Jose Biller, MD, FAAN,FACP,FAHA

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

Clinical Expertise

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Hemorrhage (Bleeding)
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

About Dr. Biller

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

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

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

Research

  • Impact of Stroke Call on the Stroke Neurology Workforce in the United States: Possible Challenges and Opportunities Kenton, E. J.; Culebras, A.; Fayad, P. B.; Goldstein, L. B.; Kaskie, B.; Leira, E. C.; Lutsep, H. L.; Wechsler, L. R.; Biller, J.; Katzan, I. L.; Stevens, J. C.; Wang, D. Z.; Adams, N.; Cahill, C.; AAN Vascular Neurology Stroke Practice Resources Workgroup, Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • Development and Validation of a Bilingual Stroke Preparedness Assessment Instrument Skolarus, L. E.; Mazor, K. M.; Sanchez, B. N.; Dome, M.; Biller, J.; Morgenstern, L. B., Stroke
  • Intracranial Arterial Dolichoectasia Del Brutto, V. J.; Ortiz, J. G.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
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  • Mystery Case: Diagnostic challenges in a young patient with hypereosinophilia Ortiz, J. G.; Douglas, P. W.; Gill, C. E.; Mehrotra, S.; Biller, J., Neurology
  • Neuroimaging Predictors of Clinical Outcome in Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion Garg, R.; Biller, J., Frontiers in neurology
  • Persistent brain injury after preeclampsia Cipolla, M. J.; Biller, J., Neurology
  • Recent advances in the management of transient ischemic attacks Gomez, C. R.; Schneck, M. J.; Biller, J., F1000Research
  • Top of the Basilar Syndrome Presenting With Convulsions Conte, W. L.; Gill, C. E.; Biller, J., JAMA neurology
  • Total cerebral small vessel disease score and cognitive performance in community-dwelling older adults. Results from the Atahualpa Project Del Brutto, V. J.; Ortiz, J. G.; Del Brutto, O. H.; Mera, R. M.; Zambrano, M.; Biller, J., INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
  • 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
  • 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