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About Dr. Alan W Hackford

Dr. Alan W Hackford, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Brighton, MA. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Colon & Rectal Surgery. Dr. Hackford is affiliated with St Elizabeths Medical Center. Dr. Hackford has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan W Hackford is Great. Dr. Alan W Hackford has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Alan W Hackford is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Smg General Surgery At St Elizabeths Medical Center

11 Nevins St Ste 201
Brighton, MA 02135
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Specialties

Dr. Alan W Hackford has the following 1 specialty

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Rectal Pain
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Banding
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Bowel Resection
  • Diverticulitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Abdominal Pain

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Excellent Doctor

Dr. Hackford went above and beyond to try to save my continent ileostomy (I had it for 35 years). I can't thank him enough for that. I am very fortunate that my husband found him 15 years ago, as there were no doctors in the Boston area who knew about the Kock pouch never mind operate on one, as he did a revision for me back then and it was a breeze (for me) and he gave me 15 more years with the continent ileostomy. I now have a conventional ileostomy and am lucky to have that because of all my (7) surgeries. If you need a an excellent Dr. call him now - don't wait.

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Great doctor

I had an appt w/ Dr. Hackford today, and going in for such crazy stuff like pain in my bum can be really embarrassing, but he was really great - took time to explain everything to me, kinda cracked a couple jokes, just very, very nice. Couldn't have been more pleased. Also, a Doctor Strom worked with him- a much younger doctor, and he was incredibly kind, too.

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Five Stars

Dr. Hackford treated me in a very thorough, caring, informative and skilled manner. He has a sort of "casual" style that is unusual but not unprofessional. I found him very intelligent, respectful, and beyond patient with all my concerns. He did a difficult surgery for me with excellent results.

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Assisting a patient, lose of time?

Dr. Alan Hackford made a very disrespectful and unprofessional comment about the purpose of my visit that I involuntarily heard when I was waiting for him at the exam room. There are not words to describe the uncomfortable situation of putting yourself on hands of physician that without actually even looking at you already has a judgmental and poorly attitude toward his patient. This is my first time with this doctor and for sure it will be my last. He forgot to express professionalism at when he approached me with question about my case in front of practicing students, sounded like my situation was a lose of his time. I will definitive dont recommend this doctor.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2012)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Lahey Clinic

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Alan W Hackford accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Smg General Surgery At St Elizabeths Medical Center, 11 Nevins St Ste 201, Brighton, MA

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