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Neurology

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Eric M. Bershad, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Service Area

Neurology

Specialty

Stroke
Intensive Care
Neurocritical Care
Vascular Neurology

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Clinic Appointments

713-798-8472

Consult

713-798-8472

Medical School

M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Mich.

Internship

Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health Systems, Detroit, Mich.

Residency

Neurology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio

Clinical Fellowship

Neurocritical Care and Vascular Neurology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio
Neurocritical Care, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Clinic Location

Baylor Neurology
Smith Tower
6550 Fannin, Suite 1801
Houston, Texas 77030

Contact Information

Eric M. Bershad, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-8472
Fax: 713-798-3091
Email:

Journal Publications (Selected out of 20)

  • Bershad EM, Urfy MZ, Calvillo E, Tang R, Cajavilca C, Lee AG, et al. Marked olfactory impairment in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014;:. [View journal article]
  • Murthy SB, Shah S, Shastri A, Venkatasubba Rao CP, Bershad EM, Suarez JI. The SILK flow diverter in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. J Clin Neurosci. 2014;21(2):203-6. [View journal article]
  • Murthy SB, Shah S, Venkatasubba Rao CP, Bershad EM, Suarez JI. Treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms with the pipeline embolization device. J Clin Neurosci. 2014;21(1):6-11. [View journal article]
  • Suarez JI, Martin RH, Calvillo E, Zygun D, Flower O, Wong GK, et al. Human albumin administration in subarachnoid hemorrhage: results of an international survey. Neurocrit Care. 2014;20(2):277-86. [View journal article]
  • Hannawi Y, Hannawi B, Rao CP, Suarez JI, Bershad EM. Stroke-associated pneumonia: major advances and obstacles. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013;35(5):430-43. [View journal article]
  • Murthy SB, Karanth S, Shah S, Shastri A, Rao CP, Bershad EM, et al. Thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke in patients with cancer: a population study. Stroke. 2013;44(12):3573-6. [View journal article]
  • Murthy SB, Shah S, Rao CP, Bershad EM, Suarez JI. Neurogenic stunned myocardium following acute subarachnoid hemorrhage: pathophysiology and practical considerations. J Intensive Care Med. 2013;:. [View journal article]
  • Suarez JI, Martin RH, Calvillo E, Dillon C, Bershad EM, Macdonald RL, et al. The Albumin in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (ALISAH) multicenter pilot clinical trial: safety and neurologic outcomes. Stroke. 2012;43(3):683-90. [View journal article]
  • Faridar A, Bershad EM, Emiru T, Iaizzo PA, Suarez JI, Divani AA. Therapeutic hypothermia in stroke and traumatic brain injury. Front Neurol. 2011;2:80. [View journal article]
  • Fridley J, Mackey J, Hampton C, Duckworth E, Bershad E. Internal carotid artery dissection and stroke associated with wakeboarding. J Clin Neurosci. 2011;18(9):1258-60. [View journal article]

Book Chapters and Other Publications (Selected out of 15)

  • Bershad EM. Acalculia. In: Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, editors. The little black book of neurology. Mobile medicine series. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier); 2008.
  • Bershad EM. Agnosia. In: Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, editors. The little black book of neurology. Mobile medicine series. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier); 2008.
  • Bershad EM. Alexia. In: Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, editors. The little black book of neurology. Mobile medicine series. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier); 2008.
  • Bershad EM. Balint's syndrome. In: Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, editors. The little black book of neurology. Mobile medicine series. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier); 2008.
  • Bershad EM. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension. In: Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, editors. The little black book of neurology. Mobile medicine series. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier); 2008.
  • Bershad EM. Moya moya. In: Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, editors. The little black book of neurology. Mobile medicine series. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier); 2008.
  • Bershad EM. Nutritional deficiency syndromes. In: Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, editors. The little black book of neurology. Mobile medicine series. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier); 2008.
  • Bershad EM. Optic nerve. In: Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, editors. The little black book of neurology. Mobile medicine series. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders (Elsevier); 2008.
  • Bershad E, Suarez JI. Ischemic stroke in the first 24 hr. In: Torbey MT, Selim MH, editors. The stroke book. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2007. p. 167-187.
  • Bershad EM, Suarez JI. Avoid using incentive spirometry in myasthenia gravis patients; use intrapulmonary percussive ventilation or flutter valve instead. In: Marcucci L, Martinez EA, Haut ER, Slonim AD, Suarez JI, editors. Avoiding common ICU errors. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007. p. 511-512.

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 29)

  • Anand A, Pass A, Calvillo E, Tang R, Cajavilca C, Urfy M, et al. Optical coherence tomography visualization of optic nerve head structure detects acute changes in the intracranial pressure. Neurology. 2014;82(Meeting Abstracts 1):P2.293.
  • Murthy S, Moradiya Y, Shah S, Shastri A, Bershad E, Suarez J. Thrombolytic outcomes for acute ischemic stroke in patients with primary brain tumors in the United States. Neurology. 2014;82(Meeting Abstracts 1):P4.220.
  • Mazabob JM, Styron S, Brown G, Jones-Brown M, Suarez J, Bershad E, et al. Improving quality of care and outcomes in the community through the inclusive collaboration between a certified comprehensive stroke center and regional hospitals. Stroke. 2014;45:ATP252.
  • Murthy S, Karanth S, Shah S, Shastri A, Rao C, Bershad E, et al. Clinical outcomes following thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke in patients with systemic malignancy: A nationwide case-control study. Stroke. 2014;45:AWP51.
  • Murthy SB, Shah S, Karanth S, Shastri A, Bershad E, Suarez JI. Clinical outcomes following thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke in patients with primary brain tumors: A nationwide population study. Stroke. 2014;45:ATMP14.
  • Shah S, Murthy S, Karanth S, Bershad EM, Venkatasubba Rao CP, Suarez J. Treatment of ischemic stroke with recombinant tissue plasminogen-activator in pregnancy: A population study. Stroke. 2014;45:AWP61.
  • Urfy MZ, Chen D, Calvillo E, Suarez JI, Rao CPV, Tang RA, et al. Profound olfactory impairment in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Presented at the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS), 11th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Penn. (Oct. 1-4, 2013). [View poster]
  • Urfy MZ, Voss S, Rao CPV, Suarez JI, Calvillo E, Pechacek A, et al. Distortion product otoacoustic emissions for non-invasive intracranial pressure assessment. Presented at the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS), 11th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Penn. (Oct. 1-4, 2013). [View poster]
  • Murthy S, Shah S, Venkatasubba Rao C, Bershad E, Suarez J. Treatment of intracranial aneurysms with pipeline embolization device: A systematic review of literature. Neurology. 2013;80(Meeting Abstracts 1):P04.087.
  • Zafar S, Gildersleeve K, Venkatasubba Rao C, Newmark M, Duckworth E, Suarez J, et al. Clinical characteristics and predictors of outcome in patients with Moyamoya Disease in the United States: Experience from two clinical centers. Neurology. 2013;80(Meeting Abstracts 1):P06.260.

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