Dr. Andrew G Kowal MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Andrew Kowal is an anesthesiologist in Burlington, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Kowal accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 36 doctors at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington who specialize in Anesthesiology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Polish and Ukrainian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: Addiction Medicine, Pain Medicine

Clinical Interests: Chronic Low Back Pain, Pain, Back Pain, Pain Management, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, Critical Care

Other Languages Spoken

  • Polish
  • Ukrainian

Education & Medical Training

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1993–1996

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Pain Medicine, 1996–1997

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1992–1993

Albany Medical College
Class of 1992

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Chief Residency, Anesthesiology, 1995–1996


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990


Other Training, Biology, 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Pain Medicine

inactive
Active through 2012

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

MA State Medical License
Active through 2016

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Top National Physicians List, Pain Medicine, US News & World Report
2011

“Boston’s Top Doctors” list, Pain Medicine, Consumers’ Checkbook
2011

“Boston’s Top Doctors” list, Pain Medicine, Consumers’ Checkbook
2007

Boston Magazine Top Doctors- Pain Medicine, Castle Connolly
2010

Boston Magazine Top Doctors- Pain Medicine, Castle Connolly
2011

Boston Magazine Top Doctors- Pain Medicine, Castle Connolly
2012

Boston Magazine Top Doctors- Pain Medicine, Castle Connolly
2013

Named in Boston Magazine’s list of top doctors in Boston, Boston Magazine
2010

Named in Boston Magazine’s list of top doctors in Boston, Boston Magazine
2011

Named in Boston Magazine’s list of top doctors in Boston, Boston Magazine
2012

Named in Boston Magazine’s list of top doctors in Boston, Boston Magazine
2013

“Top Doctor”, Castle Connolly Medical
2008

“Top Doctor”, Castle Connolly Medical
2011

“Top Doctor”, Castle Connolly Medical
2012

“Top Doctor”, Castle Connolly Medical
2013

Robert D. Dripps, M.D. Memorial Award Winner, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
1996

Dean's Award for Outstanding Research, Albany Medical College
1991

Recipient U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship, Albany Medical College
1987

Rensselaer Scholar Award, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1985

Rensselaer Scholar Award, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1986

Dean's Letter for Academic Excellence in fourth year, Albany Medical College

Publications & Presentations

“The Management of Pain and Addiction in Primary Care”
2011 5 1

“Neuropathic Pain”
2011 5 1

“To Opiate or Not to Opiate”
2011 4 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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