Dr. Alan B Silken MD
Neurologist | Neurology825 Washington St Suite 200 Norwood MA, 02062
Dr. Alan Silken practices Neuropathology in Norwood, MA. Dr. Silken studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect the nervous system. Neuropathologists are trained to fully understand and treat such conditions as Alzheimers disease and Parkinsons disease.
Education and Training
Yale Univ Sch of Med, New Haven Ct 1974
Yale School of Medicine 1974
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
UrologyAmerican Board of UrologyABU
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
- Attention Deficit Disorders (add/adhd), Neurological Disorders, Seizures
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Boston City Hosp, Pediatrics; Boston City Hosp, Neurology; Yale New Haven Chldn Ctr, Pediatrics; Yale New Haven Hosp, Pediatrics
- Boston City Hospital 1975
- Yale-New Haven Hospital 1974
- Yale-New Haven Hospital 1977
- Boston Medical Center 1981
- Boston Medical Center 1982
- Bridgeport Hospital/Yale University Program
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