Jose Biller
Department Chairperson, Neurology
Director, Movement Disorder Fellowship Program
Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program
Neurological Surgery
Stroke in Children and Young Adults
Acute Neurology Care
General Neurology
Brain Hemorrhage (Bleeding)
Neurological Complications of Pregnancy
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Vascular Neurology
Loyola Outpatient Center
Loyola Hospital
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)
Olin,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 CouncilFibromuscular dysplasia: state of the science and critical unanswered questions: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Circulation 2014 ;129(9):1048-1078
Cuomo,J.; Flaster,M.; Biller,J.Right Brain: A reading specialist with alexia without agraphia: Teacher interrupted Neurology 2014 ;82(1):e5-7
Biller,J.; Ferro,J. M.Neurologic aspects of systemic disease, Part III. Preface Handbook of clinical neurology 2014 ;121:ix-0-7020-4088-7.09991-0
Block,H. S.; Biller,J.Neurology of pregnancy Handbook of clinical neurology 2014 ;121:1595-1622
Hocker,S.; Wijdicks,E. F.; Biller,J.Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology Handbook of clinical neurology 2014 ;119:193-208
Nouh,A.; Borys,E.; Gierut,A. K.; Biller,J.Amyloid-Beta related angiitis of the central nervous system: case report and topic review Frontiers in neurology 2014 ;5:13
Armstrong,M. J.; Biller,J.; Goldstein,L. B.; Schneck,M.; Messe,S. R.Author response Neurology 2014 ;82(1):95
Chaudhry,F. S.; Vela-Duarte,D.; Biller,J.Stroke due to calcific embolism after cardiac procedures Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2013 ;71(6):416-282X20130051
Ramirez-Zamora,A.; Morales-Vidal,S.; Chawla,J.; Biller,J.Autopsy proven peripheral nervous system neurolymphomatosis despite negative bilateral sural nerve biopsy Frontiers in neurology 2013 ;4:197
Rodriguez-Porcel,F.; Hughes,I.; Anderson,D.; Lee,J.; Biller,J.Foster Kennedy Syndrome Due to Meningioma Growth during Pregnancy Frontiers in neurology 2013 ;4:183
Nouh,A.; Ruland,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Pasquale,D.; Biller,J.Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome with Multivessel Cervical Artery Dissections and a Double Aortic Arch Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association 2013 ; :
Carnahan,L.; Block,H. S.; Biller,J.Eleven commonly asked questions about ischemic stroke Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013 ;20(2):93-100
Flaster,M.; Meresh,E.; Rao,M.; Biller,J.Central poststroke pain: current diagnosis and treatment Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013 ;20(2):116-123
Chaudhry,F.; Biller,J.; Flaster,M.Commonly asked questions in transient ischemic attack Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2013 ;13(2):151-156
Chaudhry,F. S.; Biller,J.; Loftus,C. M.; Braca Iii,J. A.Armored brain Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2013 ;71(10):823-282X20130131
Vitorovic,D.; Biller,J.Musical hallucinations and forgotten tunes - case report and brief literature review Frontiers in neurology 2013 ;4:109
Block,H. S.; Biller,J.Management of intracerebral hemorrhage in the presence of anticoagulant therapy Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013 ;20(2):131-138
Biller,J.Neurology has grown into an exciting and therapeutically oriented discipline Neurologic clinics 2013 ;31(3):xiii-xiv
Biller,J.; Espay,A. J.Nosography of the "essential": volitional palatal tremor Neurology 2013 ;81(8):772-773
Armstrong,M. J.; Gronseth,G.; Anderson,D. C.; Biller,J.; Cucchiara,B.; Dafer,R.; Goldstein,L. B.; Schneck,M.; Messe,S. R.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 Neurology Neurology 2013 ;80(22):2065-2069
Singhal,A. B.; Biller,J.; Elkind,M. S.; Fullerton,H. J.; Jauch,E. C.; Kittner,S. J.; Levine,D. A.; Levine,S. R.Recognition and management of stroke in young adults and adolescents Neurology 2013 ;81(12):1089-1097
Block,H. S.; Biller,J.Commonly asked questions: thrombolytic therapy in the management of acute stroke Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2013 ;13(2):157-165
Hornik,A.; Rodriguez-Porcel,F.; Wallery,S.; Flaster,M.; Lee,J. M.; Biller,J.Late onset CNS immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an immunocompetent patient Frontiers in neurology 2013 ;4:12
Hornik,A.; Rosenblum,J.; Biller,J.Trigeminal perineural spread of renal cell carcinoma Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2012 ;70(10):831
Chaudhry,F. S.; Schneck,M. J.; Warady,J.; Platakis,J.; Morales-Vidal,S. G.; Biller,J.; Flaster,M.Primary stroke center concept: strengths and limitations Frontiers in neurology 2012 ;3:108
Cuomo,J.; Flaster,M.; Biller,J.Right brain: a descriptive account of two patients' experience with and adaptations to Balint syndrome. Neurology 2012 ;79(11):e95-6
Hornik,A.; Rodriguez Porcel,F. J.; Agha,C.; Flaster,M.; Morales Vidal,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Lee,J.; Biller,J.Central and extrapontine myelinolysis affecting the brain and spinal cord. An unusual presentation of pancreatic encephalopathy Frontiers in neurology 2012 ;3:135
Hornik,A.; Rodriguez-Porcel,F.; Ersahin,C. H.; Kadanoff,R.; Biller,J.Wegener's disease presenting with occipital condyle syndrome Frontiers in neurology 2012 ;3:53
Vitorovic,D.; Rosenblum,J.; Thomas,C.; Lee,J.; Biller,J.Primary CNS teratocarcinoma Frontiers in neurology 2012 ;3:14
Morales-Vidal,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Flaster,M.; Biller,J.Direct thrombin inhibitors and factor Xa inhibitors in patients with cerebrovascular disease Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2012 ;12(2):179-189
Hayward,D.; Morgan,C.; Emami,B.; Biller,J.; Prabhu,V. C.Jugular foramen syndrome as initial presentation of metastatic lung cancer Journal of neurological surgery reports 2012 ;73(1):14-18
Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in neurologic and neurosurgical disease Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.) 2011 ;17(1 Neurologic Complications of Systemic Disease):27-44
Flaster,M.; Morales-Vidal,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Statins in hemorrhagic stroke Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2011 ;11(8):1141-1149
Biller,J.; Schneck,M. J.The future of neurology Frontiers in neurology 2011 ;2:1
Biller,J.; Schneck,M. J.Patient management problem Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.) 2011 ;17(1 Neurologic Complications of Systemic Disease):198-203
Biller,J.; Schneck,M. J.Patient management problem-preferred responses Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.) 2011 ;17(1 Neurologic Complications of Systemic Disease):204-211
Morales-Vidal,S.; Schneck,M. J.; Flaster,M. S.; Biller,J.Stroke- and pregnancy-induced hypertensive syndromes. Women's health 2011 ;7(3):283-292
Miravalle,A.; Biller,J.; Schnitzler,E.; Bonwit,A.Neurological complications following vaccinations Neurological research 2010 ;32(3):285-292
Biller,J.Advances in neurologic therapy: Preface Neurologic clinics 2010 ;28(4):xv-xvi
Biller,J.; Hocker,S.; Morales-Vidal,S.Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiac procedures. Hospital practice (1995) Hospital practice 2010 ;38(4):83; No-89
Biller,J.Antiplatelet therapy in ischemic stroke: variability in clinical trials and its impact on choosing the appropriate therapy Journal of the neurological sciences 2009 ;284(1-2):1-9
Biller,J.Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics: recent stroke highlights Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2009 ;9(2):175-178
Biller,J.Stroke: Improving characterization of childhood cerebral arteriopathies. Nature Reviews Cardiology 2009 ;6(6):395-397
Eddeine,H. S.; Dafer,R. M.; Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Bilateral subdural hematomas in an adult with osteogenesis imperfecta Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association 2009 ;18(4):313-315
Love,B. B.; Hocker,S. E.; Biller,J.Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery MedLink Neurology 2009 ; :04072010
Ramirez-Zamora,A.; Biller,J.Brainstem cavernous malformations: a review with two case reports. Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2009 ;67(3B):917-921
Whapham,J. M.; Biller,J.Basilar Artery Stroke MedLink Neurology 2009 ; :05142009
Velicu,S.; Biller,J.; Hacein-Bey,L.; Freihage,J. H.; Leya,F.Paradoxical embolism to the central nervous system after sexual intercourse in a young woman with a complex atrial septal abnormality Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2008 ;17(5):320-324
Bandt,S. K.; Anderson,D.; Biller,J.Deep brain stimulation as an effective treatment option for post-midbrain infarction-related tremor as it presents with Benedikt syndrome. Journal of neurosurgery 2008 ;109(4):635-639
Biller,J.Aspirin nonresponse in patients with arterial causes of ischemic stroke: considerations in detection and management Journal of the neurological sciences 2008 ;272(1-2):1-7
Biller,J.The role of antiplatelet therapy in the management of ischemic stroke: implementation of guidelines in current practice Neurological research 2008 ;30(7):669-677
Gruener,G.; Biller,J.Spinal Cord, anatomy, localization, and an overview of spinal cord syndromes CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology 2008 ;14(3):11
Hamnik,S. E.; Hacein-Bey,L.; Biller,J.; Gruener,G.; Jay,W.Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) antibody positivity in patients with transverse myelitis and no visual manifestations Seminars in ophthalmology 2008 ;23(3):191-200
Love,B. B.; Fleck,J. D.; Biller,J.Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery MedLink Neurology 2008 ; :06192008
Dafer,R. M.; Biller,J.Anticoagulants for intracranial artery dissection without subarachnoid hemorrhage--safe but not sound?. Nature Clinical Practice Neurology 2008 ;4(1):20-21
Roach,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.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 Young Stroke 2008 ;39(9):2644-2691
Dafer,R. M.; Biller,J.Antiphospholipid syndrome: role of antiphospholipid antibodies in neurology Hematology - Oncology Clinics of North America 2008 ;22(1):95-105
Dafer,R. M.; Biller,J.Desmoteplase in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2007 ;7(4):333-337
Garcia,T.; Dafer,R. M.; Hocker,S.; Schneck,M.; Barton,K.; Biller,J.Recurrent strokes in two patients with POEMS syndrome and Castleman's disease. Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2007 ;16(6):278-284
Bhatti,A. F.; Leon,L. R.,Jr; Labropoulos,N.; Rubinas,T. L.; Rodriguez,H.; Kalman,P. G.; Schneck,M.; Psalms,S. B.; Biller,J.Free-floating thrombus of the carotid artery: literature review and case reports Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007 ;45(1):199-205
Benedict,W. J.; Prabhu,V.; Viola,M.; Biller,J.Carotid artery pseudoaneurysm resulting from an injury to the neck by a fouled baseball. Journal of the neurological sciences 2007 ;256(1-2):94-99
Armstrong,M. J.; Costello,A. K.; Hanessian,M.; Rao,M.; Biller,J.Conversion disorder? One patient's 'moving' story. Current Psychiatry 2006 ;5(3):77-80
Armstrong,M. J.; Hacein-Bey,L.; Schneck,M. J.; Nockels,R. P.; Biller,J.Thoracic intramedullary cavernous malformation with posttraumatic hematomyelia: case report and literature review. Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2006 ;15(2):74-78
Armstrong,M. J.; Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Discontinuation of perioperative antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy in stroke patients Neurologic clinics 2006 ;24(4):607-630
Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.How long are delays to carotid imaging and endarterectomy, and how do these delays affect recurrent stroke risk?[see comment]. Nature Clinical Practice Neurology 2006 ;2(3):126-127
Marriott,E.; Schneck,M. J.; Barron,J. T.; Cho,L.; Biller,J.Left ventricular thrombus discovered on chest computed tomography for presumed cryptogenic stroke Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association 2006 ;15(1):41-42
Chaudhry,F.; Gee,K. E.; Vaphiades,M. S.; Biller,J.; Jay,W.GQ1b antibody testing in Guillain-Barre syndrome and variants. Semin.Ophthalmol. 2006 ;21(4):223-227
Schneck,M. J.; Patel,A.; Rodriguez-Quinonez,A.; Brown,H. G.; Clark,J. I.; Prabhu,V.; Dafer,R. M.; Biller,J.Metastatic Melanoma to the Central Nervous System: Case Report and Review of the Literature Seminars in Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke 2005 ;5(3):217-220
Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Hemorrhagic stroke in the tropics Seminars in neurology 2005 ;25(3):300-306
Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.New treatments in acute ischemic stroke Current treatment options in neurology 2005 ;7(6):499-511
Mirza,R. G.; Biller,J.; Jay,W. M.Occipital lobe infarction following cardiac ablation. Seminars in ophthalmology 2004 ;19(3-4):70-71
Armstrong,M.; Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Isolated CNS Vasculitis with subarachnoid hemorrhage and bilateral carotid artery dissections. Seminars in Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke 2004 ;4(3):161-166
Schneck,M. J.; Biller,J.Antithrombotic therapy for prevention of recurrent stroke in the new millennium Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2004 ;4(2):145-149
Medical School
School of Medicine, University of the Republic
Henry Ford Hospital, Neurology
Loyola University Medical Center/Hines VA Medical Center, Neurology
Bowman Gray School of Medicine,Wake Forest University, Cerebrovascular Research
Interests & Hobbies
Classical Music
Foreign Travel
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