Dr. Basil Darras, MD

PediatricsMaleAge 68

Dr. Basil Darras, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Athens Medical School medical school in 1977. He is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Darras to book an appointment.

Dr. Darras

Boston Children's Hospital, Brain Center

300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115
Accepting new patients

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Care Philosophy

"My approach to care reflects my interest in the genetic basis of neurological disease and my desire to practice on the forefront of clinical care and research. I was born and raised in Greece and was strongly influenced by..."

- Dr. Basil Darras, MD

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Darras' conditions and procedures:

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Constipation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Limb Cramp
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Pediatric Neurological Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Tremor
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Darras' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Darras

3.6

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  • Office environment (5)
  • Appointment scheduling (4)
  • Staff friendliness (4)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
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He is clearly a very smart man, but has horrible bedside manners. He wasn't aware of my very important medical history (it was in my chart), he only spoke to the caregiver not the patient, and he was extremely rushed.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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About Me

Care Philosophy

My approach to care reflects my interest in the genetic basis of neurological disease and my desire to practice on the forefront of clinical care and research....Read more

Biography

Dr. Darras serves as an expert for the Department of Neurology for Boston Children's Hospital Precision Medicine Service.

I focus in my practice...
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Genetics
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Genetics
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Education

1988
Yale University School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Tufts Medical School, New England Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Nassau County Medical Center, Clinical Campus SUNY At Stony Brook
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Athens Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
University of Athens Medical School
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Greek

Awards

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What are Dr. Basil Darras, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Darras frequently treats Muscle Weakness, Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG), and Ataxia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Darras treats.

Where is Dr. Basil Darras, MD's office located?

Dr. Darras' office is located at 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Basil Darras, MD speak?

Dr. Darras speaks Greek and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Boston Children's Hospital, Brain Center

Department of Neurology300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115
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Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA