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School of Medicine
Sarah Elizabeth Nelson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Expertise: Neurocritical Care, Neurology, Stroke
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue
301 Building, Suite 2100
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Dr. Sarah Nelson is an Assistant Professor in Neurology and Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree in biology with a minor in psychology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology then earned her medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Nelson completed her neurology residency at Tufts Medical Center followed by fellowship training in neurocritical care at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2016. She currently has diverse clinical research interests in the fields of neuroimaging, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, and ischemic stroke.
- Assistant Professor of Neurology
- Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
- MD, Stanford University School of Medicine (2010)
- Tufts-New England Medical Center Hospitals / Neurology (2014)
- Massachusetts General Hospital / Neurocritical Care Medicine (2016)
- American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology (2014)
Research & Publications
Nelson S, Cloonan L, Kanakis AS, Fitzpatrick KM, Shideler KI, Perilla AS, Furie KL, Rost NS. Antecedent Aspirin Use is Associated with Less Severe Symptoms on Admission for Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016;25:2519-2525.
Nelson S, Edlow BL, Wu O, Rosenthal ES, Westover MB, Rordorf G. Default mode network perfusion in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2016;25:237-242.
Nelson S, Chung DY, Rordorf G. Recanalization and remarkable outcome after subocclusive thrombus: a case report. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016;25:e28-30.
McKee K1, Nelson S, Batra A, Klein JP, Henderson GV. Diving into the ice bucket challenge: intraparenchymal hemorrhage and the mammalian diving reflex. The Neurohospitalist. 2015;5:182-184. (1Denotes co-first authors)
Nelson S, Toma H, LaMonica H, Chabrashvili T. Major cognitive changes and micrographia following globus pallidus infarct. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2014; 2014:252486.