Helmi Lutsep, M.D.

  • Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine
  • Interim Chair and Professor, Neurology, School of Medicine
  • Dennis Bourdette Endowed Chair in Neurology as Funded by Frank and Julie Jungers


Dr. Lutsep is the editor-in-chief of the neurology textbook Emedicine from WebMD and has assumed a third term as an editorial board member of the journal Stroke. In her role as a clinical trialist, she has served on multiple steering and advisory boards and chaired safety and publication committees for multi-center trials. Her research has focused on the use of devices in stroke treatment.

Education and training

  • Residency

    • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester 1988–1992
  • Fellowship

    • Cerebrovascular disease, Stanford University, 1995–1996
  • Certifications

    • Board certified in Vascular Neurology and Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Memberships and associations:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
  • Fellow, American Stroke Association


Elsevier pure profile


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