Vishal N. Patel, MD

    Assistant Professor

    Emory University Department of Neurosurgery

    Assistant Professor

    Emory University Department of Neurology


    • BS, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign , 2001
    • MD, Southern Illinois University , 2005
    • Preliminary year - Internal Medicine, Southern Illinois University , 2006
    • Neurology Residency, Tufts University, 2009
    • NeuroCritical Care Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University, 2011


    Clinical Interests

    • Glycemic control in neurocritical care
    • Clinical trials
    • Hypothermia neuroprotection
    • Education
    • Golden Apple Teaching Award
    • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine 
    • Resident Teacher Award in Neurology 
    • Tufts University School of Medicine Teaching Award

    Society Memberships

    • NeuroCritical Care Society
    • American Heart Association
    • American Academy of Neurology
    • Southeast Chapter – Society of Critical Care Medicine


    • Glycemic control in acute ischemic stroke – SHINE (Stroke and Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort – PI / Emory)
    • Induced hypothermia for acute ischemic stroke – ReCCLAIM (Reperfusion and Cooling in Acute Ischemia – Co-Investigator)
    • Glycemic metabolism in induced hypothermia in patients with acute neurologic injury – planning stages.


    • Horn C, Chung-Huan J, Nogueira R, Patel V, Krishnan A, Glenn B, Belagaje S, Thomas T, Anderson A, Frankel M, Schindler K, Gupta R (2013). Endovascular Reperfusion and Cooling in Cerebral Ischemia (ReCCLAIM I). Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery – in process.
    • Patel V, Gupta R, Horn C, Thomas T, Nogueira R (2013). The NeuroCritical Care Management of the Endovascular Stroke Patient. Current Treatment Options in Neurology, 15.
    • Patel V, Vishal N & Samuels, Owen B. (2012). The Critical Care Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Y. Murai. Aneurysm (pp 383-402). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech
    • DeGeorgia M, Patel V (2011). Critical Care Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke. Journal of NeuroInternventional Surgery. 3; 34-37.

    For a complete list of Dr. Patel’s publications and other works, please click the Google Scholar logo.

    Dr Patel Google Scholar page