Thanh N. Nguyen, MD FRCPc FSVIN FAHA

Associate Professor, Radiology

Thanh Nguyen
617.638.9022
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building

Biography

Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCP, FSVIN, FAHA is the Director of Interventional Neurology/ Neuroradiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).

After receiving her medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Canada, Dr. Nguyen performed her neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Following her fellowship in vascular neurology and neurocritical care at Massachusetts General Hospital, she completed a fellowship in interventional neuroradiology (INR) involving more than 1,000 INR procedures at Centre Hospitalier de l’Universite de Montreal with the internationally renowned experts Jean Raymond and others. She has now been involved in a total of more than 3,000 INR procedures, including more than 500 brain aneurysm interventions (coilings / flow diversion) and 350 acute stroke interventions.

Dr. Nguyen’s clinical and research interests include brain aneurysm coiling / flow diversion, acute intra-arterial therapies for stroke and the impact of COVID-19 on cerebrovascular disease. Other clinical interests include neurocritical care, pre-operative embolization for head and neck tumors, diagnostic and therapeutic treatment for pulsatile tinnitus, carotid and intracranial stenting, subarachnoid hemorrhage, spinal vascular interventions, traumatic carotid and vertebral dissection, subdural hematoma embolization, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for acute spinal fractures.

Dr. Nguyen has authored more than 90 peer-reviewed publications, contributed to national guideline statements and book chapters. She is a reviewer for the neuroendovascular section of 8 neuroscience journals and has made more than 80 presentations at scientific meetings on a national and international level. She is Associate Editor of Frontiers of Interventional Neurology Journal.

She was elected board member of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) in 2008, re-elected 2014-2017, Research Chair of the SVIN in 2013, and Secretary of the SVIN in 2019-2021. She was awarded Fellow of the SVIN (FSVIN) in 2012 based on her contributions to the field of Interventional Neurology. She was awarded Fellow of the AHA (FAHA) in 2018 and is the American Heart Association Board of Director for the Boston area 2018-2020.

Dr. Nguyen served as the 2017 Acute Endovascular Treatment Section Chair of the International Stroke Conference and 2017 SVIN 10th Annual Meeting Chair, where the landmark DAWN endovascular stroke study was presented with its online publication in the New England Journal of Medicine.

She was awarded Boston Magazine Top Doctor in Neurology for 2017, 2019, Be Exceptional Award for Boston Medical Center in 2018, and SVIN Distinguished Service Award in 2018. She received the Neurology Golden Brain Attending Award for BU medical student teaching in 2019.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • McGill University, MD
  • Marianopolis College, DEC

Publications

  • Published on 5/14/2020

    Abdalkader M, Ma A, Cohen M, Aliphas A, Sakai O, Nguyen TN. Endovascular coiling of large mastoid emissary vein causing pulsatile tinnitus. Interv Neuroradiol. 2020 May 14; 1591019920926333. PMID: 32408784.

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  • Published on 5/12/2020

    Cervantes-Arslanian A, Lau KHV, Anand P, Shulman JG, Ford T, Takahashi C, Daneshmand A, Nguyen TN, Suchdev K, Abdennadher M, Saxena A, Macone A, Perloff M, Zhu S, Greer DM. Rapid Dissemination of Protocols for Managing Neurology Inpatients with COVID-19. Ann Neurol. 2020 May 12. PMID: 32395831.

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  • Published on 4/29/2020

    Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Jovin TG, Nogueira RG, Jadhav AP, Haussen DC, Hassan AE, Novakovic R, Sheth SA, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Panagos PD, Cordina SM, Linfante I, Mansour OY, Malik AM, Narayanan S, Masoud HE, Chou SH, Khatri R, Janardhan V, Yavagal DR, Zaidat OO, Greer DM, Liebeskind DS. Mechanical Thrombectomy in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Emergency Preparedness for Neuroscience Teams: A Guidance Statement From the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology. Stroke. 2020 06; 51(6):1896-1901. PMID: 32347790.

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  • Published on 2/18/2020

    Mokin M, Primiani CT, Castonguay AC, Nogueira RG, Haussen DC, English JD, Satti SR, Chen J, Farid H, Borders C, Veznedaroglu E, Binning MJ, Puri A, Vora NA, Budzik RF, Dabus G, Linfante I, Janardhan V, Alshekhlee A, Abraham MG, Edgell R, Taqi MA, Khoury RE, Majjhoo AQ, Kabbani MR, Froehler MT, Finch I, Ansari SA, Novakovic R, Nguyen TN, Zaidat OO. First Pass Effect in Patients Treated With the Trevo Stent-Retriever: A TRACK Registry Study Analysis. Front Neurol. 2020; 11:83. PMID: 32132966.

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  • Published on 1/2/2020

    Raymond J, Ghostine J, van Adel BA, Shankar JJS, Iancu D, Mitha AP, Kvamme P, Turner RD, Turk A, Mendes-Pereira V, Carpenter JS, Boo S, Evans A, Woo HH, Fiorella D, Alaraj A, Roy D, Weill A, Lavoie P, Chagnon M, Nguyen TN, Rempel JL, Darsaut TE. Does Increasing Packing Density Using Larger Caliber Coils Improve Angiographic Results of Embolization of Intracranial Aneurysms at 1 Year: A Randomized Trial. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2020 01; 41(1):29-34. PMID: 31896568.

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  • Published on 10/29/2019

    Abdalkader M, Piotin M, Chen M, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Samaniego E, Weill A, Norbash AM, Nguyen TN. Coil migration during or after endovascular coiling of cerebral aneurysms. J Neurointerv Surg. 2020 May; 12(5):505-511. PMID: 31662464.

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  • Published on 7/18/2019

    Nogueira RG, Haussen DC, Castonguay A, Rebello LC, Abraham M, Puri A, Alshekhlee A, Majjhoo A, Farid H, Finch I, English J, Mokin M, Froehler MT, Kabbani M, Taqi MA, Vora N, Khoury RE, Edgell RC, Novakovic R, Nguyen T, Janardhan V, Veznedaroglu E, Prabhakaran S, Budzik R, Frankel MR, Nordhaus BL, Zaidat OO. Site Experience and Outcomes in the Trevo Acute Ischemic Stroke (TRACK) Multicenter Registry. Stroke. 2019 09; 50(9):2455-2460. PMID: 31318624.

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  • Published on 6/17/2019

    Abdalkader M, Raftopoulos C, Finet P, Nguyen TN, Goffette P. Middle cerebral artery fenestration: Thromboembolic and hemorrhagic complications. Interv Neuroradiol. 2019 Dec; 25(6):644-647. PMID: 31208253.

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  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Zaidi SF, Castonguay AC, Jumaa MA, Malisch TW, Linfante I, Marden FA, Abraham MG, Chebl AB, Novakovic R, Taqi MA, Nogueira RG, Martin CO, Holloway WE, Mueller-Kronast N, English JD, Dabus G, Bozorgchami H, Xavier A, Rai AT, Froehler MT, Badruddin A, Nguyen TN, Yoo AJ, Shaltoni H, Janardhan V, Chen PR, Britz GW, Kaushal R, Nanda A, Gupta R, Zaidat OO. Intraarterial Thrombolysis as Rescue Therapy for Large Vessel Occlusions. Stroke. 2019 04; 50(4):1003-1006. PMID: 30791829.

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  • Published on 2/2/2019

    Nguyen TN, Castonguay AC, Nogueira RG, Haussen DC, English JD, Satti SR, Chen J, Farid H, Borders C, Veznedaroglu E, Binning MJ, Puri AS, Vora NA, Budzik RF, Dabus G, Linfante I, Janardhan V, Alshekhlee A, Abraham MG, Edgell RC, Taqi MA, El Khoury R, Mokin M, Majjhoo AQ, Kabbani MR, Froehler MT, Finch I, Ansari SA, Novakovic R, Abdalkader M, Zaidat OO. Effect of balloon guide catheter on clinical outcomes and reperfusion in Trevo thrombectomy. J Neurointerv Surg. 2019 Sep; 11(9):861-865. PMID: 30712011.

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