Editor Profile

Seemant Chaturvedi, MD

Contributing Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Neurology Board

Seemant Chaturvedi, MD, is Professor of Neurology at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Director of the Wayne State/Detroit Medical Center Comprehensive Stroke Program. He has co-edited the books Transient Ischemic Attacks (2004) and Carotid Artery Stenosis: Current and Emerging Treatments (Neurological Disease and Therapy) (2005). He is past chair of the American Academy of Neurology carotid endarterectomy guidelines committee and is on the steering committees of several stroke prevention studies. His research interests include stroke in young adults, carotid revascularization, and intracranial atherosclerosis.


Consultant / Advisory board

Abbott Vascular; Boeringher-Ingelheim; Genentech

Grant / Research support


Editorial boards

Neurology; Stroke

Leadership positions in professional societies

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

Summaries by Seemant Chaturvedi, MD