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Nazem (Nazem) Atassi, MD

Assistant in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital

Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School

To make a neuromuscular division appointment, call 617-726-3642.

  • Phone: 617-724-3914
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
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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.

Neurology Associates
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Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-724-3914
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