About Elizabeth Thiele, MD, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth A. Thiele is a neurologist and epileptologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her medical training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed a second residency in child neurology and a postdoctoral research fellowship in neurology at Children's Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Thiele organized and established the Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, a multidisciplinary comprehensive clinical program for TSC, as well as a ketogenic diet clinic to treat and manage patients with epilepsy. She is also the Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Service at Mass General and a Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Thiele's research and clinical interests include the role of diet in epilepsy treatment, genotype-phenotype correlation in TSC, the role of epilepsy surgery in management of intractable epilepsy, outcomes following infantile spasms, and neuropsychological profiles in relationship to tuber number and location in TSC.

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Locations

Pediatric Epilepsy Program
175 Cambridge Street
Suite 340
Boston, MA 02114-2796
Phone: 617-726-6540
Phone: 617-726-0241
Fax: 617-726-0230

Medical Education

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Harvard-Longwood Neurology Training Program
  • Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Childrens 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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