Neurosurgery at Tufts Medical Center Community Care: Advanced Neurosurgical Care for Families in Melrose, MA, and Surrounding Communities

Neurosurgical services at Tufts Medical Center Community Care play an important role in caring for conditions of the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system. Tufts Medical Center and MelroseWakefield Hospital have established a neurosurgery program to provide advanced care and surgical treatment to care for adults with these disorders.

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

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

For appointments, please call 781-979-3070.


Ran Ku, PA

781-979-3070   781-979-3421

Mina Safain, MD

781-979-3070   781-979-3421

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