Dr. Adel Malek, MD

Dr. Adel Malek, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Adel Malek, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, and more.

800 Washington St # 178

Boston, MA 02111

Contact Information

(617) 636-8200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Malek performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Malek's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • John's Hopkins U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Mit
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • U C S F Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Mit-Harvard U
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Malek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Malek's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malek to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Malek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Doctors were not optimistic, but Lifeflighted me to Tufts. Dr Malek met us on the roof and rushed me in to the OR to perform a brand new procedure to remove a blood clot from my Basilary artery and repair the tears in my Vetebrial artery. Not only did I survive this type of devastating brain...more
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My wife wife suffered a burst aneurysm (about the size of a "shooter" marble) in her brain. She lost consciousness for about three weeks. Dr. Malek's emergency surgery the day of her "incident" saved her life. She is back 100%. If you met her today you would never know what she went through. I...more
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Dr. Malek and his team at Tufts Medical Center were phenomenal in their care for me after I suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm on Dec 3, 2013. Dr. Malek and team performed emergency surgery on that day and saved my life. The many doctors, nurses, and staff at Tufts attending to my serious...more
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He is awesome.
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