Patient and Family Resources

Discover a variety of resources to help you plan for your visit to the Department of Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Neurosurgery providers talking to a patient
Neurosurgery providers talking to a patient
Aman Patel, MD, talks with patient Andrea Brooks Edwards and James D. Rabinov, MD

Preparing for Your Visit

Explore a variety of resources to help you get ready for your appointment, whether you're a patient or a visitor accompanying a patient.

Interpreter Services

Learn more about how we support patients who speak languages other than English or who are Deaf or Deaf/Blind.

Insurance, Billing, Payment

Find information about Mass General's billing and insurance policies for patient hospital stays, procedures, or doctor's appointments.

Appointments and Referrals

Learn how to request a neurosurgery appointment or second opinion, refer a patient, find a doctor, or view test results.

Helpful Resources

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Find directions to Mass General as well as maps of the main campus.

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Parking and Shuttle Services

Explore our parking options and shuttle services for patients, visitors and employees.

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Visitor Policy

Mass General understands that visits from family members and friends are an important part of the healing process.

Patient Dropoff & Pickup Information

Find information about dropping off and picking up patients at Mass General’s main campus in Boston.

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How we help people access care regardless of hearing, sight, mobility, or language spoken.

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Visiting Boston

Mass General is centrally located in Boston, Massachusetts' West End neighborhood, near Beacon Hill, on the Charles River.

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Accommodation Guide

If your stay will keep you overnight, this list of nearby hotels and short-term stay options can help

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Medical Records

Learn how to request a copy of your medical records.

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International Patient Center

A full-service office that helps patients and their families navigate care and logistics with Mass General.

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Community Resources

Find financial assistance, food pantries, medical care and other free or reduced-cost resources.

Department of Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital performs more than 4,300 procedures each year, safely removing tumors considered inoperable by other hospitals.