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About Dr. Gregory Gallivan
Dr. Gregory Gallivan, MD, FACS, FCCP is a Doctor primarily located in Palmer, MA, with another office in Springfield, MA. His specialties include Vascular Surgery, Diagnostic Radiology, General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Gallivan is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center Springfield, Baystate Medical Center and Baystate Noble Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Gregory Gallivan has the following 4 specialties
- Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.
- Diagnostic Radiology
Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.
- 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.
- Thoracic Surgery
If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.
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Dr. Gallivan is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Mercy Medical Center Springfield
Baystate Medical Center
Baystate Noble Hospital
Cooley Dickinson Hospital
Baystate Wing Hospital
Holyoke Medical Center
Healthsouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital
Holyoke Hospital Out Patient
Holyoke Hospital, Holyoke, Ma
U Mass Memorial Med Ctr - Memorial Campus
HealthSouth Braintree Hospital
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
Health Alliance Hospitals Inc
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Massachusetts
Soldiers' Home in Holyoke
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
- Tufts University School Of Medicine
Dallas Co Hp Parkland Memorial
Dr. Gregory Gallivan accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
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