William A. Tosches, MD, FAAN

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

  • Title Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Office Shapiro Building, 725 Albany St., 7th floor, Boston, MA 02118
  • Phone 617-638-8456
  • Education Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago, IL,
    Internship: Loyola University Hospital, Chicago, IL
    Residency: Boston University Affiliated Hospitals, Boston, MA

Areas of Interest: Myasthenia gravis, learning disorder, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, stroke.

Board certification: Neurology

Dr. Bill Tosches is the Chair of the AAN General Neurology Section.


2003: Alpha-Omega-Alpha Honor Society, UMASS Medical School
2006: Teacher of the Year Department of Medicine UMASS Medical School
2007: Teacher of the Year Department of Medicine UMASS Medical School
2007 – 2008: Community Faculty Educator Award
2016: American Academy of Neurology, A.B. Baker Teacher award


Lui JK, Touray S, Tosches WA, Richard K. Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculopathy in Legionella pneumonia. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Nov;50(5):868-9. doi: 10.1002/mus.24341. Epub 2014 Sep 24.

Tosches WA, Tisdell J. Long-term efficacy and safety of monotherapy and adjunctive therapy with zonisamide. Epilepsy Behav. 2006 May;8(3):522-6. Epub 2006 Mar 20.

Tosches, W. A., Previti, M., Siccard, K “Stroke (Brain Attack)” 5-Minute Clinical Consult – 19th Edition 2010; 1248-1249

Tosches, W. A., Mandell, D. “Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.” 5-Minute Clinical Consult – 20th Edition 2011; 1304 – 1305

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