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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
81 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA
 

Dr. Richard Goodenough's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. He practices in Danvers, MA and Salem, MA. Clinical interests for Dr. Goodenough include diverticular disease, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and colon surgery. Dr. Goodenough honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Before performing his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Goodenough attended the University of Michigan Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boston Super Doctors; The Physician of Excellence, NSMC; and Top MD, Consumers Checkbook, 2003 to present(2003). Dr. Goodenough offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Beverly Hospital (Beverly, MA), Union Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Diverticular Disease, Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Carotid Endarterectomy, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,470
  • Medicare Cost: $1,089
Dr. Randolph David Maloney, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
75 Herrick Street; Suite 201
Beverly, MA
 

Dr. Randolph Maloney is a medical specialist in undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and vascular surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Greek. Clinical interests for Dr. Maloney include abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. Dr. Maloney is affiliated with Beverly Hospital (Beverly, MA). Dr. Maloney attended medical school at New York Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is an in-network provider for Neighborhood Health Plan, Prudential (PruCare), and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Maloney has received the following distinctions: Chairman, Bay Area Visiting Nurse Association.; Medical Director, North Shore Vascular Laboratory.; and Speaker Award, Beverly Rotary Club.. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Surgical Repair, Carotid Artery Disease, Carotid Endarterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. George P Kacoyanis, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
75 Herrick Street; Suite 201
Beverly, MA
 

Dr. George Kacoyanis is an undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and vascular surgery specialist in Beverly, MA. In addition to English, Dr. Kacoyanis (or staff) speaks Greek and French. His areas of expertise include the following: breast surgery, preventive care, and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. He is affiliated with Beverly Hospital. Before performing his residency at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Dr. Kacoyanis attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school. He accepts Aetna, Medicaid, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kacoyanis include: Fellow, American College of Surgeons. and Recognition Award for Being Chief of Surgery at Beverly Hospital.. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Breast Surgery, Wounds, Hernia Surgery, Preventive Care, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Carotid ... (Read more)

Dr. Henry A Frissora, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
83 Herrick Street; Suite 3001
Beverly, MA
 

Dr. Henry Frissora is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He works in Beverly, MA and Danvers, MA. He attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Frissora completed a residency program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. These areas are among Dr. Frissora's clinical interests: colorectal surgery procedures, breast surgery, and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Patients rated Dr. Frissora highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frissora honors. He is affiliated with Beverly Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

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What is Carotid Endarterectomy?

Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure done to remove plaque blockage from a carotid artery. The two carotid arteries lie on either side of the neck and provide blood to the brain. In patients with carotid artery disease, these important blood vessels become clogged with a waxy, fatty substance called plaque. Blood cannot flow easily, and small clots can become trapped in the narrowed artery, causing a stroke. In an endarterectomy, the artery is opened and the blockage is pulled or scraped away.

There are less invasive treatments for carotid artery disease, such as angioplasty, but endarterectomy is a reliable, safe procedure that has been used for more than fifty years. During the procedure, the surgeon identifies the blockage and opens the artery with a small incision. The artery may be clamped briefly or re-routed to prevent excessive bleeding. Once inside the artery, the thick buildup can often be removed all in one piece. The surgeon may also form a graft using a piece of blood vessel from elsewhere in the patient’s body, and use the graft to repair the artery where the blockage was removed. The artery is stitched closed, and the surgery is done. Blood can now flow freely to the brain.