K.H. Vincent Lau, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

72 East Concord Street


K. H. Vincent Lau is the Outpatient Medical Director of Neurology, the Director of the Neuromuscular Fellowship, an Associate Director of the Neurology Residency, and Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Lau received his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He then completed an Internship in Medicine and Residency and Chief Residency in Neurology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Lau then completed a Fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine at Harvard Medical School at Mass General Brigham Hospital. Dr. Lau is board certified in Neurology and has special interests in amyloid neuropathy, immune-mediated neuropathy, quality improvement and clinical operations, and technology in medical education. Dr. Lau is passionate about medical education and has received both the Golden Brain Medical Student Teaching Award (2020) and Attending Educator of the Year Award voted by neurology residents (2021). He is also an inductee of the BUMG Clinical Excellence Society (2021). His research in amyloidosis is supported by funding from the Amyloidosis Foundation.

Other Positions

  • Associate Director, Residency Program, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Member, Amyloidosis Center, Boston University


  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD


  • Published on 7/5/2022

    Gustine JN, Staron A, Szalat RE, Mendelson LM, Joshi T, Ruberg FL, Siddiqi O, Gopal DM, Edwards CV, Havasi A, Kaku M, Lau KHV, Berk JL, Sloan JM, Sanchorawala V. Predictors of hematologic response and survival with stem cell transplantation in AL amyloidosis: A 25-year longitudinal study. Am J Hematol. 2022 Sep; 97(9):1189-1199. PMID: 35731907.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2022

    Marks A, Takahashi C, Anand P, Lau KHV. Two-Year Profile of Preventable Errors in Hospital-Based Neurology. Neurol Clin Pract. 2022 Jun; 12(3):218-222. PMID: 35747546.

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  • Published on 3/7/2022

    Kaku MC, Bhadola S, Berk JL, Sanchorawala V, Connors LH, Lau KHV. Neurological manifestations of hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis: a focus on diagnostic delays. Amyloid. 2022 Sep; 29(3):184-189. PMID: 35253562.

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  • Published on 3/4/2022

    Lau KHV, Greer DM. Using Technology Adoption Theories to Maximize the Uptake of E-learning in Medical Education. Med Sci Educ. 2022 Apr; 32(2):545-552. PMID: 35261814.

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  • Published on 10/6/2021

    Ryll L, Kaku M, Lau KHV. The Nature of Interruptions Among Inpatient Residents: a Time-Motion Observation-Based Mixed Methods Study. Med Sci Educ. 2021 Dec; 31(6):1757-1760. PMID: 34956694.

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  • Published on 9/21/2021

    Horta L, Virmani D, Lau KHV, Anand P. Isolated High-Grade Malignancy of the Spinal Cord Presenting as Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis. Neurohospitalist. 2022 Apr; 12(2):273-275. PMID: 35419158.

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  • Published on 6/25/2021

    Lau KHV, Kaku MC, Marks A, Tang C, Zhou L, Siao P. Optimizing the operation of an electrodiagnostic laboratory during the COVID-19 pandemic: A 6-month single-center experience. Muscle Nerve. 2021 09; 64(3):361-364. PMID: 34131929.

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  • Published on 6/1/2021

    Lau KHV, Anand P. Shortcomings of Rapid Clinical Information Dissemination: Lessons From a Pandemic. Neurol Clin Pract. 2021 Jun; 11(3):e337-e343. PMID: 34484908.

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  • Published on 6/1/2021

    Lau KHV, Hamlyn E, Williams TJ, Qureshi MM, Mak K, Mian A, Cervantes-Arslanian A, Zhu S, Takahashi C. The Effects of Video Instruction on Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit Nursing Skills in Case Presentations and Neurological Examinations. J Neurosci Nurs. 2021 Jun 01; 53(3):129-133. PMID: 33840806.

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  • Published on 9/22/2020

    Lau KHV, Anand P, Greer DM, Cervantes-Arslanian A, Phicil S, Moore J, Takahashi C. Leveraging Trends in Neurology Admissions for Departmental Planning During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Neurohospitalist. 2021 Apr; 11(2):125-130. PMID: 33791055.

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