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Dr. Thomas Read Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Thomas Read has the following 2 specialties

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Colorectal surgeons are doctors who perform surgery in order to correct problems with the anus, rectum or colon. These physicians perform colonoscopies, and other diagnostic procedures, in order to identify any issues that require surgical intervention. They then determine what type of surgical procedure would be best. The specialists also care for these patients post-operation to ensure proper healing and recovery.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

Board Certifications

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • America's Top Doctors®

    (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)

  • America's Top Doctors® for Cancer

    (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    (2014, 2015, 2016)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anesthesia
  • Banding
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Read is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

    41 Mall Rd
    Burlington, MA 01805

  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital-Forbes Regional Camp
  • Allegheny General Hospital

    320 E North Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212

  • Lahey Clinic Hospital,Inc
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
  • West Penn Allegheny Health System
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital

    4800 Friendship Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Ucsf Medical Center

    Residency

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