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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. The average patient rating for Dr. Goodenough is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include diverticular disease, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and colon surgery. Dr. Goodenough is professionally affiliated with NSMC Union Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and NSMC Salem Hospital. Dr. Goodenough takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He welcomes new patients. Before completing his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Goodenough attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. His distinctions include: Boston Super Doctors; Top MD, Consumers Checkbook, 2003 to present; and Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com, 2011 to present. He offers interpreting services for his 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 25
  • Charge (avg.): $4,470
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $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 an undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and vascular surgery specialist in Beverly, MA. He attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Maloney's clinical interests encompass abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid artery disease, and carotid endarterectomy. Neighborhood Health Plan, Prudential (PruCare), and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maloney accepts. Dr. Maloney's distinctions include: Chairman, Bay Area Visiting Nurse Association; Medical Director, North Shore Vascular Laboratory; and Speaker Award, Beverly Rotary Club. He speaks Greek. He is affiliated with Beverly Hospital. He welcomes 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 specializes in undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and vascular surgery. His areas of expertise include breast surgery, dialysis access procedures, and preventive care. He takes Aetna, Medicaid, Medicare, and more. Dr. Kacoyanis attended Weill Cornell Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. Dr. Kacoyanis has received professional recognition including the following: Fellow, American College of Surgeons and Recognition Award for Being Chief of Surgery at Beverly Hospital. Dr. Kacoyanis (or staff) is conversant in Greek and French. He is affiliated with Beverly Hospital. Dr. Kacoyanis is accepting 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's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Frissora has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Frissora include colorectal surgery procedures, breast surgery, and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). He is professionally affiliated with Beverly Hospital. Dr. Frissora takes Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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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.

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