Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Proton Beam Radiosurgery
  • Photon Radiosurgery
  • Cerebral vascular malformations
  • Neurosurgical radiation oncology
  • Brain tumors
  • Pediatric brain tumors
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult and Pediatric

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Research & Publications


Halasz LM, Bussiere MR, Dennis ER, Niemierko A, Chapman PH, Loeffler JS, Shih HA: Proton stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of benign meningiomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81(5):1428-1435,  2010.

Hattangadi JA, Chapman PH, Bussiere MR, Niemierko A, Ogilvy CS, Rowell A, Daartz J, Loeffler JS, Shih HA: Petit JH, Biller, BM, Yock TI, Swearingen B, Coen JJ, Chapman P, Ancukiewicz M, Bussiere M, Klibanski A, Loeffler JS: Proton Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Persistent ACTH-Producing Adenomas. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:393-9, 2008.

Hattangadi JA, Chapman PH, Bussiere MR, Niemierko A, Ogilvy CS, Rowell A, Daartz J, Loeffler Hattangadi-Gluth JA, Chapman PH, Kim D, Niemierko A, Bussiere MR, Stringham A, Daartz J, Ogilvy CS, Loeffler JS, Shih HA: Single-fraction proton beam stereotactic radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89(2):338-346, 2014.

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Neurosurgical Associates
15 Parkman Street
Boston MA, 02114-3117
Phone: 617-726-3887617-726-3868

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