Dr. James Otis, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
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Dr. James Otis, MD
Dr. James Otis, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Otis is affiliated with Boston Medical Center Corporation.

Boston University Neurology

725 Albany St Fl 7

Boston, MA 02118

Contact Information

(617) 638-8456

Dr. James Otis, MD

Dr. James Otis, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Exceptional care without exception for each individual's needs
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Dr. Otis' Experience

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Dr. Otis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
4

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Headache Management
  • Pain Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
86

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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 Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Boston University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Boston University Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Med Sloan Kettering Canc Ct
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow American Academy of Neurology, 2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Otis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Otis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Otis to family and friends
3.2
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Otis Says:

I would like to thank all my patients who provided feedback. We constantly work to make things better for everyone under my care. For those who were unhappy, I am truly sorry that things did not go as you had hoped. I will take your responses into account as we continuously work and try to improve. For those who have given great feedback, thank you for trusting us with your care. It is a privilege to be part of your team.

Dr. Otis' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Boston, MA |
Smug, condescending, missed my diagnosis
boston, ma |
terrible, arrogant, no real knowledge...no compassion... mocks his patients
in Dartmouth, MA |
Dr. Otis is a very warm, caring professional physician. He was able to listen to me and diagnose me.
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Dr. Otis accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Otis has admitting privileges

Boston Medical Center Corporation
1 Boston Medical Ctr Pl
Boston, MA 02118
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