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Peyman Shirani, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Fellowship: New York University Langone Medical Center (Neurointerventional Radiology)
  • Fellowship: St. Louis University (Neurology)
  • Fellowship: University of California at San Francisco (Vascular Neurology and Stroke)
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine (Neurology)
  • MD: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (Medicine)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 20120920)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Vascular Neurology) (Certification Date: 20140811)

Specialties

Neurology

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Neurology

Neurosurgery

N/A

Stroke

Acute Stroke

Cerebrovascular Disease

Cerebrovascular Disorders

Comprehensive Stroke

Hemorrhagic Stroke

Intracranial Stenosis

Ischemic Stroke

MELAS Syndrome

MERRF Syndrome

Mitochondrial Myopathies

Motor Neuron Disease

Muscle Hypertonia

Muscle Weakness

Muscular Atrophy

Myasthenia Gravis

Stroke, including Hemorrhagic Stroke and Ischemic Stroke

Subdural Hematoma

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Bahrami, Alireza; Shirani, Pedram; Sohouli, Mohammadhassan; Nasab, Saeede Jaafari; Rafiee, Pegah; Naja, Farah; Sheikhimobarakeh, Zahra; Hejazi, Ehsan 2022. Dietary diversity score (DDS) and odds of colorectal cancer and adenoma: a case-control study. Journal of nutritional science, 11 , e34

Esmaeili, Sara; Mojtahed, Mohammad; Mirzaasgari, Zahra; Masoumi, Gholamreza; Alavi, Seyedeh Niloufar Rafiee; Abolmaali, Meysam; Chaibakhsh, Samira; Naderkhani, Mahya; Famouri, Ali; Allahdadian, Sepideh; Gharab, Saeid Gholami; Joghataei, Mohammad Taghi; Motamed, Mohammad Reza; Zabeti, Aram; Shirani, Peyman 2022. An assessment on the use of infra-scanner for the diagnosis of the brain hematoma in head trauma. The American journal of emergency medicine, 55 , 174-179

Matur, Abhijith V; Yamani, Ali S; Robinson, Michael W; Smith, Matthew S; Shirani, Peyman; Grossman, Aaron W; Prestigiacomo, Charles J 2022. Association between underlying autoimmune disease and small aneurysm size at rupture. Journal of neurosurgery, , 1-8

Kamal, Haris; Mehta, Bijal K; Ahmed, Muhammad K; Kavak, Katelyn S; Zha, Alicia; Lail, Navdeep S; Shirani, Peyman; Al-Mufti, Fawaz; Sawyer, Robert N; Mowla, Ashkan 2021. Laboratory factors associated with symptomatic hemorrhagic conversion of acute stroke after systemic thrombolysis. Journal of the neurological sciences, 420 , 117265

Kaye, Joel M; Mejia-Munne, Juan C; Grossman, Aaron W; Shirani, Peyman; Smith, Matthew S; Prestigiacomo, Charles J 2021. Stenting in High-Grade Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.), 21 2, E128

Matur, Abhijith V; Body, Alaina M; Johnson, Mark D; Smith, Matthew S; Bhabhra, Ruchi; Lester, Emily J; Stahl, Trisha L; Grossman, Aaron W; Shirani, Peyman; Forbes, Jonathan A; Prestigiacomo, Charles J 2021. An algorithm to improve lateralization accuracy of inferior petrosal sinus sampling: procedural nuances for complex patterns of venous drainage. Patient series. Journal of neurosurgery. Case lessons, 2 13, CASE21374

Mousavi, Maryam; Jahromi, Soodeh Razeghi; Togha, Mansoureh; Ghorbani, Zeinab; Hekmatdoost, Azita; Rafiee, Pegah; Torkan, Boshra; Shirani, Pedram; Ansari, Hossein; Karami, Ahmadreza; Nourmohammadi, Morvarid; Khorsha, Faezeh 2021. The Association Between Dietary Acid Load and Odds of Migraine: A Case-Control Survey. Neurology and therapy, 10 1, 335-348

Mowla, Ashkan; Memon, Aurangzeb; Razavi, Seyed-Mostafa; Lail, Navdeep S; Vaughn, Caila B; Mohammadi, Pegah; Sawyer, Robert N; Shirani, Peyman 2021. Safety of Intravenous Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Patients Taking Warfarin with Subtherapeutic INR. Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association, 30 5, 105678

Mowla, Ashkan; Razavi, Seyed-Mostafa; Lail, Navdeep S; Mohammadi, Pegah; Shirani, Peyman; Kavak, Katelyn S; Sawyer, Robert N; Kamal, Haris 2021. Hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign and response to combination of mechanical Thrombectomy plus intravenous thrombolysis in acute stroke patients. Journal of the neurological sciences, 429 , 117618

Mowla, Ashkan; Shakibajahromi, Banafsheh; Arora, Ashish; Seifi, Ali; Sawyer, Robert N; Shirani, Peyman 2021. Thrombolysis for stroke in elderly in the late window period. Acta neurologica Scandinavica, 144 6, 663-668

Mowla, Ashkan; Sharifian-Dorche, Maryam; Mehla, Sandhya; Lail, Navdeep S; Sharifian-Dorche, Amirhossein; Vaughn, Caila B; Sawyer, Robert N; Shirani, Peyman 2021. Safety and efficacy of antiplatelet use before intravenous thrombolysis for acute Ischemic stroke. Journal of the neurological sciences, 425 , 117451

Zambrano Espinoza, Maria Daniela; Lail, Navdeep Singh; Vaughn, Caila B; Shirani, Peyman; Sawyer, Robert N; Mowla, Ashkan 2021. Does Body Mass Index Impact the Outcome of Stroke Patients Who Received Intravenous Thrombolysis? Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland), 50 2, 141-146

Hsiao, Jessica; Sayles, Emily; Antzoulatos, Eleni; Stanton, Robert J; Sucharew, Heidi; Broderick, Joseph P; Demel, Stacie L; Flaherty, Matthew L; Grossman, Aaron W; Kircher, Charles; Kreitzer, Natalie; Peariso, Katrina; Prestigiacomo, Charles J; Shirani, Peyman; Walsh, Kyle B; Lampton, Holly; Adeoye, Opeolu; Khatri, Pooja 2020. Effect of COVID-19 on Emergent Stroke Care: A Regional Experience. Stroke, 51 9, e2111-e2114

Moudgal, Rohitha A; Zare-Shahabadi, Ameneh; Mowla, Ashkan; Grossman, Aaron W; Prestigiacomo, Charles J; Shirani, Peyman 2020. Massive Orofacial Hemorrhage Treated with the Micro Vascular Plug System. World neurosurgery, 143 , 79-82

Mowla, Ashkan; Shah, Harshit; Lail, Navdeep Singh; Vaughn, Caila B; Shirani, Peyman; Sawyer, Robert N 2020. Statins Use and Outcome of Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients after Systemic Thrombolysis. Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland), 49 5, 503-508

Shirani, Peyman; Mirbagheri, Saeedeh; Shapiro, Maksim; Raz, Eytan; Mowla, Ashkan; Semsarieh, Bita; Riina, Howard A; Nelson, Peter K 2020. Endovascular Reconstruction of Intracranial Aneurysms with the Pipeline Embolization Device in Pediatric Patients: A Single-Center Series. Interventional neurology, 8 2-6, 101-108

Smith, Matthew S; Bonomo, Jordan; Knight, William A; Prestigiacomo, Charles J; Richards, Christopher T; Ramser, Evan; Adeoye, Opeolu; Bertsch, Stuart; Shirani, Peyman; Vagal, Achala; Fichtenbaum, Carl J; Housholder, Anne; Khatri, Pooja; Kleindorfer, Dawn O; Broderick, Joseph P; Grossman, Aaron W 2020. Endovascular Therapy for Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Proposed Algorithm. Stroke, 51 6, 1902-1909

Burkhardt, Jan-Karl; Riina, Howard A; Tanweer, Omar; Shirani, Peyman; Raz, Eytan; Shapiro, Maksim; Nelson, Peter Kim 2018. Flow diversion and microvascular plug occlusion for the treatment of a complex unruptured basilar/superior cerebellar artery aneurysm: case report. Journal of neurosurgery, , 1-6

Giridharan, Nisha; Patel, Smruti K; Ojugbeli, Amanda; Nouri, Aria; Shirani, Peyman; Grossman, Aaron W; Cheng, Joseph; Zuccarello, Mario; Prestigiacomo, Charles J 2018. Understanding the complex pathophysiology of idiopathic intracranial hypertension and the evolving role of venous sinus stenting: a comprehensive review of the literature. Neurosurgical focus, 45 1, E10

Johnston, S Claiborne; Easton, J Donald; Farrant, Mary; Barsan, William; Conwit, Robin A; Elm, Jordan J; Kim, Anthony S; Lindblad, Anne S; Palesch, Yuko Y 2018. Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA. The New England journal of medicine, 379 3, 215-225

Renieri, Leonardo; Raz, Eytan; Lanzino, Giuseppe; Krings, Timo; Shapiro, Maksim; Shirani, Peyman; Brinjikji, Waleed 2018. Spinal artery aneurysms: clinical presentation, radiological findings and outcome. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 10 7, 644-648

Joo, Woojin; Mercier, Philippe; Kheradmand, Shiva; Shirani, Peyman; Sarhan, Ahmed; Elbabaa, Samer K; Edgell, Randall C 2017. Vein of Galen malformation treated with the Micro Vascular Plug system: case report. Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 19 6, 729-733

Mowla, Ashkan; Doyle, Jordan; Lail, Navdeep S; Rajabzadeh-Oghaz, Hamidreza; Deline, Christopher; Shirani, Peyman; Ching, Marilou; Crumlish, Annemarie; Steck, Deborah A; Janicke, David; Levy, Elad I; Sawyer, Robert N 2017. Delays in door-to-needle time for acute ischemic stroke in the emergency department: A comprehensive stroke center experience. Journal of the neurological sciences, 376 , 102-105

Mowla, Ashkan; Kamal, Haris; Lail, Navdeep S; Vaughn, Caila; Shirani, Peyman; Mehla, Sandhya; Rajabzadeh-Oghaz, Hamidreza; Deline, Christopher; Ching, Marilou; Crumlish, Annemarie; Sawyer, Robert N 2017. Intravenous Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Patients with Thrombocytopenia. Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association, 26 7, 1414-1418

Edgell, Randall C; Sarhan, Ahmed E; Soomro, Jazba; Einertson, Collin; Kemp, Joanna; Shirani, Peyman; Malmstrom, Theodore K; Coppens, Jeroen 2016. The Role of Catheter Angiography in the Diagnosis of Central Nervous System Vasculitis. Interventional neurology, 5 3-4, 194-208

AbdelRazek, Mahmoud AbdelMageed; Mowla, Ashkan; Hojnacki, David; Zimmer, Wendy; Elsadek, Rabab; Abdelhamid, Nour; Elsadek, Lobna; Farooq, Salman; Kamal, Haris; Crumlish, Annemarie; Shirani, Peyman; Ching, Marilou; Sawyer, Robert 2015. Prior Asymptomatic Parenchymal Hemorrhage Does Not Increase the Risk for Intracranial Hemorrhage after Intravenous Thrombolysis. Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland), 40 5-6, 201-4

Kamal, Haris; Mowla, Ashkan; Farooq, Salman; Shirani, Peyman 2015. Recurrent ischemic stroke can happen in stroke patients very early after intravenous thrombolysis. Journal of the neurological sciences, 358 1-2, 496-7

Mowla, Ashkan; Singh, Karanbir; Mehla, Sandhya; Ahmed, Mohammad K; Shirani, Peyman; Kamal, Haris; Krishna, Chandan; Sawyer, Robert N; Ching, Marilou; Siddiqui, Adnan H; Levy, Elad I; Snyder, Kenneth V; Crumlish, Annemarie; Hopkins, L N 2015. Is acute reperfusion therapy safe in acute ischemic stroke patients who harbor unruptured intracranial aneurysm? International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society, 10 Suppl A100 , 113-8

Singh, Karanbir; Mowla, Ashkan; Mehla, Sandhya; Ahmed, Mohammad K; Shirani, Peyman; Zimmer, Wendy E; Sawyer, Robert N; Kamal, Haris; Crumlish, Annemarie; Ching, Marilou 2015. Safety of intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke in patients with preexisting intracranial neoplasms: a case series. International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society, 10 3, E29-30

Kalkonde, Yogeshwar V; Jawaid, Ali; Qureshi, Salah U; Shirani, Peyman; Wheaton, Michael; Pinto-Patarroyo, Gineth P; Schulz, Paul E 2012. Medical and environmental risk factors associated with frontotemporal dementia: a case-control study in a veteran population. Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 8 3, 204-10

Shirani, Peyman; Jawaid, Ali; Moretti, Paolo; Lahijani, Elham; Salamone, Alicia R; Schulz, Paul E; Edmondson, Everton A 2010. Familial occurrence of complex regional pain syndrome. The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques, 37 3, 389-94

Shah, Shreyansh; Shirani, Peyman; Schmolck, Heike; Young, William C; Schulz, Paul E 2009. CNS aspergillosis in a patient with Crohn's disease on immunosuppressants: a case report. Cases journal, 2 , 6376

Shirani, Peyman; Salamone, Alicia R; Lahijani, Elham; York, Michele K; Schulz, Paul E 2009. Lumbar puncture alleviates chorea in a patient with Huntington's disease and normal pressure hydrocephalus. Behavioural neurology, 21 3, 193-5

Shirani, Peyman; Thorn, Julia; Davis, Cameron; Heidler-Gary, Jennifer; Newhart, Melissa; Gottesman, Rebecca F; Hillis, Argye E 2009. Severity of hypoperfusion in distinct brain regions predicts severity of hemispatial neglect in different reference frames. Stroke, 40 11, 3563-6

Ahmed, Muhammad K; Kamal, Haris; Weiss, Jessica L; Crumlish, Annemarie; Shirani, Peyman; Sawyer, Robert N; Mowla, Ashkan . Transesophageal echocardiogram in the evaluation of acute ischemic stroke of young adults. Brain circulation, 7 2, 85-91

Kamal, Haris; Ahmed, Muhammad K; Zha, Alicia; Lail, Navdeep S; Shirani, Peyman; Sawyer, Robert N; Mowla, Ashkan . Strokes occurring in the hospital: Symptom recognition and eligibility for treatment in the intensive care units versus hospital wards. Brain circulation, 6 3, 196-199

Shirani, Peyman; Salamone, Alicia R; Schulz, Paul E; Edmondson, Everton A . Ketamine treatment for intractable pain in a patient with severe refractory complex regional pain syndrome: a case report. Pain physician, 11 3, 339-42