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Shyam Prabhakaran, MD MS

Dr. Shyam Prabhakaran is an internationally recognized leader in vascular neurology and stroke research and treatment. He currently serves as principal investigator of the Chicago regional coordinating center in the National Institutes of Health’s stroke trials network (NIH StrokeNet).

New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia
New York, NY
- Vascular Neurology
2006

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
New York, NY
MS - Epidemiology
2006

New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell
New York, NY
- Neurology
2004

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ
MD - Medicine
2000

External Validation of a Tool to Predict Neurosurgery in Patients with Isolated Subdural Hematoma.
Pruitt P, Naidech A, Prabhakaran S, Holl JL, Courtney DM, Borczuk P. External Validation of a Tool to Predict Neurosurgery in Patients with Isolated Subdural Hematoma. World Neurosurg. 2020 Dec 09.
PMID: 33309641

Infarct recurrence in intracranial atherosclerosis: Results from the MyRIAD study.
Romano JG, Prabhakaran S, Nizam A, Feldmann E, Sangha R, Cotsonis G, Campo-Bustillo I, Koch S, Rundek T, Chimowitz MI, Liebeskind DS. Infarct recurrence in intracranial atherosclerosis: Results from the MyRIAD study. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Dec 01; 30(2):105504.
PMID: 33276302

Head Computed tomography during emergency department treat-and-release visit for headache is associated with increased risk of subsequent cerebrovascular disease hospitalization.
Liberman AL, Wang C, Friedman BW, Prabhakaran S, Esenwa CC, Rostanski SK, Cheng NT, Erdfarb A, Labovitz DL, Lipton RB. Head Computed tomography during emergency department treat-and-release visit for headache is associated with increased risk of subsequent cerebrovascular disease hospitalization. Diagnosis (Berl). 2020 Oct 05.
PMID: 33006951

The Influence of Diffusion Weighted Imaging Lesions on Outcomes in Patients with Acute Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
Garg RK, Khan J, Dawe RJ, Conners J, John S, Prabhakaran S, Kocak M, Bhabad S, Simpson SL, Ouyang B, Jhaveri M, Bleck TP. The Influence of Diffusion Weighted Imaging Lesions on Outcomes in Patients with Acute Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2020 10; 33(2):552-564.
PMID: 32072457

Cryptogenic stroke: Contemporary trends, treatments, and outcomes in the United States.
Prabhakaran S, Messé SR, Kleindorfer D, Smith EE, Fonarow GC, Xu H, Zhao X, Lytle B, Cigarroa J, Schwamm LH. Cryptogenic stroke: Contemporary trends, treatments, and outcomes in the United States. Neurol Clin Pract. 2020 Oct; 10(5):396-405.
PMID: 33299667

Characteristics of a Diverse Cohort of Stroke Patients with SARS-CoV-2 and Outcome by Sex.
Trifan G, Goldenberg FD, Caprio FZ, Biller J, Schneck M, Khaja A, Terna T, Brorson J, Lazaridis C, Bulwa Z, Alvarado Dyer R, Saleh Velez FG, Prabhakaran S, Liotta EM, Batra A, Reish NJ, Ruland S, Teitcher M, Taylor W, De la Pena P, Conners JJ, Grewal PK, Pinna P, Dafer RM, Osteraas ND, DaSilva I, Hall JP, John S, Shafi N, Miller K, Moustafa B, Vargas A, Gorelick PB, Testai FD. Characteristics of a Diverse Cohort of Stroke Patients with SARS-CoV-2 and Outcome by Sex. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Nov; 29(11):105314.
PMID: 32951959

A Community-Engaged Stroke Preparedness Intervention in Chicago.
Prabhakaran S, Richards CT, Kwon S, Wymore E, Song S, Eisenstein A, Brown J, Kandula NR, Mason M, Beckstrom H, Washington KV, Aggarwal NT. A Community-Engaged Stroke Preparedness Intervention in Chicago. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Sep 15; 9(18):e016344.
PMID: 32893720

Probing the Effective Treatment Thresholds for Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke With Regression Discontinuity Designs.
Naidech AM, Lawlor PN, Xu H, Fonarow GC, Xian Y, Smith EE, Schwamm L, Matsouaka R, Prabhakaran S, Marinescu I, Kording KP. Probing the Effective Treatment Thresholds for Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke With Regression Discontinuity Designs. Front Neurol. 2020; 11:961.
PMID: 32982952

Trade-Offs in Quality-of-Life Assessment Between the Modified Rankin Scale and Neuro-QoL Measures.
Askew RL, Capo-Lugo CE, Sangha R, Naidech A, Prabhakaran S. Trade-Offs in Quality-of-Life Assessment Between the Modified Rankin Scale and Neuro-QoL Measures. Value Health. 2020 Oct; 23(10):1366-1372.
PMID: 33032781

Investigation of Aortic Wall Thickness, Stiffness and Flow Reversal in Patients With Cryptogenic Stroke: A 4D Flow MRI Study.
Jarvis K, Soulat G, Scott M, Vali A, Pathrose A, Syed AA, Kinno M, Prabhakaran S, Collins JD, Markl M. Investigation of Aortic Wall Thickness, Stiffness and Flow Reversal in Patients With Cryptogenic Stroke: A 4D Flow MRI Study. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2020 Aug 31.
PMID: 32864836

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