Nazem (Nazem) Atassi, MD
Assistant in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
- Department of Neurology
- Clinical Interests
- ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Medical Education
- MD, Damascus University School of Medicine
- Residency, Boston Medical Center
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Board Certifications
- Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Foreign Languages
- Accepting New Patients
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
Cigna (PAL #'s)
Fallon Community HealthCare
ForMost Managed Care
Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
Humana/Choice Care PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
OSW - Maine
OSW - New Hampshire
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
Tufts Health Plan
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
BiographyDr. Atassi, an Assistant in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor at Harvard Medical School in Boston Massachusetts, received his MD in 2002 from Damascus University and completed his Neurology training at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Atassi completed his Fellowship in Neuromuscular disorders and Clinical Trials at Massachusetts general Hospital. He received his Masters of Medical Science in Clinical Investigation in 2010 from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Atassi is Co- Chairman of the Spastic Paraplegia/Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) Task Force and he serves on the Advocacy subcommittee of the ALS Research Group (ALSRG). In 2010, Dr. Atassi received the MIT 100K Life Science Award from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is the Primary Investigator for several research projects focusing on ALS clinical trials and Neuroimaging.
ResearchTranslational Research and Clinical Trials in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and other Neurodegenerative Disorders.
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