Dr. Francis Rockett, MD

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Dr. Francis Rockett, MD

Dr. Francis Rockett, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Newton, MA. He is 86 years old and has been practicing for 60 years. Dr. Rockett is affiliated with Newton - Wellesley Hospital.

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    Dr. Rockett's Performance
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    Dr. Rockett is kind and soft spoken. He gives thorough exams and will recommend the best course of treatment for you. I can't recommend him highly enough.
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    Dr. Rockett's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Harvard Medical School

      Graduated in 1957

    • Internship Hospital
      Boston City Hospital

      Completed in 1958

    • Residency Hospital
      Chldns Hospital Med Center

      Completed in 1964

      Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

      Completed in 1964

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent