Dr. Nazem Atassi MD Neurologist

Dr. Nazem Atassi is a neurologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 6 years. He is one of 145 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Neuromuscular Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #4 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2004

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 2004 - 2007

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neuromuscular Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Post-lumbar puncture headache is reduced with use of atraumatic needles in ALS.
Quinn, C.,Macklin, E. A.,Atassi, N.,Bowser, R.,Boylan, K.,Cudkowicz, M.,Fournier, C.,Ladha, S. S.,Lacomis, D.,Berry, J.

Post-lumbar puncture headache is reduced with use of atraumatic needles in ALS.
Quinn, C.,Macklin, E. A.,Atassi, N.,Bowser, R.,Boylan, K.,Cudkowicz, M.,Fournier, C.,Ladha, S. S.,Lacomis, D.,Berry, J.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Analysis of ALS cases in a predominantly admixed population of Ecuador.
Bucheli, M.,Andino, A.,Montalvo, M.,Cruz, J.,Atassi, N.,Berry, J.,Salameh, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • 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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