Associate Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics
Fadi Nahab, MD, has been the Medical Director of the Emory University Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center (2008-2018) and the Emory University Hospital Midtown Primary Stroke Center (2013-2018). He is currently assisting the Emory Johns Creek Stroke Primary Stroke Center as their Stroke Director.
Dr. Nahab was born in Baghdad, Iraq and immigrated with his family to the US during his childhood. He graduated from La Sierra University in California with a B.S. in Biology and obtained his MD at Loma Linda University. He completed his internship at UCLA before coming to Georgia for neurology residency and vascular neurology fellowship at Emory University.
In combination with an outstanding stroke team, he led Emory University Hospital to becoming the 1st certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Metro Atlanta and the 1st to successfully recertify in Georgia. His clinical practice is focused on the treatment of cerebrovascular disease and his research interests include biomarkers to guide the treatment of cryptogenic stroke patients, acute stroke treatment, dietary behaviors in stroke prevention and the treatment of intracranial atherosclerosis with more than 60 publications.
He is a previous chief resident in Neurology, Neurology Teacher of the Year at Emory University and enjoys traveling with his family and golfing.
Friday, May 3
12:50 PM – 1:50 PM