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About Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty

Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA, with another office in Boston, MA. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Al-Mefty has received 8 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

47 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty is Great. Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty has been rated by 47 patients. From those 47 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL

75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 525-9451

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PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE AT BWH

15 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-8003

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Specialties

Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty 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.<br>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. Ossama Al-Mefty has the following 29 expertise

  • Spinal Osteophytosis (Spondylosis)
  • Pineal Gland Tumor (Pinealoma)
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Brain Cancer (Medulloblastoma)
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Skull Cancer
  • Chordoma
  • Nervous System Cancer (Neurilemmoma)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningioma)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
  • Stroke
  • Cerebral Revascularization
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cranial Nerve Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Laminectomy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Glioblastoma
  • Cerebellar Cancer

Reviews

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Simply the best

Dr. Al-Mefty is simply the best neurosurgeon. He saved my life. He is warm & kind as a person.

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Five Stars

THE BEST HE SAVED MY LIFE

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The Greatest!

Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty is an amazing doctor. If you are needing a skull based surgery then this is the only surgeon you should even consider. He is world renowned for his work and his contributions to the neuro surgery world. My wife underwent a 2 day surgery for a petroclival meningioma. I can't begin to express how thankful I am that we were able to find Dr. Al-Mefty! I hope this helps and reassures you that if you choose to see Dr. Al-Mefty you will be in the best hands possible.

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Saved my life

Dr. Al-Mefty saved my life. When other doctors didn't know what to do, Dr. Al-Mefty operated on me and removed my tumor. He is very good at what he does, very personable, on top of everything. My surgery was a great success and my health is great now.

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Five Stars

When you are sent to Dr Al-Mefty, it's because you have a problem that the other doctors don't want to touch. This is a man who gives each patient the time they need and deserve. He is one of the best in the world at what he does and Arkansas is lucky to have him.

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60.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    8 Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    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 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® For Cancer are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals as being the best in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer and its related ramifications. 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 (2011, 2014, 2013, 2009, 2010, 2008, 2012)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2010, 2012, 2011)

    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.

  • Education

    46 Years Experience

  • University Of Damascus

    Graduated in 1972

  • Huron Hospital Cleveland Clinic

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

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