Faculty Profile

Dr. Ava Leigh Liberman, M.D.

Ava Leigh Liberman, M.D.

Assistant Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Areas of Research: acute diagnostic decision making, diagnostic error, stroke systems, stroke mimics, cryptogenic stroke

Professional Interests

Board Certiciation

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology- Neurology 2014 

Education and Training 

Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Vascular Neurology 2016

Residency, Medical Center of Northwestern University, Neurology Residency 2014

MD, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, 2010

Selected Publications

- Yaghi S, Liberman AL, Atalay M, Song C, Furie KL, Kamel H, et al. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging: a New Tool to Identify Cardioaortic Sources in Ischemic Stroke. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 2016. PMID:27659922

- Liberman AL, Kamel H, Mullen MT, Messé SR. International classification of diseases, ninth revision (icd-9) diagnosis codes can identify cerebral venous thrombosis in hospitalized adults. Neurohospitalist. 2016. PMID: 27695595

- Liberman AL, Wilson CA, Cucchiara BL. Visuospatial Neglect from Stroke Causing a Motor Vehicle Collision. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016. PMID: 26803188

- Liberman AL, Liotta EM, Caprio FZ, Ruff IM, Maas MB, Bernstein RA,et al. Do efforts to decrease door-to-needle times risk increasing stroke mimic treatment rates? Neurology Clinical Practice. 2015. PMID: 26124982

- Liberman AL, Daruwalla VJ, Collins JD, Maas MB, Botelho MP, Ayache JB, et al. Diagnostic yield of pelvic magnetic resonance venography in patients with cryptogenic stroke and patent foramen ovale. Stroke. 2014. PMID: 24938843

- Liberman AL, Nagel MA, Hurley MC, Caprio FZ, Bernstein RA, Gilden D. Rapid development of 9 cerebral aneurysms in Varicella-Zoster virus vasculopathy. Neurology. 2014. PMID: 24827494

- Liberman AL, Prabhakaran S. Cryptogenic Stroke: How to Define It? How to Treat It? Current Cardiology Reports. 2013. PMID: 24105642

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