William T. (Taylor) Kimberly, MD, PhD
Associate Director, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
- Department of Neurology
- Critical Care Center
- Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
- Vascular Center
- Clinical Interests
- Neurocritical care
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Medical Education
- MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Board Certifications
- Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- 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 - Connecticut
OSW - Maine
OSW - New Hampshire
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Medicare Advantage PPO
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
BiographyW. Taylor Kimberly, MD PhD is a critical care neurologist in the Department of Neurology. He serves as the Associate Director of the MGH Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit and is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kimberly's research group is located in the Center for Human Genetic Research, and studies blood-based and neuroimaging biomarkers of acute brain injury and cerebral edema. Through the use of metabolomics and neuroimaging, the goal is to identify novel therapeutic targets for stroke. He cares for patients in the Intensive Care Unit, the Emergency Department, and the outpatient setting.
View my most recent publications at PubMed
Wolfe MS et al. Two transmembrane aspartates in presenilin-1 required for presenilin endoproteolysis and g-secretase activity. Nature
, 398:513-517 (1999).
Kimberly WT et al. g-Secretase is a membrane protein complex comprised of presenilin, nicastrin, aph-1 and pen-2. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.
, 100:6382-6387 (2003).
Singhal AS et al. Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. A 36-year-old woman with headache, hypertension, and seizure 2 weeks post-partum. New Engl. J. Med.
, 360:1126-1137 (2009).
Kimberly WT et al. Silent ischemic infarcts are associated with hemorrhage burden in cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Neurology, 72:1230-1235 (2009).
Kimberly WT et al. Lower hemoglobin correlates with larger stroke volumes in acute ischemic stroke. Cerebrovasc. Dis. Extra, 1:44-53 (2011).
O'Connor SG et al. Process improvement methods increase the efficiency, accuracy and utility of a neurocritical care research repository. Neurocrit. Care, 17:90-96 (2012).
Kimberly et al. Sex differences and hemoglobin levels in relation to stroke outcomes. Neurology, 80: in press (2013).
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