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Dr. Mina Safain, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.4 (41)
Map Pin Small Melrose, MA
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Mina Safain, MD

Dr. Mina Safain, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Melrose, MA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Yale School of Medicine and is affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital and Tufts Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Safain an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Safain works at Tufts Medical Center Community Care, Neurosurgery in Melrose, MA with other offices in Boston, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Safain's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Formerly Hallmark Health Medical Associates
    585 Lebanon St # 2, Melrose, MA 02176 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (781) 241-4129
  2. 2
    Tufts Medical Center
    800 Washington St # 178, Boston, MA 02111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (781) 241-4129

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Myelopathy
Back Pain
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Astrocytoma
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Broken Neck
Cancer
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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chordoma
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Complete Spinal Cord Injury
Complex Fractures
Compressed Spinal Cord
Compression Fracture
Cranial Trauma
Epilepsy
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Fracture
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Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Medulloblastoma
Metastatic Cancer
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Coma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Schwannoma
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Fracture
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Cancer
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Instability
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spine Surgery
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Craniotomy for Aneurysm
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Laminectomy
Laminotomy
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Neuroplasty
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    • Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commonwealth Care
    • Fallon Community Health Plan
    • First Health
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • MassHealth
    • Medicaid of Massachusetts
    • MultiPlan
    • Neighborhood Health Plan
    • Senior Whole Health
    • Tufts Health Plan
    • UniCare
    • United Healthcare
    • USA Managed Care Organization

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.4
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    Based on 41 ratings
    Patient Ratings (41)
    5 Star
    (34)
    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    1 Star
    (6)
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    Nov 09, 2023
    I am so happy I was referred to Dr. Safain, I needed cervical surgery 3 years ago and my surgery was a great success! He is a great listener and really cares. I am now seeing him sciatic pain . I feel so lucky to have him . I highly recommend Dr.Safain
    — Nov 09, 2023
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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1821228883
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Brigahm & Women's Hospital Endoscopic and Pituitary Fellowship
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Tufts Medical Center-Neurosurgery
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Yale School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    • MelroseWakefield Hospital
    • Tufts Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Mina Safain, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Safain is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Safain has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Safain has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Safain on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    41 patients have reviewed Dr. Safain. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Safain.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Safain, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Safain appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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