Overview

Departments

Neurology

Clinical Interests
  • Neuro-ophthalmic diseases
  • Vestibular and oculomotor systems
  • Ocular motility disorders
  • Ocular stroke
  • Brainstem and cranial nerve diseases
  • Dizziness and balance disorders
  • Inflammatory disorders of the nervous system
  • Autoimmune neurologic conditions
  • Optic neuritis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis optica
  • Neurology of infectious diseases including HIV-neurology
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology
Foreign Languages
  • German
  • Polish
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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • 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
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

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
Provider Gender
Male

Biography

Dr. Chwalisz grew up in Poznan, Poland and later in Berlin, Germany before moving to the United States. After college, he taught and researched Medical Ethics at the University of Oxford, UK. Dr. Chwalisz earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine internship at the University of Chicago, and his Neurology residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, where he was recognized for his dedication to teaching residents and medical students. He completed a clinical fellowship in Advanced General and Autoimmune Neurology at MGH, and a second fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, where in addition to his clinical activities he researched treatment outcomes in idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri). As a clinician and teacher, Dr. Chwalisz is passionate about helping patients with neurological disorders. In addition to a clinical practice grounded in Comprehensive Neurology, Dr. Chwalisz's is interested in the intersection of the brain and the eye in health and disease, and he has a particular focus on inflammatory, infectious and autoimmune disorders affecting the eye and the nervous system. 

Contact

Neurology Associates
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-643-5533
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114 - 3002
Phone: 617-573-3412