Dr. William A DeBassio MD Pediatrician

Dr. William DeBassio is a pediatrician in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. He is one of 661 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 83 at Boston Medical Center who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1979–1983

Albany Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1977–1979

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology

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

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Sleep Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Asymmetry of neuron numbers in the hippocampal formation of prenatally malnourished and normally nourished rats: a stereological investigation.
Lister, J.P., Tonkiss, J., Blatt, G.J., Kemper, T.L., DeBassio, W.A., Galler, J.R., Rosene, D.L.

Effect of prenatal protein malnutrition on numbers of neurons in the principal cell layers of the adult rat hippocampal formation.
Lister, J. P.,Blatt, G. J.,DeBassio, W. A.,Kemper, T. L.,Tonkiss, J.,Galler, J. R.,Rosene, D. L.

Effects of prenatal protein malnutrition on hippocampal CA1 pyramidal cells in rats of four age groups.
Cintra, L., Aguilar, A., Granados, L., Galván, A., Kemper, T., DeBassio, W., Galler, J., Morgane, P., Durán, P., Díaz-Cintra, S.

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