BMC Stroke Center offers contemporary treatment for brain, carotid and spinal vascular diseases.

Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center

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Patient Information

Appointments & Visiting BMC

To schedule an appointment with a health care provider in the Stroke and cerebrovascular Center at the Boston Medical Center campus, please call the provider or department directly. Remember, if you have an emergency, please dial 911. Depending on the type of insurance, a referral may be required.

To schedule an appointment with the stroke service or neurointerventional service

Please call: 617.638.8456, or fax: 617.638.8465

To schedule an appointment with neurosurgery

Please call: 617.638.8992, or fax: 617.638.8979

When You Arrive

Office Hours

The administrative office is open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. Each stroke neurologist, neurointerventionalist and neurosurgeon see patients 1-2 days per week and performs procedures, surgery, inpatient care, teaching and research on other days. We will do our best to accommodate your request for a particular day for an appointment.


Boston Medical Center is conveniently located in Boston’s historic South End and located off Route 93 in Boston.

The Stroke & Cerebrovascular clinic is located in the Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center at 725 Albany Street, 7th Floor, Suite 7B.

Visit Directions or BMC Campus Map (PDF) for more information on how to get to BMC.


Parking is conveniently located nearby at the 710 Albany Street Parking Garage. Metered street parking is also available in the neighborhood surrounding BMC.

Valet parking is available in front of the Menino Pavilion at 840 Harrison Avenue for $12 per day. The Shapiro Center is a short walk from the Menino Pavilion.

BMC Connect

You can also call BMC Connect toll-free at 800.841.4325 for additional assistance. BMC Connect is a toll-free telephone information service that offers easy access to information on a variety needs, including:

BMC Connect is available Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm. After normal business hours, callers may leave a message to be returned the following business day by a nurse.


Call: 617.638.8456
Fax: 617.638.8465

Boston Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Shapiro Center
7th Floor, Suite 7B
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

For Research Information

Contact Helena Lau,
Call: 617.414.1171
Fax: 617.638.5354 or

Learn More

Quick Links

Directions to BMC
BMC Campus Virtual Tour
Shapiro Center
Framingham Study
Interventional Radiology 

Areas of Expertise

Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)
Brain Aneurysm Care
Carotid Artery Disease
Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF)
Spine Care
Stroke Prevention & Treatment

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