Dr. Buckle joined the Andrew C. Carlos MS Institute at Shepherd Center as the director of neuroimaging research in 2014.
Dr. Buckle comes to Shepherd Center following nearly 20 years at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Most recently, he was the director of clinical care at Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He also served as assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School.
He was drawn to Shepherd Center’s MS Institute for the chance to work in a smaller environment and to expand the Center’s neuroimaging program.
A native of the Washington, D.C., area, Dr. Buckle graduated from Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in music and a master’s degree in music theory and composition. He received his medical degree and master’s in public health from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his residency in neurology and fellowship in neuroimmunology and MS at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School with funding from the National MS Society and the National Institutes of Health.Dr. Buckle began working in multiple sclerosis basic immunology research during medical school, but it was not until after he completed his neurology residency that he realized his passion for treating individuals with MS and decided to focus on patient care, clinical trials and neuroimaging (MRI) research.
Dr. Buckle lives with his wife, originally from North Carolina, and two spoiled cats in Buckhead. Beyond practicing medicine, he has a passion for music.
Patient Programs Involving Dr. Buckle
Medical staff members at Shepherd Center often work with many different teams, and some choose to work closely with select patient programs and clinical focuses. Dr. Buckle works with the following programs:
Dr. Buckle in the News and Media
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