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Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
25 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (16)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dean Donahue is Excellent. Dr. Donahue has been reviewed by 45 patients who have provided 16 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Dean Donahue, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)

Education & Awards

Dr. Donahue graduated from Brown University, Providence. He has 6 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Boston
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Boston, MA
Thoracic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Donahue has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital 
  • Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Dean Michael Donahue MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Dean M. Donahue practice?
Dr. Dean Donahue has 2 office locations.
Dr. Dean Donahue practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Salem, MA.
See Boston Cardiothoracic Surgeons.