Dr. Seth Paul Finklestein MD Neurologist

Dr. Seth Finklestein is a neurologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Finklestein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 150 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #4 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974–1975

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Neurology, 1975–1977

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurology, 1978–1979

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Radiology, 1979–1980

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Recovery of fine motor performance after ischemic damage to motor cortex is facilitated by cell therapy in the rhesus monkey.
Moore, T. L.,Pessina, M. A.,Finklestein, S. P.,Kramer, B. C.,Killiany, R. J.,Rosene, D. L.

Dalfampridine improves sensorimotor function in rats with chronic deficits after middle cerebral artery occlusion.
Iaci, J. F.,Parry, T. J.,Huang, Z.,Finklestein, S. P.,Ren, J.,Barrile, D. K.,Davenport, M. D.,Wu, R.,Blight, A. R.,Caggiano, A. O.

Recovery from ischemia in the middle-aged brain: a nonhuman primate model.
Moore, T.L., Killiany, R.J., Pessina, M.A., Moss, M.B., Finklestein, S.P., Rosene, D.L.

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Insurances Accepted

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

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