Peter K. Nelson
PETER KIM NELSON, MD

POSITION TITLE

Professor, Departments of Radiology & Neurosurgery; Section Chief, Neurointerventional Radiology

EDUCATION & TRAINING

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE COMPLETION DATE FIELD OF STUDY
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA M.D. 05/1986 Medicine
Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO Residency 06/1990 Diagnostic Radiology
NYU Medical Center, New York, NY Fellowship 12/1991 Interventional Neuroradiology
Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO Fellowship 06/1992 Neuroradiology

PERSONAL STATEMENT

Professor in the Departments of Radiology and Neurosurgery in the New York University School of Medicine.

Chief of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Interventional Neuroradiology Section within the NYU Langone Health system.

My specialties are cerebrovascular disorders, brain aneurysms, arteriovenous fistulae, arteriovenous malformations, vascular malformations, ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, carotid stenosis, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, and cerebral venous disease.

POSITIONS & HONORS

Positions & Employment

1992-2001 Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology and Neurosurgery, New York University School of Medicine
2001-2014 Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology and Neurosurgery, New York University School of Medicine
2015- Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery, New York University School of Medicine

Other Experience & Professional Memberships

1993- American Society of Neuroradiology- Senior Member
1995- AANS/CNS Joint Section of Cerebral Vascular Surgery
1994- World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology
1995- Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (Prior to 2006- American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology)
1996- American Heart Association Scientific Council on Stroke
1997- New York Academy of Science
1997- American Association for the Advancement of Science
1997- American Medical Association

Honors

1982 Student Research Award, Southern Section of American Federation for Clinical Research
1985 Alpha Omega Alpha, LSU School of Medicine
1986 Medical Pharmacology Award, LSU School of Medicine
1986 The Adamo Award in Neuroscience, LSU School of Medicine
2010 Career Recognition Award, Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology
2012 Career Recognition Award, American Heart Association
2013 Alfred J. Luessenhop Award, AANS/CNS Joint Section Cerebrovascular Surgery
2014 Brendell-Moor Professorship, Julius Brendell Meeting, Neurology Department, Auckland City Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
2015 Innovation Award, American Heart Association
2016 Neurointerventional Pioneering Award, Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN)