Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD

Dr. Maxwell Boakye, MD

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Age 52
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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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Top Care Areas

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Broken Neck
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • 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 Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boakye has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boakye's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Boakye

3.3

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
50%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
12.5%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
37.5%
(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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Sharon in Corydon, IN – Aug 02, 2018
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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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Krissy in Ky – Jan 31, 2016
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