The Interventional Neuroradiology Program at Boston Medical Center offers minimally invasive diagnostic imaging and treatment for conditions that affect the brain, neck, and spinal cord. Our board certified specialists are experts in endovascular treatment and advanced imaging techniques. They have expertise in embolization of intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and dural arteriovenous fistulas. They also provide specialized care in the treatment of acute stroke in the hospital. Our specialists are equipped with the latest in imaging-guided techniques. The multidisciplinary group includes neurologists, radiologists, neuroradiologists, and neurosurgeons.

Areas of Expertise

  • Stroke
  • Intracranial aneurysms
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Dural arteriovenous fistulas
  • Cavernomas
  • Developmental venous abnormalities
  • Spinal vascular malformations

Diagnostics

  • Advanced techniques in neuroimaging
  • Cerebral angiography
  • Spinal angiography

Selected Treatments

  • Acute stroke intervention
  • Aneurysm coiling and flow diversion
  • Clot retrieval
  • Embolization

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Neurology Department

Our Team

Faculty

Thanh Nguyen, MD

Director, Interventional Neuroradiology and Interventional Neurology
Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery and Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests

Acute stroke intervention, Cerebral aneurysms and AVMs, Carotid stenting, Dural AV fistulas, Embolization of nose bleeds and head and neck tumors, Neurocritical care, Pulsatile Tinnitus, Vasospasm, Vertebroplasty

Mohamad K Abdalkader, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Interventional Neuroradiology

Special Interests

Stroke, Cerebral Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformations, Arteriovenous Fistula, Vertebroplasty, Pulsatile Tinnitus

Research Overview

Our faculty are clinician researchers recognized as experts in the field, with particular interest in aneurysm coiling and flow diversion as well as acute intra-arterial therapies for stroke. Director Dr. Nguyen has authored over 130 peer-reviewed publications and made more than 80 presentations at scientific meetings on a national and international level.

Residency and Fellowship Information

Education and Training

The interventional neuroradiology division faculty participate in the education and training of residents who wish to gain experience in minimally invasive neurological procedures. Trainees are invited to participate in case conferences in stroke.