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Dr. Nicholas Tawa, MD

Surgical Oncology*
4.5 (24)
Map Pin Small Boston, MA
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Nicholas Tawa, MD

Dr. Nicholas Tawa, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in Surgical Oncology, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School and is affiliated with South Shore Hospital, Lowell General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Plymouth, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Charlton Memorial Hospital. Dr. Tawa, completed a residency at Brigham Womens Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Tawa an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Tawa works at Practice in Boston, MA. 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. Tawa's Office Locations

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    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 667-2084

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  • South Shore Hospital
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Plymouth
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Charlton Memorial Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Surgical Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1205883451
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Research Fellow In Cell Biology
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    Residency
    • Brigham Womens Hospital
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    Medical Education
    • HARVARD Medical School
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    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Tawa speaks Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

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