Dr. John Pettinato, DO

Dr. John Pettinato, DO

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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Dr. John Pettinato, DO is a neurology specialist in Brookline, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 1993 and specializes in neurology.

1 Brookline Pl Ste 121

Brookline, MA 02445

Contact Information

(617) 278-8080

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Pettinato performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated


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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.


  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pettinato has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pettinato's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pettinato to family and friends
based on 10 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Pettinato's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Today was my first appointment with Dr. Pettinato. I suffer from migraines, at times chronic. My previous doctor recommended Dr. Pettinato when she moved away. I am very glad she did. He was thorough, kind and offered additional treatments.
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in Needham Heights, MA
My wife visited Dr. Pettinato for chronic migraines and asked what to do before / during pregnancy. Pettinato was rude, arrogant, and made us feel stupid for asking questions. He did not provide any solutions for migraines, just said that she should suffer through them during pregnancy and "take...more
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in Manchester nh
dr. pettinato was by far the most helpful, professional and helped immensely with botox. highly recommend! laura
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in Boston, MA
I drove 3 hours to get to this famous headache clinic. I get daily migraines. He suggested I take more B2 and told me to come back in 3 months. I said will that help, he said probably not. I said so I will have daily migraines until I see you again in 3 months. He said probably.
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in Boston, MA
Refuses to see patients if 9 minutes late. His schedule is booked for months at a time.
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