It is important for all individuals with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) to be monitored throughout their life for possible medical complications from the disorder. The Herscot Center offers coordinated care from more than 45 specialists throughout the hospital to help treat the wide range of symptoms that TSC can cause.

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Dr. Elizabeth Thiele (center) and members of our dedicated team

Core Herscot Center Team

Elizabeth Thiele, MD, PhD, Director
Jan L. Paolini, RN, MS, Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Leigh Horne-Mebel, LICSW, Social Worker
Robyn Bluestein, Program Manager
Erin Fonseca, Research Nurse

Brain Specialists: Seizures and Neurological Disorders

Elizabeth Thiele, MD, PhD, Epileptologist, Neurologist
William E. Butler, MD, Neurosurgeon

Brain Specialists: Learning

Margaret B. Pulsifer, PhD, Neuropsychologist

Dietician

Heidi Pfiefer

Endocrinologist

Gilbert Daniels, MD

Epilepsy Surgery Specialist

Ann-Christine Duhaime, MD

Heart Specialists

Ignacio Inglessis-Azuaje, MD, Cardiologist

Ana Maria Rosales, MD, Pediatric Cardiologist

Psychiatrist

Lawrence Franklin Selter, MD

Radiologists

Paul Caruso, MD

Michael Gee, MD, PhD

Mukesh Harisinghani, MD

Zubin Irani, MD, MBBS

Amita Sharma, MD

Raul Uppot, MD

T. Gregory Walker, MD

Renal (Kidney) Specialists

Elahna Paul, MD, Director, MGH Herscot Center for TSC Kidney Care

Andrew Lundquist MD, PhD

Dermatology (Skin) Specialist

Joop M. Grevelink, MD, PhD

Urology Specialist

Adam Feldman, MD, MPH