Christopher A. Severson, MD, is a board-certified neurologist, on staff at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Severson’s specialty is MS Neuroimmunology. By studying the immune system, Dr. Severson and his colleagues attempt to figure out root causes of this disease in order to treat it. In addition to his work at the hospital itself, Dr. Severson is a part of the attached Multiple Sclerosis Center. Working alongside professionals at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, this Center is known as a premier institution, with clinical trials underway to eradicate MS in patients of all ages. While multiple sclerosis is a primary treatment zone of Dr. Severson, he also treats diseases of the peripheral nervous system, chronic headache, and other inflammatory diseases of the nervous system. Dr. Severson has also published work in Lancet Neurology and Multiple Sclerosis Journal in the last two years, in regards to various patients with progressive multiple sclerosis, as well as new mothers with MS and effects on their newborns.
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Education and Training
Yale School of Medicine 2003
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Multiple Sclerosis (ms)
- American Academy of Neurology
- Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Neurologic Diseases neuroimmunology and multiple sclerosis
- Yale New Haven Hospital
- Brigham and Womens Hospital Center for Neurologic Diseases0neuroimmunology and multiple sclerosis
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Neurology
Dr. Christopher Severson, MD's Practice location
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Get to know Neurologist Dr. Christopher Severson, who serves patients in Boston, Massachusetts.
A top neurologist, Dr. Severson is affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His clinical interests include inflammatory neurological diseases, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative disease, and neuroimmunology.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a world-class academic medical center based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Brigham serves patients from New England, across the United States and from 120 countries around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has a legacy of clinical excellence that continues to grow year after year. It is ranked among the best hospitals in many specialty areas, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrine disorders, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatric care, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
Academically, Dr. Severson earned his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital and his residency in neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2007. Finally, he completed a clinical fellowship in neuroimmunology and multiple sclerosis at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Neurologic Diseases.
Following his training, the doctor attained board certification in neurology through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high-quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.
A proud member of the American Academy of Neurology, Dr. Severson is an Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and can be found on staff at the VA Boston Healthcare System – Jamaica Plain.
Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurologists are licensed medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles of patients. They examine a patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, and evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient.
As a testament of his dedication to his patients, Dr. Severson has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018), and On-Time Doctor Award (2018).
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