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What is a Neurologist?
A neurologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system. Neurologists do not perform surgery.

What does a Neurologist treat?

  • Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also called Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Brain tumors
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Stroke
  • Tremor
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island appointed Mathew Pulicken, MD,
to its Medical Staff in the Department of Neurology
Matthew Pulicken, MD
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
111 Brewster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860

(401) 729-2483

A Somerville, MA resident, Dr. Pulicken earned his medical degree at Government Medical College, Kottayam, India. He completed his neurology residency at Tufts University, Boston, MA. He completed a Fellowship in Electroencephalography and Epilepsy from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. He earned a Masters in Health Sciences from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Pulicken is an Assistant Professor of Neurology (Clinical) at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Pulicken is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, Rhode Island Neurological Association and the Massachusetts Medical Society. His areas of interest include: Epilepsy, EEG and Multiple Sclerosis.

Dr. Pulicken is accepting new patients. He can be reached at (401) 729-2483.
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