Neurosurgery at Tufts Medical Center Community Care


The neurosurgery specialists at Tufts Medical Center Community Care play an important role in caring for patients with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system. Working as a team, Tufts Medical Center and MelroseWakefield Hospital have established a neurosurgery program to provide advanced care and surgical treatment that’s easily accessible to adults in Melrose, Medford, and throughout the northern suburbs.

Our neurosurgery team, led by Mina Safain, MD and Marie Roguski, MD, MPH, includes specialists who are leaders in minimally invasive surgical techniques that result in less pain and recovery time than traditional surgery. This team provides personalized surgical and nonsurgical treatments for a number of conditions, including:

  • Back and spine pain
  • Brain tumors and disorders
  • Spine tumors and disorders
  • Cerebrovascular disorders, or conditions affecting the brain’s blood vessels, including intracerebral hemorrhages
  • Epilepsy
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Degenerative diseases
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Traumatic brain injuries

A Comprehensive Approach to Neurosurgery

Tufts Medical Center Community Care is equipped with the resources and expertise necessary to provide a lifetime of personalized neurological care to our patients, because we believe that’s what they need and deserve. As our patient, you can be confident that you’ll always have somewhere to turn for guidance and support no matter where your health journey takes you. Our neurosurgeons collaborate with specialists at MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Tufts Medical Center to provide coordinated treatment and ensure continuity of care to everyone who walks through our doors.

Contact Tufts Medical Center Community Care today at 781-979-3070 to schedule an appointment and learn more about our neurosurgery program. One of our associates will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our neurology services, physicians, or accepted forms of payment.

Commonly Asked Questions



Ran Ku, PA

781-979-3070   781-979-3421

Mina Safain, MD

781-979-3070   781-979-3421

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Patient Portal

myTuftsMed is our new online patient portal that provides you with access to your medical information in one place. MyTuftsMed can be accessed online or from your mobile device providing a convenient way to manage your health care needs from wherever you are.

With myTuftsMed, you can:

  1. View your health information including your medications, test results, scheduled appointments, medical bills even if you have multiple doctors in different locations.
  2. Make appointments at your convenience, complete pre-visit forms and medical questionnaires and find care or an emergency room.
  3. Connect with a doctor no matter where you are.
  4. Keep track of your children’s and family members’ medical care, view upcoming appointments, book visits and review test results.
  5. Check in on family members who need extra help, all from your private account.


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