Arash Afshinnik, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Arash Afshinnik M.D.
    Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF

    Arash Afshinnik, M.D., completed his residency in Adult Neurology at University of Chicago and finished his fellowship in Neurocritical Care at Emory University.

    He holds positions in the Neurocritical Care Society including Chair of Fundraising and is a member of the Finance and Annual Meeting Committees and has received multiple citations of achievement by the President of the Neurocritical Care Society. He was also the primary investigator for multiple clinical trials and was awarded the best new clinical site in 2014 for the ATACH II trial.

    His hobbies include woodworking and painting with acrylic paints. He is fluent in Farsi.

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    1. Chaudhari A, Li ZY, Long A, Afshinnik A. Heavy Cannabis Use Associated with Wernicke's Encephalopathy. Cureus. 2019 Jul 09; 11(7):e5109. PMID: 31523540.
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    2. Varelas PN, Brady P, Rehman M, Afshinnik A, Mehta C, Abdelhak T, Wijdicks EF. Primary Posterior Fossa Lesions and Preserved Supratentorial Cerebral Blood Flow: Implications for Brain Death Determination. Neurocrit Care. 2017 Dec; 27(3):407-414. PMID: 28828556.
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    3. Commiskey P, Afshinnik A, Cothren E, Gropen T, Iwuchukwu I, Jennings B, McGrade HC, Mora-Guillot J, Sabharwal V, Vidal GA, Zweifler RM, Gaines K. Description of a novel telemedicine-enabled comprehensive system of care: drip and ship plus drip and keep within a system of stroke care delivery. J Telemed Telecare. 2017 Apr; 23(3):428-436. PMID: 26989161.
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    4. Elizabeth Mahanna, Harold McGrade, Arash Afshinnik, Ifeanyi Iwuchukwu, Arun Kumar Sherma, Vivek Sabharwal. Management of Sodium Abnormalities in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit. Current Anesthesiology Reports. 2015 Dec 1; 5(4):387-392.
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    5. Lopez GA, Afshinnik A, Samuels O. Care of the stroke patient: routine management to lifesaving treatment options. Neurotherapeutics. 2011 Jul; 8(3):414-24. PMID: 21748527.
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    6. Butani L, Afshinnik A, Johnson J, Javaheri D, Peck S, German JB, Perez RV. Amelioration of tacrolimus-induced nephrotoxicity in rats using juniper oil. Transplantation. 2003 Jul 27; 76(2):306-11. PMID: 12883183.
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