Dr. Tom Minas, MD

Dr. Tom Minas, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Tom Minas, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chestnut Hill, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

850 Boylston St Ste 130

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Contact Information

(617) 732-9667

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Minas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Minas "Dr. Minas is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Cartilage Repair Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Toronto and his Masters in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his fellowship in Trauma and Joint Reconstruction at the Sunnybrook Medical Centre in Toronto, Canada and a Total Joint Arthroplasty fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Minas is a member of the Knee Society, and in 2013 his team was honored with the Insall Award for his work on Long Term Outcomes assessment of ACI in the knee. He is involved in the development of tissue preserving implants and instrumentation for knees targeted at joint resurfacing. His work in patient-specific knee replacement has led to the introduction of a family of tissue preserving, customized implants based on patient-specific imaging data to restore native articulating geometry."


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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

21  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spondylitis

12  Procedures

  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • 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.


  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Ontario, Canada
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harvard School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Minas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Minas' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Minas' 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)

Stay away. got infected with both knees, surgery failed and have to have surgery again to correct what he did. I was told by several top doctors the surgery he did was antiquated.
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Dr Minas was the third doctor I had seem about my knee. He immediately put me at ease, took the time to explain all my . He listened to my concerns and then explained why he felt one course of treatment was better suited to my situation than another. He really took the time to listen to me as a...more
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While specific information about how the arthroplasty would be performed and what the post-op experience would be like was hard to glean at the pre-op stage, Dr Minas showed a confidence and professionalism that made me feel quite at ease that I was making the right decision at the right time in my...more
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