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Nicolas Bianchi

Nicolas A. Bianchi, MD

Dr. Nicolas A. Bianchi is a faculty attending at Grady Memorial Hospital in the Marcus Stroke and Neurosciences Center’s inpatient neurology service and outpatient stroke clinic since 2015. He is the Associate Medical Director of the Marcus Stroke Network that provides telestroke consultation to Georgia’s only Mobile Stroke ambulance and remote sites in Georgia and Alabama.
Dr. Bianchi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Emory University and he also serves in the neurology consult service at Emory University Hospital.
Dr. Bianchi received his medical degree and finished an internal medicine residency training in Argentina and then continued his training at University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital where he completed his neurology residency and a vascular neurology fellowship. He was honored to serve as Neurology Chief Resident during his residency at University of Miami.
Prior to his current appointment at Emory University, he held faculty appointment at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences working as the medical director of the AR SAVES Telestroke Program and as the interim medical director of UAMS’s certified Primary Stroke Center. During his stay UAMS, he received several patient satisfaction awards by the dean’s office and a patient care award by his residents.
Dr. Bianchi is board certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the AHA/American Stroke Association.
His clinical and research interests include treatment of cryptogenic stroke, stroke systems of care and telemedicine for acute stroke.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Psychiatry/Neurology

Fellowships

  • University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital

Affiliations

  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Universidad Catolica
  • Internship: University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Residency: University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital

Honors & Awards

Best Presentation of Case. “Wilson´s Disease with Normal Serum Copper and Ceruloplasmin”. Bianchi NA, XII National Medicine Congress of the Argentine Medicine Society. 2003

Administrative Chief Resident, Neurology Training Program, University of Miami, Miami, FL. AY 2002010

The Circle of Excellence Dean’s List. Quarterly honor roll of the COM faculty physicians who scored at or above the 90th percentile on patient satisfaction in the most recent Press-Ganey poll (Inpatient or Emergency Department) with at least 7 surveys returned, at UAMS Medical Center. April 2012

Patient Care Award. Neurology Resident’s Graduation June 8th, 2013.

The Circle of Excellence Dean’s List. Quarterly honor roll of the COM faculty physicians who scored at or above the 90th percentile on patient satisfaction in the most recent Press-Ganey poll (Inpatient or Emergency Department) with at least 7 surveys returned, at UAMS Medical Center. October 2013

The Circle of Excellence Dean’s List. Quarterly honor roll of the COM faculty physicians who scored at or above the 90th percentile on patient satisfaction in the most recent Press-Ganey poll (Inpatient or Emergency Department) with at least 7 surveys returned, at UAMS Medical Center. April 2014

Certificate of Appreciation. For commitment to Quality during Performance Improvement Initiatives coordinated by Quality Management Department, UAMS. October 2014

Faculty Excellence Award, for excellent Patient Satisfaction in 8A unit in 2017. Emory SOM, October 18th, 2017.

Publications

Ortiz G, Bianchi N, Tiede M, Bhatia R. “Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome after Intravenous Caffeine for Post-Lumbar Puncture Headaches”. Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Mar;30(3):586-7. Epub 2008 Oct 22. PMID: 18945799.

Yaghi S, Hinduja A, Bianchi N. “The effect of admission hyperglycemia in stroke patients treated with thrombolysis”. Int J Neurosci. 2012 Nov;122(11):637-40. Epub 2012 Jul 12. PMID 22720729

Yaghi S, Rayaz S, Bianchi N, Hall-Barrow JC, Hinduja A. "Thrombolysis to stroke mimics in Telestroke”. J Telemed Telecare. Epub October 3, 2012. PMID 23034934

Yaghi S, Bianchi N, Amole A, Hinduja A. “ASPECTS is a predictor of favorable CT perfusion in acute ischemic stroke.” J Neuroradiol. 2014 Jul;41(3):184-7 Epub October 21, 2013. PMID: 24156874

Limaye K, Patel A, Bianchi N, Hinduja A. “A twisted tale of PRES”. Acta Neurol Belg. 2015 Jun;115(2):187-9. Epub 2014 Jun 27. PMID: 24968723

Yaghi S, Hinduja A, Bianchi N. “Predictors of major improvement after intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke.” Int J Neurosci. 2016;126(1):67-9. Epub 2015 May 5. PMID: 25562545

Yaghi S, Harik SI, Hinduja A, Bianchi N, Johnson DM, Keyrouz SG. “Post tPA transfer to hub improves outcome of moderate to severe ischemic stroke patients” J Telemed Telecare. 2015 Oct;21(7):396-9. Epub 2015 May. PMID: 25962653

Brown AT, Wei F, Culp WC, Brown G, Tyler R, Balamurugan A, Bianchi N. “Emergency Transport of Stroke Suspects in a Rural State: Opportunities for Improvement”. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Aug;34(8):1640-4. Epub 2016 Jun 14. PMID: 27344100

Haussen D, Bouslama M, Grossberg JA, Anderson A, Belagaje S, Frankel M, Bianchi N, Rebello LC, Nogueira RG. “Too Good to Intervene? Thrombectomy For Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes With Minimal Symptoms: An Intention To Treat Analysis.” J Neurointerv Surg. 2016 Sep 2. PMID: 27589861

Bouslama M, Haussen DC, Grossberg JA, Dehkharghani S, Bowen MT, Rebello LC, Bianchi NA, Frankel MR, Nogueira RG. “Computed Tomographic Perfusion Selection and Clinical Outcomes After Endovascular Therapy in Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke”. Stroke. 2017 May;48(5):1271-1277. PMID: 28389614

Rebello LC, Bouslama M, Haussen DC, Grossberg JA, Dehkharghani S, Anderson A, Belagaje SR, Bianchi NA, Grigoryan M, Frankel MR, Nogueira RG. “Stroke etiology and collaterals: atheroembolic strokes have greater collateral recruitment than cardioembolic strokes. Eur J Neurol. 2017 Jun;24(6):762-767. PMID: 28432712

Haussen DC, Grossberg JA, Bouslama M, Pradilla G, Belagaje S, Bianchi N, Allen JW, Frankel M, Nogueira RG. “Carotid Web (Intimal Fibromuscular Dysplasia) Has High Stroke Recurrence Risk and Is Amenable to Stenting.” Stroke. 2017 Oct 10. PMID: 29018133

Nogueira RG, Jadhav AP, Haussen DC, Bonafe A, Budzik RF, Bhuva P, Yavagal DR, Ribo M, Cognard C, Hanel RA, Sila CA, Hassan AE, Millan M, Levy EI, Mitchell P, Chen M, English JD, Shah QA, Silver FL, Pereira VM, Mehta BP, Baxter BW, Abraham MG, Cardona P, Veznedaroglu E, Hellinger FR, Feng L, Kirmani JF, Lopes DK, Jankowitz BT, Frankel MR, Costalat V, Vora NA, Yoo AJ, Malik AM, Furlan AJ, Rubiera M, Aghaebrahim A, Olivot JM, Tekle WG, Shields R, Graves T, Lewis RJ, Smith WS, Liebeskind DS, Saver JL, Jovin TG; DAWN Trial Investigators. “Thrombectomy 6 to 24 Hours after Stroke with a Mismatch between Deficit and Infarct.” N Engl J Med. 2018 Jan 4;378(1):11-21. Epub 2017 Nov 11. PMID: 29129157

Bowen MT, Rebello LC, Bouslama M, Haussen DC, Grossberg JA, Bianchi NA, Belagaje S, Anderson A, Frankel MR, Nogueira RG. "Clinical and Imaging Outcomes of Endovascular Therapy in Patients with Acute Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes and Mild Clinical Symptoms". Interv Neurol. 2018 Feb;7(1-2):91-98. PMID 29628948.

Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Grossberg JA, Bouslama M, Barreira C, Bianchi N, Frankel MR, Nogueira RG. “Longer stent retrievers enhance thrombectomy performance in acute stroke.” J Neurointerv Surg. 2018 Jun 1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 29858398

Haussen DC, Bouslama M, Dehkharghani S, Grossberg JA, Bianchi N, Bowen M, Frankel MR, Nogueira RG. “Automated CT Perfusion Prediction of Large Vessel Acute Stroke from Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease”. Interv Neurol. 2018 Oct;7(6):334-340. doi: 10.1159/000487335. Epub 2018 May 17.

Bouslama M, Rebello LC, Haussen DC, Grossberg JA, Anderson AM, Belagaje SR, Bianchi NA, Frankel MR, Nogueira RG. “Endovascular Therapy and Ethnic Disparities in Stroke Outcomes”. Interv Neurol. 2018 Oct;7(6):389-398. doi: 10.1159/000487607. Epub 2018 Jun 19.