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Robert  Dempsey

Robert Dempsey

Expert on neurosurgery of stroke, brain aneurysm, brain tumor, head injury

Chair and professor, neurological surgery; co-director, Stroke Program School of Medicine and Public Health Home page


  • Treatment of brain stroke or injury
  • Identification and treatment of carotid atherosclerosis, silent strokes and cognitive decline
  • Use of neurogenesis to repair brains with neuro precursor cells after stroke
  • Training of specialty doctors in underserved areas of developing countries


  • President, Society of Neurological Surgeons
  • Secretary and board of directors, Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery
  • Humanitarian Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2008