Pria Anand, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Pria Anand


Dr. Anand practices at Boston Medical Center, where she cares for hospitalized patients with acute neurological disorders and for patients with neurological complications of infectious diseases, including HIV, neurocysticercosis, meningitis, and encephalitis. She is the chief of the Division of Hospital Neurology, and her academic work primarily focuses on neuro-infectious diseases and neurologic health equity.

Dr. Anand received her BA in cognitive science at Yale University and her MD with a concentration in biomedical ethics and medical humanities at Stanford University. She completed her neurology residency at Johns Hopkins, where she received the Thomas J. Preziosi Award for Clinical Excellence in Neurology and the Frank L. Coulson, Jr. Award for Clinical Excellence for “a level of mastery in interpersonal skills, humanism, diagnostic acumen, knowledge, and a scholarly approach to clinical practice”. She completed the Advanced General Neurology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital with a focus on neuro-infectious diseases, neuroimmunology, and neurologic manifestations of systemic diseases.


  • Published on 12/29/2022

    Kaplan EH, Torabian K, Edwards CV, Kaku MC, Anand P, Lau KHV. Clinical Reasoning: A 23-Year-Old Man With Progressive Asymmetric Weakness and Numbness. Neurology. 2022 Dec 29. PMID: 36581467.

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  • Published on 11/23/2022

    Horta L, Bakhtyari A, Greige T, Anand P. Challenging Cases in Neurology: Neurologic Complications of COVID-19. Semin Neurol. 2022 Dec; 42(6):708-715. PMID: 36417991.

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  • Published on 8/17/2022

    Lau KHV, Anand P, Ramirez A, Phicil S. Disparities in Telehealth use During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Immigr Minor Health. 2022 Dec; 24(6):1590-1593. PMID: 35976473.

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  • 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 4/25/2022

    Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Venkata C, Anand P, Burns JD, Ong CJ, LeMahieu AM, Schulte PJ, Singh TD, Rabinstein AA, Deo N, Bansal V, Boman K, Domecq Garces JP, Lee Armaignac D, Christie AB, Melamed RR, Tarabichi Y, Cheruku SR, Khanna AK, Denson JL, Banner-Goodspeed VM, Anderson HL, Gajic O, Kumar VK, Walkey A, Kashyap R. Neurologic Manifestations of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection in Hospitalized Patients During the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Crit Care Explor. 2022 Apr; 4(4):e0686. PMID: 35492258.

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  • Published on 1/20/2022

    Anand P, Vincent Lau KH, Martinez-Ramirez S. MRI Shrimp Sign in Sarcoidosis-Associated Cerebellar Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2022 02; 43(2):E1-E2. PMID: 35058301.

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  • Published on 10/7/2021

    Anand P, Klein JP. Inpatient Consultations in Neurology. Semin Neurol. 2021 10; 41(5):475-476. PMID: 34619774.

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  • Published on 10/7/2021

    Vishnevetsky A, Anand P. Approach to Neurologic Complications in the Immunocompromised Patient. Semin Neurol. 2021 10; 41(5):554-571. PMID: 34619781.

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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 9/20/2021

    Carneiro T, Vaughn S, Charidimou A, Zhu S, Anand P. Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Causing Delayed Optic Perineuritis. Neurohospitalist. 2022 Apr; 12(2):417. PMID: 35419137.

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