Karl Meisel, MD



Neurovascular Disease and Stroke Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-8897
Fax: (415) 353-8705

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

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Michigan State University School of Medicine 2007


Brown University Medical Center 2011


UCSF Medical Center 2012

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Whitman IR, Gladstone RA, Badhwar N, Hsia HH, Lee BK, Josephson SA, Meisel KM, Dillon WP, Hess CP, Gerstenfeld EP, Marcus GM. Brain Emboli After Left Ventricular Endocardial Ablation. Circulation. 2017 Feb 28; 135(9):867-877.
  2. Kefayati S, Amans M, Faraji F, Ballweber M, Kao E, Ahn S, Meisel K, Halbach V, Saloner D. The manifestation of vortical and secondary flow in the cerebral venous outflow tract: An in vivo MR velocimetry study. J Biomech. 2017 01 04; 50:180-187.
  3. Shamy MC, Pugliese M, Meisel K, Rodriguez R, Kim AS, Stahnisch FW, Smith EE. How Patient Demographics, Imaging, and Beliefs Influence Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator Use: A Survey of North American Neurologists. Stroke. 2016 08; 47(8):2051-7.
  4. Zhu C, Haraldsson H, Tian B, Meisel K, Ko N, Lawton M, Grinstead J, Ahn S, Laub G, Hess C, Saloner D. High resolution imaging of the intracranial vessel wall at 3 and 7T using 3D fast spin echo MRI. MAGMA. 2016 Jun; 29(3):559-70.
  5. Meisel K, Daggubati S, Josephson SA. Scurvy in the 21st century?: Vitamin C deficiency presenting to the neurologist. Neurol Clin Pract. 2015 Dec; 5(6):491-493.
  6. Meisel KM, Thabet AM, Josephson SA. Acute Care of Ischemic Stroke Patients in the Hospital. Semin Neurol. 2015 Dec; 35(6):629-37.
  7. Karl Meisel, Susmitha Daggubati, and S. Andrew Josephson. Scurvy in the 21st century?: Vitamin C deficiency presenting to the neurologist. Neurology Clinical Practice. 2015.
  8. Kamel H, Betjemann JP, Navi BB, Hegde M, Meisel K, Douglas VC, Josephson SA. Diagnostic yield of electroencephalography in the medical and surgical intensive care unit. Neurocrit Care. 2013 Dec; 19(3):336-41.
  9. Meisel K, Yee A, Stout C, Kim W, Cooke D, Halbach V. Arteriovenous fistula after ventriculostomy in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurology. 2013 Jun 04; 80(23):2168.
  10. Shamy M, Meisel K, Josephson SA. Stroke Management and Recovery. In hospital management of stroke. 2013.
  11. Jayaraman MV, Grossberg JA, Meisel KM, Shaikhouni A, Silver B. The clinical and radiographic importance of distinguishing partial from near-complete reperfusion following intra-arterial stroke therapy. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Jan; 34(1):135-9.
  12. Cooke DL, Meisel KM, Kim WT, Stout CE, Halbach VV, Dowd CF, Higashida RT. Serial angiographic appearance of segmental arterial mediolysis manifesting as vertebral, internal mammary and intra-abdominal visceral artery aneurysms in a patient presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage and review of the literature. J Neurointerv Surg. 2013 Sep 01; 5(5):478-82.
  13. Meisel K, Friedman JH. Medical marijuana in Huntington's disease: report of two cases. Med Health R I. 2012 Jun; 95(6):178-9.
  14. Meisel K, Silver B. The importance of stroke units. Med Health R I. 2011 Dec; 94(12):376-7.
  15. Meisel K, Rizvi S. Complications of monoclonal antibody therapy. Med Health R I. 2011 Nov; 94(11):317-9.
  16. Meisel K, Rizvi S. Clinical Neuroimmunology: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. Viral Encephalitis. 2011; 260-265.
  17. Bartz J , Odawara S, Collier S, Meisel K, Burke K, Cekola J, Leroi G. NO (v=0) rotational distribution from the photodissociation of organometallic nitrosyls in the charge transfer region. J. Phys. Chem. 2001; (105):319-324.

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