Dr. Chima Ohaegbulam, MD

Dr. Chima Ohaegbulam, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Chima Ohaegbulam, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Roxbury Crossing, MA and has been practicing for 14 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

Contact Information

(617) 754-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Simplifi
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  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ohaegbulam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ohaegbulam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ohaegbulam to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Ohaegbulam's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Bedford, NH
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...more
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in Hopkinton, MA
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...more
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in Ma
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...more
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in Pownal, VT
In an initial consultation 10/16 Dr. O offered to review my lumbar spine for potential revision surgery. I have several serious conditions and numerous previous opinions. He asked for records from my 2002 failed fusion. It wasn't essy but he got them in one month. Gave up after 6 months and...more
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