The Department of Neurology integrates compassionate care with state-of-the-art research and rigorous medical training. Our expert subspecialty care is aided by the latest medical technology, from life-saving intervention for acute brain trauma to skillful management of chronic illnesses. Learn more.
Guided by the needs of our patients, our mission is to be the preeminent academic neurology department in the US by: providing outstanding clinical care while rapidly discovering new treatments to reduce and eliminate the devastating impact of neurological disorders; training the very best neurologists and scientists of the future, and improving the health and well-being of the diverse communities we serve.
Our core values are excellence in service, innovation, education, and neuroscience research in the field of neurology. We value:
- Excellence in patient care everyday
- Outstanding service to our patients, their families and our referring healthcare providers
- Access to clinical care for all patients at the right time, in the right place, by the right clinician
- Seamless integration of research and clinical care for the benefit of our patients
- Basic research that advances science and increases our understanding of the nervous system and its functions
- Efficient and rapid translation of laboratory advances to patient care
- Teamwork and collaboration
- Education and mentorship for all our trainees and staff.
- Hormone Therapy Fails in TBI Trials – MedPage Today article quotes MGH physician Lee Schwamm
- Tests May Soon Predict Alzheimer’s. Do You Want to Know? – Bloomberg News article quotes MGH physician Alireza Atri
- Studies: Progesterone Fails to Help Brain Injuries – ABC News/Associated Press article quotes MGH physician Lee Schwamm
- Looking for a Cure: Attacking Alzheimer's - Chronicle/WCVB-TV, Ch. 5 video report featuring MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi
- NSMC honored for stroke care – Wicked Local: Danvers article quotes MGH physician Lee Schwamm
- Putting "ice bucket challenge" cash into action - CBS News
- 'Forgotten' Brain Region Rediscovered a Century Later – LiveScience.com
- Brain Research Needs To Be Better Supported, Experts Say – Alzheimer’s News Today
- Researchers isolate target for therapies to treat cocaine addiction – United Press International coverage of study led by MGH investigator Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili
- Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer’s Research – New York Times
- Study using unique 3D lab cultures appears to confirm how Alzheimer’s begins in brain – Washington Post
- This Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Could Be a Game Changer – Time.com
- Breakthrough for Alzheimer’s Research (video) – NECN
- Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins – HealthDay News
- An Unnerving Enigma: New Clues to Fibromyalgia’s Origins could Crack the Case of Chronic Pain – featuring Anne Oaklander, MD.
- Read more Neurology news
Wang Ambulatory Care Center
8th Floor, Suite 835
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone, new patients: 855-644-6387
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Public Transportation Access: yes
Disabled Access: yes
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