Steven Warach, MD, PhD, is a board-certified vascular neurologist and chief of the Section on Stroke Diagnostics and Therapeutics at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH.
He received his BS, MA and PhD degrees from Michigan State University and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his neurology residency in the Harvard-Longwood Neurology Training Program.
During his MRI fellowship, Dr. Warach began his work developing and using diffusion-perfusion MRI methods for the clinical diagnosis, management, and investigation of acute stroke. In 1993 he joined the faculty of Beth Israel Hospital, and in 1994 he was appointed chief of the Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases. Dr. Warach joined NIH in 1999.
Dr. Warach is on the editorial board of Imaging for Stroke and is an ad hoc reviewer for many of the leading scientific journals. He has authored numerous reports, proceedings and reviews on MRI, stroke, and diffusion imaging of cerebrovascular disease.