Dr. Faina Nakhlis MD Surgeon

Dr. Faina Nakhlis is a surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. She received her medical degree from Rush Medical College and has been in practice for 11 years. Dr. Nakhlis accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 61 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 36 at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 2002

Rush Medical College
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 11 years in Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

What Radiologists Need to Know about Diagnosis and Treatment of Inflammatory Breast Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach.
Yeh, E. D.,Jacene, H. A.,Bellon, J. R.,Nakhlis, F.,Birdwell, R. L.,Georgian-Smith, D.,Giess, C. S.,Hirshfield-Bartek, J.,Overmoyer, B.,Van den Abbeele, A. D.

Can methylene blue only be used in sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer?
Golshan, M., Nakhlis, F.

Tamoxifen use in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ and T1a/b N0 invasive carcinoma.
Nakhlis, F., Lazarus, L., Hou, N., Acharya, S., Khan, S. A., Staradub, V. L., Rademaker, A. W., Morrow, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • 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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