Sam Zaidat, MDSam O. Zaidat, MD

Director, Neurointerventional Program
Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery


  • Adult Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Acute Stroke Therapy
  • Arterial Venous Malformation of the Brain & Spine
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Department of Neurology Best Doctors 2014Carotid Artery Disease
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Intracranial Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Pre-Operative Embolization of Head, Neck & Spine Tumors
  • Stroke, Cerebral Aneurysms and Brain Hemorrhage
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty


  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Jordan, Amman, 1993
  • Master of Science, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2003


  • Internship, Internal Medicine & Emergency Rotation, University Hospital, Amman, Jordan, 1993-1994
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Seton Hall University, St. Joseph Hospital, South Orange, NJ, 1994-1995
  • Residency, Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 1995-1998
  • Fellowship, Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurocritical Care, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1998-2000
  • Fellowship, Neurointerventional, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2003-2005


  • Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS)
  • Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN)
  • American Stroke Association (ASA)
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Clinical/Research Interests

  • Stroke clinical outcome research
  • Stroke and neurovascular clinical trials

Recent Publications

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