Dennis G. Begos, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S.
General and Colorectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
to Dr. Begos
who was selected again as one of of Boston’s top doctors by Boston Magazine in 2015
CSA Vein Center
receives accreditation by the IAC:
CSA is the first vein practice in Northeast Massachusetts to be fully accredited as a Certified Vein Center by the IAC (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission).
Dr. Begos is involved on a daily basis in the teaching of medical students
from the Tufts University School of Medicine and surgical residents from
Tufts Medical Center, as well as Family Medicine residents. He has
won numerous teaching awards.
In addition to this, he has been involved in teaching other surgeons new techniques for laparoscopic colectomy, PPH hemorrhoidectomy, and laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. He has been a preceptor to other surgeons for these techniques throughout the northeast.
He has spoken at national and local meetings, and given many educational talks at local hospitals.
Dr. Begos has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals on topics in general and colorectal surgery.
Medical Society Membership
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Massachusetts Medical Society
Middlesex District Medical Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Yale Surgical Society
American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
New England Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery
United Ostomy Association Specialty Board
Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Dr. Begos was born and raised in New York. He graduated from New York Medical
College and also spent 2 years studying in Dublin at the Royal College of
Surgeons in Ireland.
He did his general surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital where he spent one year doing research in laparoscopy and intestinal wound healing. He was honored by being named Administrative Chief Resident his final year there.
After Yale he spent a year doing a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Begos is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and in colon and rectal surgery by the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Dr. Begos’s practice covers the full spectrum of colon and rectal surgery
and general gastrointestinal surgery. He also has an interest in hernia
repair, both inguinal and ventral/incisional hernias, and minimally invasive
(laparoscopic) surgery for hernia repair.
He has a particular interest in surgery for colon and rectal cancer, especially in sphincter preservation for rectal cancer (surgery without the need for a permanent colostomy). He also has a strong interest and considerable experience in laparoscopic colon resections for cancer and for benign disease such as diverticulitis and colon polyps. He has published numerous papers on this topic, has spoken at national meetings, and has taught and supervised other surgeons in laparoscopic colon surgery.
Dr. Begos also has considerable experience in surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. He has performed numerous laparoscopic bowel resections for patients with Crohn’s disease, and has performed many restorative proctocolectomies (J-pouches) for ulcerative colitis.
Other interests include new, less painful techniques for hemorrhoid surgery such as PPH hemorrhoidectomy, office treatment of hemorrhoids, surgery for fecal incontinence, surgery for gall bladder disease (laparoscopic cholecystectomy), and surgery for benign and malignant gastric diseases.