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Dr. Benjamin James, MD

General Surgery*
Map Pin Small Boston, MA
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Benjamin James, MD

Dr. Benjamin James, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 16 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Penn State University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Mount Auburn Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Dr. James works at Practice in Boston, MA with other offices in Indianapolis, IN and Chestnut Hill, MA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. James' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 632-1020
  2. 2
    Indiana University Health University Hospital
    550 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (317) 944-8330
  3. 3
    New England Deaconess Hospital Esrd
    185 Pilgrim Rd, Boston, MA 02215 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 632-1020
  4. 4
    Wegmans Food Markets Inc.
    200 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 632-1020

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  • Mount Auburn Hospital
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Connecticare
    • First Health
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • MVP Health Care
    • Tufts Health Plan
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    About Dr. Benjamin James, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 16 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1982861456
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Penn State University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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