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Dr. Mark Boulos
Dr. Mark Boulos, MD FRCPC CSCN(EEG) MSc

Assistant Professor and Staff Neurologist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room A4 42
Toronto, Ontario
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-4473
Fax: 416-480-5753


    • BSc, 2002 - University of Toronto, Bachelor of Science
    • MD, 2006 - University of Toronto, Doctor of Medicine
    • FRCP(C), 2011 - University of Toronto, Adult neurology residency
    • Diplomate, 2012 - Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology (CSCN) - Electroencephalography
    • MSc, 2013 - University of Toronto, Institute of Medical Science, Masters of Science
    • Clinical Research Fellowship, 2013 - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Stroke and sleep neurology

        Appointments and Affiliations:

        • 2011 - 2013: Clinical Associate (Neurology), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
        • 2013 - present: Staff Neurologist (Neurology), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
        • 2013 - present: Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto

          Research Focus:

          • The association of sleep disorders with cerebrovascular disease, including:
            • The prevalence, impact and characterization of sleep disorders after TIA and stroke
            • Whether sleep issues are associated with vascular risk factors and incident vascular disease
          • Neurophysiological aspects of sleep & cerebrovascular disease (e.g. EEG, eye and limb movement detection)
          • Home and in-hospital sleep monitoring in patients with cerebrovascular disease

            Selected Publications:

            See current publications list at PubMed.

            1. Boulos MI, Lena S, Han JS, Mikulis D, Tymianski M, Jaigobin C, Wennberg R. (2013 - in press). Novel EEG Pattern Associated with Impaired Cerebrovascular Reserve in Moyamoya Disease. Clinical Neurophysiology. [manuscript preparation, data collection, literature review]
            2. Boulos MI, Corrigan BW, Jewell DR, Murray BJ. (2013). "Painless Legs Moving Toes" Triggered by Ischemic Stroke. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 19(9):842-3. [manuscript preparation, data collection, literature review]
            3. Boulos MI, Shoamanesh A, Aviv RI, Gladstone DJ, Swartz RH. (2012). Severe Hypomagnesemia Associated with Reversible Subacute Ataxia and Cerebellar Hyperintensities on MRI. The Neurologist, 18(4), 223-5. [manuscript preparation, data collection, literature review]
            4. Boulos MI, Singerman J, Murray BJ. (2012). Recurrent Hypersomnia Due to Occult Hepatic Encephalopathy. Sleep Medicine, 13(3), 321-2. [manuscript preparation, data collection, literature review]
            5. Boulos MI, Umapathy K, Shokrollahi P, McConville KMV, Sudenis T, Jewell DR, Krishnan S, & Murray BJ. (2011). Automated Detection of Nocturnal Slow Eye Movements Modulated By Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 35(1), 126-30. [manuscript preparation, project conceptualization, data collection & analysis]