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Joel Boaz

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon

Eminent. One of the world’s best. These are just a few of the words and phrases used to describe Dr. Joel Boaz, who is known to many of his patients as simply “Joel.” Dr. Boaz currently specializes in treating patients with concussions, an interest he developed after his son suffered a concussion while playing rugby.

Dr. Boaz has decades of experience in neurosurgery and pediatric surgery. Prior to joining Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, he practiced for 25 years at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.

Dr. Boaz is married and has two children.

Areas of Focus

Neurosurgery | Concussion Management

Education

  • Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana - BA (physics)
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, MD (neurosurgery)
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Neurosurgery Residency
  • Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship

Positions

  • Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, Faculty
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I am one of a few people [with spina bifida] who can walk as well as I can, if at all. I don’t credit this to ‘luck’ as much as I do to having a good surgeon in Dr. Joel Boaz.
Brand Selvia, staff writer, Greencastle Banner Graphic
What he did was the technical equivalent of painting the Mona Lisa, but this analogy is not quite right. Nobody would have died if Da Vinci had missed a brushstroke. Besides, Dr. Boaz possesses an earned talent more impressive than any Renaissance painter.
Chris Edwards, son underwent surgery for brain tumor
I’m anxious to hear from my patients what it is that’s troubling them, and I try to put them at ease so that they feel comfortable sharing that information with me.
Dr. Joel Boaz
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