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The Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center Team

Stroke Service


David M Greer, MD
Special Interests: Stroke, Vascular Neurology, Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Neurology

Viken L Babikian, MD
Co-Director, Stroke Service
Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Stroke, Internal carotid artery stenosis, Brain aneurysm

Jose R Romero, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Ma
Special Interests: Neurology; Vascular neurology

Thanh Nguyen, MD
Director, Interventional Neuroradiology and Interventional Neurology, Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Acute stroke intervention; Cerebral aneurysms and AVMs; Carotid stenting; Dural AV fistulas, Embolization of nose bleeds & head/neck tumors; Neurocritical care; Vasospasm; Vertebroplasty

Hugo J Aparicio, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests:

Stroke, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Cerebrovascular Disease, Cerebrovascular Accident


Julie G Shulman, MD
Special Interests: Stroke, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Brain Aneurysm, Neurology

Anna M Cervantes-Arslanian, MD
Director of Neurocritical Care & Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests: Critical care and stroke

Additional Stroke Service Team Members

Emily Hamlyn, NP
Helena Lau, RN, MSPH
Marci Leifson, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BS
Argita Domazeti, Quality Improvement Assistant


Neurocritical Care


David M Greer, MD
Special Interests: Stroke, Vascular Neurology, Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Neurology

Anna M Cervantes-Arslanian, MD
Director of Neurocritical Care & Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests: Critical care and stroke

Ayshe A Beesen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Melissa Mercado, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Courtney E Takahashi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Stroke Research Faculty at Framingham

Philip A. Wolf, MD


Sudha Seshadri, MD
Co-Director of Medical Education for the Residency Program, Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: Alzheimer's Disease, Neuroepidemiology and Genetic Epidemiology of Brain Aging and Stroke

Jose R Romero, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Ma
Special Interests: Neurology; Vascular neurology

Hugo J Aparicio, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests:

Stroke, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Cerebrovascular Disease, Cerebrovascular Accident


Stroke Fellows

Syed Abbas
Mali Sharma


Interventional Neuroradiology/ Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

Mohamad Abdalkader, MD
Fellow


Thanh Nguyen, MD
Director, Interventional Neuroradiology and Interventional Neurology, Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Acute stroke intervention; Cerebral aneurysms and AVMs; Carotid stenting; Dural AV fistulas, Embolization of nose bleeds & head/neck tumors; Neurocritical care; Vasospasm; Vertebroplasty

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery


Katharine M Cronk, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

James W Holsapple, MD
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery/Program Director, Neurological Surgery

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Brain Tumors, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Brain Trauma, Cerebral Aneurysm, Trigeminal Neurlagia

Thanh Nguyen, MD
Director, Interventional Neuroradiology and Interventional Neurology, Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Acute stroke intervention; Cerebral aneurysms and AVMs; Carotid stenting; Dural AV fistulas, Embolization of nose bleeds & head/neck tumors; Neurocritical care; Vasospasm; Vertebroplasty

Emergency Medicine

Sophia Dyer, MD, FACEP


Lauren M Nentwich, MD
Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Emergency Medicine

Joseph H Kahn, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Geriatrics; Stroke; Ophthalmology; Wilderness medicine

Brendan G Magauran, MD, MBA
Vice Chair for Administration/Clinical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Emergency medicine

Evan R Berg, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Research

Helena Lau, RN, MsPH
Research Manager, Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical Care
hlau@bu.edu
617-414-1171

Saleh Abbas, BS
Study Coordinator
Saleh.abbas@bmc.org
617-638-5492


Former Fellows

Sumeet Multani, MD
Varun Naragum, MD
Erica Camargo, MD PhD
Feliks Koyfman, MD
Hesham Masoud, MD
Yih Lin Nien, MD
Rodica Petrea, MD
Rony Salem, MD
Courtney Scott, MD, FRCPc
Ashkan Shoamanesh, MD, FRCPc
Abdullah Tawakul, MD
Nicholas Tarlov, MD
Barbara Voetsch, MD PhD


Hugo J Aparicio, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests:

Stroke, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Cerebrovascular Disease, Cerebrovascular Accident


Julie G Shulman, MD
Special Interests: Stroke, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Brain Aneurysm, Neurology

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.

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