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Ferdinando (Ferdy) S. Buonanno, MD

  • Co-Director, Pediatric Stroke Services
  • Director, CardioNeurology Clinic


Accepting New Patients




Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Vascular Center

Clinical Interests
  • Stroke
  • Cerebral vascular disorders
  • Venous sinus thrombosis
  • Cortical vein thrombosis
  • Stroke in the young
  • Pediatric stroke
  • Cardioneurology
  • patent foramen ovale (PFO) related stroke, migraine, etc
  • Coagulation disorders
  • Thrombophilia
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Padova - Italy
  • Residency, Bowman Gray School of Medicine Wakeforest University|Residency, University of Padova - Italy
  • Fellowship, Bowman Gray School of Medicine Wakeforest University|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology
Foreign Languages
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
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 - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - other
  • 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 - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • 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 and Pediatric


MD from University of Padova (Italy) Faculty of Medicine
Specialist in Mental and Nervous Diseases from U. of Padova/Verona
Board Certified in Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Special interest in cerebral vascular disorders, stroke in the young, pediatric stroke, patent foramen ovale (PFO) related strokes, cardioneurology, venous sinus thrombosis, thrombophilia, coagulopathy


Neurology & Stroke Services
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-726-8459
Fax: 617-726-5043

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