Dr. Joseph Francis Polak M.P.H. and MD is a male Internist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology, and Cardiovascular Disease.
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Dr. Joseph Polak has 2 office locations.
Downtown Boston
Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St
Boston, MA 02111

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Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Polak, M.P.H., MD is board certified in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, and Nuclear Radiology.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Arterial Occlusive Diseases
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • False Aneurysm
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Ischemia
  • Muscle Pain (Intermittent Claudication)
  • Pathologic Constriction
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Stroke
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Polak graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine, Montreal. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
Carotid Stenosis
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Deep Vein Thrombosis--DVT (Pulmonary Embolism)
Honorary member of the French Canadian Radiological Society
Young Investigator Award, International College of Angiology
Honorary member of the Radiological Society of Chile
Figley Fellow in Radiology Journalism
2001-2006, Selected by peers, Best Doctors

Affiliations

Dr. Polak has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Tufts Medical Center 
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) - 1 plan
  • Boston Medical Center Health Net Plan - 2 plans
  • Network Health - 2 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan

Languages

  • French
  • Portuguese


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Where does Dr. Joseph F. Polak practice?
Dr. Joseph Polak practices Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology, and Cardiovascular Disease near Boston, MA.
See Boston Nuclear Medicine Physicians, Boston Radiologists, and Boston Cardiologists.