Editor Profile

Seemant Chaturvedi, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Neurology Board

Seemant Chaturvedi, MD, is Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is also Vice Chair for Veterans Affairs Programs within the Department of Neurology. Dr. Chaturvedi completed his neurology residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and a stroke fellowship at the University of Western Ontario.

Dr. Chaturvedi has coedited two books, Transient Ischemic Attacks (2004) and Carotid Artery Stenosis (2005). He has been involved with several guideline writing committees for the American Academy of Neurology and American Stroke Association and is on the steering committee of several clinical trials.

Dr. Chaturvedi’s research interests include carotid and intracranial atherosclerosis, gender differences in stroke, and stroke in young adults.


Consultant / Advisory board


Grant / Research support

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Boehringer Ingelheim

Editorial boards

Neurology; Stroke (Assistant Editor); Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases

Leadership positions in professional societies

American Academy of Neurology (Vice Chair of Vascular Neurology Section)

Summaries by Seemant Chaturvedi, MD