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Dr. Akila Ninette Viswanathan M.P.H. and MD is a female Oncologist , has 13 years of experience and practices in Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology.
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Dr. Akila Viswanathan has 2 office locations.
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Brigham & Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(25)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Akila Viswanathan is Excellent. Dr. Viswanathan has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.7
  • Currently 3.7083333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.7916666666667 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.7916666666667 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.7916666666667 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.7916666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Akila Viswanathan, M.P.H., MD is board certified in Radiation Oncology.

  • She has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Iron Overload
  • Uterine Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Viswanathan graduated from University of Pittsburgh . She has 5 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Back Bay
Oncology
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Viswanathan has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Viswanathan accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Network Health - 2 plans
  • Tufts Health Plans - 1 plan
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) - 1 plan


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Where does Dr. Akila N. Viswanathan practice?
Dr. Akila Viswanathan practices Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology near Boston, MA.
See Boston Oncologists and Boston Radiologists.