Barrow welcomes Dr. Michael Waters
Michael F. Waters, MD, PhD, is the director of the neurovascular division and stroke program and a professor in the department of neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with subspecialty board certification in vascular neurology.
Dr. Waters’ expertise includes stroke and neurovascular disease, including signs, symptoms, diagnostics and treatments. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Neurology and American Heart Association and a member of the American Neurological Association, American Society of Human Genetics and the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology.
Dr. Waters received his masters in genetics from Penn State and his doctorate in biochemistry and molecular biology and medical degree from The University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the UCLA Department of Neurology and completed his fellowship in Clinical and Molecular Neurogenetics at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, in Los Angeles.
Dr. Waters’ research studies include genetic mechanisms of stroke, neuroprotection in stroke, multiple clinic trials investigating stroke treatments and neurogenetic mechanisms of neuroplasticity.