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Programs + Specialties
Training + Education University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications Neurosurgery
NPI # 1649229907
Gender Male
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Tufts Medical Center
Proger Building, Floor 7
800 Washington St.
Box 178
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5860
Fax #: 617-636-7587

2021, "Top Doctor", Boston Magazine
2020, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2018/2019, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2017, Society of University Neurosurgeons Distinguished Service Award
2017, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2016, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2014, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report
Alden Scholar
Doane Scholar
John S. Craig Award
Phi Beta Kappa
Magna Cum Laude

Carl Heilman MD is the Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at Tufts Medical Center. He is a Professor and the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery. Internationally renowned for neurosurgical excellence, Dr. Heilman specializes in surgery for skull base tumors, pituitary tumors, meningiomas, schwannomas and Chiari 1 malformations. He has served as the President of the North American Skull Base Surgery Society, the Society of University Neurosurgeons, the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry, and the New England Neurosurgical Society. Dr. Heilman is board certified in Neurosurgery.

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