Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD

Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

200 Abraham Flexner Way Fl 12

Louisville, KY 40202

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Boakye's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boakye treats Broken Neck more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Boakye treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boakye treats Chiari's Deformity more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Boakye treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boakye treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Boakye treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Boakye's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

At University of Louisville Physicians, we serve our patients and their families with compassionate, personalized attention and are dedicated to providing the most innovative, advanced health care in the region.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Emory Dunwoody Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Upstate Medical University
Residency Hospital
State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
Internship Hospital
1995
Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
Medical School
1995

Awards

Dr. Boakye's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Boakye

3.4

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
55.55555555555556%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(3)

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I haven't got to see this doctor yet. I am having second thoughts after talking to an office staff person and trying to get an appointment. She was not friendly at all! She made me feel like a second class person because of our insurance. My husband is retired military and he gave 21 years so...Read More
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Up until I met him I had lost all faith in neurosurgeons. This man has restored my faith. He did an excellent job on my friends cervical spine injury from a car accident. He was VERY humble which is something I've never seen in a neurosurgeon!It was a very complicated surgery, he and his staff...Read More
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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