Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD

Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD

Interventional Neurology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Thanh Nguyen, MD is an interventional neurology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in interventional neurology, vascular neurology, and more.Read her story

725 Albany St # 7B

Boston, MA 02118

Contact Information

(617) 638-8456

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nguyen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Aneurysm
high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Nguyen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCP, FSVIN is the director of interventional neurology/ neuroradiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).After receiving her medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Canada, Dr. Nguyen performed her neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Following her fellowship in vascular neurology and neurocritical care at Massachusetts General Hospital, she completed a fellowship in interventional neuroradiology (INR) involving more than 1,000 INR procedures at Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal with the internationally renowned experts Jean Raymond and others. She has now been involved in a total of more than 3,000 INR procedures, including more than 500 brain aneurysm interventions (coilings / flow diversion) and 200 acute stroke interventions. Dr. Nguyen's clinical and research interests include brain aneurysm coiling / flow diversion and acute intra-arterial therapies for stroke. Other clinical interests include neurocritical care, pre-operative embolization for head and neck tumors, carotid and intracranial artery stenosis, subarachnoid hemorrhage, spinal vascular interventions, traumatic carotid and vertebral dissection, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for acute spinal fractures. Dr. Nguyen has authored more than 80 peer-reviewed publications and contributed to many book chapters including an INR atlas. She is a reviewer for the neuroendovascular section of 8 neuroscience journals and has made more than 80 presentations at scientific meetings on a national and international level. She is Associate Editor of the Interventional Neurology Journal. She was elected board member of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) in 2008, re-elected in 2014 and Research Chair of the SVIN in 2013. She was awarded Fellow of the SVIN (FSVIN) in 2012 based on her contributions to the field of Interventional Neurology. Dr. Nguyen serves as the 2017 Acute Endovascular Treatment Section Chair of the International Stroke Conference and 2017 SVIN 10th Annual Meeting Chair which will be held in Boston November 8-11."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "We consider it a privilege to be part of our patient's care. We evaluate all treatment options and work with our colleagues to provide the best recommendations for our patients. We strive for optimal patient safety and excellent clinical outcomes."

4  Specialties

  • Interventional Neurology
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Vascular Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stroke
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bilateral Stroke
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brainstem Strokes
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Insomnia
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nosebleed
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vertebral Fracture
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34  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Marianopolis College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Beth Isarel Deaconess Med Ctr-Harvard U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Centre Hospitalier De L Universite De Montreal
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
9 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

In an emergency situation you don't have a lot of choice in picking a physician or medical team. Dr. Nguyen was assigned to me...her knowledge, professionalism and bedside manner left me feeling grateful I was a recipient of her care. There is not a single time, whether in the hospital or follow-up...more
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Dr. Nguyen is a wonderful person who has decided to dedicate her life to sciences with her very evident passion for the field of study in Nerology. I have experienced the art of her trade by how tenderly she cared for my 88 year old mother who had recently had a few strokes that left her paralyzed...more
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my experience with Dr. Nguyen was wonderful she saved my life! she was very helpful and answered every one of my questions! I am so thankful for her and doing what she did to get me home to my two kids and family. THANK YOU FOR SAVING MY LIFE!!!
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Although people continue to say I did a great job healing, the truth is, my surgical team saved my life. I suffered an abnormally large aneurysm rupture, and this team treated me amazingly well from start to finish. As well - they have involved me in decision making and my overall...more
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Dr. Nguyen is the best thing that has everhappened to me. She saved my life when she treated by brain aneurysm in 2009.
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