Our Stroke team is comprised of stroke neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists and cerebrovascular neurosurgeons.

Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center

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Boston Medical Center
Neurology
72 E. Concord St., C-3
Boston, MA 02118

Call: (617) 638-8456
Fax: (617) 638-8465

Ashkan Shoamanesh, MD

Medical School
McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON

Residency
University of British Columbia (UBC), Division of Neurology, Vancouver, BC

Fellowship
Vascular Neurology, Boston Medical Center

Current Position
Assistant Professor, McMaster University

Special Interests
Cerebral Microbleeds, Small Vessel Disease and Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Foreign Languages
Fluent in English, French and Persian, currently learning Spanish

Publications

Kwok CS, Shoamanesh A, Copley HC, Myint PK, Loke YK, Benavente OR. Efficacy of Antiplatelet Therapy in Secondary Prevention Following Lacunar Stroke: Pooled Analysis of Randomized Trials. Stroke. 2015 Feb 26.

Charidimou A, Martinez-Ramirez S, Shoamanesh A, Oliveira-Filho J, Frosch M, Vashkevich A, Ayres A, Rosand J, Gurol ME, Greenberg SM, Viswanathan A. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy with and without hemorrhage: Evidence for different disease phenotypes. Neurology. 2015 Feb 25.

Shoamanesh A, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Kase CS, Wolf PA, DeCarli C, Romero JR, Seshadri S.
Inflammatory biomarkers, cerebral microbleeds, and small vessel disease: Framingham Heart Study. Neurology. 2015 Feb 24

Reijmer YD, Fotiadis P, Martinez-Ramirez S, Salat DH, Schultz A, Shoamanesh A, Ayres AM, Vashkevich A, Rosas D, Schwab K, Leemans A, Biessels GJ, Rosand J, Johnson KA, Viswanathan A, Gurol ME, Greenberg SM. Structural network alterations and neurological dysfunction in cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Brain. 2015 Jan;138(Pt 1):179-88.

Shoamanesh A, Martinez-Ramirez S, Oliveira-Filho J, Reijmer Y, Falcone GJ, Ayres A, Schwab K, Goldstein JN, Rosand J, Gurol ME, Viswanathan A, Greenberg SM. Interrelationship of superficial siderosis and microbleeds in cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Neurology. 2014 Nov 11;83(20):1838-43.

Shoamanesh A, Masoud H, Furey K, Duerfeldt K, Lau H, Romero JR, Pikula A, Teal P, Nguyen TN, Kase CS, Babikian VL. Larger a1/m1 diameter ratio predicts embolic anterior cerebral artery territorial stroke. Stroke 2014;45(9):2798-800

Shoamanesh A, Romero JR, Kase CS. Spontaneous cervical spinal epidural hematoma mimicking acute stroke. Can J Neurol Sci 2014;41(4):533-4.

Shoamanesh A, Catanese L, Sakai O, Pikula A, Kase CS. Diffusion-Weighted imaging hyperintensities in intracerebral hemorrhage: Microinfarcts or microbleeds? Ann Neurol. 2013 Jan 29.

Shoamanesh A, Kwok CS, Lim PA, Benavente OR. Postthrombolysis intracranial hemorrhage risk of cerebral microbleeds in acute stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Stroke 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Boulos MI, Shoamanesh A, Aviv RI, Gladstone DJ, Swartz RH. Severe hypomagnesemia associated with reversible subacute ataxia and cerebellar hyperintensities on MRI. Neurologist 2012;18(4):223-5.

Shoamanesh A. Miller Fisher syndrome following vaccination. Infection 2012;40(1):101-2; author reply 103-4. Epub 2011 Nov 23.

Shoamanesh A, Kwok CS, Benavente O. Cerebral microbleeds: histopathological correlation of neuroimaging. Cerebrovasc Dis 2011;32(6):528-34. Review.

Shoamanesh A, Chapman K, Traboulsee A. Postvaccination Miller Fisher syndrome. Arch Neurol 2011;68(10):1327-9. Review.

Shoamanesh A, Traboulsee A. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following influenza vaccination. Vaccine. 2011;29(46):8182-5. Review.



 

Appointments

Call: 617.638.8456
Fax: 617.638.8465
Email: stroke@bmc.org

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
stroke@bmc.org or
hlau@bu.edu

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