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Patient Reviews

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Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Mathisen is Excellent. Dr. Mathisen has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
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Promptness 4.3
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Courteous Staff 4.2
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.9
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Douglas Mathisen, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 40 areas:
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Bronchial Diseases
  • Bronchial Fistula
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Carcinoma
  • Clinical Research
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Perforation
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Fistula
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Laryngectomy (Larynx removal)
  • Laryngostenosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Bronchial Neoplasm)
  • Lung Cancer (Bronchogenic Carcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Diseases (Pleural Diseases)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Mathisen graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 22 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
Bronchial Diseases
Bronchoscopy
Esophagectomy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Lung Cancer (Bronchial Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Bronchogenic Carcinoma)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Pneumonectomy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Thymus Cancer (Thymus Neoplasm)
Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)
Trachea Cancer (Tracheal Neoplasm)
Tracheal Diseases
Tracheostomy
Tracheotomy
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Mathisen has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital 
  • Cape Cod Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Douglas James Mathisen MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Douglas J. Mathisen practice?
Dr. Douglas Mathisen has 4 office locations.
Dr. Douglas Mathisen practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Brighton, MA and Dover, NH.
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