Dr. Maria Houtchens, MD

Dr. Maria Houtchens, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Maria Houtchens, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Brookline, MA. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

60 Fenwood Rd; Ste 1

Brookline, MA 02445

Contact Information

(617) 525-6550

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Concussion
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Partners Ms Center Boston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houtchens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houtchens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houtchens to family and friends
3.4
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Houtchens' 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Boston, MA |
She was excellent, her level of care and knowledge exceeded my expectations. Far better than anyone I have seen before
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MA |
I was having trouble walking, so I asked Dr. Hourchens if I should try Ampyra, and she was like, yeah, yeah, would you like to take that? I didn't feel like she was focused on trying to help me. If I didn't ask, I don't think she would have thought of it.
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MA |
I do NOT recommend this physician for MS patients. Beware! I was very dissatisfied with the "care" that I received. Followed my gut and got a new doc who said that the Baclofen dose I was on (5 mg) was a joke, that no, chemotherapy wasn't necessary (had been recommended), that I had a classic...more
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Pembroke, MA |
Did not give medical information in a timely manner. I was taking a medication with very serious side effects for 2 years before I was informed about the side effects.
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Visit Dr. Houtchens

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Houtchens accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Houtchens has admitting privileges

Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
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