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Ashutosh Jadhav, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery
UPMC Stroke Institute
UPMC Center for Neuro-endovascular Therapy
Director, Stroke Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Mercy Campus and Shadyside Campus
Associate Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship
Phone: (412) 647-8080


Dr. Jadhav is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery. He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard College where graduated magna cum laude in Biochemistry. He subsequently completed a combined MD-PhD degree through the Health, Sciences and Technology program at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was the first recipient of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute Medical Scientist Training Fellowship. He completed Neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital where he served as chief resident. He joined University of Pittsburgh in 2011 as a vascular neurology fellow at the Stroke Institute. He is board certified in neurology (2011), vascular neurology (2014) and neuro-critical care medicine (2013). Since 2012, he has attended on the stroke service at UPMC Presbyterian, Mercy and Shadyside hospitals. He services as director of stroke services at UPMC-Shadyside campus. In 2014, he completed a neuro-interventional fellowship at the UPMC Center for Neuro-endovascular Therapy where he has performed over 2000 neuro-interventional procedures. He performs treatments for the management of both ischemic stroke (carotid stenting and mechanical thrombectomy) and hemorrhagic stroke (coil embolization for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, as well as embolization of arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous fistulas) as well as tumor embolization, epistaxis treatment and spinal angiography.

He actively participates in resident and fellow education with weekly lectures. His teaching efforts have been recognized twice with the Neurology resident Faculty Teaching Award (2012 and 2014). Additionally, he services on the curriculum committee for the Neurology residency and Vascular Neurology fellowship. He actively participates in nursing and EMS education with monthly lectures. He serves on the UPMC Stroke Institute CME course planning committee. Dr. Jadhav is an active member of several societies, including the American Stroke Association where he serves as an abstract grader for the annual International Stroke Conference. As a member of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, Dr. Jadhav is an associate editor of the quarterly newsletter. Additionally, Dr. Jadhav serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Neuroimaging and Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. He has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals or book chapters. He serves as co-investigator on over a dozen clinical trials and serves as local principal investigator on several global clinical trials (DAWN, STRATIS, TREVO registry, ARISE II, ATLAS, RHAPSODY). His research interests focus on the natural history and management of cerebrovascular occlusive disease and endovascular approaches to acute ischemic stroke.

Dr. Jadhav

Dr. Jadhav