Pooja Khatri, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology; Division Director, Acute Stroke Program
- Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine
- Neurology, Stroke, Neuroscience, Acute Stroke, Stroke Prevention
UC Health Physicians Office (Clifton)222 Piedmont Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone: (513) 475-8730
Fax: (513) 475-8033
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Pooja Khatri, MD, is the Director of the Acute Stroke Program for the University of Cincinnati Stroke Team and an Associate Professor of Neurology at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Dr. Khatri received her BSc with Honors (Biological Sciences) from Stanford University in 1995, and her MD with Honors from University of Illinois College of Medicine in 2000. After Neurology training at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Khatri came to the University of Cincinnati in 2004 to complete a vascular neurology fellowship through the NIH Specialized Program of Translational Research in Acute Stroke (SPOTRIAS). She joined the University of Cincinnati faculty in 2005, was awarded an NIH Career Development Award (K23) in 2006, and received the American Heart Association (AHA) Robert G. Siekert Young Investigator Award in 2008. She completed a Master’s Program in Clinical Epidemiology from the Harvard University School of Public Health in 2011.
Dr. Khatri is a dedicated clinician who provides neurological care to patients at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and emergency stroke care at more than 15 area hospitals. Dr. Khatri was awarded the Cincinati Business Courier’s Forty Under 40 Award in 2012. She has been recognized as a “Top Doctor in Cincinnati” by Cincinnati Magazine annually since 2011 and a “Best Doctor in the TriState Region” by Cincy Magazine annually since 2010.
Dr. Khatri is a recognized expert in acute stroke, the research of its treatments, clinical trial design/implementation and stroke systems of care more broadly. She participates in the leadership of several international multicenter clinical trials and leads the University of Cincinnati’s National Institutes of Health NEXT Network clinical site for pilot trials of neurosciences. She has been a standing member of the FDA Peripheral and Central Nervous System (PCNS) Drug Advisory Panel and has authored numerous manuscripts, books and clinical guidelines.
- Fellow of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
- Journal of Vascular Interventional Neurology Editorial Board
- The Stroke Interventionalist Editorial Board
- Society of Vascular Interventional Neurology (SVIN) Board of Directors
- NIH/NINDS Stroke Common Data Elements (CDE) Working Group
- American Academy of Neurology
- Medical School
- Univeristy of Illinois - Chicago, IL
- University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
- University of Cincinnati/University Hospital - Cincinnati, OH (Stroke)
Neurology Board Certified (November, 2005)
Vascular Neurology Board Certified (April, 2008)
Neurosonology Board Certification-Eligible
Unrestricted medical licenses in Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana