Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD

Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 23 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

Contact Information

(502) 899-3623

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

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
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
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 Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
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
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
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.


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


  • 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


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What People Say About Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD
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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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
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Cigna HMO
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Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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New Albany, IN

Jewish Hospital

Louisville, KY

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