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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brain Aneurysm Institute

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brain Aneurysm Institute

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brain Aneurysm Institute

110 Francis St
Lowry 3 B
Boston, MA
02115

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About

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.

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

Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD-

1983 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (junior year, president), Dartmouth Medical School

1990 American Association of Neurological Surgery—first prize, poster program

1992 Charles A. Elsberg Fellowship: Protection of CNS tissue from ischemia

1993 Teacher of the Year, Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital

1998 Nominee, Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Harvard Medical School

2006 Nominee, Brian McGovern, M.D. Clinical Excellence Award, Massachusetts General Hospital

2007 C. Miller Fisher, M.D. Award, American Stroke Association

2008 Mitchell Award winning coauthor, Journal of Emergency Medicine, awarded yearly for

the top journal article that contributes to the furthering of emergency medicine

2009 Donahy Lecture Award, New England Neurosurgical Society

2014 Lussenhop Lecturer, AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section

2015 Raymond M. Donaghy Lecture, AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section

2016 Excellence in Clinical Research Mentorship, BIDMC Department of Surgery

2017 Physician Champion Award, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation

J.G. Galbraith Lecture, The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Neurosurgery

Ajith J. Thomas, MD

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?

Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD

Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Internship: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Campus

Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowship: Millard Fillmore Health System

Ajith J. Thomas, MD

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 clients 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."

Dr Ogilvy- wanted to send a note of thanks....You are an outstanding human!

Thank you for your kindness, sweetness and most of all your patience"

"Dr Ogilvy-It has been 1 3/4 years since my ruptured aneurysm. I have almost fully recovered, with the exception of a few deficits. I am writing to thank you for giving me my life back, a second chance to life the life I have always loved. Thank you for becoming a doctor, for developing your amazing skills."

Hours of operation

Office hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am- 4:30 pm

On call 24/7 for emergencies

Insurances Accepted

Aetna HMO1

Aetna NonHMO

AllWays Health Partners

BC Medicare Advantage HMO

BCBS Diagnostic Imaging

Blue Care Elect

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Indemnity

Cross/Blue Shield Indemnity

BMC Healthnet

Cigna

Commonwealth Care Alliance-One Care

Commonwealth Care Alliance-SCO (CCA-ACO)

Fallon Commercial

Fallon Medicare Advantage

Firsthealth

Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare1

HMO Blue Network Blue

Integrated Health Plan

Medicaid

Medicare

Medicare Revalidation

MMIS PIN

Multiplan/PHCS

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

Gender

Male

Awards

Top Doctor: 2020

Keywords:

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