Victor Cruz Urrutia, MDTitle(s):
Education and Experience
- University of Panama School of Medicine (Panama )/ (1992)
- MCP Hahnemann University (Philadelphia PA)/ Internal Medicine/Neurology (1999)
- MCP Hahnemann University (Philadelphia PA)/ Neurology Critical Care and Acute Stroke (2000)
- Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2011)
- Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2005)
- Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Neurology - Cerebrovascular
- Cerebrovascular Center
Dr. Urrutia currently sees patients at the Stroke Prevention Clinic, located in the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in Baltimore on Wednesdays, and cares for patients in The Johns Hopkins Hospitals Brain Rescue Unit.
Dr. Victor Urrutia received his medical degree from the University of Panama School of Medicine. He completed his neurology training at MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, now Drexel University College of Medicine. After his residency training, he completed fellowship training in neurocritical care and acute stroke at Drexel University College of Medicine and became a faculty member in the neurocritical care and acute stroke division. He then returned to Panama for two years where he was the first to treat patients with IV thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke.
02/24/2010: Fellow of the American Heart Association.
2008 Selected as Finalist for The Daily Records Health Care
Heroes Award, in the category of Advancements in Health Care, for work done in reaching out to the community to screen and teach about stroke risk factors, symptoms and
2009 Frank A. Ford Award for Outstanding Teaching in Neurology.
JHU Department of Medicine, Osler service award for
- Cerebrovascular Diseases
- Critical Care Medicine
- Stroke Prevention
- Stroke, Acute
- Prevention of Stroke
- Stroke in Latin America
- Disparities in Stroke
- Acute Stroke Treatment
1999-‐present American Stroke Association.
2001-‐2005 Society of Critical Care Medicine.
2001-‐2005 American Society of Neuroimaging.
2003-‐2006 Neurocritical Care Society.
2009-‐2010 World Stroke Organization.
- Wake Up Stroke