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The Amyloidosis Center Team

Internists


Caryn A Libbey, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Rheumatoid arthritis; Osteoporosis; Amyloidosis

Hematology


Dina Brauneis, NP, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Clinical Research and Stem Cell Transplant Nurse Practitioner
Special Interests: AL Amyloidosis, Multiple Myeloma and Lymphoma

Lisa M Mendelson, NP, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Hematology and Medical Oncology Provider
Instructor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: Systemic Amyloidosis, Localized Amyloidosis, Hematologic Disorders, Adult Primary Care, Geriatrics

Karen Quillen, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: Transfusion Medicine

Vaishali Sanchorawala, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Program; Director, Amyloidosis Center
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

AL amyloidosis, Stem cell transplantation, Myeloma, Health related quality of life in AL amyloidosis, Clinical trials


Shayna R Sarosiek, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests:

AL Amyloidosis, Multiple Myeloma, Lymphoma and Leukemia, Thrombosis and Hemostasis


John M Sloan, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: AL Amyloidosis, Lymphoma and Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation

Cardiology


Frederick L Ruberg, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Director, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Program Associate Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Cardiac amyloidosis, Cardiac imaging: MRI, CT, echo, Cardiac sarcoidosis, Ischemic heart disease, Valvular heart disease

Pulmonology


John L Berk, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Amyloid, Pulmonary Fibrosis


Nephrology

Lawrence Stern, MD


Andrea I Havasi, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: amyloidosis, peritoneal dialysis, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease , glomerular diseases

Neurology


Michelle Y Kaku, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests: Disorders of the muscle and nerve, electrodiagnostic medicine, botulinum toxin administration

Radiation Oncology


Minh T Truong, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor & Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology Department, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Head and neck; Central nervous system; Skin; Airway amyloidosis


Otolaryngology


Gregory A Grillone, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Head and Neck, Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery for Head and Neck Tumors, Laryngeal, Voice and Swallowing Disorders, Surgical Treatment of Sleep Apnea, Diseases of the Trachea and Esophagus


Urology


Mark H Katz, MD, Amyloidosis Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Urologic Oncology, Robotic Surgery, Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer


The amyloidosis clinical team is a multidisciplinary group of physicians at Boston Medical Center. Each sub-specialist is an amyloid expert and has seen hundreds of patients with amyloidosis.