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Dr. Michelle Specht, MD

General Surgery*
4.1 (25)
Map Pin Small Boston, MA
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Michelle Specht, MD

Dr. Michelle Specht, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham And Women's Hospital and Newton - Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Specht, completed a residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Specht an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Specht works at Practice in Boston, MA with other offices in Newton Lower Falls, MA and Waltham, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Cancer and Breast Lump along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Specht's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 726-0340
  2. 2
    Auerbach Breast Center At Newton-wellesley Hospital
    2014 Washington St Fl 1, Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 243-5540
  3. 3
    Office
    55 Fruit St Ste 7B, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 726-4241
  4. 4
    Mass General Waltham Pharmacy
    52 Second Ave, Waltham, MA 02451 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (781) 487-6100

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brigham And Women's Hospital
  • Newton - Wellesley Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



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Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Reconstruction
Excision of Breast Tumor
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Lobular Carcinoma
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hyperparathyroidism
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Lipomas
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Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Secondary Malignancies
Thyroid Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vulvar Cancer
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Breast Augmentation
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Port Placements or Replacements
Puncture Aspiration
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Thoracentesis
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    4.1
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    About Dr. Michelle Specht, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1992778187
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Michelle Specht, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Specht is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Specht has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Specht has seen patients for Breast Cancer and Breast Lump, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Specht on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    25 patients have reviewed Dr. Specht. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Specht.

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