Our Stroke team is comprised of stroke neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists and cerebrovascular neurosurgeons.

Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center

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Our Team

Boston Medical Center Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center is a multidisciplinary group comprised of stroke neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists and cerebrovascular neurosurgeons committed to excellence in patient care, research and education.

We are proud of our outcomes and the life-long relationships we have established with
our patients and referring physicians.

Stroke Service
Carlos Kase, MD
Viken Babikian, MD
Jose Rafael Romero, MD
Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCPC
Hesham Masoud, MD
Hugo Aparicio, MD
Anna Cervantes-Arslanian, MD
Judith Welch Clark RN, BSN
Helena Lau, RN, BSN, MSPH

Neurocritical Care
Anna Cervantes-Arslanian, MD

Stroke Research Faculty at Framingham
Philip A. Wolf, MD
Sudha Seshadri, MD
Jose Rafael Romero, MD
Hugo Aparicio, MD

Stroke Fellows
Hugo Aparicio, MD
Abdullah Tawakul, MD

Former Fellows
Erica Camargo, MD PhD
Feliks Koyfman, MD
Hesham Masoud, MD
Yih Lin Nien, MD
Rodica Petrea, MD
Rony Salem, MD
Ashkan Shoamanesh, MD, FRCPc
Nicholas Tarlov, MD
Barbara Voetsch, MD PhD


Interventional Neuroradiology/
Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

Alexander Norbash, MD, MHCM
Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCPC
Hesham Masoud, MD

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Alexander Norbash, MD, MHCM
James W. Holsapple, MD
Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCPC

Emergency Medicine
Lauren Nentwich, MD
Joseph Kahn, MD
Brendan Magauran, MD, MBA
Sophia Dyer, MD, FACEP

Nadja Kadom, MD
Osamu Sakai, MD, PhD
Glenn Barest, MD
Asim Mian, MD
Jimmy Wang, MD
Bindu Setty, MD

Douglas I. Katz, MD
Theslee J. DePiero, MD



Call: 617.638.8456
Fax: 617.638.8465
Email: stroke@bmc.org

Boston Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Shapiro Center
7th Floor, Suite 7B
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

For Research Information

Contact Helena Lau,
Call: 617.414.1171
Fax: 617.638.5354
stroke@bmc.org or

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Interventional Radiology 

Areas of Expertise

Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)
Brain Aneurysm Care
Carotid Artery Disease
Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF)
Spine Care
Stroke Prevention & Treatment

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