Mass General neurologists see patients at a number of locations in and around Greater Boston. At Mass General West, we diagnose and treat a wide array of neurological conditions, including:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Central nervous system tumors
  • Dystonias (movement disorders)
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Neuropathies (damage to the peripheral nervous system)
  • Night terrors
  • Nocturnal seizures
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Periodic limb movements of sleep
  • Radiculopathies (nerve root damage)
  • REM (rapid eye movement) behavior disorders
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Sleep apnea
  • Sleep walking
  • Tremors

Patients also have access to our full menu of world-class services at our main location in Boston.

Learn more about our Sleep Division and General Neurology Program, also at our main location.

Meet Our Neurologist

What to Expect

At your initial visit, John Stakes, MD, will typically conduct a full exam. Based on your treatment goals and lifestyle, Dr. Stakes will work with you to develop a treatment plan for your condition.

Scheduling an Appointment

Patients generally have shorter wait times for appointments at Mass General West. Contact us at 781-487-4300 to schedule an appointment.

Although we do not offer urgent care appointments at our Waltham location, we can refer you to a neurologist at our main location in Boston.

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