Dr. Atul Gawande MD Surgeon

Dr. Atul Gawande is a surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Gawande accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 62 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 37 at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Endocrine

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–2003

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine
2011

Publications & Presentations

Pitfalls in Communication That Lead to Nonbeneficial Emergency Surgery in Elderly Patients With Serious Illness: Description of the Problem and Elements of a Solution.
Cooper, Z.,Courtwright, A.,Karlage, A.,Gawande, A.,Block, S.

Conversations about Treatment Preferences before High-Risk Surgery: A Pilot Study in the Preoperative Testing Center.
Cooper, Z.,Corso, K.,Bernacki, R.,Bader, A.,Gawande, A.,Block, S.

Almost efficient estimation of relative risk regression.
Fitzmaurice, G. M.,Lipsitz, S. R.,Arriaga, A.,Sinha, D.,Greenberg, C.,Gawande, A. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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