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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sarah Thayer is Excellent. Dr. Thayer has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Sarah Thayer, MD, PHD is board certified in Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Mucinous Adenocarcinoma
  • Pancreatectomy (Pancreas Removal)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer (Pancreatic Ductal Carcinoma)
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer (Papillary Carcinoma)

Education & Awards

Dr. Thayer graduated from University of Virginia, Charlottesville. She has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Pancreatic Cancer (Pancreatic Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2012 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2012, 2014)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
West End


Dr. Thayer has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • MIT Medical Department Health Services Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Sarah P Thayer MD and PHD is a female Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Sarah P. Thayer practice?
Dr. Sarah Thayer has 2 office locations.
Dr. Sarah Thayer practices Surgery near Boston, MA.
See Boston Surgeons.