Brian Nahed

Neurosurgeon, Hospital & Health Care

Dr. Brian Nahed MD MSc Neurosurgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School. Specializing in Brain Tumors

Brian Nahed's Bio:

Dr. Brian Nahed is a neurosurgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital who specializes in Brain Tumors (Glioblastoma, Low Grade and High Grade Gliomas, Meningiomas, Metastatic Brain Tumors) and Spinal Disorders. Dr. Brian Nahed is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery and the Pappas Center for Neurooncology. He specializes in brain tumors requiring intraoperative mapping leading to maximal removal of tumor while minimizing any risks to the patient.

Dr. Brian Nahed also runs a translational research lab which developed the first blood based test to diagnose brain tumor cells in the blood of patients. Dr. Nahed and his coprinciple investigator Dr. Shannon Stott run a lab to translate this into the first clinical tool to be able to diagnose and monitor patients with a blood test.

Dr. Brian Nahed serves as the Associate Program Director for the Neurosurgery Residency Program at MGH.  His interest in in neurosurgical teaching and advancing systems based practices to delivery better and more cost-effective care to patients.

In addition, Dr. Nahed serves on several national committees at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Association of American Neurological Surgeons, and the Council for State Neurological Societies.

Dr Brian Nahed serves as a neurotrauma consultant for the National Football League (NFL) as well.

He can be reached at  617-724-5805.

http://www.massgeneral.org/doctors/doctor.aspx?id=19026

http://www.briannahed.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/briannahed

 

 

 

Brian Nahed's Experience:

  • Neurosurgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital

    Dr. Brian Nahed specializes in Brain Tumors (low grade and high grade gliomas), meningiomas, metastatic brain cancer, and Complex Spine. Dr. Nahed is focused on new techniques to maximally remove brain tumors while minimizing risks. Dr. Nahed serves as the Associate Program Director for the MGH Neurosurgery Residency Program.

  • Physician Scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital

    Dr. Brian Nahed's research focuses on identifying tumor cells in the blood of patients with brain tumors. Dr. Nahed recently published the first evidence of circulating tumor cells in the blood of brain tumor patients.

  • Neurosurgeon (Brain Tumors and Spinal Disorders) at Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School

    Neurosurgical Oncology Neurosurgical Spine Dr. Brian Nahed completed his Neurosurgery residency at the MGH where he also served as the Director of the North Neurosurgical Service.

  • Intern at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

    Dr Brian Nahed completed his internship in surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Brian Nahed's Education:

  • Harvard School of Public Health

    Masters of Science
  • Harvard School of Public Health

    Program in Clinical Effectiveness
  • Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School

    Neurosurgery Residency
    Concentration: Neurosurgery
  • Yale University School of Medicine

    Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • UCLA

    Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
    Concentration: Neuroscience
  • Harvard University

    Masters of Science
  • Harvard School of Public Health

    Program in Clinical Effectiveness
  • Harvard / Massachusetts General Hospital

    Neurosurgery Residency
    Concentration: Brain Tumors and Spinal Disorders
  • Yale University School of Medicine

    Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • UCLA

    Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
    Concentration: Neuroscience

Brian Nahed's Interests & Activities:

Brain Tumors (Glioblastoma, Gliomas, Meningiomas, and Metastatic Brain Tumors) and Spinal Disorders. Healthcare outcomes. Socioeconomic issues. White matter / Diffusion tensor imaging, Awake Language Mapping, Motor mapping. Education. Brain Tumors.