AboutDr. Thomas Read, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Burlington, MA. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Read is affiliated with Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Western Pennsylvania Hospital-Forbes Regional Camp and Allegheny General Hospital. He speaks English.
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.
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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)
- Abdominal Pain
- Bowel Resection
- Colon Cancer
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain
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
28 Years Experience
University Of California Davis School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1988
Ucsf Medical Center
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