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David E. Thaler, MD, PhD, FAHA accepting new patients


Overview

Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Acute management of cerebrovascular disease, secondary stroke prevention, cryptogenic stroke and patent foramen ovale
Training + Education Oxford University; John Radcliffe Hospital, UK; Brigham and Women's Hospital; St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Board Certifications Neurology, Vascular Neurology
NPI # 1962436873
Gender Male

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St., Box 314
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-8199
Phone #: 617-636-4948

Honors + Awards

2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," U.S. News & World Report
2010, Outstanding Tufts University School of Medicine Lecturer
2009, Outstanding Tufts University School of Medicine Lecturer
2007, Train to End Stroke Fund Raising Excellence Award (Amer Stroke Assn)
2003, 2007, Boston Consumers’ Checkbook Outstanding Physician
1998, Cobb Assembly Award, Boston, MA
1991, Robb-Smith Prize, Medical Journalism, Oxford University
1991, John Potter Prize, Neurology/neurosurgery, Oxford University
1984-87, Overseas Research Student Award, Oxford University

Publications + National Presentations

1. Thaler DE, Kent DM. Rethinking trial strategies for stroke and patent foramen ovale. Curr Opinion Neurol 2010 23: 73-78

2. Thaler DE and DM Kent, Patent foramen ovale and MRI: can imaging the brain tell us about the heart? Eur J Neurol 2009, 16 (10):1071-2. Epub 2009 Jun 15

3. Alsheikh-Ali AA, Thaler DE, Kent DM. Patent Foramen Ovale in Cryptogenic Stroke: Incidental or Pathogenic? A Systematic Review and Bayesian Approach. Stroke 2009; 40: 2349-2355

4. Kent DM and Thaler DE. (2008) Stroke prevention – Insights from incoherence. NEJM 359 (12): 1287-1289

5. Thaler DE, Saver JL. Cryptogenic stroke and patent foramen ovale. Curr Opinion Cardiol 2008; 23: 537-544

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology
Massachusetts Medical Society
American Stroke Association – Stroke Council
Boston Stroke Society
Fellow, American Heart Association

News, Media + Videos

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Boston magazine honors 2015 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

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Boston magazine honors 2014 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

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