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Vivien H. Lee, MD

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
Board Certification:
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Neurology
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic - Cerebrovascular Diseases; Neurocritical Care
Clinical Expertise:
  • Aphasia
  • Brain aneurysm
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Transient ischemic attack
  • Ultrasound, transcranial Doppler
  • Vascular dementia
  • Vascular malformations
Research Interests:
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage-induced cardiac dysfunction
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy.
    Boland TA, Lee VH, Bleck TP
    Crit. Care Med.
    2015 Jan 6
  2. Response to Letter to the Editor by Dr. Witsch et al.
    Lee VH, Ouyang B, John S, Conners JJ, Garg R, Bleck TP, Temes RE, Cutting S, Prabhakaran S
    Neurocrit Care
    2015 Aug
  3. PFO Closure for Cryptogenic Stroke.
    Gillow SJ, Lee VH
    Curr Atheroscler Rep
    2015 Aug
  4. Ultra hyperacute magnetic resonance findings in reperfusion hemorrhage.
    Samuels J, Jhaveri M, Conners JJ, Cutting S, Prabhakaran S, Lee VH
    JAMA Neurol
    2014 Mar
  5. Telestroke in an Urban Setting.
    Cutting S, Conners JJ, Lee VH, Song S, Prabhakaran S
    Telemed J E Health
    2014 Jun 26
  6. Elevated International Normalized Ratio as a Manifestation of Post-thrombolytic Coagulopathy in Acute Ischemic Stroke.
    Lee VH, Conners JJ, Cutting S, Song SY, Bernstein RA, Prabhakaran S
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
    2014 Jul 28
  7. Risk Stratification for the In-Hospital Mortality in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: The HAIR Score.
    Lee VH, Ouyang B, John S, Conners JJ, Garg R, Bleck TP, Temes RE, Cutting S, Prabhakaran S
    Neurocrit Care
    2014 Jan 14
  8. Troponin Elevation in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Does not Impact In-hospital Mortality.
    Gupte M, John S, Prabhakaran S, Lee VH.
    Neurocrit Care. 2013
    2013 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Relative Changes in Transcranial Doppler Velocities are Inferior to Absolute Thresholds in Prediction of Symptomatic Vasospasm after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
    Malhotra K, Conners JJ, Lee VH, Prabhakaran S.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2012
    2012 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Warfarin-associated intracerebral hemorrhage is inadequately treated at community emergency departments.
    Liotta EM, Garg RK, Temes RE, John S, Lee VH, Bleck TP, Prabhakaran S.
    Stroke. 2012
    2012 Sep
    43(9):2503-5. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.112.664540. Epub 2012 Jul 5.
  11. Posterior Reversible Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome Presenting with Global Cerebral Edema and Herniation.
    Lee VH, Temes RE, John S, Conners JJ, Bleck T, Prabhakaran S.
    Neurocrit Care. 2012
    2012 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Impaired Renal Function is Not Associated with Increased Volume of Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
    Cutting S, Castro C, Lee VH, Prabhakaran S.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2012
    2012 Nov 1. doi:pii: S1052-3057(12)00319-9. 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2012.09.010. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Intravenous thrombolysis in a stroke patient taking dabigatran.
    Lee VH, Conners JJ, Prabhakaran S.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2012
    2012 Nov
    21(8):916.e11-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2012.04.008. Epub 2012 May 16.
  14. Computed tomography perfusion imaging in spectacular shrinking deficit.
    Lee VH, John S, Mohammad Y, Prabhakaran S.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2012
    2012 Feb
    21(2):94-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2010.05.007. Epub 2010 Aug 11.
  15. Reply.
    Lee V, Conners JJ, Prabhakaran S.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2012
    2012 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
  16. Circadian variation in ictus of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
    Temes RE, Bleck T, Dugar S, Ouyang B, Mohammad Y, John S, Patel P, Lee V, Prabhakaran S, Quigg M.
    Neurocrit Care. 2012
    2012 Apr
    16(2):219-23. doi: 10.1007/s12028-011-9640-6.
  17. Transfer delay is a major factor limiting the use of intra-arterial treatment in acute ischemic stroke.
    Prabhakaran S, Ward E, John S, Lopes DK, Chen M, Temes RE, Mohammad Y, Lee VH, Bleck TP.
    Stroke. 2011
    2011 Jun
    42(6):1626-30. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.609750. Epub 2011 Apr 28.
  18. Perfusion computed tomography in transient ischemic attack.
    Prabhakaran S, Patel SK, Samuels J, McClenathan B, Mohammad Y, Lee VH.
    Arch Neurol. 2011
    2011 Jan
    68(1):85-9. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2010.320.
  19. Management of unruptured intracranial aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations.
    McNulty ML, Lee VH.
    Am J Ther. 2011
    2011 Jan
    18(1):64-9. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3181e4ddc6. Review.
  20. Acute brain infarcts after spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: a diffusion-weighted imaging study.
    Prabhakaran S, Gupta R, Ouyang B, John S, Temes RE, Mohammad Y, Lee VH, Bleck TP.
    Stroke. 2010
    2010 Jan
    41(1):89-94. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.566257. Epub 2009 Nov 5.
  21. Prevalence and risk factors for multiple simultaneous intracerebral hemorrhages.
    Stemer A, Ouyang B, Lee VH, Prabhakaran S.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010
    2010 Aug
    30(3):302-7. doi: 10.1159/000319074. Epub 2010 Jul 23.
  22. Real-time myocardial perfusion contrast echocardiography and regional wall motion abnormalities after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Clinical article.
    Abdelmoneim SS, Wijdicks EF, Lee VH, Daugherty WP, Bernier M, Oh JK, Pellikka PA, Mulvagh SL.
    J Neurosurg. 2009
    2009 Nov
    111(5):1023-8. doi: 10.3171/2009.3.JNS081723.
  23. Does diffusion-weighted imaging in transient ischemic attack patients improve accuracy of diagnosis, prognosis, or both?
    Prabhakaran S, Lee VH.
    Stroke. 2009
    2009 May
    40(5):e408; author reply e409. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.547927. Epub 2009 Mar 26. No abstract available.
  24. Histopathologic description of Wingspan stent in acute ischemic stroke.
    Lee VH, Samuels S, Herbst TJ, Gallegos M, Cochran EJ, Chen M, Prabhakaran S, Lopes DK.
    Neurocrit Care. 2009
    2009 Dec
    11(3):377-80. doi: 10.1007/s12028-009-9258-0.
  25. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome associated with hemorrhage.
    Aranas RM, Prabhakaran S, Lee VH.
    Neurocrit Care. 2009
    10(3):306-12. doi: 10.1007/s12028-009-9200-5. Epub 2009 Feb 19.
  26. Diffusion weighted imaging in heroin-associated spongiform leukoencephalopathy.
    Bega DS, McDaniel LM, Jhaveri MD, Lee VH.
    Neurocrit Care. 2009
    10(3):352-4. doi: 10.1007/s12028-008-9172-x. Epub 2008 Dec 31.
  27. Myocardial contrast echocardiography in subarachnoid hemorrhage-induced cardiac dysfunction: case report
    Lee VH, Abdelmoneim SS, Daugherty WP, Oh JK, Mulvagh SL, Wijdicks EF
    2008 Jan
    62(1):E261-2; discussion E262
  28. Clinical spectrum of reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome.
    Lee VH, Wijdicks EF, Manno EM, Rabinstein AA.
    Arch Neurol. 2008
    2008 Feb
    65(2):205-10. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2007.46.
  29. Prevalence and risk factors for aspirin and clopidogrel resistance in cerebrovascular stenting
    Prabhakaran S, Wells KR, Lee VH, Flaherty CA, Lopes DK
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol
    2008 Feb
  30. A prospective trial of elective extubation in brain injured patients meeting extubation criteria for ventilatory support: a feasibility study.
    Manno EM, Rabinstein AA, Wijdicks EF, Brown AW, Freeman WD, Lee VH, Weigand SD, Keegan MT, Brown DR, Whalen FX, Roy TK, Hubmayr RD.
    Crit Care. 2008
    12(6):R138. doi: 10.1186/cc7112. Epub 2008 Nov 10.
  31. Misdiagnosis of transient ischemic attacks in the emergency room.
    Prabhakaran S, Silver AJ, Warrior L, McClenathan B, Lee VH.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008
    26(6):630-5. doi: 10.1159/000166839. Epub 2008 Nov 4.
  32. Neurogenic stunned myocardium associated with reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome
    Banuelos PA, Temes R, Lee VH
    Neurocrit Care