Dr. Kenneth Clayton Sassower MD Neurologist

Dr. Kenneth Sassower is a neurologist in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 145 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital and one of 22 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Child Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #4 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Pediatrics, 1983 - 1986

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 1986 - 1987

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1987 - 1989

Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The utility of routine EEG in the diagnosis of sleep disordered breathing.
Karakis, I., Chiappa, K. H., San Luciano, M., Sassower, K. C., Stakes, J. W., Cole, A. J.

Decreased seizure activity in a human neonate treated with bumetanide, an inhibitor of the Na(+)-K(+)-2Cl(-) cotransporter NKCC1.
Kahle, K.T., Barnett, S.M., Sassower, K.C., Staley, K.J.

The effects of consecutive night shifts on neuropsychological performance of interns in the emergency department: a pilot study.
Rollinson, D.C., Rathlev, N.K., Moss, M., Killiany, R., Sassower, K.C., Auerbach, S., Fish, S.S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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