - Wakefield Hospital.

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    Dr. Tierney's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tierney to family and friends
    2.6
    based on 16 total surveys (4 with reviews)
    Dr. Tierney's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Reviews (4)
    in Haverhill, MA |
    I got a call back from a new np in the office. I asked some questions about a medication that was going to be increased. The np said she can't explaine it to me right now because someone was making me laugh. I was shocked and appauled at that answer. I called Dr. Tierney about what happened. His response to me was that if he had to believe me or the np, he'd believe her. Again shocked. Tierney was basically calling me a liar and my husband as he was there when I spoke to her.
    in Medford, MA |
    Dr Tierney - great doctor, always accessible. Either he or Phys assistant make themselves available for emergencies. I was tired of my previous physician's wait time and lack of availability. The staff is great.
    in Winchester, MA |
    Not a hands-on Dr. He Reminds me More of a Lazy Traffic Cop in the sense of directing your problems elsewhere away from his responsibility and into the abyss as long as He accepts your insurance before your sent into the lost cause lane. That, and Pharmaceuticals don't cure everything.-I ended up with a Super Bug due to an over prescribed Antibiotic instead of actually Finding out as why I was getting sick. -Avoid this Guy like the Plague.
    in Stoneham ma |
    Very rude does t give u the time of day. Never calls you back had the lady that weighs u call back. Accepts new patients but won't meet fir a consult. Have to pay 250 out of pocket if u have already had a physical with prior dr. Nurse practioner ok but would nice to see a dr don't go here. Everyone I know has left them office staff efficient
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    Dr. Tierney's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Family Medicine
    •  Board certified in Family Practice
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Sanctions

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    Board Certifications

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    • Family Practice

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      Dewitt Army Hospital
    • Residency Hospital
      Dewitt Army Hospital

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

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