• Specialties

    Adult intracranial tumors, vascular surgery, pediatric neurosurgery

  • Departments

Boston Top Docs 2023

More About Me

James W. Holsapple, MD, FAANS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon and the Chief of Neurosurgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Holsapple is also an associate professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. An expert neurosurgeon with more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Holsapple specializes in brain tumors, brain trauma, cerebral aneurysm, trigeminal neuralgia, and pediatric neurosurgery. The author of numerous papers, peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and case reports, his research interests include primate visual and motor processing and human brain tumor management and biology.
  • Administrative Title

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics; Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Education

    University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1985
  • Residency

    Neurological Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1986-1994
  • Board Certifications

    Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Special Interests

    Adult intracranial tumors, vascular surgery, pediatric neurosurgery


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