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 46 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
Chris McGraw, MD, PhD, Neurologist
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
Chris McGraw, MD, PhD, Neurologist

Brain Specialists: Learning

Margaret B. Pulsifer, PhD, Neuropsychologist

Dermatology (Skin) Specialist

Julia A. Siegel, MD


Yingyi “Wing” Zhong


Gilbert Daniels, MD

Gastrointestinal Surgeon

Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, MD

Heart Specialists

Ignacio Inglessis-Azuaje, MD, Cardiologist

Ana Maria Rosales, MD, Pediatric Cardiologist


William E. Butler, MD

Mark Richardson, MD, PhD

Kristopher Kahle, MD, PhD


Nimesh Patel, MD


Robert Doyle, MD


Michael Gee, MD, PhD

Mukesh Harisinghani, MD

Zubin Irani, MD, MBBS

Amita Sharma, MD

Ashraf Thabet, MD

Raul Uppot, MD

Renal (Kidney) Specialists

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

Andrew Lundquist MD, PhD

Urology Specialist

Adam Feldman, MD, MPH