Overview

About the Division of Vascular Neurology

The Division of Vascular Neurology provides the highest level of evidence-based care, offering state-of-the-art treatment for patients with cerebrovascular disorders of all levels of complexity. Fellowship-trained vascular neurologists provide acute stroke care, routinely assessing patients for intravenous thrombolysis and/or endovascular interventions. 

Our faculty members collaborate with physicians from the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgery and Surgery to provide the most comprehensive, evidence-based stroke care available.  

VCU Stroke Center

Virginia’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center

The VCU Stroke Center, Virginia‚Äôs first Comprehensive Stroke Center certified by the Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, serves as a major tertiary referral center for patients in the commonwealth. Stroke specialists are available for consultations 24/7, and remote patients have access to TeleStroke, an online consultation service. The center has received the highest levels of recognition from the AHA/ASA every year since 2011.  

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Research

The Division of Vascular Neurology research

The Division of Vascular Neurology engages in cutting-edge industry- and National Institutes of Health-funded research addressing acute treatment, prevention and recovery of cerebrovascular diseases. 

As a member of the Stroke National Capital Area Network for Research (SCANR) Regional Coordinating Center in the NIH funded StrokeNet consortium, the division is part of a nationwide network of physicians, researchers and clinical trial coordinators on the forefront of stroke-related research.  

Education

Our faculty are involved in teaching and guiding medical students and residents.

In addition to providing top-of-the-line patient care, our faculty are involved in teaching and guiding medical students and residents. Learners gain knowledge and develop skills in prevention, treatment and recovery for patients with all types of cerebrovascular disease.

Certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, our one-year vascular neurology fellowship provides comprehensive training in the inpatient and outpatient management of cerebrovascular disorders. Areas of training include neuroimaging, neurocritical care, acute stroke evaluation, assessment for stroke intervention and outpatient stroke prevention. Fellows also have ample opportunity to participate in research and ongoing clinical trials.  

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Faculty & Staff

Department of Neurology, Division of Vascular Neurology faculty and staff

Daniel Falcao, D.O.

Daniel Falcao, D.O.

Interim Chair, Division of Vascular Neurology

Daniel Falcao, D.O.

Daniel Falcao, D.O.

Interim Chair, Division of Vascular Neurology

Department of Neurology

Divisions: Adult Neurology, Vascular Neurology
Medical Director, Quality Improvement
Assistant Professor

Phone: 804-828-4323

Email: daniel.falcao@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Box 980599

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Warren L. Felton III, M.D.

Warren L. Felton III, M.D.

Chair, Division of Neuro-ophthalmology

Warren L. Felton III, M.D.

Warren L. Felton III, M.D.

Chair, Division of Neuro-ophthalmology

Department of Neurology

Associate Chair of Clinical Activities
Professor, Neurology and Ophthalmology
Medical Director, VCU Stroke Center
Divisions: Adult Neurology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Vascular Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis

Phone: 804-828-4806

Email: warren.feltoniii@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Box 980599

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Maha Alattar, M.D.

Maha Alattar, M.D.

Associate Professor

Maha Alattar, M.D.

Maha Alattar, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Neurology

Divisions: Adult Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Vascular Neurology

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Jonathan W. Bekenstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Jonathan W. Bekenstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Jonathan W. Bekenstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Jonathan W. Bekenstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Neurology

Divisions: Adult Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Multiple Sclerosis

Phone: 804-828-9350

Email: jonathan.bekenstein@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Box 980599

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Lenore N. Joseph, M.D.

Lenore N. Joseph, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Lenore N. Joseph, M.D.

Lenore N. Joseph, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Divisions: Adult Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Teaching Faculty
Associate Chief of Staff for Education,
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Phone: 804-828-9350

Email: lenore.joseph@vcuhealth.org

Address/Location:
Box 980599

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Stacie C. Stevens, FNP Ph.D.

Stacie C. Stevens, FNP Ph.D.

Nurse Practitioner

Stacie C. Stevens, FNP Ph.D.

Stacie C. Stevens, FNP Ph.D.

Nurse Practitioner

Department of Neurology

Division of Vascular Neurology

Travis Gatesman, Pharm D

Travis Gatesman, Pharm D

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Travis Gatesman, Pharm D

Travis Gatesman, Pharm D

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Department of Neurology, Vascular Neurology

Division of Vascular Neurology

Jamie Carlton, MS, AGACNP-BC, SCRN

Jamie Carlton, MS, AGACNP-BC, SCRN

Nurse Practitioner

Jamie Carlton, MS, AGACNP-BC, SCRN

Jamie Carlton, MS, AGACNP-BC, SCRN

Nurse Practitioner

Department of Neurology

Division of Vascular Neurology

Email: Jamie.Carlton@vcuhealth.org

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