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Episode 51: Pulmonary Vascular Dilatation Detected by Automated Transcranial Doppler in COVID-19 Pneumonia

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On this episode, Dr. Teddy Youn interviews Dr. Alexandra Reynolds on her recent article, "Pulmonary Vascular Dilatation Detected by Automated Transcranial Doppler in COVID-19 Pneumonia."

The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Bonnie Rossow. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Tareq Saad Almaghrabi, Andrew Bauerschmidt, Leonid Groysman, Atul Kalanuria, Lauren Koffman, Kassi Kronfeld, Holly Ledyard, Lindsay Marchetti, Alexandra Reynolds, Lucia Rivera Lara, Jon Rosenberg, Jason Siegel, Zachary Threlkeld, Teddy Youn, and Chris Zammit. Our administrative staff includes Bonnie Rossow. Music by Mohan Kottapally.


  • Alexandra Reynolds, MD

    Alexandra Reynolds, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology and a board-certified neurointensivist in the Neurocritical Care Unit at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Reynolds also serves as the Director of TeleNeurocritical Care for the Mount Sinai Health System.

    A native New Yorker, she was educated at Princeton University and the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons before completing a neurology residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and a Neurocritical Care fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center.

    Dr. Reynolds is an expert in the treatment of neurological emergencies such as subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, status epilepticus, and neurotrauma. Her research centers on assessment, treatment and neurological prognostication of survivors of cardiac arrest and the neurological management of patients in fulminant hepatic failure.

  • Teddy Youn

    Teddy Youn, MD, is a neurologist in the Stroke Program and an assistant professor of neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Youn’s expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and other neurovascular diseases. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Stroke Association, the Neurocritical Care Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

    Dr. Youn earned his medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his residency in neurology at University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals in Seattle. He also completed fellowships in vascular neurology and neurocritical care at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

    Dr. Youn has been involved in research related to neurological prognostication after cardiac arrest, brain death and organ donation, and invasive monitoring in traumatic brain injury. His current research interests include central retinal artery occlusion as a comorbid disease of stroke, advanced imaging biomarkers in intracerebral hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury, and poststroke recovery and rehabilitation.