Joseph Madsen

Joseph Madsen, MD

Director, Epilepsy Surgery; Associate in Neurosurgery

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services


  • Brain Tumors
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Chiari Malformations
  • Fetal Anomalies
  • Neurosurgery
  • Hemispherectomy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Invasive Phase II Monitoring for Epilepsy
  • Minimally Invasive Laser Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulator


  • Neurosurgery


  • English


  • Advanced Fetal Care Center
  • Epilepsy Center
  • Hydrocephalus Program
  • Neuromotor Therapy Program
  • Neurosurgical Service
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6008 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



University of Utah, 1976

Salt Lake City, Utah

Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 1981

Boston, Massachusetts


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1981-1982

Boston, Massachusetts

Research Fellowship

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1982-1983

Boston, Massachusetts

Residency & Fellowship

Massachusetts General Hospital, 1983-1989

Boston, Massachusetts


  • ABNS - American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • ABPNS - American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery

  • Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurological Surgery

To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6008 or Request an Appointment


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