Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty, MD

Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 71
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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Al-Mefty's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Mefty treats Meningiomas more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Al-Mefty treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Mefty performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Al-Mefty performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Mefty performs Brain Surgery more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Al-Mefty performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Al-Mefty's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cancer
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Hydrocephalus
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Disorders
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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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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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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