Dr. Carl Heilman, MD

Dr. Carl Heilman, MD

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Dr. Carl Heilman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.

800 Washington St

Boston, MA 02111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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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. Heilman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heilman treats Chiari's Deformity more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Heilman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heilman treats Meningiomas more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Heilman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Acoustic Neuroma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heilman treats Acoustic Neuroma more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Heilman treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Heilman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain 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 Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Carl Heilman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Bapt Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Tufts New Eng Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Tufts New Eng Med Center
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
1987
1986

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If you are faced with the decision about who to see about a brain tumor I strongly recommend you see Dr. Heilman at Tufts. I have met with a few neurosurgeons over the years and ultimately had a benign tumor removed by Dr. Heilman. I couldn't say enough good things about him, the surgery he...Read More
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We brought our son to Dr Heilman because of a complex issue with hydrocephalus-we thought he was fantastic! Easy to reach, thoughtful, respectful. Our son who was 16 at the time ultimately chose another surgeon who was younger-we wish he had stayed with Dr. H.! I'd recommend him to anyone who needs...Read More
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Dr. Heilman is truly a remarkable and outstanding physician. An excellent, thoughtful and patient listener and a skilled and astute diagnostician, Dr. Heilman exudes knowledge, experience, and quiet confidence. His rank of being among the best neurosurgeons in the USA is more than well-deserved.
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Our daughter was referred to Dr. Heilman from Dr. Penar at UVM. Dr. Heilman performed successful surgery to remove a brain tumor which was difficult to reach. Our family will forever be thankful to all involved.
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Dr Heilman operated on my son's brain tumor. He is a caring and truly skilled neurosurgeon. He answered all our questions and did the best he could to ease our anxiety. The operation was very successful.
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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
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO