Ajay K. Wakhloo, MD PhD, is an internationally renowned Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery and has held positions as the Director as the Division Neuroimaging and Intervention in the Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and tenured Professor of Radiology, Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Radiology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.
He received his medical degree from the University of Mainz, Germany, where he also received a Ph.D. in Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders. Dr. Wakhloo completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the City Hospital of Wiesbaden, Medical School, University of Mainz, and continued his training in Radiology at the City Hospital of Wiesbaden as well as the University of Freiburg, Germany. He conducted Fellowships in Neurosurgery (University of Freiburg) and Endovascular Surgery (SUNY-Buffalo), as well as Research Fellowships in Neurological Surgery (Barrow Neurological Institute) and in Neurosurgery (SUNY-Buffalo).
Dr. Wakhloo has been the recipient of numerous scientific and clinical awards and honors. His primary areas of focus include acute stroke therapy, isolation of intracranial aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations. He has made pioneering contributions to the development of flow-diverting stents and various endovascular procedures which are now established treatments. Dr. Wakhloo has secured significant research funds from private and federal sources as a principal and co-investigator of large grants. He has served on numerous Editorial Boards and is a reviewer for more than 15 medical journals, and has served in wide capacity on several national and international professional societies. Dr. Wakhloo holds multiple patents for vascular and neurovascular devices, and has over 500 publications, presentations and abstracts (including 2 books and approximately 200 peer reviewed articles and chapters).