Dr. Drasko Simovic is a physician with nearly thirty years of experience. His primary focus is on clinical neurophysiology and electrodiagnostic medicine. For Simovic, becoming a doctor was part of his family tradition. By entering the medical field, Simovic continued his family legacy, following in the footsteps of his great grandfather, mother, and uncle.
Dr. Simovic’s focus on neurophysiology and electrodiagnostic medicine allows him to assist referring physicians and their patients by establishing the correct diagnosis for patients with peripheral nerve disorders and muscle disorders. This, in turn, helps select appropriate treatment. Dr. Simovic’s practice spans a variety of medical problems from carpal tunnel syndrome to more complex diseases such as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
“It is rewarding to earn the trust and confidence of our colleagues and to provide referring physicians with the highest level of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. A thorough and properly conducted EMG test is a key diagnostic step as physicians select the best course of treatment for their patients. We are grateful physicians choose us to be part of that important process and are committed to continuing to provide excellent service to the medical community."
Dr. Simovic is the Founder and Medical Director of the EMG Laboratory, whose mission is providing excellence in neurodiagnostics. His EMG Laboratory is nationally accredited by the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). Dr. Simovic will to continue to bring an academic level of electrodiagnostic medicine to the community setting, therefore enhancing local care and improving the patient experience.
Prior to establishing his EMG Laboratory, Dr. Simovic completed his specialty and subspecialty training at Cabrini Medical Center, Boston University, and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston. Simovic’s clinical and research interests include ischemic and demyelinating polyneuropathies, electrodiagnostic evaluation of mononeuropathies, and gene therapy for neurological disorders.
Detailed Biographical Career
Dr. Drasko Simovic began practicing medicine in 1988. He completed his internship at Cabrini Medical Center at the New York Medical College. He graduated from the Boston University Affiliated Residency Program in Neurology in Boston, MA, and completed two fellowships at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University in Boston, MA. Currently, Dr. Simovic is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Tufts University, School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology(ABPN), Electrodiagnostic Medicine by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM), Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN-CN) and Disability Analysis by the American Board of Disability Analysts (ABDA). He is a member of American Academy of Neurology, Massachusetts Neurologic Association, Boston Society for Neurology and Psychiatry, American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and The Neuropathy Association.
Dr. Simovic’s clinical and research achievements have been featured in Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Popular Science, Reuters Health, Eagle Tribune, and Cape Cod Times. Dr. Simovic has also been honored by numerous Patient's Choice Awards®, Most Compassionate Doctor Awards®, and he was also featured in Boston Super Doctors® and Castle Connolly Top Doctors®.