Viken L. Babikian, MD

Professor
Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship

Boston University School of Medicine
72 East Concord Street, Neurology C-3
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-638-7753
Fax: 617-638-5354
Email: babikian@bu.edu

Medical School: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon (1981)
Residency: University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, IL (1984)
Fellowship: (Stroke) Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (1986)
Board Certifications: Neurology, Vascular Neurology
Special Interests: Stroke, Cerebrovascular Disease, NICU

 

Recent Publications

Shoamanesh A, Masoud H, Furey K, Duerfeldt K, Lau H, Romero JR, Pikula A, Teal P, Nguyen TN, Kase CS, Babikian VL. Larger A1/M1 diameter ratio predicts embolic anterior cerebral artery territorial stroke. Stroke. 2014 Sep;45(9):2798-800. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.005672.

Nguyen TN, Babikian VL, Romero R, Pikula A, Kase CS, Jovin TG, Norbash AM. Intra-arterial treatment methods in acute stroke therapy. Front Neurol. 2011 Mar 8;2:9. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2011.00009.

Petrea RE, Koyfman F, Pikula A, Romero JR, Viereck J, Babikian VL, Kase CS, Nguyen TN. Acute stroke, catheter related venous thrombosis, and paradoxical cerebral embolism: report of two cases. J Neuroimaging. 2013 Jan;23(1):111-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6569.2010.00568.x.

Romero JR, Pikula A, Nguyen TN, Nien YL, Norbash A, Babikian VL. Cerebral collateral circulation in carotid artery disease. Curr Cardiol Rev. 2009 Nov;5(4):279-88. doi: 10.2174/157340309789317887.

Babikian VL, Nguyen TN. Outcome improvement in acute stroke revascularization procedures. Stroke. 2010 Apr;41(4):577-8. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.574467. Epub 2010 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 20167908.

Rudolph JL, Babikian VL, Treanor P, Pochay VE, Wigginton JB, Crittenden MD, Marcantonio ER. Microemboli are not associated with delirium after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Perfusion. 2009 Nov;24(6):409-15. doi: 10.1177/0267659109358207.

Karakis I, Nguyen TN, Babikian VL, Norbash AM. Balloon angioplasty of the A2 segment of the anterior cerebral artery for recurrent, symptomatic atherosclerotic disease. J Neurosurg. 2010 Mar;112(3):582-4. doi: 10.3171/2009.8.JNS09446.

Rudolph JL, Sorond FA, Pochay VE, Haime M, Treanor P, Crittenden MD, Babikian VL. Cerebral hemodynamics during coronary artery bypass graft surgery: the effect of carotid stenosis. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2009 Aug;35(8):1235-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2009.04.008.

Romero JR, Frey JL, Schwamm LH, Demaerschalk BM, Chaliki HP, Parikh G, Burke RF, Babikian VL. Cerebral ischemic events associated with ‘bubble study’ for identification of right to left shunts. Stroke. 2009 Jul;40(7):2343-8. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.549683.

Martin KK, Wigginton JB, Babikian VL, Pochay VE, Crittenden MD, Rudolph JL. Intraoperative cerebral high-intensity transient signals and postoperative cognitive function: a systematic review. Am J Surg. 2009 Jan;197(1):55-63. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2007.12.060.

Gomes J, Wu CK, Schauble B, Winter MR, Chamlian V, Allen NC, Babikian VL. Diagnosis of hyperlipidemia and treatment with a statin in the outpatient stroke clinic. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2001 May-Jun;10(3):132-4.

Alexandrov AV, Babikian VL, Adams RJ, Tegeler CH, Caplan LR, Spencer MP; National Stroke Association Panelists on Transcranial Doppler. The evolving role of transcranial doppler in stroke prevention and treatment. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 1998 Mar-Apr;7(2):101-4.

Romero JR, Sakai O, Rice MB, Babikian VL. Intracranial hemorrhage sparing meningioma in an anticoagulated patient. J Neuroimaging. 2007 Jul;17(3):246-50.

Romero JR, Babikian VL, Katz DI, Finklestein SP. Neuroprotection and stroke rehabilitation: modulation and enhancement of recovery. Behav Neurol. 2006;17(1):17-24. Review.

Rudolph JL, Tilahun D, Treanor PR, Pochay VE, Mahendrakar MA, Sagar P, Babikian VL. Use of a large bore syringe creates significantly fewer high intensity transient signals (HITS) into a cardiopulmonary bypass system than a small bore syringe. Perfusion. 2006 Jan;21(1):67-71.

Babikian VL, Wolf PA. Retinal and cerebral microembolism during on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Circulation. 2005 Dec 20;112(25):3816-7.

Rudolph JL, Babikian VL, Birjiniuk V, Crittenden MD, Treanor PR, Pochay VE, Khuri SF, Marcantonio ER. Atherosclerosis is associated with delirium after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Mar;53(3):462-6.

Krejza J, Mariak Z, Nowacka A, Melhem ER, Babikian VL. Influence of 17-beta-estradiol on cerebrovascular impedance during menstrual cycle in women. J Neurol Sci. 2004 Jun 15;221(1-2):61-7.

Sloan MA, Alexandrov AV, Tegeler CH, Spencer MP, Caplan LR, Feldmann E, Wechsler LR, Newell DW, Gomez CR, Babikian VL, Lefkowitz D, Goldman RS, Armon C, Hsu CY, Goodin DS; Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Assessment: transcranial Doppler ultrasonography: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2004 May 11;62(9):1468-81.

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine