Mona Bahouth, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Neurology


Acute Stroke Care, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Moyamoya Disease, Neurology, Stroke, Stroke Imaging, Stroke Prevention, Stroke Recovery, Stroke Rehabilitation, Transient Ischemic Attack more


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
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Dr. Mona Bahouth is a stroke neurologist and researcher specializing in patient-centered approaches to enhancing early stroke recovery. Dr. Bahouth earned her MSN at Syracuse University, her MD at the University of Maryland, and her PhD from the Johns Hopkins University. She completed her residency in neurology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by a cerebrovascular fellowship at that institution. Her work focuses on innovative solutions to optimizing systems of care in the early stroke recovery period. more


  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Maryland School of Medicine (2010)


  • Neurology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2014)


  • Vascular Neurology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology-General) (2014)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Vascular Neurology) (2016)

Additional Training

  • Certification, Critical Care Registered Nurse
  • Certification, Neuroscience Registered Nurse
  • National Certification, Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • National Certification, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Faigle, R, Bahouth, MN, Urrutia, V, Gottesman, RF. Racial and socioeconomic disparities in gastrostomy tube placement after intracerebral hemorrhage in the US. Stroke. February 2016;47: online ahead of publication (PMID 26892281)

Brown, C, Faigle, R, Klinker L, Bahouth, MN, Max,L, LaFlam, A, Neufeld, KJ, Mandal K, Gottesman, RF, Hogue, C. The Association of Brain MRI Characteristics and Postoperative Delirium in Cardiac Surgery Patients. Clinical Therapeutics; 37(12):2686-2699. (PMID 26621626)

Bahouth, MN, Ackerman, M, Ellis, EF, Fuchs, J, McComiskey, C, Stewart, ES, Thomson-Smith, C. Centralized resources for nurse practitioners: common early experiences among leaders of six large health systems. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 25(4):203-212. (PMID 24218238)

Activities & Honors


  • Emerging Leaders Forum, American Academy of Neurology, 2015 - 2015
  • Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2015 - 2015
  • Thomas Preziosi Clinical Excellence Award, Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology, 2014 - 2014
  • Frank L Coulson, Jr Award for Clinical Excellence, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2014 - 2014
  • Discovery Innovation Award, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2017


  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
  • Registered Nurse Advisory Committee for Transplant Donor Services
  • Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland

Videos & Media

  • Play Video:

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center

  • Play Video:

    FAST Response to Stroke Symptoms and tPA Saves a Life | Althea’s Story

Patient Ratings & Comments

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