Dr. Irina Anselm, MD

Pediatric NeurologyFemaleAge 62

Pediatric Neurology

Dr. Irina Anselm, MD is a Pediatric Neurology Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Leningrad Medical Pediatrics Institute in 1984. She is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Irina Anselm, MD

Boston Children's Hospital

300 Longwood Ave # 3066 Boston, MA 02115
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

Care Philosophy

" As a child, I always knew I wanted to be a physician. I found my passion for child neurology during my last years of medical school in Saint Petersburg, Russia. After immigrating to the United States, I continued tr..."

- Dr. Irina Anselm, MD

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Dr. Anselm's Top Procedures and Conditions

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ImPACT Testing
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anselm performs ImPACT Testing more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Anselm performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Memory Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anselm performs Memory Evaluation more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Anselm performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Sudoscan
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anselm performs Sudoscan more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Anselm performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Anselm's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anxiety
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Constipation
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Dystonia
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Limb Cramp
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Mitochondrial Diseases
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neurological Testing
  • Obesity
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Overweight
  • Pediatric Neurological Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sudoscan

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Dr. Anselm's Reviews

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3.8

Based on 23 ratings

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Dr. Anselm has been my daughter Caitlin’s neurologist for over 18 years. My daughter is severely disabled and Dr. Anselm has been the best and brightest of all her physicians. Dr. Anselm is sweet, kind and caring as well as brilliant. I wish all my daughter’s physicians were as fabulous as Dr. Anselm.
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Dec 03, 2019
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Dr Anselm is responsible for our daughter being alive today. Dr Anselm has guided us through the devastating maze of progressive mitochondrial illness for the past 10 years. She predicted our daughter developing diabetes, and then supported us when a diabetes crisis occurred. She diagnosed a silent heart conduction abnormality requiring pacemaker placement before anything bad happened. Dr Anselm is the doctor my daughter most enjoys seeing. Simply put, Dr Anselm is a great, great doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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David in Branford, CT – Sep 03, 2018
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Dr. Anselm is a fantastic doctor and a superb human being. She has been taking care of my family for many years. She is very patient, very detail oriented. She has supported us through a very difficult time of dealing with a devastating condition. I would recommend her to everyone, who needs help with a serious disease. Thank God for Dr. Anselm!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Mark in Brookline, MA – Dec 06, 2016
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poor bedside manner, does not explain problem to parents, left wondering why we went to see her, bad recommendation, would not recommend to anyone
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Weston, MA – Nov 15, 2016
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Dr. Anselm is a fantastic doctor especially when it comes to Mitochondrial disorders. Dr. Anselm took great care of my sister who passed away recently, did so with all of her heart. My sister felt as if Dr. Anselm was a second mother to her. My sister was sick her whole life and was not aware of her having of Mito until she met Dr. Anselm. I could not have asked for a better doctor to take care of my sister. She is the type of Dr you can put all your trust in with ease. I recommend her for all.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Georgina in Boston, MA – Jun 21, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

 As a child, I always knew I wanted to be a physician. I found my passion for child neurology during my last years of medical school in Saint Petersburg,...Read more

Biography

As a child, I always knew I wanted to be a physician. I found my passion for child neurology during my last years of medical school in Saint Petersburg,...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Education

SAINT PETERSBURG MEDICAL ACADEMY
Internship Hospital
1998
New England Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1995
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1986
SAINT PETERSBURG PEDIATRIC MEDICAL ACADEMY
Residency Hospital
1984
Leningrad Medical Pediatrics Institute
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Awards

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Is Dr. Irina Anselm, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Irina Anselm, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Anselm frequently treats ImPACT Testing, Memory Evaluation, and Sudoscan. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Anselm treats.

Where is Dr. Irina Anselm, MD's office located?

Dr. Anselm's office is located at 300 Longwood Ave # 3066, Boston, MA 02115. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Irina Anselm, MD speak?

Dr. Anselm speaks Russian and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Irina Anselm, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Anselm has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston Children's Hospital300 Longwood Ave # 3066 Boston, MA 02115
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Boston Children's Hospital

Department of Neurology482 Bedford St # Orthopedics Lexington, MA 02420
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Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA