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Plastic Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
41 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Upton, Plastic Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Upton has been reviewed by 37 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Upton, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Apert Syndrome (Acrocephalosyndactylia)
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Finger Injuries
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tissue Expansion
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Webbed hands or feet (Syndactyly)

Education & Awards

Dr. Upton graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 11 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Arteriovenous Malformations
Congenital Hand Deformities
Finger Injuries
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Boston
Plastic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Plastic Surgeon
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Boston™ (2009)
American Association of Plastic Surgery *
Washington University *


Dr. Upton has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Faulkner Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Upton MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 41 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Joseph Upton practice?
Dr. Joseph Upton has 1 office location.
Dr. Joseph Upton practices Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Chestnut Hill, MA.
See Chestnut Hill Plastic Surgeons and Chestnut Hill Surgeons.