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Martuza, Robert Lawrence, MD

  • Director, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology






Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

  • Neuro-Oncology (Brain)
Clinical Interests
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Meningiomas
  • Brain tumors
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, 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
  • 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
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group

News & Events

  • 'Passion of a Surgeon'

    He may have traded his forceps and retractors for a hammer and chisel, but Robert Martuza, MD, chief emeritus of MGH Neurosurgery, hasn’t left his love or knowledge of neurosurgery behind. His recently completed series, Passion of a Surgeon, blends together his passions: surgery, science and sculpting.

  • 9th International Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics Conference

    From June 13-16, 2015, two of the Harvard-affiliated institutions, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital will host OVC Boston, the 9th International Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics Conference at the historic Boston Park Plaza Hotel.

  • MGH and MEEI perform first ABI surgery in New England

    MGH Hotline 06.26.09 Surgeons from MGH and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) performed an Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI) surgery -- a New England first -- May 20 with the goal of eventually partially restoring the patient's hearing.


Neurosurgery, MGH
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-8581
Fax: 617-726-4814

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