Dr. Mina Safain, MD

Dr. Mina Safain, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
34 y/o

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Dr. Mina Safain, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Melrose, MA and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Tufts Medical Center Community Care, Neurosurgery

585 Lebanon St

Melrose, MA 02176
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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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Dr. Safain's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Safain "Mina Safain, MD grew up in Holliston, MA completing his undergraduate education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and then attending medical school at the Yale University School of Medicine. He returned to Boston for neurosurgical residency at Tufts Medical Center serving as Chief Resident his final year and completed an additional fellowship in Pituitary and Neuroendoscopic surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital under Dr. Edward Laws. Dr. Safain currently treats patients at both Melrose-Wakefield hospital and Tufts Medical Center. He has interests in all diseases affecting the brain, spine, and peripheral nervous systems. Dr. Safain has specific interest and expertise in minimally invasive treatments for brain tumors including neuroendoscopy, as well as minimal access procedures for degenerative, infectious, and oncologic spine disorders. This includes treatment of pituitary tumors, meningiomas, spinal stenosis, disc herniation, and spondylolisthesis. He is also quite interested in all general neurosurgical diseases including traumatic brain and spine injury, cerebrovascular disorders, and intracerebral hemorrhage. In his spare time, Dr. Safain enjoys outdoor music, cooking and being outside with his family."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Safain does not have any board certifications listed.

33  Conditions Treated

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
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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.


    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Tufts Medical Center-Neurosurgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts Medical Center-Neurosurgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brigahm & Women's Hosp Endoscopic and Pituitary Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Mina Safain, MD
Great doctor. Spent a lot of time with me and great at explaining things.
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