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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

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Dr. Black's Experience

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Dr. Black's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Black Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Black Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Metrowest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital
115 Lincoln St
Framingham, MA 01702
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Black

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL
Boston Office
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
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    Dr. Black's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stroke
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Black

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.
    • Professional Misconduct  (4/16/2014)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Massachusetts
    • Professional Misconduct  (4/16/2014)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Massachusetts

    2 Board Actions

    • Non-Disciplinary Action  (4/16/2014)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Massachusetts
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Non-Disciplinary Action  (4/9/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Massachusetts
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 1972

    Fellowship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 1976
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Black & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Black's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Brigham and Women's Hospital

    • Metrowest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Black

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
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    Dr. Black's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    34 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    34 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    35 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    33 responses

    Experience with Dr. Black

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    36 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    36 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    36 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    36 responses

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    Is Dr. Black accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • EmblemHealth
    • Fallon Community Health Plan
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Neighborhood Health Plan
    • Network Health
    • Tufts Health Plan
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    Office Locations

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    BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL
    Boston Office
    75 Francis St
    Boston, MA 02115
    (617) 732-5500 (Office)
    (617) 734-0336 (Fax)
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