Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty, MD

Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.

75 Francis St

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-5500

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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very high
more than 91% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 88% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
more than 74% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

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.


  • Damascus Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Huron Road Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Med Coll Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • West Va Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Al-Mefty removed a large and difficult Meningioma in September, 2014. He is a wonderful surgeon and very caring person. My experience with him and everyone at Brigham and Women's was outstanding. I flew into Boston on a Saturday and Dr. Al-Mefty met me and my sister (with another sister on...Read More
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Had a rare brain base tumor removed recently. Heard on numerous occasions he is probably the best neurosurgeon in this country and we feel blessed that he took on the resection of tumor. Entire staff at BWH are exceptional.
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His surgery skills are unmatched. My tumor was in a very difficult location to remove, and likely could have caused me serious complications afterwards. He got it all, and even though the surgery was 14 hours, I was back to work part time in three weeks.
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