Sean Ruland, DO


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

Languages Spoken

English, none

Clinical Expertise

  • Neuro-Intensive Critical Care
  • Stroke
  • Acute Neurology Care

About Dr. Ruland

Family, Exercise

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

Neurology - General Cert: AM Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)
Vascular Neurology - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)


  • 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
  • Risk of warfarin-associated intracerebral haemorrhage after ischaemic stroke is low and unchanged during the 2000s Ruland, S.; Biller, J., Evidence-based medicine
  • Neurology of rheumatologic disorders Nouh, A.; Carbunar, O.; Ruland, S., Current neurology and neuroscience reports
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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