Brain Aneurysm Institute
Boston, MA 02215
Leading-Edge Brain Aneurysm Treatment
The Brain Aneurysm Institute at BIDMC, led by renowned neurosurgeon Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD (Director), is one of the premier centers for neurovascular diseases worldwide.
We provide leading-edge endovascular and surgical treatment for patients with brain aneurysms, as well as other brain and spine vascular problems. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive, well-coordinated and compassionate care that offers the best possible outcome for you and your family.
We invite you to contact us with any questions about our clinical services, patient and family education services, training programs, and research.
Committed to Patient Education
Compassionate support is a hallmark of our program. Our doctors, nurses and other caregivers at BIDMC will help you and your family learn about:
- Your diagnosis, the tests you will have, and any necessary preparations.
- The procedure or operation you will need.
- Your recovery period, medications, returning home and much more.
We can help you and your family navigate your care, arrange appointments and coordinate any additional resources you might need.
The Brain Aneurysm Institute Director, Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD, and Nurse Practitioner Deidre Buckley, NP, founded the Brain Aneurysm Foundation in 1994. This is the nation's foremost nonprofit organization dedicated to providing awareness, education, support, and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures. The Brain Aneurysm Foundation provides a wealth of accurate, current information to patients and family members.
Former State Official Credits Brain Aneurysm Institute for Saving His Life
Tom Tinlin, who spent his career in high-stress jobs, raced to BIDMC when a headache worsened dramatically. Doctors diagnosed a ruptured aneurysm, and worked quickly to save his life. Read Mr. Tinlin's story in The Boston Globe and on the Brain Aneurysm Foundation website.Read More
Op-Ed Urges Congress to Increase Funding for Brain Aneurysm Research
In an opinion piece co-written by Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD, director of the Brain Aneurysm Institute, the authors urge Congress to pass Ellie’s Law (H. Res. 1648), which would provide $25 million over five years to fund brain aneurysm research.Learn More
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