Dr. Brian Nahed, MD

Dr. Brian Nahed, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Brian Nahed, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Yale University in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.

15 Parkman St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 724-5805

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nahed's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahed performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nahed performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahed performs Brain Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nahed performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahed performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Nahed performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Nahed's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Adult Brain Tumor
Awake Brain Surgery
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Glioblastoma
Glioma
Gliomatosis Cerebri
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intraoperative Mapping
Intraoperative MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Metastatic Cancer
Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Brian Nahed specializes in Brain Tumors (gliomas, glioblastoma, meningiomas, and metastatic brain cancer) and Spinal Disorders. He is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery, MGH Brain Tumor Center and Pappas Center for Neurooncology

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cancer Research
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Education

  • 2012
    New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2012
  • 2011
    Department Of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2006
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    Yale University
    Medical School
    2005
  • 2000
    University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    2000

Awards

  • Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, 2003
  • Harvard Medical School Best Resident and Fellow Teaching Award, 2010
  • National Institutes of Health NHLBI Research Fellowship, 2005
  • Council of State Neurosurgical Societies Resident Fellowship, 2008
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2000
  • Massachusetts Medical Society Information Technology Award, 2011
  • Partners Center of Expertise International Travel Scholarship, 2010
  • Pappas Center for Neuro-oncology Award for Brain Tumor Research, 2008
  • Neuroscience Departmental Highest Honors, 2000
  • American Medical Association Foundation Seed Grant Research Award, 2009

Media & Publications

  • Craniopharyngioma, 2012
  • Physician-owned hospitals, neurosurgeons, and disclosure: lessons from law and the literature., 2011
  • Malpractice liability and defensive medicine: a national survey of neurosurgeons., 2012
  • Is trauma transfer influenced by factors other than medical need? An examination of insurance status and transfer in patients with mild head injury., 2011
  • Device innovation in neurosurgery: controversy, learning, and future directions., 2012
  • Investigating the Scope of Resident Patient Care Handoffs within Neurosurgery., 2012
  • Chordoma: current concepts, management, and future directions., 2012
  • The legacy of Harvey Cushing, 2007
  • Multimodal therapy of an intramedullary cervical primitive neuroectodermal tumor in an adult., 2012
  • The quality of randomized controlled trial reporting in spine literature., 2011

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Extremely skilled surgeon. Treats me as if I am his only patient. Answers every question and email. extremely responsive
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Dr. Nahed's knowledge, his manner, his professionalism, his compassion and his willingness to answer any questions I had after my diagnosis, his ability to to instill in me confidence in him and in my decision to go to the MGH Cancer Center has made me forever grateful to have such great care...Read More
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This man and his partner Anoop Patel are wizards. As we tend to say when in Maine wicked pissah!. I feel so blessed to have them in charge of my case at MGH.
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Dr. Nahed provides pure professionalism, compassion, and expertise to a fault. His knowledge proves evident far beyond his years. I am overjoyed to have Dr.Nahed in my corner carefully and precisely monitoring my situation. The time and care spent with his patients speaks volumes.
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Brian V. Nahed, M.D.Department of NeurosurgeryMassachusetts General Hospital

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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
HealthFirst
Neighborhood Health Providers
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
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Tufts PPO
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UniCare HMO
UniCare POS
UniCare PPO
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Choice Plus
Choice Plus EPO
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