Dr. Bouras just returned from a 5-day Intensive Course in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in Boston.
The course was led by Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, sometimes known as one of the "fathers of TMS," who conducted the first controlled clinical trial demonstrating the effectiveness of TMS for Depression.
The course was organized by the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation (CNBS) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School.
During the course, Dr. Bouras had the opportunity to learn and expand on basic TMS principles, standards of use, and clinical neurophysiological, cognitive neuropsychological, neurological, and psychiatric applications.
TMS is currently being studied in Alzheimer's Disease, Autism, Epilepsy, Parkinson's, Schizophrenia, Strokes, and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Dr. Bouras is committed to continuing educating himself, his colleagues, and his patients on this breakthrough and exciting technology.
Victoria, TX May 30, 2012– A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. John M. Bouras.
Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients' Choice Award. In fact, of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, just 5 percent were accorded this honor in 2011.
Every month, millions of patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com) to share feedback about their experiences with their doctors. Patients rate various components of the care they receive, such as the accuracy of their diagnosis, the amount of time they spent with the doctor, and the doctor's bedside manner and follow-up care. Patient's Choice ranks the top reviewed physicians and looks at other quality measures to compile its yearly list.