Ramy El Khoury, M.D.

Ramy El Khoury, M.D.

Dr. Khoury is the founder of Neuro Care of Louisiana, Medical Director and Chief of Staff at AMG Rehabilitation Hospital in Covington, and Stroke Director at Slidell Memorial Hospital in Slidell. He attended Medical School at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He completed his internship in Brooklyn, New York followed by a Neurology residency and fellowship training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. El Khoury is board certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology, and Brain Injury Medicine, with additional certifications in Neuro-imaging and Neural Repair and Rehabilitation. Dr. El Khoury has supervised and mentored doctors in training, medical students, and research scholars and has published multiple research articles in his field.

Neurocare of LouisianaWebsite:www.neurocareoflouisiana.com

Selected Publications

  1. Anaissie J, Monlezun D, Seelochan A, Siegler JE, Chavez-Keatts M, Tiu J, Pineda D, George A, Shaban A, Abi Rafeh N, Schluter L, Martin-Schild S, El Khoury R. Left Atrial Enlargement on Transthoracic Echocardiography Predicts Left Atrial Thrombus on Transesophageal Echocardiography in Ischemic Stroke Patients. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:7194676. PubMed PMID: 27822477; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5086361.
  2. Qureshi AI, Palesch YY, Barsan WG, Hanley DF, Hsu CY, Martin RL, Moy CS, Silbergleit R, Steiner T, Suarez JI, Toyoda K, Wang Y, Yamamoto H, Yoon BW; ATACH-2 Trial Investigators and the Neurological Emergency Treatment Trials Network. Intensive Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage. N Engl J Med. 2016 Sep 15;375(11):1033-43. PubMed PMID: 27276234; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5345109.
  3. Samai AA, Boehme AK, Shaban A, George AJ, Dowell L, Monlezun DJ, Leissinger C, Schluter L, El Khoury R, Martin-Schild S. A Model for Predicting Persistent Elevation of Factor VIII among Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016 Feb;25(2):428-35. Epub 2015 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 26777556; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5022778.
  4. Ulrich N, Johnson A, Jodry D, Dola C, Martin-Schild S, El Khoury R. Resolution of internal carotid dissection with middle cerebral artery occlusion in pregnancy. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2015;2015:398261. PubMed PMID: 25918654; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4396910.
  5. Scullen TA, Monlezun DJ, Siegler JE, George AJ, Schwickrath M, El Khoury R, Cho MC, Martin-Schild S. Cryptogenic stroke: clinical consideration of a heterogeneous ischemic subtype. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 May;24(5):993-9. Epub 2015 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 25813058.
  6. Gouse BM, Boehme AK, Monlezun DJ, Siegler JE, George AJ, Brag K, Albright KC, Beasley TM, Leissinger C, El Khoury R, Martin-Schild S. New Thrombotic Events in Ischemic Stroke Patients with Elevated Factor VIII. Thrombosis. 2014;2014:302861. PubMed PMID: 25580292; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4280494.
  7. Samai A, Monlezun D, Shaban A, George A, Dowell L, Kruse-Jarres R, Schluter L, El Khoury R, Martin-Schild S. Von Willebrand factor drives the association between elevated factor VIII and poor outcomes in patients with ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2014 Sep;45(9):2789-91. PubMed PMID: 25028444.
  8. George AJ, Boehme AK, Dunn CR, Beasley T, Siegler JE, Albright KC, El Khoury R, Martin-Schild S. Trimming the fat in acute ischemic stroke: an assessment of 24-h CT scans in tPA patients. Int J Stroke. 2015 Jan;10(1):37-41. PubMed PMID: 24894300; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4602409.
  9. Medel R, Starke RM, Valle-Giler EP, Martin-Schild S, El Khoury R, Dumont AS. Diagnosis and treatment of arterial dissections. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2014 Jan;14(1):419. Review. PubMed PMID: 24272273.