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Director, Stroke Consult Services; Associate Director of Neurology Residency; Assistant Professor of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Clinical Focus Areas
Research Focus Areas
Acute management of cerebrovascular disease, secondary stroke prevention, pre-operative stroke evaluation, post-stroke complications, visual-spatial cognitive problems post stroke, embolic stroke of unknown source and atrial cardiopathy, cryptogenic stroke and PFO, and arterial dissection.
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|Programs + Specialties
|Training + Education
St. George's University School of Medicine; Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center; New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center; Tufts Medical Center
||American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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Tufts Medical Center
260 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5848
Fax #: 617-636-8199
“Cryptogenic Stroke and PFO Risk Assessment” Emiliya Melkumova, David E. Thaler. Interventional Cardiology Clinics. Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale; Vol 6. October 2017.
“Longitudinal Care for Young Adults With Stroke” Lester Leung, Emiliya Melkumova, David Thaler. JAMA Neurology. August 2017.
“Clinical-Diffusion Mismatch’ Triage Criteria at 8-24 Hours from Symptom Onset Identifies 4% of Stroke Patients for Potential Intervention.” Nazli Janjua, Yogesh Moradiya, Sebina Bulic, Emiliya Melkumova. Abstract published in Stroke. February 2013.
“Hemorrhage, Recanalization, and Clinical Outcomes for Combined Intravenous and Intra-arterial Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke.” Nazli Janjua, Emiliya Melkumova. Abstract published in SVIN. April 2011.
American Academy of Neurology
American Heart Association
American Stroke Association