Marcelo Matiello, M.D.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Interdisciplinary Brain Center, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Neurologist
Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MS Mayo Medical School 2012
MD Federal University of Rio de Janeiro 2000
aquaporin 4; hla-dr antigens; multiple sclerosis; neuromyelitis optica; posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome; spinal cord
Dr. Marcelo Matiello is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and a member of the division of neuro-immunology and of comprehensive neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  

Dr. Matiello is the Director of Inpatient Services at Mass General and the Director of Teleneurology program. Dr. Matiello completed his Doctorate of Medicine at University of Rio de Janeiro,  where he also completed residency  training in Neurology and Internal Medicine.  He joined the Mayo Clinic in 2006, completed two research fellowships in genetics and molecular mechanisms of Multiple Sclerosis and NMO and became a Research Associate of the Department of Neurology.  At the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, he obtained his Master of Science.  In 2012, he went to Yale University, where he spent one year on residency training. In 2016 he completed his neurology residency at Harvard Medical School in the Mass General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  Dr. Matiello has authored over 30 book chapters and peer-reviewed manuscripts in high-impact journals such as Neurology, Annals of Neurology, JAMA, Muscle & Nerve, Multiple Sclerosis, Journal of Neuroimmunology.   

Dr. Matiello is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association and of Scientific consortium of the GJCF/NMO. Dr. Matiello is a world-renowned educator in central nervous system diseases, as well as in therapeutic plasma exchange.  He has presented his work in 20 countries.  He has been awarded with the prestigious Mayo Clinic Neurology Research Award (2010), the European Committee for Multiple Sclerosis Best research award (2012), Yale Hospital Outstanding Physician Award (2013),  the Harvard Education Scholar (2015) and the MGH child neurology award (2016).  Dr. Matiello speaks four languages.
Clinical Profile
mmatiello@mgh.harvard.edu

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