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Robert Harold Ackerman, MD, MPH

Director Emeritus, MGH Neurovascular Laboratory

  • Phone: 617-726-8382
Departments
Department of Neurology
Clinical Interests
Carotid disease
Cerebrovascular disease
Stroke and TIA
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Queen Square National Hospital
Board Certifications
Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Gender
Male
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Foreign Languages
Spanish
French
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
No

BiographyDr. Ackerman received his BA degree from Brown University in 1957. He was a journalist for several years before starting medical school at the University of Rochester (MD, 1964). After completing his Neurology residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1970 and his blood flow fellowship in London in 1971, he earned a Master of Public Health degree at the Harvard School of Public Health and at MGH did his training in Radiology and Neuroradiology, where lay the tools for studying the physiology of the brain. Dr. Ackerman is boarded in both Neurology and Radiology and has remained active as both a Neurologist and Neuroradiologist, holding senior positions in each field at the MGH.

Neurology Bicentennial Celebration, 2011 Part I

Neurology Bicentennial Celebration, October 13, 2011. Past History of MGH Neurology; Overview of MGH Neurology; Telestroke and Acute Stroke Service; Neurodegenerative Disorders; Pediatric Neurology.

MGH Imaging honors pioneer

The MGH Imaging Department recently honored Robert H. Ackerman, MD, MPH, director emeritus of the MGH Neurovascular Laboratory, for his work as a pioneer in stroke imaging and prevention.

Neurology Associates
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Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-8382
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