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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
21 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(6)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Yolonda Colson is Excellent. Dr. Colson has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Yolonda Colson, MD, PHD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • She has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Skin Transplantation (Dermatoplasty)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Transplant Immunology

Education & Awards

Dr. Colson graduated from Mayo Medical School, Rochester. She has 2 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Colson has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Faulkner Hospital 
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Yolonda L Colson MD and PHD is a female Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Yolonda L. Colson practice?
Dr. Yolonda Colson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Yolonda Colson practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Jamaica Plain, MA.
See Boston Surgeons and Boston Cardiothoracic Surgeons.