jose vega, md, phd

Jose Vega MD, PhD

Neurologist

Expertise

Neurology, Strokes

Education

Rutgers University, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Highlights

My objective is to provide you with strategies that will help you stay stroke-free, as well as with information that will help you cope if you, or someone close to you, have suffered a stroke."

— Jose Vega MD, PhD

Experience

Jose Vega, MD, PhD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering stroke. For more than two decades, Dr. Vega has worked as a neurologist, serving populations at high risk of stroke in various emergency, inpatient, and outpatient settings. As a published researcher, he has presented at national and international neurology, neuroscience, neuroimmunology, immunology, and endocrinology conferences. He also has authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed scientific articles. His work appears in journals such as the Journal of Neuropathy and Experimental Neurology.

Education

Dr. Vega received his bachelor's degree from Rutgers University, and an MD/PhD degree from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He completed his post-doctoral research fellowship at Harvard Medical School's Center for Neurological Diseases, and his residency in Neurology at Columbia University's Neurological Institute of New York.

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