Dr. Alan Boulos is Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, Director of the Neurovascular Section, and Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology at Albany Medical Center. Dr. Boulos specializes in the surgical and endovascular management of cerebrovascular disorders of the brain and spine including stroke, cerebral aneurysm, carotid and intracranial vessel stenosis, and arteriovenous malformation (AVM). His expertise includes skull-base surgery for brain tumors, such as meningiomas and acoustic neuromas.
Dr. Boulos utilizes the most advanced technologies available, such as those incorporated in the bi-plane angiography suite and neurosurgical operating room, to provide better outcomes for his patients. His approach to patient care is highly individualized and compassionate: “I treat my patients like I would treat my own family."
During his education and training, he received numerous awards and distinctions from medical school and national neurosurgical societies. Dr. Boulos then completed a fellowship in neuroendovascular surgery at Millard Filmore Hospital in Buffalo, New York. He is the author of numerous publications and has received several grants, including a prestigious one from the American Heart Association to examine medications that protect the brain from stroke. He holds membership in the American College of Surgeons, the American Heart Association, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Cerebrovascular Section of the AANS and CNS, and the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery.