Welcome to the Department of Surgery

The Surgery Department at Newton-Wellesley Hospital provides residents in Greater Boston and communities throughout Massachusetts with surgical solutions for diagnosing and treating a wide range of medical conditions. Our surgeons are board-certified in their areas of expertise, and our facilities are equipped in the latest surgical technology, including minimally invasive instruments for minimizing procedure and recovery times.

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Our surgery subspecialties include:

  • General Surgery  – Includes bariatric, breast and gastrointestinal surgery services.
  • Gynecologic Surgery – Diagnosis and treatment of common gynecologic conditions are handled at our Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS).
  • Neurosurgery - High-quality neurosurgical care for nearly all forms of neurosurgical diseases, including intracranial, spinal, peripheral nerve, and sympathetic nervous system diseases.
  • Ophthalmology - Comprehensive service for all aspects of eye care including but not limited to eye surgery.
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Programs offered for implantology, orthognathic surgery, oral lesions, dental care of medically compromised patients.
  • Otolaryngology - In addition to general otolaryngology services, our subspecialists provide expertise in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and head and neck surgical oncology.
  • Plastic Surgery – Surgical treatment of physical defects of form or function involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, cranio-maxillofacial structures, hand, extremities, breast and trunk, and external genitalia. 
  • Thoracic Surgery - Staffed by Massachusetts General Hospital surgeons offering complete thoracic surgical care.
  • Urology - Complete and comprehensive care for medical and surgical disorders of the urinary tract.
  • Vascular Surgery - Offering excellence in vascular and endovascular surgery. .

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Events

10/27: Community Forum on Ebola Preparedness

Medical experts from Newton-Wellesley, the city of Newton, and Mass General will present about ebola, with a Q&A session. Mon, Oct. 27, NWH Shipley Auditorium - 7:00 to  8:30 pm
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10/28: Free Running Clinic

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Shipley Auditorium at Newton-Wellesley Hospital for a free presentation for beginner and intermediate runners. Registration required.
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News

"Top Doctors"

Boston Magazine featured Newton-Wellesley Hospital in their annual “Top Doctors” issue as a top community hospital outside of Boston.
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US News and World Report

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 16th in Massachusetts.
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