Ajay K. Wakhloo
Ajay K. Wakhloo

Dr. Ajay K. Wakhloo an Interventional Neuroradiologist has been practicing endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular diseases for more than 25 years. He presently is a Professor in the Departments of Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery and Division Chief for Neuroendovascular Surgery and Interventional Neuroradiology. He is also the co-director for the nationally and internationally renowned New England Stroke Research program. Dr. Wakhloo has among other neuroendovascular concepts pioneered the field of flow diverters for the minimally invasive treatment of brain aneurysms. He was the key in the development of this technology into a commercial product, which currently is undergoing a US FDA Pre-Market Approval Clinical Trial. He has been the PI or co-investigator on a number of grants from the NIH, AHA, private foundations, and industry. Dr. Wakhloo's academic accomplishments include authoring more than 150 peer-reviewed papers as well editing two books on stroke treatment (Thrombus and Stroke, How to set up an Acute Stroke Service) and contributions to more than 35 books. He serves on the editorial board of numerous neurointerventional journals and is a section editor for the journal Stroke. At this stage in his career, Dr. Wakhloo takes great pride and satisfaction in teaching the future leaders in neuroendovascular surgery.


  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology

Clinical Interests

  • Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Catheter-Based Stroke Intervention
  • Neurointerventional Radiology


Board Certification

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology

Medical School

Johannes-Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Mainz, 1984

Fellowship Programs

  • Millard Fillmore Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
  • University of Freiburg

Residency Program

Wiesbaden City Hospital