About Ron Thibert, DO, MSPH

Dr. Thibert received his B.S. in biology/psychology from the University of Notre Dame in 1994 and his MsPH in Epidemiology from the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health in 1996. After graduating from KCUMB in 2000, he did his Pediatric training at Henry Ford Hospital from 2000-2003, followed by his Pediatric Neurology training at the Floating Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston from 2003-2006. He then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology at MGH from 2006-2008 and remains on staff there in the Pediatric Epilepsy Program. He is also an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Thibert has a special interest in the treatment of epilepsy and epileptic encephalopathies in children with autistic spectrum disorders.  He sees children and young adults with autistic spectrum disorders and epilepsy at the Lurie Center and, if indicated, performs long-term EEG monitoring at MGHfC as part of the diagnostic process. A full range of treatment options including dietary therapy for epilepsy is available.

Dr. Thibert is the Director of the Angelman Syndrome clinic and MGHfC/Lurie Center and is on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. He is the Director of the Dup15q Center at MGHfC/Lurie Center and is on the Professional Advisory Board of the Dup15q Alliance. He is also the Co-Director of the newly founded Pitt Hopkins Clinic.

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Mass General for Children: Pediatric Epilepsy Program
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 6B
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-6540

Mass General Lurie Center for Autism
1 Maguire Rd.
Lexington, MA 02421
Phone: 781-860-1700

Medical Education

  • DO, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  • Residency, Henry Ford Hospital
  • Residency, Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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