Ameer E. Hassan, DO, FAHA, FSVIN

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Neuroscience Institute- Harlingen
2121 Pease St.
Suite # 406
Harlingen, TX 78550

Phone: (956) 389-3600
Fax: (956) 389-3567

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
10 Ratings


Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Residency: Neurology - University Hospital

Fellowship: Vascular Neurology, Neurocritical Care, and Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology - University of Minnesota


Dr. Ameer E. Hassan is a triple board-certified neurologist who specializes in Stroke, Neurocritical care and Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology. Dr. Hassan is Head of the Neuroscience Department and a Professor of Neurology and Radiology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He serves as the Director of Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology and Clinical Neuroscience Research at the Valley Baptist Neuroscience Institute.

Dr. Hassan received his medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, NJ and completed his Residency in Neurology at the University Hospital, Newark, NJ. He then completed a Fellowship in Stroke and Neurocritical Care as well as a Fellowship in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Dr. Hassan is known and recognized for his research in stroke, artificial intelligence, advanced imaging, antiplatelet use, advanced aneurysm and AVM treatment as well as intracranial stenting. He has published over 250 papers, abstracts and book chapters, and is currently the site Principal Investigator of eleven clinical trials and one of the Global Principal Investigators of the COMPLETE study.

Dr. Hassan is the President Elect of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN), previous Chair of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Endovascular Section, previous chair of the South Texas Trauma Advisory Council – (Trac-V) Stroke Subcommittee. He is an active board member of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) and the American Heart/American Stroke Association – Southwest Affiliate.


  • Acute stroke treatment
    • Mechanical Thrombectomy
    • Transcatheter tPA thrombolysis
  • Angioplasty and Stenting
    • Carotid Artery and Vertebral Artery
    • Intracranial artery angioplasty and stenting
    • Cerebral Venous Sinus stenting
  • Embolization Procedures for:
    • Cerebral (Brain) Aneurysm
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
    • Dural Arteriovenous Malformation/fistula (dAVM/ dAVF)
    • Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation/fistula
    • Brain Tumors
    • Head and Neck Tumors
    • Severe nosebleeds (epistaxis)
  • Cerebral angiograms
  • Spinal angiograms



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Nov 14, 2021
Everyone was very nice, Dr Hassan answered all my questions and ordered two tests I was pleased with that. My only concern so far is that I'm still waiting to hear about those appointments or else I haven't figured out where my notification is. I'm very happy to have him as my dr. I trust his knowledge and skills through the research I've done on him.

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