Browse Health
Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon
30 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

A medical license is required for a doctor to practice medicine in a particular state. Requirements vary by state but most require, at a minimum, post-graduate training in the doctor’s specific specialty. An NPI number is a national identifier unique to an individual health care provider and is managed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Patient Reviews

5.0
  •  
(11)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Madsen is Excellent. Dr. Madsen has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
  •  
Promptness 4.5
  •  
Courteous Staff 5.0
  •  
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
  •  
Bedside Manner 5.0
  •  
Spends Time with Me 4.8
  •  
Follows Up After Visit 5.0
  •  

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Madsen, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neural Tube Defects
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Madsen graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 12 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Epilepsy
Hydrocephalus
Academy Award (Best Resident Research Paper), American Academy of Neurological Surgeons. 1987
Elsberg Fellowship in Neurological Surgery, New York Academy of Medicine , 1990-1991
Academy Award (Best Resident Research Paper), American Academy of Neurological Surgeons , 1987
Boston Magazine Top Doctors 2011 , December 2011
Elsberg Fellowship in Neurological Surgery, New York Academy of Medicine. 1990-1991
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Madsen has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 
  • Massachusetts General Hospital 

> > > > Dr. Joseph Madsen, MD

Similar doctors nearby

Dr. Benjamin Shore

Orthopaedic Surgery
8 years experience
Boston, MA

Dr. Shawn Rangel

Surgery
13 years experience
Boston, MA

Dr. Mark Puder

Surgery
25 years experience
Boston, MA

Dr. Jennifer Marler

Plastic Surgery
22 years experience
Boston, MA

Dr. Kamlesh Patel

Plastic Surgery
6 years experience
Boston, MA

Dr. Carolyn Rogers

Plastic Surgery
Boston, MA
Search All Similar Doctors
Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Russell Madsen MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph R. Madsen practice?
Dr. Joseph Madsen has 3 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Madsen practices Neurological Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Woburn, MA.
See Boston Surgeons.