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Neurology / Adult

Michael N. Diringer, MD

Current Position
Professor, Neurology
Section Chief, Neurological Critical Care
Professor, Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy


Specialty Areas
Neurology - Adult
Neurologic Intensive Care
Stroke
Cerebrovascular Disease

Patients Seen At
Barnes-Jewish Hospital (south)
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza, Suite 10400
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-362-2999
Fax:   314-362-0215
Email:   diringerm@neuro.wustl.edu
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
660 South Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8111
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
IN-PATIENT CARE ONLY in the Stroke Service. Neurology, hyponatremia, cerebral salt wasting, cerebral metabolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage, brain injury, brain imaging, head trauma, head injury, brain death, intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral blood flow, neurologic critical care

Board Certification
Neurology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Psychology, 1974
Medical Degree: University Of Kentucky , Kentucky, 1982
Residency: Internal Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, 1983
Residency: Neurology, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, 1985
Fellowship: Neurosciences Critical Care Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1988
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 1998-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Presidential Citation, Society for Critical Care Medicine, 2003

Editorial Responsibilities

Board Member
The Neurologist
Stroke
Neurocritical Care

Ad Hoc Reviewer
American Academy of Neurology
Annals of Neurology
Circulation
Critical Care Medicine
Journal of Critical Illness
Journal of Intensive Care Medicine
Journal of Neuroscience Methods
Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology
Journal of Neurosurgery
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Neurology
Neurology Network Commentary
Neurosurgery
Stroke

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Rubin MA, Dhar R, Diringer MN. Racial differences in withdrawal of mechanical ventilation do not alter mortality in neurologically injured patients. J Crit Care. 2014 Feb;29(1):49-53.

Raya A, Zipfel GJ, Diringer MN, Dacey RG Jr, Derdeyn CP, Rich KM, Chicoine MR, Dhar R. Pattern not volume of bleeding predicts angiographic vasospasm in nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Stroke. 2014 Jan;45(1):265-7.

Kumar A, Brown R, Dhar R, Sampson T, Derdeyn CP, Moran CJ, Diringer MN. Early vs. delayed cerebral infarction after aneurysm repair after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery. 2013 Oct;73(4):617-23; discussion 623.

Diringer MN. Controversy: does prevention of vasospasm in subarachnoid hemorrhage improve clinical outcome? Stroke. 2013 Jun;44(6 Suppl 1):S29-30.

Brown RJ, Kumar A, Dhar R, Sampson TR, Diringer MN. The relationship between delayed infarcts and angiographic vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery. 2013 May;72(5):702-7; discussion 707-8.

Diringer MN. New trends in hyperosmolar therapy? Curr Opin Crit Care. 2013 Apr;19(2):77-82.

Keyrouz SG, Diringer MN. Year in review 2011: Critical Care - neurocritical care. Crit Care. 2012 Dec 10;16(6):245. [Epub ahead of print]

Scalfani MT, Dhar R, Zazulia AR, Videen TO, Diringer MN. Effect of osmotic agents on regional cerebral blood flow in traumatic brain injury. J Crit Care. 2012 Oct;27(5):526.e7-12.

Diringer MN, Zazulia AR. Hemostatic therapy should be used for acute treatment of anticoagulation-related intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke. 2012 Sep;43(9):2535-6.

Delgado Almandoz JE, Jagadeesan BD, Refai D, Moran CJ, Cross DT 3rd, Chicoine MR, Rich KM, Diringer MN, Dacey RG Jr, Derdeyn CP, Zipfel GJ. Diagnostic yield of computed tomography angiography and magnetic resonance angiography in patients with catheter angiography-negative subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. 2012 Aug;117(2):309-15.

Delgado Almandoz JE, Jagadeesan BD, Refai D, Moran CJ, Cross DT 3rd, Chicoine MR, Rich KM, Diringer MN, Dacey RG Jr, Derdeyn CP, Zipfel GJ. Diagnostic yield of repeat catheter angiography in patients with catheter and computed tomography angiography negative subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery. 2012 May;70(5):1135-42.

Diringer MN, Scalfani MT, Zazulia AR, Videen TO, Dhar R, Powers WJ. Effect of mannitol on cerebral blood volume in patients with head injury. Neurosurgery. 2012 May;70(5):1215-8; discussion 1219.

Dhar R, Scalfani MT, Zazulia AR, Videen TO, Derdeyn CP, Diringer MN. Comparison of induced hypertension, fluid bolus, and blood transfusion to augment cerebral oxygen delivery after subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. 2012 Mar;116(3):648-56.

Scalfani MT, Diringer MN. Year in review 2010: Critical Care--Neurocritical care. Crit Care. 2011;15(6):237.

Diringer MN, Zazulia AR, Powers WJ. Does Ischemia Contribute to Energy Failure in Severe TBI? Transl Stroke Res. 2011 Dec;2(4):517-23.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Michael N. Diringer.

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