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Simcha J. Weller, MD
Neurosurgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Clinical Focus Areas
Complex and reconstructive cervical spine surgery, spinal microsurgery, surgical treatment of cervical spondylotic myeloradiculopathy, cervical spine trauma
Seeing Patients In
Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-8686
Fax #: 617-636-7587
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Mayfield Award for Basic Science Research
Joint Spine Section Fellowship Award
Simcha J. Weller, M.D., is Chief of the Division of Spinal Surgery at the Boston Institute of Neurosurgery, Tufts- New England Medical Center, Boston, MA. Dr. Weller attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. He completed his Internship in General Surgery and Residency in Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. During his residency training, he was the recipient of both the Joint Spine Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons Mayfield Award for his basic science research of neuronal regeneration following spinal cord injury, as well as the Joint Spine Section’s Spine Fellowship Award. Dr. Weller subsequently completed a Fellowship in Complex and Reconstructive Spine Surgery at the University of New Mexico, under the direction of Dr. Edward Benzel. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Weller was appointed Chief of the Neurosurgical Spine Service and Director of the Spinal Disorders Program at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, where he practiced for 8 years. Dr. Weller’s interests include reconstructive surgery for spine trauma and neoplastic spinal disorders, complex craniocervical and cervical spine surgery, spinal microsurgery, and spinal biomechanics. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on spine surgery and he has been invited to lecture extensively on a multitude of topics relevant to spine surgery, both in the United States and abroad.