Skip To The Main Content

Cleveland Regional Coordinating Center


Principal Investigators
Anthony J Furlan, MD
Gilbert Humphrey Professor of Neurology 
Chairman, Department of Neurology
Co-Director Neurological Institute
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH  44106-5040
(216) 844-3193
anthony.furlan@uhhospitals.org

Areas of Interest: Cerebrovascular Disease, Patent Foramen Ovale, Thrombolysis, Stroke Systems and Outcomes, Heart Disease and Stoke       

Peter Rasmussen, MD
Director, Cerebrovascular Center
Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue/S80, Cleveland, Ohio 44195
(216) 445-9897
rasmusp@ccf.org

Areas of Interest: cerebral aneurysm, intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebrovascular surgery

Co-Investigators
Sophia Sundararajan, MD PhD
Director, Clinical Trials Unit
Neurological Institute
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH  44106-5040
(216) 844-8421
sophia.sundararajan@UHhospitals.org

Areas of Interest: acute ischemic stroke, intracranial hemorrhage; stroke prevention
 
Ken Uchino, MD 
Research Director, Cerebrovascular Center
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue/S80, Cleveland, Ohio  44195
(216) 445-4073
uchinok@ccf.org

Areas of Interest: Acute ischemic stroke, intracranial vasculopathy, intracerebral hemorrhage

John Chae, MD 
Professor and Interim Chair, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Professor, Biomedical Engineering 
Case Western Reserve University
Director, MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio
MetroHealth Old Brooklyn Health Center
4229 Pearl Road, Suite N5-39
Cleveland, OH  44109
(216) 957-3529
jchae@metrohealth.org

Areas of Interest: Stroke recovery, hemiplegic shoulder pain, functional electrical stimulation

Svetlana Pundik, MD MS
Vascular Neurologist
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Stroke Team Medical Director
Cleveland VA Medical Center and
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
10701 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH  44106
(216) 791-3800 x 3732
svetlana.pundik@case.edu

Areas of Interest: post-stroke recovery, neuroplasticity and post-stroke rehabilitation, acute stroke, stroke prevention