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I'm Junaid Kalia.
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I am an Edupreneur and founder of AINeuroCare.
Healthcare is going through a digital transformation and so should education in Healthcare too.
I am passionate about digital health education in
I am US Board certified neurologist with a specialization in Neurocritical Care, Stroke & Epilepsy.
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The philosophy which drives me:

β€œIf anyone saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of all mankind”

Current Positions


  • Vice President, Clinical Strategy VeeOne Health. Inc Mar 2020 – Present
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  • Founder & Digital Health Strategist AINeuroCare Academy Jan 2019 - Present
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  • Editor-in-Chief Neurology Pocketbook July 2019 - Present
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Clinical Expertise


  • In-person & Virtual Care
  • Neurology
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
Non-Clinical Expertise

  • Digital Health
  • eHealth Literacy
  • Virtual Care
  • AI in Healthcare
  • Value-based Care in Neurology

Education


Published Journals


More Publications
  1. Bernstein, Richard A. et al. β€œEffect of Long-Term Continuous Cardiac Monitoring vs Usual Care on Detection of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Stroke Attributed to Large- or Small-Vessel Disease: The STROKE-AF Randomized Clinical Trial.” JAMA: the journal of the American Medical Association 325.21 (2021): 2169–2177. Web.
  1. Ali, F., Hamid, U., Zaidat, O., Bhatti, D. & Kalia, J. S. Role of Artificial Intelligence in TeleStroke: An Overview. Front. Neurol. 11, 559322 (2020)
  1. Saherwala AA, Stutzman SE, Osman M1, Kalia J, Aiyagari V. et al Correlation of Noninvasive Blood Pressure and Invasive Intra-arterial Blood Pressure in Patients Treated with Vasoactive Medications in a Neurocritical Care Unit. Neurocrit Care. 2018 Mar 22. doi: 10.1007/s12028-018-0521-0
  1. Drazin, D., Fennell, V. S., Gifford, E., Lagman, C., Atchaneeyasakul, K., … Yavagal, D. R. (2017). Safety and outcomes of simultaneous vasospasm and endovascular aneurysm treatment (SVAT) in subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, http://doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012714
  1. Malik, A., Hayat, G., Kalia, J. S., & Guzman, M. A. (2016). Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies: Clinical Approach and Management. Frontiers in Neurology, 7, 64. http://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2016.00064
  1. Nogueira RG, Gupta R, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Zaidat OO, et al. Predictors and clinical relevance of hemorrhagic transformation after endovascular therapy for anterior circulation large vessel occlusion strokes: a multicenter retrospective analysis of 1122 patients. J. Neurointerv. Surg 2014 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24401478
  1. Zaidat OO, Kalia J, Nourollah-Zadeh E, Castonguay AC, Lazzaro M, Lynch J, et al. Stenting and Angioplasty of Small Cerebral Arteries in Symptomatic Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease. Interv. Neurol. Karger Publishers; 2014 [cited 2014 Mar 24];2:123–31.
  1. Edgell RC, Kalia JS, Haghighi AB. Selective Endovascular Aneurysm Neck Ligation to Treat Compressive Cranial Neuropathy. J Neuroimaging 2011;XX:1–4. Article first published online: 29 NOV 2012 DOI: 10.1111/j.1552-6569.2012.00721.x
  1. Zaidat OO, Liebeskind DS, Edgell RC, Amlie-Lefond CM, Kalia JS, Alexandrov AV. Clinical trial design for endovascular ischemic stroke intervention. Neurology. 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S221-33. PubMed PMID: 23008403.
  1. Zaidat OO, Lazzaro MA, Liebeskind DS, Janjua N, Wechsler L, Nogueira RG, Edgell RC, Kalia JS, Badruddin A, English J, Yavagal D, Kirmani JF, Alexandrov AV, Khatri P. Revascularization grading in endovascular acute ischemic stroke therapy. Neurology. 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S110-6. PubMed PMID: 23008384.
  1. Jiang WJ, Cheng-Ching E, Abou-Chebl A, Zaidat OO, Jovin TG, Kalia J, Hussain MS, Lin R, Malik AM, Hui F, Gupta R. Multicenter analysis of stenting in symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jan;70(1):25-30; discussion 31. PubMed PMID: 21795866.
  1. Edgell RC, Zaidat OO, Gupta R, Abou-Chebl A, Linfante I, Xavier A, Nogueira R, Alshekhlee A, Kalia J, Etezadi V, Aghaebrahim N, Jovin T. Multicenter Study of Safety in Stenting for Symptomatic Vertebral Artery Origin Stenosis: Results from the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology Research Consortium. J Neuroimaging. 2011 Dec 30. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6569.2011.00665.x. PubMed PMID: 22211776.
  1. Gupta R, Tayal AH, Levy EI, Cheng-Ching E, Rai A, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Zaidat OO, Lin R, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Abou-Chebl A, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Jovin TG. Intra-arterial thrombolysis or stent placement during endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke leads to the highest recanalization rate: results of a multicenter retrospective study. Neurosurgery. 2011 Jun;68(6):1618-22; discussion 1622-3. PubMed PMID: 21336221.
  1. Natarajan SK, Dandona P, Karmon Y, Yoo AJ, Kalia JS, Hao Q, Hsu DP, Hopkins LN, Fiorella DJ, Bendok BR, Nguyen TN, Rymer MM, Nanda A, Liebeskind DS, Zaidat OO, Nogueira RG, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI. Prediction of adverse outcomes by blood glucose level after endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke. J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun;114(6):1785-99. Epub 2011 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 21351835.
  1. Nguyen TN, Zaidat OO, Gupta R, Nogueira RG, Tariq N, Kalia JS, Norbash AM, Qureshi AI. Balloon angioplasty for intracranial atherosclerotic disease: periprocedural risks and short-term outcomes in a multicenter study. Stroke. 2011 Jan;42(1):107-11. Epub 2010 Nov 11. PubMed PMID: 21071722.
  1. McDonagh DL, Olson DM, Kalia JS, Gupta R, Abou-Chebl A, Zaidat OO. Anesthesia and Sedation Practices Among Neurointerventionalists during Acute Ischemic Stroke Endovascular Therapy. Front Neurol. 2010 Nov 11;1:118. PubMed PMID: 21188256; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3008915.
  1. Abou-Chebl A, Lin R, Hussain MS, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Tayal AH, Zaidat OO, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Gupta R. Conscious sedation versus general anesthesia during endovascular therapy for acute anterior circulation stroke: preliminary results from a retrospective, multicenter study. Stroke. 2010 Jun;41(6):1175-9. Epub 2010 Apr 15. PubMed PMID: 20395617.
  1. Niu T, Kalia JS, Zaidat OO. Rare vascular complication of percutaneous balloon compression of trigeminal neuralgia treated endovascularly. J Neurointerv Surg. 2010 Jun;2(2):147-9. Epub 2009 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 21990596.
  1. Kalia J, Wolfe T, Zaidat OO. Limb-shaking transient ischemic attack masquerading as lumbar radiculopathy from pericallosal artery stenosis treated successfully with intracranial angioplasty and stenting. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Mar;19(2):169-73. PubMed PMID: 20189096.
  1. Kalia JS, Niu T, Zaidat OO. The use of a covered stent graft for obliteration of high-flow carotid cavernous fistula presenting with life-threatening epistaxis. J Neurointerv Surg. 2009 Dec;1(2):142-5. Epub 2009 Oct 30. PubMed PMID: 21994284.
  1. Kalia JS, Zaidat OO. Using a distal access catheter in acute stroke intervention with penumbra, merci and gateway. A technical case report. Interv Neuroradiol. 2009 Dec;15(4):421-4. Epub 2009 Dec 28. PubMed PMID: 20465880; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3299428.
  1. Zaidat OO, Kalia JS, Lynch JR (2008). Ethical Perspectives in Neurology: Endovascular Stroke Therapy and End of Life Decisions of Locked-In Syndrome. Continuum: - Acute Ischemic Stroke 2008 (with Quintessential). 2008; 14 (6):137-140.
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Saherwala AA, Stutzman SE, Osman M1, Kalia J, Aiyagari V. et al Correlation of Noninvasive Blood Pressure and Invasive Intra-arterial Blood Pressure in Patients Treated with Vasoactive Medications in a Neurocritical Care Unit. Neurocrit Care. 2018 Mar 22. doi: 10.1007/s12028-018-0521-0
Drazin, D., Fennell, V. S., Gifford, E., Lagman, C., Atchaneeyasakul, K., … Yavagal, D. R. (2017). Safety and outcomes of simultaneous vasospasm and endovascular aneurysm treatment (SVAT) in subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, http://doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012714
Malik, A., Hayat, G., Kalia, J. S., & Guzman, M. A. (2016). Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies: Clinical Approach and Management. Frontiers in Neurology, 7, 64. http://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2016.00064
Nogueira RG, Gupta R, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Zaidat OO, et al. Predictors and clinical relevance of hemorrhagic transformation after endovascular therapy for anterior circulation large vessel occlusion strokes: a multicenter retrospective analysis of 1122 patients. J. Neurointerv. Surg 2014 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24401478
Zaidat OO, Kalia J, Nourollah-Zadeh E, Castonguay AC, Lazzaro M, Lynch J, et al. Stenting and Angioplasty of Small Cerebral Arteries in Symptomatic Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease. Interv. Neurol. Karger Publishers; 2014 [cited 2014 Mar 24];2:123–31.
Edgell RC, Kalia JS, Haghighi AB. Selective Endovascular Aneurysm Neck Ligation to Treat Compressive Cranial Neuropathy. J Neuroimaging 2011;XX:1–4. Article first published online: 29 NOV 2012 DOI: 10.1111/j.1552-6569.2012.00721.x
Zaidat OO, Liebeskind DS, Edgell RC, Amlie-Lefond CM, Kalia JS, Alexandrov AV. Clinical trial design for endovascular ischemic stroke intervention. Neurology. 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S221-33. PubMed PMID: 23008403.
Zaidat OO, Lazzaro MA, Liebeskind DS, Janjua N, Wechsler L, Nogueira RG, Edgell RC, Kalia JS, Badruddin A, English J, Yavagal D, Kirmani JF, Alexandrov AV, Khatri P. Revascularization grading in endovascular acute ischemic stroke therapy. Neurology. 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S110-6. PubMed PMID: 23008384.
Jiang WJ, Cheng-Ching E, Abou-Chebl A, Zaidat OO, Jovin TG, Kalia J, Hussain MS, Lin R, Malik AM, Hui F, Gupta R. Multicenter analysis of stenting in symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jan;70(1):25-30; discussion 31. PubMed PMID: 21795866.
Edgell RC, Zaidat OO, Gupta R, Abou-Chebl A, Linfante I, Xavier A, Nogueira R, Alshekhlee A, Kalia J, Etezadi V, Aghaebrahim N, Jovin T. Multicenter Study of Safety in Stenting for Symptomatic Vertebral Artery Origin Stenosis: Results from the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology Research Consortium. J Neuroimaging. 2011 Dec 30. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6569.2011.00665.x. PubMed PMID: 22211776.
Gupta R, Tayal AH, Levy EI, Cheng-Ching E, Rai A, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Zaidat OO, Lin R, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Abou-Chebl A, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Jovin TG. Intra-arterial thrombolysis or stent placement during endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke leads to the highest recanalization rate: results of a multicenter retrospective study. Neurosurgery. 2011 Jun;68(6):1618-22; discussion 1622-3. PubMed PMID: 21336221.
Natarajan SK, Dandona P, Karmon Y, Yoo AJ, Kalia JS, Hao Q, Hsu DP, Hopkins LN, Fiorella DJ, Bendok BR, Nguyen TN, Rymer MM, Nanda A, Liebeskind DS, Zaidat OO, Nogueira RG, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI. Prediction of adverse outcomes by blood glucose level after endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke. J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun;114(6):1785-99. Epub 2011 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 21351835.
Nguyen TN, Zaidat OO, Gupta R, Nogueira RG, Tariq N, Kalia JS, Norbash AM, Qureshi AI. Balloon angioplasty for intracranial atherosclerotic disease: periprocedural risks and short-term outcomes in a multicenter study. Stroke. 2011 Jan;42(1):107-11. Epub 2010 Nov 11. PubMed PMID: 21071722.
McDonagh DL, Olson DM, Kalia JS, Gupta R, Abou-Chebl A, Zaidat OO. Anesthesia and Sedation Practices Among Neurointerventionalists during Acute Ischemic Stroke Endovascular Therapy. Front Neurol. 2010 Nov 11;1:118. PubMed PMID: 21188256; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3008915.
Abou-Chebl A, Lin R, Hussain MS, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Tayal AH, Zaidat OO, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Gupta R. Conscious sedation versus general anesthesia during endovascular therapy for acute anterior circulation stroke: preliminary results from a retrospective, multicenter study. Stroke. 2010 Jun;41(6):1175-9. Epub 2010 Apr 15. PubMed PMID: 20395617.
Niu T, Kalia JS, Zaidat OO. Rare vascular complication of percutaneous balloon compression of trigeminal neuralgia treated endovascularly. J Neurointerv Surg. 2010 Jun;2(2):147-9. Epub 2009 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 21990596.
Kalia J, Wolfe T, Zaidat OO. Limb-shaking transient ischemic attack masquerading as lumbar radiculopathy from pericallosal artery stenosis treated successfully with intracranial angioplasty and stenting. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Mar;19(2):169-73. PubMed PMID: 20189096. Kalia JS, Niu T, Zaidat OO. The use of a covered stent graft for obliteration of high-flow carotid cavernous fistula presenting with life-threatening epistaxis. J Neurointerv Surg. 2009 Dec;1(2):142-5. Epub 2009 Oct 30. PubMed PMID: 21994284.
Kalia JS, Zaidat OO. Using a distal access catheter in acute stroke intervention with penumbra, merci and gateway. A technical case report. Interv Neuroradiol. 2009 Dec;15(4):421-4. Epub 2009 Dec 28. PubMed PMID: 20465880; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3299428. Zaidat OO, Kalia JS, Lynch JR (2008). Ethical Perspectives in Neurology: Endovascular Stroke Therapy and End of Life Decisions of Locked-In Syndrome. Continuum: – Acute Ischemic Stroke 2008 (with Quintessential). 2008; 14 (6):137-140.

Book Chapters


  • Intensive Care of the Neurointerventional Patient Kalia JS, Feen ES, Kumar A. The post-procedure intensive care of neuroinventional patients is integral to patient good outcomes. Neurointerventional patients may present either electively or emergently.
More Book Chapters
  • Kalia JS, Zaidat OO. Carotid Body Tumor Embolization. Sakai O, ed. Head and Neck Imaging Cases. McGraw-Hill Medical. 2011
  • Kalia JS, Zaidat OO. Meningioma Presurgical Embolization. Sakai O, ed. Head and Neck Imaging Cases. McGraw-Hill Medical. 2011
  • Kalia JS, Zaidat OO. Epistaxis Embolization. Sakai O, ed. Head and Neck Imaging Cases. McGraw-Hill Medical. 2011

Peer-Reviewed Other Contribution


  • Fusiform Intracranial Aneurysms Edgell RC, Allam H, Herbst J, Kalia JS. Contribution to MedLink
  • PVA particles embolization of Carotid Body Tumor in a 42-year-old man. Kalia JS, Zaidat OO. Contribution to SVIN.org
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MedLink
  • Fusiform Intracranial Aneurysms. Edgell RC, Allam H, Herbst J, Kalia JS.
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Kalia JS, Zaidat OO.
  • PVA particles embolization of Carotid Body Tumor in a 42-year-old man.
  • Transarterial and transvenous embolization of right CCF using detachable platinum coils and ONYX in a 14-year-old boy.
  • Intracranial Stenting in a 69-Year-old woman.
  • Transarterial coil embolization of periophthalmic left ICA cerebral aneurysm in a 2-year-old boy.
  • Neuroform stent-assisted transarterial coil embolization of basilar artery apex cerebral aneurysm in a 62-year-old male. Case of the month
  • Mechanical thrombectomy and intracranial balloon angioplasty in a 62-year-old female with acute brainstem stroke. Case of the month
  • Multi-stage ONYX embolization in an 11-month-old female with vein of Galen malformation.

Other Significant Contributions


  • 2017 Recognized for Clinical Leadership Development Program, Aurora St. Lukes
  • 2017 Recognized for quality improvement by Aurora Leadership Council
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  • 2017 Recognized for Clinical Leadership Development Program, Aurora St. Lukes
  • 2017 Recognized for quality improvement by Aurora Leadership Council
  • Decreased UTI rates in NeuroICU from 26% to 1 event per year
  • 2015 Procedure cart policy Zale-lipshy Neurocritical care unit
  • 2015 Capnogram policy Zale-lipshy Neurocritical care unit
  • 2014 Networked Saint Louis university neurophysiology lab to improve work efficiency
  • 2012 Created solutions for video conferencing residents noon lectures
  • 2011 Created signout system during residency for improvement in efficiency and patients safety presented to ACGME and acclaimed.
  • 2010 Collated manuscripts for Endovascular acute ischemic stroke therapy Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology roundtable proceedings published as supplement in Neurology. 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S1-2.
  • 2008-9 Website volunteer for Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology
  • 2005 Group Leader for Volunteer Work on Earthquake Relief Program
  • 2003-6 Founding Member and Ex – President (2003) – Pakistan Medical Students Online
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