Curriculum Vitae

Professional Responsibilities

Harvard Medical School Faculty

Boston, MA

Corresponding Member in Neurology (2018 – 2022)

Instructor in Neurology, Part-time (19852018)

Cambridge Health Alliance

[teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School]

Cambridge, MA

Staff Neurologist (1998Present)

Board Certification

Certified in NEUROLOGY by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Former Professional Responsibilities

Boston Society of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

President (2011 – 2012)
Secretary (2012 – 2017)

Harvard University Health Service: 1998 – 2006

Consultant in Neurology
Harvard University Health Service
Cambridge, MA

M.I.T. Health Services: 1998 – 2006

Consultant in Neurology
M.I.T. Health Services
Cambridge, MA

Private Practice of Neurology: 1986 – 1998

Brookline, MA

McLean Hospital 1989 – 1990

Behavioral Neurologist
McLean Hospital — State Head Injury Program
Belmont, MA and Waltham, MA

McLean Hospital: 1984 – 1986

Behavioral Neurologist
McLean Hospital — Bridgewater State Hospital Program
Belmont, MA and Bridgewater, MA

American Samoa: 1979 – 1980

Government of American Samoa
Pago Pago, American Samoa

Training and Education

Fellowship: 1983 – 1985

Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology
Boston University Medical School and Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center
Boston, MA

Residency: 1980 – 1983

Residency in Neurology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Residency: Winter 1982

Residency elective in clinical neurological research
National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Internship: 1978 – 1979

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

M.D. Degree: 1974 – 1978

M.D. Degree
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Externship: Autumn 1977

Epidemiology Externship
Centers for Disease Control
Atlanta, GA

B.A. Degree: 1970 – 1974

B.A. Degree
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

• Recipient of the Mylonas Scholarship. Awarded by Washington University to four incoming freshmen who have an outstanding record, the scholarship covers tuition plus a stipend for all four undergraduate years.

• Phi Beta Kappa

• Magna cum laude

Program Abroad: 1972 – 1973

Junior Year Abroad Program
Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel



Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2007

Cranberg LD, Glick TH, Sato L: Do the claims hold up? A study of medical negligence claims against neurologists. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2007; 4(1): 155-162.


Neurology 2005

Glick TH, Cranberg LD, Hanscom RB, Sato L: Neurologic patient safety: an in-depth study of malpractice claims. Neurology 2005; 65:1284-1286.


Physicians for Human Rights 1993

Traver J, Cranberg L, Stover E, Forbes N: Cruel and Inhuman Treatment: The Use of Four-Point Restraints in the Onondaga County Public Safety Building, Syracuse, New York. Boston, Mass: Physicians for Human Rights; 1993.


Muscle and Nerve 1989

Cranberg LD, Lederman J, Lederman G. Sitting posture and peroneal neuropathy [letter]. Muscle and Nerve 1989; 2:424-425.

Guilford Press, 1988

Cranberg LD, Albert ML: The chess mind. In: Obler LK, Fein D, editors. The Exceptional Brain: Neuropsychology of Talent and Special Abilities. New York: Guilford Press, 1988: 156-190.


Neurology 1987

Cranberg LD, Filley CM, Hart EJ, Alexander MP: Acquired aphasia in childhood: clinical and CT investigations. Neurology 1987; 37:1165-1172.


Archives of Neurology 1987

Filley CM, Cranberg LD, Alexander MP, Hart EJ: Neurobehavioral outcome after closed head injury in childhood and adolescence. Archives of Neurology 1987; 44:194-198.


Neurology 1979

Cranberg L: Femoral neuropathy from iliac hematoma: report of a case. Neurology 1979; 29(7):1071-2.

Organizational Affiliations

(partial listing)

Boston Society of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

President (2011 – 2012)
Secretary (2012 – 2017)

Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology

American Academy of Neurology

Foreign Languages




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