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Anand Viswanathan, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Director, Partners Telestroke Program


Accepting New Patients




Centers & Specialties

Vascular Center

Clinical Interests
  • Stroke
  • Memory disorders
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)
Medical Education
  • MD, PhD, Emory University Hospitals
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Hopital Lariboisiere|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
Foreign Languages
  • French
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • 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
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • 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
  • 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.

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Dr. Viswanathan is a member of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and is a staff neurologist in both the Stroke Service and Memory Disorders Unit. He received his MD, PhD in medicine and molecular genetics from Emory University. He was trained in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center prior to his residency program in vascular neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Dr. Viswanathan served as a clinical research fellow with Professors Marie-Germaine Bousser and Hugues Chabriat at the Hopital Lariboisiere in Paris from 2005-2006. His group actively collaborates with colleagues at the Hospital. Dr. Viswanathan's research interests include studying the contributions of stroke and vascular risk factors to dementia.

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Research interests focus on studying the contribution of stroke and vascular risk factors to cognitive impairment and dementia.


Neurology Associates
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone 1: 617-726-1728
Phone 2: 617-726-5533
Fax: 617-643-3939

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