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Prachi Mehndiratta, MBBS

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

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Paca-Pratt Building

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Education and Training

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, India, MBBS.

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/ Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Medical Internship. 

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/ Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Neurology Residency. 

University of Virginia Medical System, Fellowship in Vascular Neurology.

University of Virginia Medical System, Fellowship in Advanced Vascular Neurology. 


Dr. Mehndiratta is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and is a board-certified Neurologist with a specialty in Vascular Neurology (Stroke). She completed her Neurology residency at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, and was then a fellow at University of Virgina in Vascular and Advanced Vascular Neurology. She served as an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA before joining the team at UMMC. 

Dr. Mehndiratta's clinical focus is in treating patients with stroke and intracranial hemorrhage, as well as other types of cerebravascular disease, in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Her overall research focuses on health care outcomes in stroke, gender disparities of stroke, stroke literacy and medical education. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Stroke, Transient ischemic attack, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Gender disparities, Stroke in young.

Highlighted Publications

1. Screening individuals with intracranial aneurysms for abdominal aortic aneurysms is cost-effective based on estimated coprevalence. Ball BZ, Jiang B, Mehndiratta P, Stukenborg GJ, Upchurch GR Jr, Meschia JF, Worrall BB, Southerland AM. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Sep;64(3):811-818.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.05.065. Review.


2. A low-cost, tablet-based option for prehospital neurologic assessment: The iTREAT Study. Chapman Smith SN, Govindarajan P, Padrick MM, Lippman JM, McMurry TL, Resler BL, Keenan K, Gunnell BS, Mehndiratta P, Chee CY, Cahill EA, Dietiker C, Cattell-Gordon DC, Smith WS, Perina DG, Solenski NJ, Worrall BB, Southerland AM; As the iTREAT Investigators. Neurology. 2016 Jul 5;87(1):19-26. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002799. Epub 2016 Jun 8.

3. Shared genetic susceptibility of vascular-related biomarkers with ischemic and recurrent stroke. Williams SR, Hsu FC, Keene KL, Chen WM, Nelson S, Southerland AM, Madden EB, Coull B, Gogarten SM, Furie KL, Dzhivhuho G, Rowles JL, Mehndiratta P, Malik R, Dupuis J, Lin H, Seshadri S, Rich SS, Sale MM, Worrall BB; METASTROKE, The Genomics and Randomized Trials Network (GARNET) Collaborative Research Group; METASTROKE The Genomics and Randomized Trials Network GARNET Collaborative Research Group. Neurology. 2016 Jan 26;86(4):351-9. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002319. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

4. Endovascular vs medical management of acute ischemic stroke. Chen CJ, Ding D, Starke RM, Mehndiratta P, Crowley RW, Liu KC, Southerland AM, Worrall BB. Neurology. 2015 Dec 1;85(22):1980-90. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002176. Epub 2015 Nov 4. Review. 

5.Cortical superficial siderosis, APOE genotype, and hemorrhage risk in cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Mehndiratta P, Mendel TA. Neurology. 2015 Mar 24;84(12):1190-1. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001406. Epub 2015 Feb 25. No abstract available.

Additional Publication Citations

Awards and Affiliations

A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award, American Academy of Neurology, 2019.