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John Wilbur Stakes, MD

  • Neurologist, MGH


Accepting New Patients


It is a priviledge to practice Neurology. I derive professional satisfaction from patient care, and from teaching fellows, medical students and residents. My MGH Network Development work facilitates patient access to MGH resources for best outcomes.



Clinical Interests
  • Neurology
  • Sleep Disorders Medicine
Medical Education
  • MD, Weill Cornell College of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General West
Patient Gateway
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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 - ACD
  • 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 - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • 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
Patient Age Group

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Williams College A.B. 1971, Phi Beta Kappa, Biology Major with Honors

Cornell University Medical College, M.D. 1975, Alpha Omega Alpha

Intern, Junior, Senior Resident in Medicine MGH 1975-1978.

First, Second, and Third year resident in Neurology MGH 1978-1981,

Co-Chief Resident in Neurology MGH 1980-81

Fellow in Clinical Neurophysiology MGH 1981-1982

Visiting physician, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Summer 1982

Director of MGH Sleep Laboratory, 1982-2007

Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Director of Specialty Care Development,MGPO, 1995-

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Neurology Associates
15 Parkman Street
Boston MA, 02114-3117
Phone: 617-724-7426
Fax: 617-724-0897
Mass General West
40 Second Avenue
Waltham MA, 02451
Phone: 781-487-4300

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