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The Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center Team

Stroke Service


Viken L Babikian, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
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, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Ma
Special Interests: Neurology; Vascular neurology

Thanh Nguyen, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
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, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests: Stroke, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Cerebrovascular Disease, Cerebrovascular Accident

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

Neurocritical Care


Anna M Cervantes-Arslanian, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
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, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Melissa Mercado, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Courtney E Takahashi, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Stroke Research Faculty at Framingham

Philip A. Wolf, MD


Sudha Seshadri, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Co-Director of Medical Education for the Residency Program, Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Alzheimer's disease; Neuroepidemiology and genetic epidemiology of brain aging and stroke

Jose R Romero, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Ma
Special Interests: Neurology; Vascular neurology

Hugo J Aparicio, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests: Stroke, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Cerebrovascular Disease, Cerebrovascular Accident

Stroke Fellows

Dr. Courtney Scott
Dr. Julie Grimes


Interventional Neuroradiology/ Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

Dr. Varun Naragum
Fellow


Thanh Nguyen, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
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, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

James W Holsapple, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
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, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
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, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Emergency Medicine

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

Brendan G Magauran, MD, MBA, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
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, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Research

Helena Lau, RN, MsPH
Research Manager, Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical Care
[email protected]
617-414-1171

Saleh Abbas, BS
Study Coordinator
[email protected]
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
Ashkan Shoamanesh, MD, FRCPc
Abdullah Tawakul, MD
Nicholas Tarlov, MD
Barbara Voetsch, MD PhD


Hugo J Aparicio, MD, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests: Stroke, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Cerebrovascular Disease, Cerebrovascular Accident

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.