Welcome to Gastrointestinal Surgery

The Gastrointestinal Surgery service at Newton-Wellesley Hospital offers state-of-the-art surgical services for conditions affecting the colon, rectum, intestinal tract and perianal area. We provide innovative services and advanced treatment options and work together with our patients to develop a personalized care plan.

Our team provides surgical interventions for patients living with a wide range of intestinal diseases and illnesses such as  inflammatory bowel diseases and gastrointestinal cancers.
Conditions We Treat

Our Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse also meets with patients to discuss wound, ostomy and incontinence care.

Contact Us/Directions

Gastrointestinal Surgery
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02462

Phone: 617-219-1285 | Fax:  617-219-1289
Hours: Monday - Friday*, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
*On Wednesdays Dr. Becker sees patients at the Mass General Hospital Campus 

Getting Here
Gastrointestinal Surgery is located on the fifth floor, Suite 563, in the Green Building at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

Awards and Recognition

James M. Becker, MD, surgeon in the Gastrointestinal Surgery service, named to Boston Magazine's "Top Doctors" list in December 2013.

This year’s Boston Magazine list was taken from a survey conducted by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, who asked physicians and medical leadership from leading hospitals to identify highly skilled, exceptional doctors.

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Support Group Webinars

We offer quarterly support group webinars for our patients. Please check with our team for the latest support group webinars planned. 

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Classes - Yoga, CPR, and more

Newton-Wellesley offers a variety of wellness center and childbirth education classes throughout the year. Learn CPR, practice yoga, prepare a sibling for a new child in the family, and more.
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2015 Top Docs List

More than 30 Newton-Wellesley affiliated physicians made Boston magazine's annual list recognizing some of the area's best doctors.
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Hospital Ranked #11

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 11th in Massachusetts.
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