In June, Brookwood Baptist Medical Center opened the Acute Stroke Program, which is focused on interventional neurology treatment.
Jitendra Sharma, MD, Medical Director of the program, is board-certified in both general neurology and vascular neurology. He obtained his medical degree from MGM medical college in India and completed his Neurology residency at SUNY at Buffalo. He went on to complete a Serono Research fellowship with Brigham & Women's Hospital and two fellowships in vascular neurology and neurointerventional at University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Sharma is trained in performing neurointerventional procedures, acute stroke interventions, aneurysm evaluation and endovascular management (aneurysm coiling), diagnostic cerebral angiogram, carotid disease evaluation and management, stroke and general neurology.