Adam Webb, MD

    Assistant Professor

    Emory University Department of Neurosurgery


    • BA, Emory University, 1999
    • MD, Emory University, 2003
    • Internal Medicine Internship, Emory University, 2004
    • Neurology Residency, Emory University, 2007
    • Neurocritical Care Fellowship, Emory University, 2009



    • Emory University Ethics Center Ethics and Servant Leadership Scholar, 2000
    • Magna cum laude, Emory University Department of Philosophy, 1999
    • Pi Sigma Tau, National Philosophy Honor Society, 1999

    Clinical Focus

    • Intracranial hemorrhage
    • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
    • Medical ethics
    • End-of-life and palliative care

    Society Memberships

    • American Academy of Neurology
    • Neurocritical Care Society
    • Society Critical Care Medicine 


    • Intraventricular nicardipine in treatment vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. 
    • Family communication in the ICU
    • ICU quality and safety


    • Webb A, Samuels O.  Brain death dilemmas and the use of ancillary testing.   Continuum Lifelong Learning Neurol 2012: 18(3) 659-668
    • Webb A, Samuels O.  “Brain death” is a useful fiction.  Crit Care Med 2012;40:1394
    • Webb A, Samuels O.  Brain Death:  The contemporary neurological imperitive.  Crit Care Med 2011;39:2589-2590
    • Webb A, Samuels O.  There is no reversible brain death.  Crit Care Med 2011;39:2206
    • Webb A, Samuels O. Reversible brain death after cardiopulmonary arrest and induced hypothermia. Crit Care Med 2011;39:1538-1542
    • Samuels O, Webb A, Culler S, Martin K, Barrow D. Impact of a dedicated neurocritical care team in treating patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocritical care 2011;14:334-340
    • Webb A, Kolenda J, Martin K, Wright W, Samuels O. The Effect of Intraventricular Administration of Nicardipine on Mean Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity Measured by Transcranial Doppler in the Treatment of Vasospasm Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocritical care 2009; 12: 159-164
    • Sathornsumetee B, Webb A., Hill D, Newman N, Biuosse V.  2006, Subretinal Hemorrhage From a Peripaillary Choroidal Neovascular Membrane in Papilledema Caused by Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.  Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology 2006; 23:197-198