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Seemant Chaturvedi, MD

Stewart J. Greenebaum Endowed Professor of Stroke Neurology

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Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Director, Stroke Division - Neurology; Vice Chair, Strategic Operations - Neurology; Director, UMMS Stroke Program


110 S. Paca St., 3rd floor, Room N-139

Education and Training

  • Princeton University, AB, 1985
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine, MD, 1989
  • St. Francis Hospital, Internal Medicine Internship, 1990
  • Univ. of Massachusetts Medical Center, Neurology Residency, 1993
  • Univ. of Western Ontario; Stroke Fellowship, 1994

Research/Clinical Keywords

stroke, transient ischemic attack, carotid stenosis

Highlighted Publications

Meschia JF, Bushnell C, Boden-Albala B, Braun LT, Bravata DM, Chaturvedi S, et al. Guidelines for the primary prevention of stroke. Stroke 2014; 45: 3754-832; Epub 2014 Oct 28

Culebras A, Messe SR, Chaturvedi S, Kase CS, Gronseth G. Evidence-based guideline: Prevention of stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Neurology 2014; 82: 716-24.

Brott TG, Howard G, RoubinGS, Meschia JF, Mackey A, Brooks W, Moore WS, Hill MD, Mantese VA, Clark WM, Timaran CH, Heck D, Leimgruber P, Sheffet AJ, Howard VJ, Chaturvedi S, et al. for the CREST Investigators. Long-term results of stenting versus endarterectomy for carotid-artery stenosis. N Engl J Med 2016; 374: 1021-31; published online February 18

Rosenfield KR, Matsumura JS, Chaturvedi S, et al. for the ACT I Investigators. Randomized trial of stent versus surgery for asymptomatic carotid stenosis. N Engl J Med 2016; 374: 1011-20; published online February 17

Chaturvedi S, Ofner S, Baye F, et al. Have clinicians adopted the use of brain MRI for patients with TIA and minor stroke? Neurology 2017; 88: 237-244

Madsen TE, Howard VJ, Jimenez M, Rexrode KM, Acelajado MC, Kleindorfer D, Chaturvedi S. Impact of conventional stroke risk factors on women: An update. Stroke 2018; 49: 536-542; Feb 8 Epub

Otite O, Khandelwal P, Malik AM, Chaturvedi S. National patterns of carotid revascularization before and after the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs Stenting Trial (CREST). JAMA Neurology 2018; 75: 51-57; Dec 4 Epub

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