Boston Medical Center
Director of Neurocritical Care, Boston Medical Center
After graduating from Dartmouth College, Dr. Deborah M. Green received her medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York. Dr. Green did her internship at Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston, followed by Neurology residency training at Tufts New England Medical Center. She did a fellowship with Allan Ropper, MD in Critical Care Neurology/Stroke at Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center. Dr. Green went on to work as Neurointensivist and Associate Director of the Stroke Center at The Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawai'i.
Dr. Green is board-certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology and subspecialty board-certified in Neurocritical Care. She is a Board Member of the Neurocritical Care Society and a regional Board Member of the American Heart Association.
Dr. Green's clinical and research interests include neurocritical care, cerebrovascular disease, cerebral vasospam post subarachnoid hemorrhage, glucose control in the ICU, traumatic brain injury and Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Dr. Green has coauthored the text Neurological and Neurosurgical Intensive Care, Fourth Edition. She has also authored chapters and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on topics including stroke and Guillain-Barré syndrome. She is a reviewer for several major journal publications:Stroke, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, European Journal of Neurology.
Burns JD, Green DM, Lau H, Winter M, Koyfman F, Defusco CM, Holsapple JW, Kase CS. The Effect of a Neurocritical Care Service without a Dedicated Neuro-ICU on Quality of Care in Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care 2013;18(3):305-12.
Orehek EK, Burns JD, Koyfman F, Azocar RJ, Holsapple JW, Green DM. Postpartum trifecta: simultaneous eclamptic intracerebral hemorrhage, PRES, and herniation due to intracranial hypotension. Neurocrit Care 2012;17(3):434-8
Burns JD, Green DM, Metivier K, DeFusco C. Intensive care management of acute ischemic stroke. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2012;30(3):713-44.
Westwood AJ, Burns JD, Green DM. Teaching NeuroImages: Pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurology 2012;78(8):e54.
Green DM, Burns JD, Defusco CM. Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. J Intensive Care Med. 2012 Feb 14.
Dorfman JD, Burns JD, Green DM, DeFusco C, Agarwal S. Decompressive laparotomy for refractory intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury. Neurocrit Care 2011;15(3):516-8.
Voetsch B, Tarlov N, Nguyen TN, Defusco C, Barest GD, Norbash A, Green DM, Burns JD. Asymmetric Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Complicating Hemodynamic Augmentation for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage-Associated Cerebral Vasospasm. Neurocrit Care. 2011 Oct 1.
Green DM, O’Phelan KH, Bassin SL, Chang CWJ, Stern TS, Asai SM. Intensive Versus Conventional Insulin Therapy in Critically Ill Neurologic Patients. Neurocrit Care 2010;13:299-306.
O'Phelan K, Park D, Efird J, Johnson K, Albano M, Beniga J, Green DM, Chang CWJ. Patterns of intracranial pressure elevation after severe traumatic brain injury. Neurocrit Care 2009;10:280-6.
O'Phelan K, McArthur DL, Chang CWJ, Green DM, Hovda D. The impact of substance abuse on mortality and outcome at discharge in patients with severe traumatic brain injury. J Trauma 2008;65:674-7.
Park D, O'Phelan K, Johnson K, Efird J, Chang C, Green DM. Timing of rise in ICP after severe traumatic brain injury. Poster at Neurocritical Care Society, Las Vegas, 2007 and abstract in Neurocritical Care 2008;8(1):133.
Chang CWJ, O'Phelan K, Green DM, Stern T, Oshita L. Temporary partial aortic occlusion for the treatment of vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Poster at Neurocritical Care Society, Las Vegas, 2007 and abstract in Neurocritical Care 2008;8(1):136.
Green DM. New Horizons in Guillain-Barré Treatment. Consultant 2007; 47(13):1110.
Green DM. "Hyperthermia." Chapter in: The Interface of Internal Medicine and Neurology. Jose Biller, ed. Lippincott: Oct 2007.
Green DM. Weakness in the ICU: Guillain-Barré syndrome, myasthenia gravis, and critical illness polyneuropathy/ myopathy. The Neurologist 2005;11:338-47.
Chang CWJ, O'Phelan K, Green DM, Asai S, Liem L. Nontraumatic myelopathy in novice surfers. Poster at Neurocritical Care Society, Scottsdale, 2005 and abstract in Neurocritical Care 2005.
Green DM. Know risk factors, symptoms of stroke. The Honolulu Advertiser. February 27, 2004.
Ropper AH, Diringer MN, Gress DR, Green DM, Mayer S. Neurological and Neurosurgical Intensive Care, Fourth Edition. Lippincott: Oct. 2003.
Green DM. Advances in management of Guillain-Barré syndrome. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports 2002; 2:541-8.
Green DM, Ropper AH, Kronmal RA, Psaty BM, Burke GL. Serum potassium level and dietary potassium intake as risk factors for stroke. Neurology 2002; 59(3):314-320.
Green DM. What should be done for mild Guillain-Barré syndrome? Journal Watch Neurology 2002;4(7):54.
Green DM, Ropper AH. Mild Guillain-Barré syndrome. Archives of Neurology 2001;58:1098-1101.
Green DM, Caplan LR. Recurrent basilar branch infarcts due to a protruding basilar artery lesion. Cerebrovascular Diseases 2000;10(6):489.