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James E. Siegler III

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology

James E. Siegler III specializes in vascular neurology, with expertise managing patients with atherosclerotic disease and strokes of unknown mechanism. His research interests include atherosclerotic disease, perfusion imaging, and eligibility of neurointervention for acute intracranial occlusion. He serve as director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center and inpatient medical director of the Department of Neurology.

Siegler is a deputy editor for the Disputes and Debates section of Neurology, serves on the E-learning Subcommittee for the American Academy of Neurology, and manages the digital strategy team for Stroke: Vascular and Interventional Neurology. He has a focus on asynchronous educational tools and has previously produced the independent neuromedical podcast BrainWaves, as well as official podcasts for the Neurocritical Care Society, American Academy of Neurology, and the journal Stroke: Vascular and Interventional Neurology.

Siegler received a BS in neuroscience with honors and a BA in the history of science, medicine, and technology from Johns Hopkins University, and an MD from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in adult neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was also an NIH StrokeNet fellow and a clinical fellow in vascular neurology. He comes to the University of Chicago from Cooper University Health Care, where he served as director of its Comprehensive Stroke Center and Neurohospitalist Program.

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