Dr. Chima Ohaegbulam, MD

Dr. Chima Ohaegbulam, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Chima Ohaegbulam, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Roxbury Crossing, MA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Nigeria, Faculty Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

125 Parker Hill Ave # Converse

Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Simplifi
  • Tricare
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Dr. Ohaegbulam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ohaegbulam treats Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ohaegbulam treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ohaegbulam treats Spondylolisthesis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ohaegbulam treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ohaegbulam treats Spine Disorders more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Ohaegbulam's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Chima Ohaegbulam, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Roxbury Crossing, MA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Nigeria, Faculty Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency Hospital
1997
Children's Hospital
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Nigeria, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
2004
1997
1997
1991

Awards

Dr. Ohaegbulam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ohaegbulam

4.2

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
78.26086956521739%
(18)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
17.391304347826086%
(4)

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I would have given Dr. Ohaegbulam a complete 5 star rating except that when I wanted to talk to him about the increasing nerve damage in my foot, 5 years after my spine surgery, his staff told me that I had to set up an appointment as a NEW patient again, because their cut-off point was 4 years. He...Read More
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He may be a wonderful surgeon, but it's practically impossible to see him. I tried in May to see him for an evaluation, but couldn't make an appointment until his office received my records. This took a few weeks. I never heard anything back, so, eventually, I called his office. I was in quite a...Read More
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He gave me my quality of life back. My pain doctor said that Dr. Ohaegbulam is the best Neuro Surgeon in New England and after my surgery I can understand why he said this. The best bedside manner you will find. I had surgery 7 months ago and still no pain. I wish I had him do my first surgery...Read More
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Dr.O said I should consider whether or not I could live with the pain from my first L2/3 fusion, botched by a Dr Nirmel @ Metro West in Framingham, or have him and his team work on me before any further damage took place. After a series of alternitives, tried in NEBH, I opted for the surgery. I am...Read More
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After spending three hours on the road trying to get to my appointment I was there ten minutes after his grace period and was not seen by anybody they wanted to make another appointment for my severe back pain thankfully I live close to Boston and there is plenty of neurons surgeons around would...Read More
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