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Ahmed Hassan, MD

Dr. Hassan is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurocritical Care, and serves as an attending physician in the Neurology/Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His clinical research focuses on brain energy metabolism and secondary injury in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, using MRI Spectroscopy.

Medical Education

Dr. Hassan completed the 6 year accelerated B.A./M.D. honors program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2004. He then attended Rush University Medical Center in Chicago for his neurology residency, where he also served as chief resident (2008). He stayed on at Rush and completed his fellowship in Neurocritical Care in 2010, and joined the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine thereafter. He is board certified in Neurology, and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Neurocritical Care Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Selected Publications

Hassan A, Diringer MN (2013) Management of Elevated Intracranial Pressure. In: Aminoff MJ, ed. Encyclopedia of Neurological Sciences, 2nd edition. Oxford: Elsevier Ltd.

Washington CW, Hassan A, Zipfel GJ (2013) The Treatment of Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Evidence-Based Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Complications. In: Layon J, Gabrielli A, and Friedman WA, eds. Textbook of Neurointensive Care, 2nd Edition. New York. Springer Science+Buisness Media, LLC.

Hassan A (2012) Intracerebral Hemorrhage. In: Kollef MH and Isakow W, eds. The Washington Manual of Critical Care, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Hassan A (2012) Traumatic Brain Injury and Elevated Intracranial Pressure. In: Kollef MH and Isakow W, eds. The Washington Manual of Critical Care, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.