Dr. Ganesh Shankar, MD

Dr. Ganesh Shankar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Ganesh Shankar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery.

55 Fruit St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 726-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 93% of peers
Broken Neck
high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shankar does not have any board certifications listed.

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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6  Procedures

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

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shankar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shankar's Reviews

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5.0

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What People Say About Dr. Ganesh Shankar, MD
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One of the kindest and thoughtful surgeons. Really understood my disease process, communicated effectively with me and my primary care provider and did a great job with my surgery. Would recommend him to any of my family members.
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