Dr. Peter Black, MD

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Dr. Peter Black, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 Get Directions
(617) 732-5500

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Dr. Black specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Boston, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Fallon Community Health Plan
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    4.9 based on 22 responses
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stroke
    • Vascular Disease

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)

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    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

    • 2
      Sanctions

      Dr. Black has received 2 sanctions

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      • Professional Misconduct  (4/16/2014)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Massachusetts
      • Professional Misconduct  (4/16/2014)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Massachusetts
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      Board Actions

      Dr. Black has 2 board actions

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      • Non-Disciplinary Action  (4/16/2014)
      • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Massachusetts
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • Non-Disciplinary Action  (4/9/2013)
      • Action Taken: Other
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Massachusetts
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      McGill University Faculty Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1970

    • Internship Hospital
      Massachusetts General Hospital

      Completed in 1971

    • Residency Hospital
      Massachusetts General Hospital

      Completed in 1972

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Massachusetts General Hospital

      Completed in 1976

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Neurosurgery
    • Board certified in Neurosurgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Black's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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