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About Dr. John C Wain

Dr. John C Wain, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Brighton, MA. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Wain has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

50 Ratings with 12 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John C Wain is Great. Dr. John C Wain has been rated by 50 patients. From those 50 patients 12 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John C Wain is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

St Elizabeths Medical Center

736 Cambridge St
Brighton, MA 02135
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Specialties

Dr. John C Wain has the following 2 specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
  • 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.

  • Expertise

    38 Expertise

  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Tracheostomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Bronchial Diseases
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Throat Cancer (Laryngeal Neoplasm)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Laryngostenosis
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Recurrence
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Bronchial Fistula
  • Lung Cancer
  • Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Tracheotomy
  • Lung Diseases (Pleural Diseases)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Carcinoma
  • Emphysema
  • Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma)
  • Laryngectomy (Larynx removal)
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Thymus Gland Removal (Thymectomy)
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Tracheal Diseases
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma

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Reviews

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Excellent Dr really cares and talks to you like you are human not over your head ,great personality,

Dr Wains secretary deserves a good shout out also she is also fantastic

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Five Stars

Dr Wain coordinates with my other doctors so they are all on the same page.

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My 10 year experience

In 2006 I saw Dr Wain for a second opinion. There was no doubt after my visit that I would choose Dr Wain for my surgery. He extended an understanding of my CT scan and acknowledged that the tumor was so close to the lung wall lining that surgery was my only alternative to find out whether it was malignant or benign. The surgery indicated that the tumor was a non small cell 1 millimeter . Dr. Wain was in the recovery when I awakened and explained the procedure and diagnoses as soon as I the anathesia wore off. I was in MGH for two nights and was ready to be released. My follow up appointment followed in two weeks and after that I had no trouble making appointments every six months for the nest five years. Then I was scheduled for once a year but if I had any questions in the meantime, I was always able to get an appointment. I am surprised and concerned that Dr Wain is leaving MGH. He is not only a good doctor but beacame a person who I found great comfort in his manner and his ability to bring an individulzed understanding of my condition. He will be missed.

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Loving John Wain

Dr. wain was my second opinion doctor after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. After thorough testing and biopsies, he assessed my cancer as stage 1. Dr. Wain removed my upper left lung and referred me to another specialist as it was discovered that I had an unrelated second cancer of the adrenal gland. I think the man is brilliant, highly skilled (I don't even have scars) and I enjoy his dry wit. I will forever be indebted to Dr. wain for the excellent care and second chance he has helped God give to me.

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Terrible bedside manner!

I took my grandmother to see Dr. Wain after the PET scan detected a small spot on her lung. As we were walking in the room (before we even had a chance to sit down!) He said, "did they tell you what's going on? You have lung cancer." His bedside manner was awful! It felt like you couldn't ask a question that he didn't seem irritated to answer. Nonetheless my grandmother wanted to continue to see him because he was highly recommended. He said he wanted to run more tests to see if she could withstand surgery, she had to call numerous times to get the appointment scheduled. Then he NEVER called back with results, even after her repeated calls and requests. She had to call her local lung doctor to have him request the records! The last time she called the nurse was all huffy and said he was on vacation for two weeks. 4 weeks later we now have to get an appointment with another doctor. Would NOT recommend him!

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly 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.

  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer

    America's Top Doctors for Cancer (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® For Cancer are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals as being the best in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer and its related ramifications. 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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (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.

  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John C Wain accepts the following insurance providers.

  • 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

St Elizabeths Medical Center, 736 Cambridge St, Brighton, MA

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