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Steven (Steve) M. Greenberg, MD, PhD

  • Director, Hemorrhagic Stroke Research Program
  • Vice-Chair, Faculty Development and Promotions
  • John J. Conway Endowed Chair in Neurology

617-726-8459

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Overview

Departments

Neurology

Centers & Specialties

Vascular Center

Clinical Interests
  • Cerebral hemorrhage
  • Dementia
  • Stroke
Medical Education
  • PhD, Columbia University
  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • 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
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Dr. Greenberg, Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, holds the John J. Conway Endowed Chair in Neurology, directs the Hemorrhagic Stroke Research Program, and is Vice-Chair for Faculty Development and Promotions at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  Initiated in 1994, the Hemorrhagic Stroke Research Program has become internationally recognized as a leading authority on the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of cerebral amyloid angiopathy.  Dr. Greenberg has authored over 140 research articles and 60 chapters, reviews, and editorials in the areas of hemorrhagic stroke and small vessel brain disease, served as principal investigator on multiple national research grants, and in leadership positions at national and international conferences on hemorrhagic stroke and vascular cognitive impairment.  He is currently Chair of the American Heart Association International Stroke Conference, Session Co-Chair of the NINDS Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias Workshop, and charter member of the NIH Acute Neural Injury and Epilepsy study section.

Dr. Greenberg received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Harvard University and MD and PhD degrees from Columbia University under the graduate research training of Dr. James Schwartz.  He performed internship at Pennsylvania Hospital, neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and post-doctoral fellowship at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Center for Neurologic Diseases before joining the Massachusetts General Hospital faculty.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Greenberg has authored over 140 research articles and 60 chapters, reviews, and editorials in the areas of hemorrhagic stroke and small vessel brain disease, served as principal investigator on multiple national research grants, and in leadership positions at national and international conferences on hemorrhagic stroke and vascular cognitive impairment.  He is currently Chair of the American Heart Association International Stroke Conference, Session Co-Chair of the NINDS Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias Workshop, and charter member of the NIH Acute Neural Injury and Epilepsy study section.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Linn J, Halpin A, Demaerel P, Ruhland J, Giese AD, Dichgans M, van Buchem MA, Bruckmann H, Greenberg SM. Prevalence of superficial siderosis in patients with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Neurology 2010;74:1346-1350.

Greenberg SM, Nandigam RNK, Delgado P, Betensky RA, Rosand J, Viswanathan A, Frosch MP, Smith EE. Microbleeds versus macrobleeds: Evidence for distinct entities. Stroke 2009;40:2382-6.

Kimberly WT, Gilson A, Rost NS, Rosand J, Viswanathan A, Smith EE, Greenberg SM. Silent ischemic infarcts are associated with hemorrhage burden in cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Neurology 2009;72:1230-1235.

Holland CM, Smith EE, Csapo I, Gurol ME, Brylka DA, Killiany RJ, Blacker D, Albert MS, Guttmann CRG, Greenberg SM. Spatial distribution of white matter hyperintensities in Alzheimers disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and healthy aging. Stroke 2008;39:1127-1133.

Greenberg SM, Grabowski TJ, Gurol ME, Skehan ME, Nandigam RNK, Becker JA, Garcia-Alloza M, Prada C, Frosch MP, Rosand J, Viswanathan A, Smith EE, Johnson KA. Detection of isolated cerebrovascular ?-amyloid with Pittsburgh compound B. Ann Neurol 2008;64:587-591.

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Contact

Neurology & Stroke Services
15 Parkman Street
Boston MA, 02114-3117
Phone: 617-726-8459
Fax: 617-726-5346

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