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Ferdinand K Hui, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science


Languages: English, Cantonese, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin

Expertise: Acute Stroke Care, Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (ASH), Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Cerebral Revascularization, Cerebral vascular malformations, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas, Endovascular Treatment Options for Pediatric Tumors of the Head and Neck, Endovascular Treatment Options for Pediatric Tumors of the Spine, Intracranial Aneurysm, Percutaneous Spine Intervention, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Spinal Vascular Malformations, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage , Vascular Malformations of the Head, Vascular Malformations of the Neck, Venous Sinus Stenosis, Venous Thromboembolism more

Research Interests: Vessel Wall Imaging; Aneurysms; Devices; Acute Stroke Intervention; Acute Stroke Imaging; Arteriovenous Malformations; Arteriovenous shunts; Device Development more

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Appointment Phone: 443-997-7237

1800 Orleans Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
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Phone: 410-955-8525



  • Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2000)


  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center / General Surgery (2001)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System / Radiology (2005)


  • Emory University School of Medicine / Diagnostic Neuroradiology (2006)
  • Emory University School of Medicine / Interventional Neuroradiology (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology / Diagnostic Radiology (2005, 2018)
  • American Board of Radiology / Neuroradiology (2009)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Obusez, E. C., Jones, S. E., & Hui, F. (2016). Vessel wall MRI for suspected isolated basilar artery dissection. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. Published online, pending print publication.

Hui, F. K., Obuchowski, N. A., John, S., Toth, G., Katzan, I., Wisco, D., ... & Hussain, S. (2016). ASPECTS discrepancies between CT and MR imaging: analysis and implications for triage protocols in acute ischemic stroke. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, neurintsurg-2015. (Pending Print Publication)

Cheng-Ching, E., Frontera, J. A., Man, S., Aoki, J., Tateishi, Y., Hui, F. K., ... & Uchino, K. (2015). Degree of collaterals and not time is the determining factor of core infarct volume within 6 hours of stroke onset. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 36(7), 1272-1276.

John, S., Bain, M., Hui, F., Hussain, M. S., Masaryk, T., Rasmussen, P., & Toth, G. (2015). Long-term Follow-up of In-stent Stenosis After Pipeline Flow Diversion Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms. Neurosurgery. Published online, pending print publication.

Hui, F. K., Bain, M., Obuchowski, N. A., Gordon, S., Spiotta, A. M., Moskowitz, S., ... & Hussain, S. (2015). Mycotic aneurysm detection rates with cerebral angiography in patients with infective endocarditis. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 7(6), 449-452.

Wong, A. I., Gao, S., Bain, M. D., Fitzsimons, B., & Hui, F. K. (2015). Physical characteristics of catheters used for subarachnoid drainage. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, neurintsurg-2015. Published Online, Pending Print Publication.

Wang, C., Ching, E. C., & Hui, F. K. (2015). Aneurysm coil embolization: cost per volumetric filling analysis and strategy for cost reduction. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, neurintsurg-2015. Published Online, Pending Print Publication.

Spiotta, A. M., Chaudry, M. I., Hui, F. K., Turner, R. D., Kellogg, R. T., & Turk, A. S. (2015). Evolution of thrombectomy approaches and devices for acute stroke: a technical review. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 7(1), 2-7.

Cerejo, R., Cheng-Ching, E., Hussain, M. S., Bullen, J., Uchino, K., Hui, F., & Toth, G. (2015). IV t-PA May Result in Better Outcomes than Conservative Care in Patients with Mild Acute Ischemic Stroke and Large Vessel Occlusion.Stroke, 46(Suppl 1), A169-A169.

Hui, Ferdinand K., Xianjin Zhu, Stephen E. Jones, Ken Uchino, Jennifer A. Bullen, M. Shazam Hussain, Xin Lou, and Wei-Jian Jiang. "Early experience in high-resolution MRI for large vessel occlusions." Journal of neurointerventional surgery (2014): neurintsurg-2014. Published Online, Pending Print Publication.

Cheng-Ching, E., Jones, S., Hui, F. K., Man, S., Gilden, D., Bhimraj, A., & Uchino, K. (2015). High-resolution MRI vessel wall imaging in varicella zoster virus vasculopathy. Journal of the neurological sciences.

He, Y., Bai, W., Li, T., Xue, J., Wang, Z., Zhu, L., & Hui, F. (2014). Perioperative complications of recanalization and stenting for symptomatic nonacute vertebrobasilar artery occlusion. Annals of vascular surgery, 28(2), 386-393.

Hui, Ferdinand K., David Fiorella, Thomas J. Masaryk, Peter A. Rasmussen, and Jacques E. Dion. "A history of detachable coils: 1987–2012." Journal of neurointerventional surgery 6, no. 2 (2014): 134-138.

Wisco, Dolora, MD; Ken Uchino, MD; Maher Saqqur, MD; James M. Gebel, MD; Junya Aoki, MD; Shazia Alam, DO; Pravin George, DO; Christopher R. Newey, DO; Shumei Man, MD; Yohei Tateishi, MD; Julie McNeil, RN; Michelle Winfield, RN; Esteban Cheng-Ching, MD; Ferdinand K. Hui, MD; Gabor Toth, MD; Mark Bain, MD; Peter A. Rasmussen, MD; Thomas Masaryk, MD; Paul Ruggieri, MD; Muhammad Shazam Hussain, MD. "Addition of Hyperacute MRI Aids in Patient Selection, Decreasing the Use of Endovascular Stroke Therapy." Stroke 45.2 (2014): 467-472.

E.C. Obusez, F. Hui, R.A. Hajj-ali, R. Cerejo, L.H. Calabrese, T. Hammad, and S.E. Jones. High- resolution MRI Vessel Wall Imaging: Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome and Central Nervous System Vasculitis. April 10, 2014 as 10.3174/AJNR A3909

Zhu XJ, Du B, Lou X, Hui FK, Ma L, Zheng BW, Jin M, Wang CX, Jiang WJ. Morphologic characteristics of atherosclerotic middle cerebral arteries on 3T high-resolution MRI, AJNR Am J Neurodiol. 2013 Sep:34(9):1717-1722.

Spiotta AM, Hui F, Schuette A. Moskowitz SI. Patterns of aneurysm recurrence after microsurgical clip obliteration. Neurosurgery. 2013 Jan: 72(1):65-9

John, Seby, Alejandro M. Spiotta, Raymond M. Turner, M. Imran Chaudry, Aquilla S. Turk, and Ferdinand Hui. "Initial experience with the coaxial dual-lumen Scepter C balloon catheter for endovascular management of cerebral vasospasm from subarachnoid hemorrhage." Journal of neurointerventional surgery (2013): neurintsurg-2012.

Hui FK, Schuette AJ, Lieber M, Spiotta AM., Moskowitz SI, Barrow DL, Cawley CM. e-Aminocaproic Acid in Angiographically Negative Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients is Safe. A Retrospective Review of 83 Consecutive Patients. Neurosurgery, 2012 Mar: 70(3):702-6

Activities & Honors


  • Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic Innovations, 2013
  • Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic Innovations, 2012
  • Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic Innovations, 2011
  • Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic Innovations, 2010


  • Society of Neurointerventional Surgery
  • American Society of Neuroradiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Radiological Society of North America
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