Raul G. Nogueira, MD

Dr. Nogueira completed medical school at the Federal University of Ceara in Brazil. He is fully trained in Internal Medicine and Neurology. Dr. Nogueira came to the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1999 where he completed his neurology residency and then fellowships in Neurocritical Care/Stroke, and Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology.

Dr. Nogueira is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. He is member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Stroke Association, and the American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology. Dr. Nogueira was one of the founders of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology.

Dr. Nogueira has extensive experience in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of neurovascular diseases including brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas, pre-operative embolization of tumors and treatment of head and neck lesions including epistaxis. Another part of the specialty is that of stroke prevention which includes carotid and vertebral artery angioplasty and stenting as well as acute stroke treatment with thrombolysis.

Dr. Nogueira is the MGH Principal Investigator in the NIH-funded Interventional Management of Stroke Phase III Trial, the largest study ever performed to evaluate the results of catheter-based stroke treatment. He is also currently involved in many clinical research projects involving cerebral aneurysms and subarachnoid hemorrhage, vasospasm, cerebral blood flow and oxygenation measurements, and the treatment of stroke with angioplasty and stenting.