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Dr. Jonathan Megerian

Pediatric Neurology
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29 years experience

Locations

Boston Childrens Hospital

Lexington, MA

Address

482 Bedford Street, Lexington, MA
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Specialties
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Pediatric Neurology

ADHD and Autism

Neurology

Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

23 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Both are Embryonal: Both neuroectodermal (pnet) and neuroblastoma (nb) come from undifferentiated primitive cells and arise out of the cells that form the nervous system.... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Vocal and Motor Tics: Tourette's syndrome is a tic disorder that involves both motor (movement) and vocal tics. Tics are involuntary actions (vocal or movement) that occur ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Subtle Differences: Clinicians usually use the term hfa (high functioning autism) when some of the diagnostic features of aspergers are missing. For example, children wit... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Several Differences: Several differences exist. One the number of pressure settings, available to program, another is the ability to tolerate exposure to mri. Finally, th... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Yes: She should have this evaluated immediately in an emergency room, especially if it has just started.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Also called Polio: Poliomyelitis refers to the infection of the motor nerves of spinal cord, and brainstem caused by the polio virus. It was not uncommon to have polio ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Not exactly: Tics can involve muscles in the head, face, arms, legs or any muscle group in the body. Facial tics are the most common. The cause of tics is unknow... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Optic neuritis, Meds: Certain inflammatory involving the eye or retina can cause color blindness in children. Certain medications can also lead to this. Other causes of col... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Neuropsych testing: The mainstay of diagnosing a learning disability centers around neuropsychological testing. This can be done by a board certified neuropsychologist, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Physical therapy: The mainstay of recovery after stroke is intensive physical therapy. This serves to assist the person recovering from stroke by aiding in recovery of ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Flu Shots: 'i never to the flu until i got vaccinated', or 'the vaccine gave me the flu'. This is like saying 'i got sick because i went outside without my jack... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Eye and Gait symptom: Miller-fisher syndrome is a limited variant of guilliane-barre syndrome, and involves weakness of the eye muscles resulting in double vision, dilated ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Several sites: If you search color blind test, you will find several sites you may be able to use. In any event, you should not rely on these tests alone to make t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Schedule appt asap: Your grand-daughter may have a fistula (a connection between the hole above her anus and the rectum) or an infection in the cleft (hole). She should b... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Low testosterone: Males with klinefelter's syndrome have an extra x chromosome. As a result, they make less testosterone, resulting in infertility, less facial hair, an... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Motor weakness: Guillian-barre is an inflammatory disease of the nerve roots that results in pain and progressive motor weakness. It can cause paralysis, breathing f... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Not advisable: While there are no contraindications to these drugs combined, it is not a great idea to stress your kidneys so much. Accutane can cause kidney problem... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Blood pressure Check: You should get your blood pressure and pulse checked. Also should modulate activity level until you have a physical exam. Most likely, there is no cau... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Most well known type: 0157:h7 is the most common 'genetic strain' of disease producing shiga toxin producing E. coli in the US. It is most often introduced into individual... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Perhaps: This is an area of active research. No standard methods exist, but investigators are working on ways to help people forget bad memories that may caus... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Not necessarily: It depends on the severity of the heat stroke. There varying degrees of severity. Mortality is 5% if the person recieves treatment, but there can b... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Headaches usually OK: The vast majority of headaches are not due to brain tumors. In the very rare cases that a headache is being caused by a tumor, there are no reliable ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatric Neurology 29 years experience
Few minute up to 20: Sleep paralysis usually occurs in 25 to 50 % of people who have narcolepsy. It can occur at the onset of sleep or upon awakening. The phenomenon las... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Megerian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Megerian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thats why I suffered silence,alone many years.now I suffer worse I think.im treated as a worthless toy.
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Thanks, Dr. Megerian! It makes sense because I experienced the flu after getting the vaccine this season.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1993MD

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1993MD
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