Elizabeth Thiele, M.D., Ph.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Interdisciplinary Brain Center, Mass General Research Institute
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Pediatrics-Pediatric Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1990
PhD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1990
anticonvulsants; dravet syndrome; epilepsy; ketogenic diet; rare diseases; spasms infantile; tuberous sclerosis

Dr. Elizabeth A. Thiele is a neurologist and epileptologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her medical training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed a second residency in child neurology and a postdoctoral research fellowship in neurology at Children's Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Thiele organized and established the Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, a multidisciplinary comprehensive clinical program for TSC, as well as a ketogenic diet clinic to treat and manage patients with epilepsy. She is also the Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Service at Mass General and a Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Thiele's research and clinical interests include the role of diet in epilepsy treatment, genotype-phenotype correlation in TSC, the role of epilepsy surgery in management of intractable epilepsy, outcomes following infantile spasms, and neuropsychological profiles in relationship to tuber number and location in TSC.

Publications Clinical Profile

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