Neuroradiology and Neurointervention Services

Diagnostic Neuroradiology

The Diagnostic Neuroradiology service provides consultation services for imaging disorders of the brain, spine, head and neck. Diagnostic neuroradiology procedures performed include:

  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of the the brain, spine, head and neck
  • MRA (Magnetic Resonance Angiography) of the the brain, spine, head and neck
  • CT (Computerized Axial Tomography) of the brain, spine, head and neck
  • CTA (Computerized Tomographic Angiography) of the brain, spine, head and neck
  • Cerebral Angiograms
  • Myelograms 
  • Plain-film radiography of the head, spine, and temporal bones

Emergency neuroradiology service is available at all times.

Interventional Neuroradiology

Neuro-interventional procedures in the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital include:

  • Stroke therapy
  • Coiling of intracranial aneurysms
  • Angioplasty and stenting of occlusive vascular lesions in the carotid arteries and intracranial blood vessels
  • Microcatheter injection to fill malformations and decrease the risk of dangerous bleeding in patients with intracranial vascular malformations, including AVMs (arteriovenous malformations).
  • Presurgical tumor embolization
  • Nosebleed treatment
  • Cerebral angiograms
  • Spinal angiograms

Head, Neck, and Spine Interventions

This image guided spine intervention service is a joint service of the Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention Radiology performing the following image guided minimally invasive procedures.

Procedures:
  • Sensory Nerve Root Injections (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections (Direct approach at Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar, Caudal approach at Sacral)
  • Facet Joint Injections (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar)
  • Sacral Iliac Joint Injections
  • Bone Augmentation (Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, Sacroplasty)
  • Biopsy (Disc Space, Para-vertebral Soft tissue, Vertebral Body)
  • Discography (Lumbar)
  • Ablation of Tumors

Head, Neck, and Spine Interventions Contact and Physicians

Phone: (617) 525-9535

Charles H. Cho, MD, MBA

Charles H. Cho, MD, MBA

Staff Radiologist

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

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Thomas C. Lee, MD

Thomas C. Lee, MD

Assistant Section Chief of Neuroradiology

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

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Raymond Huang, PhD, MD

Raymond Huang, PhD, MD

Staff Radiologist

Instructor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

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