Neurologist: Sean Ruland, DO | Loyola Medicine

Sean Ruland, DO

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Medical Director, Neurosciences ICU (2-ICU),Quality Medical Director, Neurosciences

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Brain Hemorrhage (Bleeding)
  • Brain Injury
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

About Dr. Ruland

Family, Exercise, Coaching fastpitch softball

Medical Education

Medical School
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine/Midwestern University
University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center - Neurology
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center - Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurological Critical Care

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology Subspecialty Vascular Neurology


  • Characteristics of a Diverse Cohort of Stroke Patients with SARS-CoV-2 and Outcome by Sex. Trifan, G; Goldenberg, FD; Caprio, FC; Biller, J; Schneck, M; Khaja, A; Terna, T; Brorson, J; Lazaridis, C; Bulwa, Z; Alvarado Dyer, R; Saleh Velez, FG; Prabhakaran, S; Liotta, EM; Batra, A; Reish, NJ; Ruland, S; Teitcher, M; Taylor, W; De la Pena, P; Conners, JJ; Grewal, PK; Pinna, P; Dafer, RM; Osteraas, ND; DaSilva, I; Hall, JP; John, S; Shafi, N; Miller, K; Moustafa, B; Vargas, A; Gorelick, PB; Testai, FD, Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage in Hospitalized SARS-CoV-2 Patients: A Case Series. Mousa-Ibrahim, F; Berg, S; Odetola, O; Teitcher, M; Ruland, S, Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • Stroke Care Trends During COVID-19 Pandemic in Zanjan Province Iran. From the CASCADE Initiative: Statistical Analysis Plan and Preliminary Results., Ghoreishi, A; Arsang-Jang, S; Sabaa-Ayoun, Z; Yassi, N; Sylaja, PN; Akbari, Y; Divani, AA; Biller, J; Phan, T; Steinwender, S; Silver, B; Zand, R; Basri, HB; Iqbal, OM; Ranta, A; Ruland, S; Macri, E; Ma, H; Nguyen, TN; Abootalebi, S; Gupta, A; Alet, M; Lattanzi, S; Desai, M; Gagliardi, RJ; Girotra, T; Inoue, M; Yoshimoto, T; Isaac, CF; Mayer, SA; Morovatdar, N; Nilanont, Y; Nobleza, COS; Saber, H; Kamenova, S; Kondybayeva, A; Krupinski, J; Siegler, JE; Stranges, S; Torbey, MT; Yorio, D; Zurrú, MC; Rubinos, CA; Shahripour, RB; Borhani-Haghighi, A; Napoli, MD; Azarpazhooh, MR, Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
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  • Leucine-Rich Glioma Inactivated-1 and Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Autoimmune Encephalitis Associated with Ischemic Stroke: A Case Report McGinley, M.; Morales-Vidal, S.; Ruland, S., Frontiers in neurology
  • Neurologic Complications in the Intensive Care Unit Rubinos, C.; Ruland, S., Current neurology and neuroscience reports
  • Teaching NeuroImages: Aphasia after infarction of the left pulvinar nucleus Bruzzone, M. J.; Gill, R.; Ruland, S., Neurology
  • Cervicocerebral artery dissection Ortiz, J.; Ruland, S., CURRENT OPINION IN CARDIOLOGY
  • Early administration of therapeutic anticoagulation following intravenous thrombolysis for acute cardiogenic embolic stroke caused by left ventricular thrombus: case report and topic review Gill, R.; Donahey, E.; Ruland, S., Frontiers in neurology
  • Frequency of Direct Funduscopy Upon Initial Encounters for Patients with Headaches Altered Mental Status, and Visual Changes: A Pilot Study, Golombievski, E.; Doerrler, M. W.; Ruland, S. D.; McCoyd, M. A.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Risk of warfarin-associated intracerebral haemorrhage after ischaemic stroke is low and unchanged during the 2000s Ruland, S.; Biller, J., Evidence-based medicine
  • Ischemic posterior circulation stroke: a review of anatomy clinical presentations, diagnosis, and current management., Nouh, A; Remke, J; Ruland, S, Frontiers in neurology
  • Neurology of rheumatologic disorders Nouh, A.; Carbunar, O.; Ruland, S., Current neurology and neuroscience reports
  • Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome with multivessel cervical artery dissections and a double aortic arch Nouh, A.; Ruland, S.; Schneck, M. J.; Pasquale, D.; Biller, J., Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • Platelet antiaggregants in stroke prevention Morales Vidal, S. G.; Ruland, S., Neurologic clinics
  • Prevention of venous thromboembolism in patients with hemorrhagic stroke Chaudhry, F. S.; Schneck, M. J.; Morales-Vidal, S.; Javaid, F.; Ruland, S., Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Telemedicine in stroke care and rehabilitation Morales-Vidal, S.; Ruland, S., Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Cortical stimulation for the rehabilitation of patients with hemiparetic stroke: a multicenter feasibility study of safety and efficacy. Levy, R.; Ruland, S.; Weinand, M.; Lowry, D.; Dafer, R. M.; Bakay, R., Journal of neurosurgery
  • Acute stroke care in Illinois: a statewide assessment of diagnostic and treatment capabilities Ruland, S.; Gorelick, P. B.; Schneck, M.; Kim, D.; Moore, C. G.; Leurgans, S., Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
  • Wall shear stress in major cerebral arteries as a function of age and gender--a study of 301 healthy volunteers. Zhao, X; Zhao, M; Amin-Hanjani, S; Du, X; Ruland, S; Charbel, FT, Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging