Dr. Adel Malek, MD

Dr. Adel Malek, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(13)
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Dr. Adel Malek, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malek to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (4 with 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)

in Cumberland |
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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in Boston, MA |
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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North Attleboro, MA |
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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in Ashland, MA |
He is awesome.
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This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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Next Day
Dr. Malek accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Network Health
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Malek has admitting privileges

Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St
Boston, MA 02111
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