Ofer Sadan, MD

    Assistant Professor

    Emory University Department of Neurosurgery

    Assistant Professor

    Emory University Department of Neurology


    • MD, Tel Aviv University, 2005
    • PhD, Tel Aviv University, 2009
    • Residency, Tel Aviv University, 2014
    • Postdoctoral Fellow - Neurocritical Care, Emory University, 2016
    • Postdoctoral Fellow - Critical Care Medicine , Emory University, 2017


    Clinical Interests

    • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
    • Delayed cerebral ischemia detection and treatment
    • Systemic complications of neurological injuries
    • Autoimmune encephalitis
    • Acute kidney injury


    • Emory School of Medicine Researcher Appreciation Day Recognition, 2019
    • Co-PI for a pilot grant to fund the ACETATE trial, 2017
    • Israeli Neurological Association Best Scientific Publication of the Year, 2012
    • The Adams Super Center for Brain Studies Best Poster Presentation, 2012
    • Israeli Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Best Poster Presentation, 2010
    • Herczeg Institute on Aging Bregman Award, 2009
    • Tel-Aviv University Award for Scientific Achievements, 2005


    • American Heart Association, Counsel on Stroke
    • Neurocritical Care Society
    • Society for Critical Care Medicine


    Dr. Sadan's research focuses on two major topics: the first, delayed complications of acute cerebral injuries, such as cerebral edema, vasospasm and delayed cerebral ischemia. The second is the interaction between body and brain in critical illness, such as ICU delirium, acute kidney injury and homeostasis dysregulation (e.g. glucose and electrolytes variability). The research is both retrospective, to identify pattens and possible predictors of events and outcome, but also prospective to attempt to change practice and improve it.

    Click here for a list of Dr. Sadan's publications.