Dr. Peter Black, MD

Dr. Peter Black, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 72 years old

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

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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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    • Professional Misconduct (4/16/2014)
    • Action Taken: Probation
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    • 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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    • Non-Disciplinary Action (4/16/2014)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
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    • State: Massachusetts
    • Non-Disciplinary Action (4/9/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other
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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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Professional Affiliations

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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)

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