Assistant Professors

Memon, Muhammad Zeeshan, MD

Memon, Muhammad Zeeshan, MD

Assistant Professor

Department: Neurology and Neurosurgery

BioCurriculum Vitae

Mailing Address:
301 University Blvd, Route 0539
Galveston, TX 77555-0539

Office: 9.112 John Sealy Annex
Phone: 409.772.8054 
Fax: 409.772.6940

Bio - Memon, Muhammad Zeeshan, MD

    • Fellowship Endovascular Neuroradiology – University Hospital, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ (2020-2021)
    • Fellowship Interventional Neuroradiology – University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD (2019-2020)
    • Fellowship Vascular Neurology – Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL (2018-2019)
    • Residency Neurology – George Washington University Hospital. Washington DC (2015-2018)
    • Internship Internal Medicine – Fairview Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (2014-2015)
    • Internship Neurological Surgery – Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (2010-2013)
    • Clinical Research involving above clinical conditions
    • Acute ischemic stroke
    • Carotid Stenosis
    • Intracranial Atherosclerosis Disease
    • Brain Aneurysms
    • Brain Arteriovenous Malformations
    • Arteriovenous Fistulas
    • Pulsatile Tinnitus from Venous Stenosis
    • Head and Neck and Spinal Tumor Embolization
    • Minimally Invasive treatments for Subdural Hematomas
    • Clinical impact of the first pass effect on clinical outcomes in patients with near or complete recanalization during mechanical thrombectomy for large vessel ischemic stroke. Memon MZ, Daniel D, Chaudhry MRA, Grewal M, Saini V, Lukas J, Siddu M, Algahtani R, Nisar T, Majidi S, Leon Guerrero CR, Burger KM, Greenberg E, Khandelwal P, Malik AM, Starke RM, Koch S, Yavagal DR. Journal of Neuroimaging April 2021 PMID: 33930218.
    • Single arm access for combined transarterial and transvenous neurointerventional procedures. Memon MZ, Nisar T, Singla A, Gupta G, Khandelwal P. World Neurosurgery March 2021.PMID: 33812065.
    • Mechanical Thrombectomy for large vessel occlusions in cocaine associated acute ischemic stroke: small case series and review of the literature. Memon MZ, Kushnirsky M, Brunet MC, Siddu M, Starke RM, Malik AM, Koch S, Yavagal DR. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Sep 26;29(12): 105330.PMID:32992185.
    • Mechanical thrombectomy in isolated large vessel posterior cerebral artery occlusions. Memon MZ, Kushnirsky M, Brunet MC, Saini V, Koch S, Yavagal DR. Neuroradiology.2020 Aug 3. PMID:327480805.
    • Safety and feasibility of intraarterial eptifibatide as a revascularization tool in acute ischemic stroke. Memon MZ, Natarajan SK, Sharma J, Mathews MS, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Hopkins LN, Levy EI. J Neurosurg. 2011 Apr;114(4):1008-13. PMID: 20868216.
    • Intra-arterial tenecteplase for treatment of acute ischemic stroke: feasibility and comparative outcomes. Georgiadis AL, Memon MZ, Shah QA, Vazquez G, Tariq NA, Suri MF, Taylor RA, Qureshi AI. J Neuroimaging. 2012 Jul;22(3):249-54. PMID: 21883621.
    • Impact of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for treatment of cerebral vasospasm on subarachnoid hemorrhage patient outcomes. Khatri R, Memon MZ, Zacharatos H, Taqui AM, Qureshi MH, Vazquez G, Suri MF, Rodriguez GJ, Tummala RP, Ezzeddine MA,Qureshi AI. Neurocrit Care. 2011 Aug;15(1):28-33. PMID: 21360234.
    • Safety and tolerability of high-intensity anticoagulation with bivalirudin during neuroendovascular procedures. Hassan AE, Memon MZ, Georgiadis AL, Vazquez G, Suri MF, Qureshi AI. Neurocrit Care. 2011 Aug;15(1):96-100.PMID: 20721698.
    • Comparison between primary angioplasty and stent placement for symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease: meta-analysis of case series. Siddiq F, Memon MZ, Vazquez G, Safdar A, Qureshi AI. Neurosurgery. 2009 Dec;65(6):1024-33. PMID:19934961.
    • Comparison of partial (.6 mg/kg) versus full-dose (.9 mg/kg) intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator followed by endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke: a meta-analysis. Georgiadis AL, Memon MZ, Shah QA, Vazquez G, Suri MF, Lakshminarayan K, Qureshi AI. J Neuroimaging. 2011 Apr;21(2):113-20. PMID: 19909396.
    • A multicenter analysis of time to microcatheter for endovascular therapy in acute ischemic stroke. Miley JT, Memon MZ, Hussein HM, Valenta DA, Suri MF, Vazquez G, Qureshi AI. J Neuroimaging. 2011 Apr;21(2):159-64. PMID: 19811609.
    • Super-selective intra-arterial magnesium sulfate in combination with nicardipine for the treatment of cerebral vasospasm in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Shah QA, Memon MZ, Suri MF, Rodriguez GJ, Kozak OS, Taylor RA, Tummala RP, Vazquez G,Georgiadis AL, Qureshi AI. Neurocrit Care. 2009;11(2):190-8. PMID: 19370322.
    • Vertebral artery ostial stent placement for atherosclerotic stenosis in 72 consecutive patients: clinical outcomes and follow-up results. Taylor RA, Siddiq F, Memon MZ, Qureshi AI, Vazquez G, Hayakawa M, Chaloupka JC. Neuroradiology. 2009 Aug;51(8):531-9. PMID: 19437002.
    • Cat ownership and the Risk of Fatal Cardiovascular Diseases. Results from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Study Mortality Follow-up Study. Qureshi AI, Memon MZ, Vazquez G, Suri MF. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2009 Jan;2(1):132-5. PMID: 22518240.
    • Combined surgical and endovascular approach to treat symptomatic in-stent occlusion of the left common carotid artery origin. Shah QA, Memon MZ, Tummala RP, Qureshi AI. J Neurosurg. 2009 May;110(5):935-8. PMID: 19072307.
    • Utility of pharmacologic provocative neurological testing before embolization of occipital lobe arteriovenous malformations. Tawk RG, Tummala RP, Memon MZ, Siddiqui AH, Hopkins LN, Levy EI. World Neurosurg. 2011 Sep-Oct;76(3-4):276-81. PMID: 21986424.
    • Occurrence and predictors of futile recanalization following endovascular treatment among patients with acute ischemic stroke: a multicenter study. Hussein HM, Georgiadis AL, Vazquez G, Miley JT, Memon MZ, Mohammad YM, Christoforidis GA, Tariq N, Qureshi AI. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Mar;31(3):454-8. PMID: 20075087
    • Comparison of primary angioplasty with stent placement for treating symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic diseases: a multicenter study. Siddiq F, Vazquez G, Memon MZ, Suri MF, Taylor RA, Wojak JC, Chaloupka JC, Qureshi AI.Stroke. 200 Sep;39(9):2505-10. PMID: 18658032.
    • Initial experience in establishing an academic neuroendovascular service: program building, procedural types, and outcomes. Qureshi AI, Janardhan V, Memon MZ, Suri MF, Shah QA, Miley JT, Puchta AE, Taylor RA. J Neuroimaging. 2009 Jan;19(1):72-9. PMID: 18547372.
    • Treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms using internally expanding coils. Suri MF, Memon MZ, Qureshi AI. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2008 Apr;1(2):42-5. PMID: 22518218.
    • Prevalence of elevated blood pressure in adult patients presenting to the emergency department. Vazquez G, Suri MF, Lakshminarayan K, Memon MZ, Ezzeddine M, Qureshi AI. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2008 Apr;1(2):46-49. PMID: 20414369.
    • Clinical and radiological outcomes of acute ischemic stroke patients without angiographic occlusion on digital subtraction angiogram. A pooled analysis of case series. Shah QA, Zeeshan Memon M, Vazquez G, Suri MF, Hussein HM, Mohammad YM, Qureshi AI. Neuroradiology. 2008 Nov;50(11):963-8. PMID: 18766335.
    • Trainee Travel Grant Award - SVIN 2018 Annual Meeting.
    • Scientific abstract was selected as the top ten abstracts during original science program of International Stroke Conference.
    • Platform presentation was chosen as Keynote presentation during integrated neuroscience session on stroke imaging and emergency therapies at the meeting of American Academy of Neurology Chicago, Illinois.
    • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
    • American Heart Association (AHA)
    • Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS)
    • Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN)