Dr. Thomas Hemmen, PHD

Dr. Thomas Hemmen, PHD

Vascular Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Thomas Hemmen, PHD is a vascular neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Freie Universitaet Berlin, Medizinische Fachbereich in 1994 and specializes in vascular neurology.Read his story

9434 Medical Center Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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This content was provided by Dr. Hemmen "Thomas Hemmen, MD, PhD, is a board-certified vascular neurologist. His expertise includes caring for patients with stroke, cerebrovascular diseases, and those who require neurological critical care. Dr. Hemmen directs the stroke center at UC San Diego Health and was instrumental in establishing the center as the first certified Stroke Center of Excellence in San Diego County.Within the Department of Neurosciences, Dr. Hemmen directs the Stroke Fellowship Program. As a professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, he provides leadership and education to medical students, residents and fellows.Dr. Hemmen is the lead investigator for numerous clinical trials in cerebrovascular disease. He investigates the use of neuroprotection and reperfusion therapies after acute ischemic stroke, as well as stroke prevention, recovery and research in intracerebral hemorrhage. Dr. Hemmen also leads the cerebrovascular research and trial coordination center that conducts national and international collaborative trials and researches new cures in all areas of cerebrovascular medicine.He completed a neurology residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, serving as chief resident. Dr. Hemmen completed at fellowship in stroke and vascular neurology at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and a fellowship in neurological intensive care at Philipp University of Marburg in Germany. He earned his medical degree from the Free University of Berlin. He is board-certified neurology and vascular neurology. "
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1  Specialties

  • Vascular Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Freie Universitaet Berlin, Medizinische Fachbereich
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ny and Presby Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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