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About Dr. Joseph R Madsen

Dr. Joseph R Madsen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Madsen is affiliated with Brigham And Womens Faulkner Hospital. Dr. Madsen has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

12 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph R Madsen is Excellent. Dr. Joseph R Madsen has been rated by 12 patients. From those 12 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph R Madsen is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Boston Childrens Hospital

300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph R Madsen has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joseph R Madsen has the following 21 expertise

  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neural Tube Defects
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Brain Tumor
  • Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Craniotomy
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Glioblastoma
  • Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Brain Injuries
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Joseph R Madsen is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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My Hero

I cant say enough about Dr. Madsen, he is my hero. My daughter, Megan, was diagnosed with a very large brain tumor at 17 mos of age and the other doctors gave her no hope of coming thru, Dr. Madsen performed the 6 hour surgery and my daughter came out with no complications. He saved my daughters life and I owe my life to this man. If it wasnt for Dr. Madsen my daughter wouldnt be here today!!

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Dr. Madsen is amazing!

Thanks to Dr. Madsen, my little girl is where she is today. She was diagnosed with an arachnoid cyst during pregnancy and Dr. Madsen placed a shunt when she was 2 months old sucessfully and has also done one tough revision since. Him and his team are amazing in every way! Because of them she is happy, healthy and excelling everyday! Without him and his team I don't think she would be where she is today! I would love to move us somewhere warm and sunny everyday but not unless I could move them with me : ). I highly recommend Dr. Madsen and Dr. Smith for the best care in Boston!

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Dear Dr Madsen

This Doctor saved my son's life. He is an amazing Doctor who knew my sons condition without even needing an xray, when 3 other Doctor's misdiagnosed his conditon. He was facing brain damage or near death, by the time I took him to see Dr Madsen, after 3 months of being told everything other than his conditon. He had not soft spot at birth. He was diagnosed with premature suture closing. The operation was a success and no brain damage at all. My son was placed on a respirator during the operation, but Dr Madsen seen him through. I owe my life to this man. This was 16 years ago. Today my son Rashard Perry is a straight A student, in college level honor classes and Valedictorian of his school. Truly a brainiac, Blessed & gifted. "We are forever grateful for the work this Doctor done in saving his life". Our gratitude is beyond the words. God Bless you Dr Madsen. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts !

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Madsen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1981

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph R Madsen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue Select
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim ElevateHealth HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Boston Childrens Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA

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