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Dr. William Butler, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.3 (15)
Map Pin Small Boston, MA
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. William Butler, MD

Dr. William Butler, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Butler an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Butler works at Practice in Boston, MA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Butler's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo MD
    15 Parkman St, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 726-3801
  2. 2
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 726-3801

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  • Massachusetts General Hospital

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Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Fusion
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    About Dr. William Butler, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1174558449
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. William Butler, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Butler is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Butler. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Butler.

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