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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kay Kane is Good. Dr. Kane has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kay Kane, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Kane graduated from Harvard University , Boston. She has 3 awards.

Boston Magazine Top Doctors 2011 , December 2011
Boston Magazine Top Doctors 2011
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)


Dr. Kane has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center 
  • Mt Auburn Hospital 


  • Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin

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Additional Information
Dr. Kay Shou-Mei Kane MD is a female Dermatologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Kay S. Kane practice?
Dr. Kay Kane has 3 office locations.
Dr. Kay Kane practices Dermatology near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Chestnut Hill, MA and Cambridge, MA.
See Boston Dermatologists.