Pierre Fayad, MD

Dr. FayadProfessor - Department of Neurological Sciences
Director – Vascular Neurology and Stroke Program

Academic Office:  Clinic Practice Location: 
988435 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-8435
Phone: 402-559-4086
Fax: 402-559-9355
4242 Farnam Street, Suite 650
North Doctor's Tower
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone: 402-559-8600  

Administrative Assistant: Lisa McCann    402-559-4086

Education:
Università Degli Studi Di Roma-La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy, M.D. (1976-1983)
Urology, Università Degli Studi Di Roma-La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, Resident (1983-1984)
Neurology, State University of New York At Buffalo, Resident (1986-1989)
Neurology, Dent Neurologic Institute, Resident (1986-1989)
Vascular Neurology & Stroke, Yale University School of Medicine, Fellowship (1989-1991)

Hospital Appointments:
University of Nebraska Medical Center
VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

Interests: Vascular Neurology, research for Stroke

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Fayad is a Professor of Medicine and the Program Director of the Nebraska Stroke Center. He is also the Joint Residency Program Director with Creighton University. Dr. Fayad is a neurologist, with an interest in vascular neurology and stroke. He is very active in professional associations such as the American Academy of Neurology, American Stroke Association and the International Stroke Society to name a few. Currently Dr. Fayad is seeing patients with strokes and is participating in several stroke related studies.

Selected Publication:

  1. Fayad P. Endarterectomy and Stenting for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: A race at breakneck speed. Stroke 2006.
  2. Fayad P. Recurrent stroke or myocardial infarct—what is more likely after an ischemic stroke? Nature Clinical Practice Reviews Neurology 2006.
  3. Gurm HS, Yadav JS, Fayad P, Katzen BT, Mishkel GJ, Bajwa TK, Ansel G, Strickman NE, Wang H, Cohen SA, Massaro JA, and Cutlip DE for the SAPPHIRE Investigators. Long-Term Results of Carotid Stenting versus Endarterectomy in High-Risk Patients. NEJM 2008; 2008; 358: 1572-1579.
  4. Lichtman JH, Jones SB, Wang Y, Watanabe E, Allen NB, Fayad P, Goldstein LB. Post-Endarterectomy Mortality in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians in the United States from 1993-1999. Cerebrovascular Diseases 2010; 2 9:154–161.
  5. Schwamm L, (Co-Chair), Fayad, P, (Co-Chair), Acker JE III, Duncan, P, Fonarow GC, Girgus M, Goldstein LB, Gregory T, Kelly-Hayes M, Sacco RL, Saver JL, Segrest W, Solis P, Yancy CW. Translating Evidence into Practice: A Decade of Efforts by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to Reduce Death and Disability Due to Stroke. A Presidential Advisory from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke 2010; 41: 1051-1065.
  6. Lichtman JH, Jones SB, Wang Y, Watanabe E, Allen NB, Fayad P, Goldstein LB. Post-Endarterectomy Mortality in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians in the United States from 1993-1999. Cerebrovascular Diseases 2010; 2 9:154–161.
  7. Schwamm L, (Co-Chair), Fayad, P, (Co-Chair), Acker JE III, Duncan, P, Fonarow GC, Girgus M, Goldstein LB, Gregory T, Kelly-Hayes M, Sacco RL, Saver JL, Segrest W, Solis P, Yancy CW. Translating Evidence into Practice: A Decade of Efforts by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to Reduce Death and Disability Due to Stroke. A Presidential Advisory from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke 2010; 41: 1051-1065.

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