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Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center

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
Hugo Aparicio, MD
Anna Cervantes-Arslanian, MD
Judith Welch Clark RN, BSN
Helena Lau, RN, BSN, MSPH

Neurocritical Care
Anna Cervantes-Arslanian, MD
Ana Beesen, MD
Melissa Mercado, MD
Courtney Takahashi, MD

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

Stroke Fellows
Sumeet Multani, MD
Varun Naragum, MD

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

Interventional Neuroradiology/
Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCPC

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
James W. Holsapple, MD
Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCPC

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

Osamu Sakai, MD, PhD
Glenn Barest, MD
Asim Mian, MD
Bindu Setty, MD

Margaret Chapman, 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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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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