Neuromuscular Center | Meet Our Team

Our Neuromuscular Center at Boston Children’s Hospital brings together a team of specialists who have extensive expertise in caring for children with neuromuscular disorders.

The center is directed by child neurologist Basil Darras, MD, whose work has widely influenced clinical care for children with neuromuscular disease.


Basil Darras

Basil Darras, MD

Associate Neurologist-in-Chief; Chief, Division of Clinical Neurology; Director, Neuromuscular Center and Spinal Muscular Atrophy Program Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Steve Colan, MD, FACC, FASE

Steven Colan, MD, FACC, FASE

Director of Clinical Research, Department of Cardiology Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Partha Sekhar Ghosh, MD

Partha Sekhar Ghosh, MD

Assistant, Department of Neurology Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Robert Graham

Robert J. Graham, MD

Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Respiratory Therapist

 Lauren Perlman, BS, RRT

Lauren Perlman, BS, RRT

Registered Respiratory Therapist, Division of Pulmonary Medicine


Jennifer McCrave, RN, BSN, CNRN

Jennifer McCrave, RN, BSN, CNRN

Registered Nurse, Department of Neurology