Dr. Viswanathan is the Director of Telestroke Services at Partners Healthcare and Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is a staff neurologist on the Stroke Service and in the Memory Disorders Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Viswanathan is an executive member of the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Research Center (MADRC). His research program at the J. Philip Kistler Stroke Research Center focuses on the contribution of stroke and vascular risk factors to dementia. His group has engaged in numerous multidisciplinary interactions and collaborations, including with artists and writers, in order to further develop and foster humanism in medicine among young physicians and medical researchers.