Johanna T Fifi, MD
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PROFESSOR | Neurology
PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
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Neurosurgery, Neurology, Radiology
Research Topics
Brain Imaging, Stroke

MD, Boston University School of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency, Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship, Vascular Neurology, National Institutes of Health, NIH

Fellowship, Angiography and Interventional Radiology, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Fellowship, Neuroradiology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Fellowship, Interventional Neuroradiology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Fellowship, Interventional Neuroradiology, Columbia University Neuroradiology Fellowship

Fellowship, Neuroradiology, Columbia University Neuroradiology Fellowship

Fellowship, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai West


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Selected Publications

Dysphagia after ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: A propensity-matched 20-year analysis of the national inpatient sample. Vikram Vasan, Trevor A. Hardigan, Muhammad Ali, Margaret Downes, Alex Devarajan, Christina P. Rossitto, Braxton R. Schuldt, Ian C. Odland, Christopher P. Kellner, Johanna T. Fifi, J. Mocco, Shahram Majidi. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases

Safety and efficacy of dual lumen balloon catheters for the Treatment of cerebral vascular malformations: A systematic review, pooled analysis, and meta-analysis. Stavros Matsoukas, Neha Siddiqui, Jacopo Scaggiante, Devin V. Bageac, Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, Reade DeLeacy, J. Mocco, Shahram Majidi, Christopher P. Kellner, Johanna T. Fifi. Neuroradiology Journal

Endovascular Versus Medical Management of Posterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion Stroke: The PLATO Study. Thanh N. Nguyen, Muhammad M. Qureshi, Davide Strambo, Daniel Strbian, Silja Räty, Christian Herweh, Mohamad Abdalkader, Marta Olive-Gadea, Marc Ribo, Marios Psychogios, Urs Fischer, Anh Nguyen, Joji B. Kuramatsu, David Haupenthal, Martin Köhrmann, Cornelius Deuschl, Jordi Kühne Escola, Shadi Yaghi, Liqi Shu, Volker Puetz, Daniel P.O. Kaiser, Johannes Kaesmacher, Adnan Mujanovic, Dominique Cornelius Marterstock, Tobias Engelhorn, Piers Klein, Diogo C. Haussen, Mahmoud H. Mohammaden, Hend Abdelhamid, Lorena Souza Viana, Bruno Cunha, Isabel Fragata, Michele Romoli, Francesco Diana, Pekka Virtanen, Kimmo Lappalainen, Judith Clark, Stavros Matsoukas, Johanna T. Fifi, Sunil A. Sheth, Sergio Salazar-Marioni, João Pedro Marto, João Nuno Ramos, Milena Miszczuk, Christoph Riegler, Ashutosh P. Jadhav, Shashvat M. Desai, Volker Maus, Maximilian Kaeder, Adnan H. Siddiqui, Andre Monteiro, Hesham E. Masoud, Neil Suryadevara, Maxim Mokin, Shail Thanki, James E. Siegler, Jane Khalife, Italo Linfante, Guilherme Dabus, Negar Asdaghi, Vasu Saini, Christian H. Nolte, Eberhard Siebert, Thomas R. Meinel, Stefanos Finitsis, Markus A. Möhlenbruch, Peter A. Ringleb, Anne Berberich, Raul G. Nogueira, Uta Hanning, Lukas Meyer, Patrik Michel, Simon Nagel. Stroke

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Anterior Ethmoidal Fistula: Transvenous Balloon Assisted Approach

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Fifi during 2022 and/or 2023. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • Serenity Medical
  • Stryker Corporation
  • MIVI
  • MicroVention
  • Cerenovus

Equity (Stock or stock options valued at greater than 5% ownership of a publicly traded company or equity of any value in a privately held company)

  • Bendit Technologies
  • Cerebrotech
  • Sim&Cure
  • Endostream
  • Q'apel
  • Synchron
  • Imperative Care

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.