The Faculty Affairs Office is pleased to announce that Anna Cervantes-Arslanian, MD is June’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month.
Dr. Cervantes-Arslanian is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Medicine/Infectious Diseases at BUSM. She is the Clinical Vice Chair of the Neurology Department, Director of Neurocritical Care, and Director of Neuro-infectious Disease at Boston Medical Center. She is an active member of the critical care community at BMC and serves as Associate Director of the Surgical and Neurosciences ICU. She was the former director for the Comprehensive Stroke Center leading BMC to achieve TJC/AHA certification in 2018. Her research focuses on neurologic infections in the critically ill, neurologic complications of HIV, infectious endocarditis, and infectious causes of stroke.
Dr. Cervantes-Arslanian received her MD from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Mass., residency in Neurology and fellowships in Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical Care at Boston Medical Center. The nomination states: “Anna is an exceptional mentor and teacher. She leads residents and students by example, constantly modeling professionalism and dedication in her own practice. Even as she serves as the clinical vice chair of our department and continues to attend frequently in the ICU, she makes time for medical student bedside teaching.”
“I am sure that many BU medical students will become neurologists because of her remarkable example.”