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Wendy Ziai, M.D.

Wendy Catharina Ziai, M.D.

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Medical Director, Neurovascular Laboratory

Associate Professor of Neurology


Languages: English, French

Expertise: Acute Stroke Care, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Critical Care, Intracerebral Hemorrhage , Ischemic Heart Disease, Moyamoya Disease, Stroke, Stroke Imaging, Stroke Prevention, Stroke Recovery, Stroke Rehabilitation, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage , Transient Ischemic Attack more

Research Interests: Platelet dysfunction in intracerebral hemorrhage; Intraventricular rt-PA for intraventricular hemorrhage; Markers of vasospasm in subarachnoid hemorrhage more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital


600 N. Wolfe Street Phipps Building, 455A Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Phone: 410-955-7481 | Fax: 410-614-7903


As Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesia/Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Wendy Ziai is a member of the Neurological Critical Care team. She manages critically ill patients with neurologic and neurosurgical diseases. Particular interests include subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral and intraventricular hemorrhage, hypothermia and intensive care unit (ICU) resource allocation.

Dr. Ziais research interests include platelet dysfunction in intracerebral hemorrhage, intraventricular rt-PA for intraventricular hemorrhage, and markers of vasospasm in subarachnoid hemorrhage. more


  • Medical Director, Neurovascular Laboratory
  • Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Bayview Neurocritical Care Unit
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Queen's University - Faculty of Health Sciences (1993)


  • University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine / Neurological Surgery (1997)
  • University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine / Neurology (1999)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (2001)

Board Certifications

  • Foreign Boards
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada / Neurology-General (1999)

Research & Publications

Lab Website: Neurovascular Laboratory

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