Dr. Peter Black, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

Biography

Dr. Peter Black, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Black is affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital.

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Dr. Black's Performance
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    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Black's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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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    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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    Sanctions

    Dr. Black has received 2 sanctions

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 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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    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
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Massachusetts
    • Non-Disciplinary Action (4/9/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
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    • State: Massachusetts
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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)