Dr. James A Otis MD Neurologist

Dr. James Otis is a neurologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Otis accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 42 doctors at Boston Medical Center who specialize in Neurology. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Greek.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Clinical Interests: Headache/migraines, Pain management, Epilepsy, Pain Headache Epilepsy

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Medical Center

Other Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Greek

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1986–1989

Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1986

New York Medical College
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 24 years in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 22 years in Clinical Neurophysiology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 14 years in Pain Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology

Publications & Presentations

Anorgasmia with gabapentin may be common in older patients.
Perloff, M.D., Thaler, D.E., Otis, J.A.

Suspecting optic neuritis, diagnosing Bartonella cat scratch disease.
Gan, J.J., Mandell, A.M., Otis, J.A., Holmuhamedova, M., Perloff, M.D.

A quick and reliable EEG montage for the detection of seizures in the critical care setting.
Karakis, I., Montouris, G. D., Otis, J. A., Douglass, L. M., Jonas, R., Velez-Ruiz, N., Wilford, K., Espinosa, P. S.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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