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Jose Biller
M.D., FAAN, FACP, FAHA
  • Professor
  • Department Chairperson, Neurology
  • Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program
  • Medical Director, Stroke Program
  • Neurology
  • Neurological Surgery
Specialties
Stroke, Stroke in Children and Young Adults, Acute Neurology Care, General Neurology, Aneurysms, Brain Hemorrhage (Bleeding), Neurological Complications of Pregnancy, Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), Vascular Neurology
Board Certifications
  • Neurology - General Cert: AM Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)
  • Neurology - General Cert: AM Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)
  • Vascular Neurology - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)
Publications

Use and In-Hospital Outcomes of Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke PatientsNasr,D. M.; Biller,J.; Rabinstein,A. A.Pediatric neurology 2014 ; ( ):

Fibromuscular dysplasia: state of the science and critical unanswered questions: a scientific statement from the American Heart AssociationOlin,J. W.; Gornik,H. L.; Bacharach,J. M.; Biller,J.; Fine,L. J.; Gray,B. H.; Gray,W. A.; Gupta,R.; Hamburg,N. M.; Katzen,B. T.; Lookstein,R. A.; Lumsden,A. B.; Newburger,J. W.; Rundek,T.; Sperati,C. J.; Stanley,J. C.; American Heart Association Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease; American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology; American Heart Association Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation; American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention; American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention; American Heart Association Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology; American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research; American Heart Association Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease; American Heart Association Stroke CouncilCirculation 2014 ;129(9):1048-1078

Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiologyHocker,S.; Wijdicks,E. F.; Biller,J.Handbook of clinical neurology 2014 ;119( ):193-208

Right Brain: A reading specialist with alexia without agraphia: Teacher interruptedCuomo,J.; Flaster,M.; Biller,J.Neurology 2014 ;82(1):e5-7

Author responseArmstrong,M. J.; Biller,J.; Goldstein,L. B.; Schneck,M.; Messe,S. R.Neurology 2014 ;82(1):95

Amyloid-Beta related angiitis of the central nervous system: case report and topic reviewNouh,A.; Borys,E.; Gierut,A. K.; Biller,J.Frontiers in neurology 2014 ;5( ):13

Neurology of pregnancyBlock,H. S.; Biller,J.Handbook of clinical neurology 2014 ;121( ):1595-1622

Neurologic aspects of systemic disease, Part III. PrefaceBiller,J.; Ferro,J. M.Handbook of clinical neurology 2014 ;121( ):ix-0-7020-4088-7.09991-0

Commonly asked questions: thrombolytic therapy in the management of acute strokeBlock,H. S.; Biller,J.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2013 ;13(2):157-165

Neurology has grown into an exciting and therapeutically oriented disciplineBiller,J.Neurologic clinics 2013 ;31(3):xiii-xiv

Nosography of the "essential": volitional palatal tremorBiller,J.; Espay,A. J.Neurology 2013 ;81(8):772-773

Summary of evidence-based guideline: Periprocedural management of antithrombotic medications in patients with ischemic cerebrovascular disease: Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of NeurologyArmstrong,M. J.; Gronseth,G.; Anderson,D. C.; Biller,J.; Cucchiara,B.; Dafer,R.; Goldstein,L. B.; Schneck,M.; Messe,S. R.Neurology 2013 ;80(22):2065-2069

Management of intracerebral hemorrhage in the presence of anticoagulant therapyBlock,H. S.; Biller,J.Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013 ;20(2):131-138

Late onset CNS immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an immunocompetent patientHornik,A.; Rodriguez-Porcel,F.; Wallery,S.; Flaster,M.; Lee,J. M.; Biller,J.Frontiers in neurology 2013 ;4( ):12

Central poststroke pain: current diagnosis and treatmentFlaster,M.; Meresh,E.; Rao,M.; Biller,J.Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013 ;20(2):116-123

Musical hallucinations and forgotten tunes - case report and brief literature reviewVitorovic,D.; Biller,J.Frontiers in neurology 2013 ;4( ):109

Commonly asked questions in transient ischemic attackChaudhry,F.; Biller,J.; Flaster,M.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2013 ;13(2):151-156

Armored brainChaudhry,F. S.; Biller,J.; Loftus,C. M.; Braca Iii,J. A.Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2013 ;71(10):823-282X20130131

Foster Kennedy Syndrome Due to Meningioma Growth during PregnancyRodriguez-Porcel,F.; Hughes,I.; Anderson,D.; Lee,J.; Biller,J.Frontiers in neurology 2013 ;4( ):183

Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome with Multivessel Cervical Artery Dissections and a Double Aortic ArchNouh,A.; Ruland,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Pasquale,D.; Biller,J.Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association 2013 ; ( ):

Recognition and management of stroke in young adults and adolescentsSinghal,A. B.; Biller,J.; Elkind,M. S.; Fullerton,H. J.; Jauch,E. C.; Kittner,S. J.; Levine,D. A.; Levine,S. R.Neurology 2013 ;81(12):1089-1097

Autopsy proven peripheral nervous system neurolymphomatosis despite negative bilateral sural nerve biopsyRamirez-Zamora,A.; Morales-Vidal,S.; Chawla,J.; Biller,J.Frontiers in neurology 2013 ;4( ):197

Stroke due to calcific embolism after cardiac proceduresChaudhry,F. S.; Vela-Duarte,D.; Biller,J.Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2013 ;71(6):416-282X20130051

Eleven commonly asked questions about ischemic strokeCarnahan,L.; Block,H. S.; Biller,J.Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013 ;20(2):93-100

Direct thrombin inhibitors and factor Xa inhibitors in patients with cerebrovascular diseaseMorales-Vidal,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Flaster,M.; Biller,J.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2012 ;12(2):179-189

Primary stroke center concept: strengths and limitationsChaudhry,F. S.; Schneck,M. J.; Warady,J.; Platakis,J.; Morales-Vidal,S. G.; Biller,J.; Flaster,M.Frontiers in neurology 2012 ;3( ):108

Jugular foramen syndrome as initial presentation of metastatic lung cancerHayward,D.; Morgan,C.; Emami,B.; Biller,J.; Prabhu,V. C.Journal of neurological surgery reports 2012 ;73(1):14-18

Right brain: a descriptive account of two patients' experience with and adaptations to Balint syndrome.Cuomo,J.; Flaster,M.; Biller,J.Neurology 2012 ;79(11):e95-6

Primary CNS teratocarcinomaVitorovic,D.; Rosenblum,J.; Thomas,C.; Lee,J.; Biller,J.Frontiers in neurology 2012 ;3( ):14

Trigeminal perineural spread of renal cell carcinomaHornik,A.; Rosenblum,J.; Biller,J.Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2012 ;70(10):831

Central and extrapontine myelinolysis affecting the brain and spinal cord. An unusual presentation of pancreatic encephalopathyHornik,A.; Rodriguez Porcel,F. J.; Agha,C.; Flaster,M.; Morales Vidal,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Lee,J.; Biller,J.Frontiers in neurology 2012 ;3( ):135

Wegener's disease presenting with occipital condyle syndromeHornik,A.; Rodriguez-Porcel,F.; Ersahin,C. H.; Kadanoff,R.; Biller,J.Frontiers in neurology 2012 ;3( ):53

Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in neurologic and neurosurgical diseaseSchneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.) 2011 ;17(1 Neurologic Complications of Systemic Disease):27-44

Statins in hemorrhagic strokeFlaster,M.; Morales-Vidal,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2011 ;11(8):1141-1149

Patient management problem-preferred responsesBiller,J.; Schneck,M. J.Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.) 2011 ;17(1 Neurologic Complications of Systemic Disease):204-211

The future of neurologyBiller,J.; Schneck,M. J.Frontiers in neurology 2011 ;2( ):1

Patient management problemBiller,J.; Schneck,M. J.Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.) 2011 ;17(1 Neurologic Complications of Systemic Disease):198-203

Stroke- and pregnancy-induced hypertensive syndromes.Morales-Vidal,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Flaster,M. S.; Biller,J.Women's health 2011 ;7(3):283-292

Neurological complications following vaccinationsMiravalle,A.; Biller,J.; Schnitzler,E.; Bonwit,A.Neurological research 2010 ;32(3):285-292

Advances in neurologic therapy: PrefaceBiller,J.Neurologic clinics 2010 ;28(4):xv-xvi

Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiac procedures.Biller,J.; Hocker,S.; Morales-Vidal,S.Hospital practice (1995) Hospital practice 2010 ;38(4):83; No-89

Antiplatelet therapy in ischemic stroke: variability in clinical trials and its impact on choosing the appropriate therapyBiller,J.Journal of the neurological sciences 2009 ;284(1-2):1-9

Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics: recent stroke highlightsBiller,J.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2009 ;9(2):175-178

Stroke: Improving characterization of childhood cerebral arteriopathies.Biller,J.Nature Reviews Cardiology 2009 ;6(6):395-397

Neurologic complications of cardiac surgeryLove,B. B.; Hocker,S. E.; Biller,J.MedLink Neurology 2009 ; ( ):04072010

Bilateral subdural hematomas in an adult with osteogenesis imperfectaEddeine,H. S.; Dafer,R. M.; Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association 2009 ;18(4):313-315

Brainstem cavernous malformations: a review with two case reports.Ramirez-Zamora,A.; Biller,J.Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2009 ;67(3B):917-921

Basilar Artery StrokeWhapham,J. M.; Biller,J.MedLink Neurology 2009 ; ( ):05142009

Anticoagulants for intracranial artery dissection without subarachnoid hemorrhage--safe but not sound?.Dafer,R. M.; Biller,J.Nature Clinical Practice Neurology 2008 ;4(1):20-21

Antiphospholipid syndrome: role of antiphospholipid antibodies in neurologyDafer,R. M.; Biller,J.Hematology - Oncology Clinics of North America 2008 ;22(1):95-105

Spinal Cord, anatomy, localization, and an overview of spinal cord syndromesGruener,G.; Biller,J.CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology 2008 ;14(3):11

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) antibody positivity in patients with transverse myelitis and no visual manifestationsHamnik,S. E.; Hacein-Bey,L.; Biller,J.; Gruener,G.; Jay,W.Seminars in ophthalmology 2008 ;23(3):191-200

Management of stroke in infants and children: a scientific statement from a Special Writing Group of the American Heart Association Stroke Council and the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the YoungRoach,E. S.; Golomb,M. R.; Adams,R.; Biller,J.; Daniels,S.; Deveber,G.; Ferriero,D.; Jones,B. V.; Kirkham,F. J.; Scott,R. M.; Smith,E. R.Stroke 2008 ;39(9):2644-2691

Paradoxical embolism to the central nervous system after sexual intercourse in a young woman with a complex atrial septal abnormalityVelicu,S.; Biller,J.; Hacein-Bey,L.; Freihage,J. H.; Leya,F.Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2008 ;17(5):320-324

Deep brain stimulation as an effective treatment option for post-midbrain infarction-related tremor as it presents with Benedikt syndrome.Bandt,S. K.; Anderson,D.; Biller,J.Journal of neurosurgery 2008 ;109(4):635-639

Neurologic complications of cardiac surgeryLove,B. B.; Fleck,J. D.; Biller,J.MedLink Neurology 2008 ; ( ):06192008

Aspirin nonresponse in patients with arterial causes of ischemic stroke: considerations in detection and managementBiller,J.Journal of the neurological sciences 2008 ;272(1-2):1-7

The role of antiplatelet therapy in the management of ischemic stroke: implementation of guidelines in current practiceBiller,J.Neurological research 2008 ;30(7):669-677

Free-floating thrombus of the carotid artery: literature review and case reportsBhatti,A. F.; Leon,L. R.,Jr; Labropoulos,N.; Rubinas,T. L.; Rodriguez,H.; Kalman,P. G.; Schneck,M.; Psalms,S. B.; Biller,J.Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007 ;45(1):199-205

Carotid artery pseudoaneurysm resulting from an injury to the neck by a fouled baseball.Benedict,W. J.; Prabhu,V.; Viola,M.; Biller,J.Journal of the neurological sciences 2007 ;256(1-2):94-99

Recurrent strokes in two patients with POEMS syndrome and Castleman's disease.Garcia,T.; Dafer,R. M.; Hocker,S.; Schneck,M.; Barton,K.; Biller,J.Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2007 ;16(6):278-284

Desmoteplase in the treatment of acute ischemic strokeDafer,R. M.; Biller,J.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2007 ;7(4):333-337

GQ1b antibody testing in Guillain-Barre syndrome and variants.Chaudhry,F.; Gee,K. E.; Vaphiades,M. S.; Biller,J.; Jay,W.Semin.Ophthalmol. 2006 ;21(4):223-227

Left ventricular thrombus discovered on chest computed tomography for presumed cryptogenic strokeMarriott,E.; Schneck,M. J.; Barron,J. T.; Cho,L.; Biller,J.Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association 2006 ;15(1):41-42

How long are delays to carotid imaging and endarterectomy, and how do these delays affect recurrent stroke risk?[see comment].Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Nature Clinical Practice Neurology 2006 ;2(3):126-127

Conversion disorder? One patient's 'moving' story.Armstrong,M. J.; Costello,A. K.; Hanessian,M.; Rao,M.; Biller,J.Current Psychiatry 2006 ;5(3):77-80

Thoracic intramedullary cavernous malformation with posttraumatic hematomyelia: case report and literature review.Armstrong,M. J.; Hacein-Bey,L.; Schneck,M. J.; Nockels,R. P.; Biller,J.Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2006 ;15(2):74-78

Discontinuation of perioperative antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy in stroke patientsArmstrong,M. J.; Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Neurologic clinics 2006 ;24(4):607-630

Metastatic Melanoma to the Central Nervous System: Case Report and Review of the LiteratureSchneck,M. J.; Patel,A.; Rodriguez-Quinonez,A.; Brown,H. G.; Clark,J. I.; Prabhu,V.; Dafer,R. M.; Biller,J.Seminars in Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke 2005 ;5(3):217-220

New treatments in acute ischemic strokeSchneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Current treatment options in neurology 2005 ;7(6):499-511

Hemorrhagic stroke in the tropicsSchneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Seminars in neurology 2005 ;25(3):300-306

Antithrombotic therapy for prevention of recurrent stroke in the new millenniumSchneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2004 ;4(2):145-149

Occipital lobe infarction following cardiac ablation.Mirza,R. G.; Biller,J.; Jay,W. M.Seminars in ophthalmology 2004 ;19(3-4):70-71

Isolated CNS Vasculitis with subarachnoid hemorrhage and bilateral carotid artery dissections.Armstrong,M.; Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Seminars in Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke 2004 ;4(3):161-166

Education
Medical School
  • School of Medicine, University of the Republic
Residency
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Neurology
  • Loyola University Medical Center/Hines VA Medical Center, Neurology
Fellowship
  • Bowman Gray School of Medicine,Wake Forest University, Cerebrovascular Research
Languages
  • Spanish
  • Italian
Interests
  • Soccer
  • Classical Music
  • Foreign Travel
  • Opera
  • History