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Dorothea Altschul is a neurointerventionalist with focus on acute neurological disease. She trained in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology in a two year clinical fellowship at NY Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons) in New York. Prior to that she completed a clinical and research fellowship in Vascular Neurology with focus on acute stroke and critical care neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School) in Boston. She finished her neurology training at Montefiore Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and a two year post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroepidemiology at the National Institute on Aging (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, where she studied the cause and effects of cognitive dysfunction in the elderly. She is a member of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery, the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, and the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Altschul is board-certified in neurology and vascular neurology. Her clinical and research interests include minimally-invasive imaging-guided therapies for the treatment of vascular disorders of the brain and spinal cord, such as various types of acute strokes, cerebral (brain) aneurysms,arteriovenous malformations or fistulas, dural arteriovenous fistulas, cerebral or carotid atherosclerosis, cerebral hemorrhage, carotid stenosis, cerebrovascular disease, intracranial atherosclerosis, pediatric aneurysms, and vascular malformations. Dr. Altschul performs endovascular procedures such as cerebral and spinal angiography (angiograms), vascular embolizations, coiling procedures, intracranial angioplasty/stenting, carotid angioplasty/stenting, tumor embolizations, and acute stroke procedures (intraarterial thrombolysis, mechanical thrombectomy).
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University Of Vienna
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
Medical University Of Vienna
Medical School | Graduated 2001
Westchester Medical Center-New York Medical College
Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia College Of Physicians & Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
Nih-National Institute On Aging
Other Education | Completed 2003
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Media & Publications
Clinical reasoning: A 21 year old woman with right eye swelling and bruising. Ruff IM, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Rahman C, Szeder V, Pile-Spellman J, Marshall RS,
Acute spinal cord ischemia: Treatment with intravenous and intra-arterial thrombolysis, hyperbaric oxygen, and hypothermia. Lee K, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Rahman C, Lee KL, Fernandes ESM, Claassen J, Badjatia N, Mayer SA, Pile-Spellman J.,
Radiation exposure of the anesthesiologist in the neurointerventional suite. Anastasian ZH, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Meyers PM, Wang S, Berman MF.,
Update on the endovascular treatment of intracranial atherosclerotic disease: A critical review. Komotar RJ, Kellner CP, Raper DM, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Higashida RT, Meyers PM.,
Contribution of vascular pathology to the clinical expression of dementia. Strozyk (Altschul) D, Dickson DW, Lipton RB, Katz M, Derby CA, Lee S, Wang C, Verghese J,
Interventional Vascular Neurology: An ability acquired through training. Strozyk (Altschul) D.,
Training in endovascular surgical neuroradiology. Strozyk (Altschul) D, Hanft SJ, Kellner CP, Meyers PM, Lavine SD.,
Zinc and copper modulate Alzheimer Abeta levels in human cerebrospinal fluid. Strozyk (Altschul) D, Launer LJ, Adlard PA, Cherny RA, Tsatsanis A, Volitakis I, Blennow K, Petrovitch H, White LR, Bush AI.,
Current recommendation for endovascular interventions in the treatment of ischemic stroke. Appleboom G, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Meyers PM, Higashida RT.,
Bedside Use of a Dual Aortic Balloon Occlusion for the Treatment of Cerebral Vasospasm. Appelboom G, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Hwang BY, Prowda J, Badjatia N, Helbok R, Meyers PM.,
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