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John E. Meilahn

John E. Meilahn, MD

  • Chair, Department of Surgery, Chestnut Hill Hospital




  • General Surgery

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Patient Ratings and Comments

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4.7 out of 5 (108 Ratings, 12 Comments)


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Patient Comment August 2020
I was provided with outstanding , compassionate and perfectionist level care that would have been difficult, if not impossible, to find elsewhete. Extraordinary effort, ... resulting in an extraordinary positive patient outcome. Couldn't be more pleased or grateful.
Patient Comment August 2020
Everything went smoothly.
Patient Comment August 2020
Cannot say enough good things about Dr Melihan. clear and concise and addresses any concerns directly
Patient Comment August 2020
excellent all around
Patient Comment August 2020
Dr Meilahn & his staff are always very thorough and attentive. They take time to explain things in terms I an understand
Patient Comment June 2020
Dr. Miehlan and staff are the best around would recomend them to anyone
Patient Comment June 2020
Patient Comment June 2020
Extraordinarily attentive care. *Dr. M. brought 2 other physicians in to talk to me as well. He escorted me personally to the hospital floor for admission.
Patient Comment May 2020
They were there when needed and helped me very much.
Patient Comment March 2020
Nutritionist and physician excellent is listening & providing information and care.
Patient Comment March 2020
Ism so pleased I followed up with Dr. Meilahn. Wonderful and highly experienced.
Patient Comment February 2020
All around great experience. I felt well informed to make the best decision on what treatment path I wanted.