Jose Biller, MD, FAAN, FACP, FAHA

Neurology

Neurological Surgery
Professor
Department Chairperson, Neurology, Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program, Medical Director, Stroke Program

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, Italian

Clinical Expertise

  • Acute Neurology Care
  • Aneurysms
  • Brain Hemorrhage (Bleeding)
  • General Neurology
  • Neurological Complications of Pregnancy
  • Stroke
  • Stroke in Children and Young Adults
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Neurology

About Dr. Biller

Interests
Soccer, Classical Music, Foreign Travel, Opera, History

Medical Education

Medical School
School of Medicine, University of the Republic, Uruguay
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

Board Certification

Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Research

  • Neurocutaneous Disorders for the Practicing Neurologist: a Focused Review Figueiredo, A. C.; Mata-Machado, N.; McCoyd, M.; Biller, J., Current neurology and neuroscience reports
  • A call for new attitudes on infection vaccination, and childhood stroke, Biller, J.; Heyer, G. L., Neurology
  • A Pediatric Patient with Refractory Seizures and a Mesial Temporal Lobe Lesion McGinley, M.; Chen, H.; Anderson, D.; Asconape, J.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
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  • Classification of Subtypes of Ischemic Stroke: History of the Trial of Org 10 172 in Acute Stroke Treatment Classification Adams, H. P., Jr; Biller, J., Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
  • Do Not Forget Susac Syndrome in Patients with Unexplained Acute Confusion Star, M.; Gill, R.; Bruzzone, M.; De Alba, F.; Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • 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
  • Amyloid-Beta related angiitis of the central nervous system: case report and topic review Nouh, A.; Borys, E.; Gierut, A. K.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Author response Armstrong, M. J.; Biller, J.; Goldstein, L. B.; Schneck, M.; Messe, S. R., Neurology
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia: state of the science and critical unanswered questions: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association 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 Council, Circulation
  • Future of subspecialty training in vascular neurology Adams, H. P., Jr; Biller, J., Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
  • Neurologic aspects of systemic disease Part III. Preface, Biller, J.; Ferro, J. M., Handbook of clinical neurology
  • Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology Hocker, S.; Wijdicks, E. F.; Biller, J., Handbook of clinical neurology
  • Neurology of pregnancy Block, H. S.; Biller, J., Handbook of clinical neurology
  • Refractory Fulminant Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) in an Adult Rodriguez-Porcel, F.; Hornik, A.; Rosenblum, J.; Borys, E.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • 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
  • Right Brain: A reading specialist with alexia without agraphia: Teacher interrupted Cuomo, J.; Flaster, M.; Biller, J., Neurology
  • Use and in-hospital outcomes of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in pediatric arterial ischemic stroke patients Nasr, D. M.; Biller, J.; Rabinstein, A. A., Pediatric neurology
  • Armored brain Chaudhry, F. S.; Biller, J.; Loftus, C. M.; Braca Iii, J. A., Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
  • Autopsy proven peripheral nervous system neurolymphomatosis despite negative bilateral sural nerve biopsy Ramirez-Zamora, A.; Morales-Vidal, S.; Chawla, J.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Central poststroke pain: current diagnosis and treatment Flaster, M.; Meresh, E.; Rao, M.; Biller, J., Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Commonly asked questions in transient ischemic attack Chaudhry, F.; Biller, J.; Flaster, M., Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
  • Commonly asked questions: thrombolytic therapy in the management of acute stroke Block, H. S.; Biller, J., Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
  • Eleven commonly asked questions about ischemic stroke Carnahan, L.; Block, H. S.; Biller, J., Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Foster Kennedy Syndrome Due to Meningioma Growth during Pregnancy Rodriguez-Porcel, F.; Hughes, I.; Anderson, D.; Lee, J.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Late onset CNS immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an immunocompetent patient Hornik, A.; Rodriguez-Porcel, F.; Wallery, S.; Flaster, M.; Lee, J. M.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Management of intracerebral hemorrhage in the presence of anticoagulant therapy Block, H. S.; Biller, J., Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Musical hallucinations and forgotten tunes - case report and brief literature review Vitorovic, D.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Neurology has grown into an exciting and therapeutically oriented discipline Biller, J., Neurologic clinics
  • Nosography of the "essential": volitional palatal tremor Biller, J.; Espay, A. J., Neurology
  • Recognition and management of stroke in young adults and adolescents Singhal, A. B.; Biller, J.; Elkind, M. S.; Fullerton, H. J.; Jauch, E. C.; Kittner, S. J.; Levine, D. A.; Levine, S. R., Neurology
  • Stroke due to calcific embolism after cardiac procedures Chaudhry, F. S.; Vela-Duarte, D.; Biller, J., Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
  • 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 Armstrong, M. J.; Gronseth, G.; Anderson, D. C.; Biller, J.; Cucchiara, B.; Dafer, R.; Goldstein, L. B.; Schneck, M.; Messe, S. R., Neurology
  • Central and extrapontine myelinolysis affecting the brain and spinal cord. An unusual presentation of pancreatic encephalopathy Hornik, A.; Rodriguez Porcel, F. J.; Agha, C.; Flaster, M.; Morales Vidal, S.; Schneck, M. J.; Lee, J.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Direct thrombin inhibitors and factor Xa inhibitors in patients with cerebrovascular disease Morales-Vidal, S.; Schneck, M. J.; Flaster, M.; Biller, J., Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
  • Jugular foramen syndrome as initial presentation of metastatic lung cancer Hayward, D.; Morgan, C.; Emami, B.; Biller, J.; Prabhu, V. C., Journal of neurological surgery reports
  • Primary CNS teratocarcinoma Vitorovic, D.; Rosenblum, J.; Thomas, C.; Lee, J.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Primary stroke center concept: strengths and limitations Chaudhry, F. S.; Schneck, M. J.; Warady, J.; Platakis, J.; Morales-Vidal, S. G.; Biller, J.; Flaster, M., Frontiers in neurology
  • Right brain: a descriptive account of two patients' experience with and adaptations to Balint syndrome. Cuomo, J.; Flaster, M.; Biller, J., Neurology
  • Trigeminal perineural spread of renal cell carcinoma Hornik, A.; Rosenblum, J.; Biller, J., Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
  • Wegener's disease presenting with occipital condyle syndrome Hornik, A.; Rodriguez-Porcel, F.; Ersahin, C. H.; Kadanoff, R.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in neurologic and neurosurgical disease Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
  • Patient management problem Biller, J.; Schneck, M. J., Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
  • Patient management problem-preferred responses Biller, J.; Schneck, M. J., Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
  • Statins in hemorrhagic stroke Flaster, M.; Morales-Vidal, S.; Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
  • Stroke- and pregnancy-induced hypertensive syndromes. Morales-Vidal, S.; Schneck, M. J.; Flaster, M. S.; Biller, J., Women's health
  • The future of neurology Biller, J.; Schneck, M. J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Advances in neurologic therapy: Preface Biller, J., Neurologic clinics
  • Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiac procedures. Biller, J.; Hocker, S.; Morales-Vidal, S., Hospital practice (1995) Hospital practice
  • Neurological complications following vaccinations Miravalle, A.; Biller, J.; Schnitzler, E.; Bonwit, A., Neurological research
  • Antiplatelet therapy in ischemic stroke: variability in clinical trials and its impact on choosing the appropriate therapy Biller, J., Journal of the neurological sciences
  • Basilar Artery Stroke Whapham, J. M.; Biller, J., MedLink Neurology
  • Bilateral subdural hematomas in an adult with osteogenesis imperfecta Eddeine, H. S.; Dafer, R. M.; Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • Brainstem cavernous malformations: a review with two case reports. Ramirez-Zamora, A.; Biller, J., Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
  • Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics: recent stroke highlights Biller, J., Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
  • Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery Love, B. B.; Hocker, S. E.; Biller, J., MedLink Neurology
  • Stroke: Improving characterization of childhood cerebral arteriopathies. Biller, J., Nature Reviews Cardiology
  • Anticoagulants for intracranial artery dissection without subarachnoid hemorrhage--safe but not sound?. Dafer, R. M.; Biller, J., Nature Clinical Practice Neurology
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome: role of antiphospholipid antibodies in neurology Dafer, R. M.; Biller, J., Hematology - Oncology Clinics of North America
  • Aspirin nonresponse in patients with arterial causes of ischemic stroke: considerations in detection and management Biller, J., Journal of the neurological sciences
  • 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
  • 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 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., Stroke
  • Neurologic complications of cardiac surgery Love, B. B.; Fleck, J. D.; Biller, J., MedLink Neurology
  • Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) antibody positivity in patients with transverse myelitis and no visual manifestations Hamnik, S. E.; Hacein-Bey, L.; Biller, J.; Gruener, G.; Jay, W., Seminars in ophthalmology
  • Paradoxical embolism to the central nervous system after sexual intercourse in a young woman with a complex atrial septal abnormality Velicu, S.; Biller, J.; Hacein-Bey, L.; Freihage, J. H.; Leya, F., Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Spinal Cord anatomy, localization, and an overview of spinal cord syndromes, Gruener, G.; Biller, J., CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
  • The role of antiplatelet therapy in the management of ischemic stroke: implementation of guidelines in current practice Biller, J., Neurological research
  • 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
  • Desmoteplase in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke Dafer, R. M.; Biller, J., Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
  • Free-floating thrombus of the carotid artery: literature review and case reports Bhatti, 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
  • 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
  • Conversion disorder? One patient's 'moving' story. Armstrong, M. J.; Costello, A. K.; Hanessian, M.; Rao, M.; Biller, J., Current Psychiatry
  • Discontinuation of perioperative antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy in stroke patients Armstrong, M. J.; Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Neurologic clinics
  • GQ1b antibody testing in Guillain-Barre syndrome and variants. Chaudhry, F.; Gee, K. E.; Vaphiades, M. S.; Biller, J.; Jay, W., Semin.Ophthalmol.
  • 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
  • Left ventricular thrombus discovered on chest computed tomography for presumed cryptogenic stroke Marriott, E.; Schneck, M. J.; Barron, J. T.; Cho, L.; Biller, J., Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • 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
  • Hemorrhagic stroke in the tropics Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Seminars in neurology
  • Metastatic Melanoma to the Central Nervous System: Case Report and Review of the Literature Schneck, 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
  • New treatments in acute ischemic stroke Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Current treatment options in neurology
  • Antithrombotic therapy for prevention of recurrent stroke in the new millennium Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
  • Isolated CNS Vasculitis with subarachnoid hemorrhage and bilateral carotid artery dissections. Armstrong, M.; Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., Seminars in Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke
  • Occipital lobe infarction following cardiac ablation. Mirza, R. G.; Biller, J.; Jay, W. M., Seminars in ophthalmology