Dr. Eric Woodard, MD

Dr. Eric Woodard, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(29)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Woodard, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Roxbury Crossing, MA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

125 Parker Hill Ave # Converse

Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

Contact Information

(617) 754-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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.

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Emory University Affil Hospital Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Med College Wi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Woodard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Woodard does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Woodard and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Woodard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Woodard to family and friends
3.5
based on 29 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Woodard's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Ipswich mass
I had an anterior discectomy on February 5,2018 with Dr Woodard. He is so thorough and kind. A great combination when you are nervous about your operation! Great staff too! He will go out of his way to make you comfortable going in and he is there for your after care. I had an issue about something...more
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Dr Eric Woodard I'm so disappointed we have the best hospitals in Boston but only if you have money. You did surgery on my son promised you would always be there for him after putting rods and screws in his back. Well that's only if you have money. You don't take his disability insurance no mass...more
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in East Killingly, CT
Spine surgery was botched in 2003 by a Hartford orthopedic surgeon who was visibly shaken in our follow-up appointment. Dr. Yue at Yale-New Haven Hospital would not operate because of scar tissue. He would install a three vertebrae replacement unit 'that would make me three inches taller'. A unit...more
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in Stoneham MA
I had an initial appointment with Dr Woodard in mid-October, he determined a microdiscectomy was the appropriate course for remedying my sciatica and was able to fit me in 20 days later. At a very high pain level before I went in to absolute relief walking out of surgery, Dr Woodard's expertise and...more
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in Wellesley Hills, MA
I have tremendous confidence in dr Woodard. Had a previous surgery with him which was done exquisitely. And his longtime PA was wonderful. Am back for another surgery and by contrast the most frustrating experience with his office staff that I have ever had. No compassion, no timely responses,...more
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