From common conditions to the rarest, our neurosurgeons are leaders in the full spectrum of treatment for brain, spine and neurological diseases including strokes, aneurysms, brain tumors and disorders of the spine. With the highest volume of neurosurgical cases in Eastern Massachusetts, we have extensive experience to care for your individual needs. This experience has ranked us among the top 20 U.S. hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News and World Report.

Brigham and Women's Hospital is closely monitoring the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Our top priorities are the health and safety of our patients and staff. Our team of health care providers and support staff has been taking every precaution to ensure we provide all our patients with the highest quality care while protecting them, their families and hospital staff. Learn more.

Brain Tumor Center
Collaborative team of specialists focused on treating and caring for patients with benign and malignant brain tumors and spinal cord tumors.
Center for Cerebrovascular Diseases
Neurosurgeons treating a wide range of cerebrovascular disorders and offering deep experience in minimally invasive techniques. 
Neurosurgical Spine Service
Multidisciplinary team of specialists focused on all aspects of spine care with treatments including a wide range of surgical procedures. 
Functional Neurosurgery Center
Neurosurgeons specialized in evaluating and caring for patients with epilepsy, movement disorders, and some psychiatric disorders. 
Bethany's Story: A Will To Be Home and Thrive
After an unknown brain mass was discovered, Bethany turned to the experts at Brigham Health for reassurance and a plan. Her neurosurgeon, Dr. Arnaout, diagnosed Bethany with a brain tumor (glioma) and recommended an innovative treatment approach. Dr. Arnaout knew how important it was for this new mother to get home to her son. The successful minimally invasive surgery had Bethany home with her family in 2 days.

Request an Appointment or Get a Second Opinion

To request an appointment, please call 857-307-6002 Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm ET or complete the form to receive a callback. Medical records need to be submitted before an appointment can be scheduled.

We're seeing new patients in Boston, South Weymouth, Milford, and additional locations, as well as providing virtual visits where appropriate.


Brain Surgery through a “Keyhole” Brings Speedy Recovery and a Grandmother’s Return to a Full Life

Lois Ence, mother of 8, grandmother of 37 and great grandmother of 9, faced a difficult decision after her left eye began to tear uncontrollably and the lid began to droop.  

Carrying Hope: Determination Takes Yoga Teacher Over the Boston Marathon Finish Line

During a Friday morning yoga class in June 2016, Russ Vanderpool was leading a series of squats when a sudden, excruciating headache sent him to the floor. 

Understanding Meningiomas and Surgical Treatment

We recently cared for a patient who was experiencing seizures despite being prescribed anti-seizure medications. He also was experiencing bouts of confusion.

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