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. Kristin Smith was born in upstate New York. She
graduated from Colgate University and obtained a medical degree from Hahnemann
University in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
She completed her General Surgery residency at the University of South Carolina. In the final year of her residency, she served as Chief Resident in Surgery. She went on to a surgical breast fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas Texas.This unique fellowship is supported by a grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Dr. Smith joined Commonwealth Surgical Associates in 2000. She practiced Breast and General surgery for 9 years. She then joined a group in the North Shore area from 2009 to 2013. Upon rejoining Commonwealth Surgical Associates in 2014, she has focused her surgical practice to breast health and breast cancer.
Dr. Smith is board certified in General surgery. She is a member of the
American Society of Breast Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of
Dr. Smith maintains a strong focus on breast surgery. She utilizes state of the art techniques in breast cancer therapy such as ultrasound guided biopsy and sterotactic biopsy, oncoplastic reconstruction, and nipple sparing mastectomy. She has a strong interest in the detection and treatment of Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndrome. She has office hours at the Winchester Breast Care Center and the Hallmark Health Breast Care Center.