Basil Darras, MD

Basil Darras, MD

Neurology Boston, MA

Professor of Neurology, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School


Office Address

  • 300 Longwood Ave
    Fegan 11
    Boston, MA 02115
    Phone: (617) 355-8235
    Fax: (617) 730-0279

Basil Darras, MD

Neurology Boston, MA

Professor of Neurology, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: Neuromuscular Medicine, Child Neurology
  • Clinical Interests: Neuromuscular Diseases; Spinal Muscular Atrophy; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Education & Training

  • Yale University School of MedicineYale University School of Medicine
  • Tufts Medical CenterTufts Medical Center
  • Nassau University Medical CenterNassau University Medical Center
  • University of AthensUniversity of Athens

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1982 - 2017
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of Medical GeneticsClinical Genetics
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeuromuscular Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
    • Boston MagazineCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
    • Boston HeraldCastle Connolly, 2005

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Other

    Grant Support

    • Ninds Next: Children'S Hospital Boston Clinical Research SiteNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      2011 - 2011
    • Electrical Impedance Myography And Quantitative Ultrasound In Duchenne Muscular DNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
      2011 - 2011
    • Clinical Study Of Spinal Muscular AtrophyNational Center For Research Resources
      2006 - 2007
    • Dichloroacetate In Mitochondrial DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
      2004 - 2006
    • Molecular Studies Of Sodium Channels In Skeletal MuscleNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      1989 - 1993

    Other Languages

    • Greek

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Tufts Health Plan PPO
    • UniCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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