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Ajith J.Thomas

Ajith J. Thomas, M.D.

Ajith J. Thomas, M.D.

110 Francis St.
Lowry 3B
Boston, MA

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The BIDMC Brain Aneurysm Institute provides leading-edge endovascular/surgical treatment for patients with brain aneurysms, and other brain and spine vascular problems. We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive, well-coordinated and compassionate care that offers the best possible outcome for patients and their families. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists in the Brain Aneurysm Institute works closely together to create a customized care plan for every patient, giving patients the broadest range of treatment alternatives, including less invasive options when appropriate.

We share an innate to desire to help people with complex vascular problems of the brain/spinal cord by using surgical skills. We are fascinated by the complexities of the brain/spinal cord, its’ intricate arterial/venous challenges, and the ability of the brain to heal over time.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Blood vessel problems of the brain and spinal cord.

Ischemic conditions-

Acute stroke (thrombolysis), carotid artery stenosis, vertebrobasilar artery stenosis, intracranial artery stenosis, Moya-moya disease, spinal cord disease

Hemorrhagic disease-

Brain hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, unruptured aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), cavernous malformations, other brain vascular malformations, spinal cord malformations

Endovascular treatments:

Balloon test occlusions, sclerotherapy of congenital venous malformations, tumor devascularization, vertebroplasty, WADA test

Embolization for dural sinus thrombosis, epistaxis, extracranial vascular malformations

Awards or Certifications

1988 Certificate of Honor in Pathology and Microbiology Christian Medical College

1988 Paul Harrison Award for Best Paper in Neurology Christian Medical College

1988 Indian Council of Medical Research Studentship Christian Medical College

1989 Kuttumbiah Prize in Internal Medicine Christian Medical College

1998 Best Resident Paper of the Year Michigan Association of Neurosurgeons

2011 Excellence in Medical Device Design Award Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

2013 Freudenstein/General Motors Young Investigator Award:

Paul M. Loschak, Kechao Xiao, Hao Pei, Samuel B. Kesner, Ajith J. Thomas, Conor J. Walsh, “Assured Safety Drill with Bi-Stable Bit Retraction Mechanism” American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Mechanism and Robotics Conference

What's your background, education and training?

Medical School: Christian Medical College - Vellore

Internship: Christian Medical College - Vellore

Internship: University of North Dakota

Residency: Mayo Clinic Rochester

Residency: Henry Ford Hospital

Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

What do patients have to say about you?

Dr Thomas- I cannot express in words how thankful I am that you could take away the pain I had been having in my face and jaw. I thank you so much and will always be grateful for your kindness and compassion to help me to be able to eat and talk again."

"Dr Thomas- We cannot thank you enough for saving our Mom's life! It was such a terrifying time, but you and your amazing team puled her through and really saved all of us. Thank you so much for doing what you do and helping my Mom get a second chance."

Hours of operation

24/7 7 days per week

There is a call schedule

Insurances Accepted

Aetna HMO1

AllWays Health Partners

BC Medicare Advantage HMO

BCBS Diagnostic Imaging

Blue Care Elect

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Indemnity

BMC Healthnet


Commonwealth Care Alliance-One Care

Commonwealth Care Alliance-SCO (CCA-ACO)

Fallon Commercial

Fallon Medicare Advantage


Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare1

HMO Blue Network Blue

Integrated Health Plan



Medicare Revalidation



Senior Whole Health

TRICARE/Health Net Federal Services

Tufts Associated Health Plans

Tufts Health Public Plan ACO

Tufts Health Public Plan MCO

Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO

Tufts SCO

Unicare State Indemnity Plan (GIC)

United Healthcare

United Senior Care Options

Wellfleet Group, LLC


Top Doctor: 2021


Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Malformation ( AVM's), Cavernous Malformation, Carotid Disease , Moya Moya disease, Acute Stroke (thrombolysis), Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH), Vertebrobasilar artery stenosis, Intracranial Artery Stenosis, Spinal cord disease and malformations