Wazim Mohamed, MD

Wazim Mohamed, MD


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Wazim Mohamed, MD

Narrative Bio

Dr. Wazim Mohamed serves on the Wayne State University faculty as a Neurointensivist. He completed his medical training at Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore after which he went on to become neurology resident at Wayne State University. Dr Mohamed has undergone fellowship training in Neurocritical Care as well as Vascular Neurology at Wayne State University. His interests include prediction models for traumatic brain injury, critical care ultrasonography and multi modality monitoring in neurocritical care. Dr. Mohamed is Associate Program Director of the Neurology Residency program and has a keen interest in medical education and training residents.

Awards & Honors

Chief Resident, Department of Neurology, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center (2011-2012).

Recipient of American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2012 Resident Scholarship award.

Poster chosen for Integrated Neuroscience Session at American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2012 annual meeting, New Orleans. Poster: Early Access to a Neurologist Reduces the Rate of Stroke Misdiagnosis in Young Adults.

Recipient of American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2013 Fellow Scholarship Award

Recipient of AINA (Association of Indian Neurologists in America) 2013 Neurology Trainee Award

Abstract at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2013 meeting (San Diego) chosen for Neurophysiology highlights section: Clinical and Radiologic Correlates of Non-Metabolic Triphasic Waves and Epileptiform Activity in Primary Subarachnoid Hemorrhage


 Kasturba Medical College (Manipal University), Mangalore, India (Sep 2001 - Apr 2007)

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Neurology Division of Neurocritical Care


 Transitional Year, Sinai Grace Hospital/Detroit Medical Center (Jul 2008 - Jun 2009)


 Neurology, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center (Jul 2009 - Jul 2012)




Neurocritical Care, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center (Jul 2012 - Jul 2014)

Vascular Neurology, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center (Jul 2012 - June 2013


 Traumatic Brain Injury, Point of Care Ultrasound, Multimodality monitoring in neurocritical care. 


1.Mohamed W, Neil E, Kupsky WJ, Juhasz C, Mittal S, Santhakumar S. Isolated intracranial Whipple's disease-report of a rare case and review of the literature. J Neurol Sci. 2011;308 (1-2):1-8

2. Mohamed W, Madhavan R. Medical Complications of Stroke. Clinical Summary, Medlink Neurology. Jan 2007. Updated Jan 2011.

3.Mohamed W, Ahuja N, Shah A. Palinacousis - Evidence to suggest a post-ictal phenomenon. J Neurol Sci. 2012; 317(1-2):6-12

4.Mohamed W, Bhattacharya P, Chaturvedi S. Early Access to a Neurologist Reduces the Rate of Missed Diagnosis in Young Strokes. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013 Nov;22(8):e332-7.

5. Mohamed W, Varade P, Norris GM. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage From Decreased Contrast Elimination after Therapeutic Hypothermia. Neurology. 2014 Feb 4;82(5):e44-5.

6.Bhattacharya P, Mohamed W, Shankar L, Rhoney D, Madhavan R. Should ICH Outcome prediction models be modified in African Americans? Neurology 2010; 74 (Suppl. 2): A513.

7.Mohamed W, Majjhoo A, Kansara A, Rayes M, Damani R, Chaturvedi S. Variations in the use of preoperative medications for carotid endarterectomy patients. Neurology 2011; 76 (Suppl. 4): A430

8.Kansara A, Damani R, Mohamed W, Rayes M, Tiwari A, Chaturvedi S. Carotid endarterectomy in normal and high surgical risk patients: A study of regional variation. Neurology 2011; 76 (Suppl. 4): A430

9.Bernitsas E, Bao F, Shah M, Ramesh G, Mohamed W, Aronov R, Khan O. Spinal Cord Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis and Relationship to Clinical Phenotype. Neurology 2012;78 (Meeting Abstracts 1):P03.046

10.Singh A, Damani R, Mohamed W, Suchdev K, Varade P, Atkinson B, Norris G. Prior Statin Use Reduces Rate Of Delayed Cerebral Ischemia After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care (2012) 17:S307

11. Mohamed W, Varade P, Damani R, Abhishek, Suchdev K, Norris G, Atkinson B. Comparing Perfusion Computed Tomography to Digital Subtraction Angiography In Detecting Delayed Cerebral Ischemia. Neurocrit Care (2012) 17:S310

12. Mohamed W, Solaiman AY, Shah A, Basha M. Clinical Significance Of Electroencephalographic Triphasic Waves And Epileptiform Activity In Patients with Primary Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care (2012) 17:S313

13.Damani R, Abhishek, Mohamed W, Suchdev K, Varade P, Norris G, Atkinson B. Angiogram-Negative Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (anSAH): Not As Benign As You Would Think. Neurocrit Care (2012) 17:S320

14.Burghardt T, Mohamed W, Shah A, Basha M. Nonmetabolic Triphasic Waves and Frontal Rhythmic Slow Activity in Prognosis of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. 3.082, 2012, American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, www.aesnet.org

15.Mohamed W, Jowkar A, Bhattacharya P. Older Age, Hypertension and Diabetes Influence the Proportion of Salvageable Ischemic Tissue Following Stroke. Stroke. 2013;44:AWP444

16.Mohamed W, Suchdev K, Bhattacharya B. Racial Differences in Salvageable Ischemic Penumbra. International Stroke Conference 2013. Stroke. 2013;44:AWP51

17.Kubiak C, Mohamed W, Bhattacharya P. Admission Blood Glucose Predicts High Hematoma Volume In Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurology February 12, 2013; 80(Meeting Abstracts 1): P05.229

18.Sivakumar S, Rayes M, Mohamed W, Norris GM. Reversible brain stem hypertensive encephalopathy presenting with obstructive hydrocephalus: Report of two cases. Neurocrit Care (2013) 19:S315

19.Mohamed, W., et al. (2014). Blood Transfusion Does Not Improve Outcomes in Patients with Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage (P7.143). Neurology 82(10 Supplement): P7.143.

20.Mohamed, W., et al. (2014). Areas of Cerebral Ischemia Have Increased Propensity to Convert to Infarct among Diabetics (P7.155). Neurology 82(10 Supplement): P7.155.

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