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H. Richard Winn

  • ADJUNCT PROFESSOR Neurosurgery
  • ADJUNCT PROFESSOR Neuroscience
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  • Neurological Surgery


  • MD, University of Pennsylvania

  • Residency, Surgery
    University Hospitals of Cleveland

  • Internship, General Surgery
    University Hospitals of Cleveland

  • Residency, Neurological Surgery
    University of Virginia Health System


  • 2009 -
    Dr. Winn received one of two Mount Sinai's Student Awards for Outstanding Clinical Faculty
    Mount Sinai Medical School student body

  • 2005 -
    Distinguished Service Award
    Society of Neurological Surgeons

  • 2000 -
    Distinguished Alumnus Award
    The Haverford School, Haverford, PA

  • 1999 -
    The Grass Foundation Award
    Society of Neurological Surgeons

  • 1995 -
    Nominee, Distinguished Teaching Award
    Undergraduate Education, University of Washington

  • 1995 -
    Nominee, Faculty Role Model, nominated by the Fourth-Year Medical Students
    University of Washington School of Medicine

  • 1992 -
    Inaugural Sir Wylie McKissock Neuroscience Prize Medal and Lecturer
    Division of Neuroscience, St. George's Hospital Medical School, University of London, and Atkinson Morley's Hospital, England

  • 1991 - 1998
    Jacob Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award
    National Institutes of Health

  • 1991 - 2001
    The Best Doctors in America

  • 1990 -
    Wakeman Award for Research in the Neurosciences


Kulik TB, Aronhime SA, Echeverry G, Beylin A, Winn HR. The Relationship between Oxygen and Adenosine in Astrocytic Cultures. Glia 2010 Aug; 15;58(11): 1335-44.

Sehba FA, Flores R, Muller A, Friedrich V, Chen JF, Britz GW, Winn HR, Bederson JB. Adenosine A(2A) receptors in early ischemic vascular injury after subarachnoid hemorrhage.. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine 2009 Nov;: Epub ahead.

Kusano Y, Echeverry G, Miekisiak G, Kulik TB, Aronhime SN, Chen JF, Winn HR. Role of Adenosine A2 receptors in regulation of cerebral blood flow during induced hypotension. J CBF & Metabolism 2010 Apr; 30(4): 808-815.

Meyer SA, Gandhi CD, Johnson DM, Winn HR, Patel AB. Outcomes of carotid artery stenting in high-risk patients with carotid artery stenosis: a single neurovascular retrospective review of 101 consecutive patients. Neurosurgery 2010 Mar; 66(3): 448-453.

Liu S, Levine SR, Winn HR. Targeting ischemic penumbra: part I - from pathophysiology to therapeutic strategy.. J Exp Stroke Transl Med 2010 Mar; 15:3(1): 448-453.

Levine J, Kofke A, Cen L, Chen Z, Faerber J, Elliot JP, Winn HR, LeRoux P. Red blood cell transfusion is associated with infection and extracerebral complications after subarachnoid hemorrhage . Neurosurgery 2010 Feb; 66(2): 312-318.

Park IS, Meno JR, Witt CE, Chowdhary A, Nguyen TS, Winn HR, Ngai AC, Britz GW. Impairment of intracerebral arteriole dilation responses after subarachnoid hemorrhage.. J Neurosurg 2009 Nov; 111(5): 1008-1013.

Magge SN, Chen HI, Ramakrishna R, Cen L, Chen Z, Elliot JP, Winn HR, LeRoux PD. Association of a younger age with an increased risk of angiographic and symptomatic vasospasms following subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg 2009 Oct;: epub.

Gilad R, Fatterpekar GM, Gandhi CD, Winn HR, Johnson DM, Patel AB, Bederson JB, Naidich TP. Intracranial tumors: cisternal angle as a measure of midbrain compression for assessing risk of postembolization clinical deterioration. Radiology 2009 Jun; 251(3): 892-900.

Miekisiak G, Yoo K, Sandler AL, Kulik TB, Chen JF, Winn HR. The role of adenosine in hypercarbic hyperemia: in vivo and in vitro studies of adenosine 2A receptor knock-out and wild type mice. J Neurosurg 2009 May; 110(5): 981-988.

Gologorsky Y, Meyer SA, Post AF, Winn HR, Patel AB, Bederson BB. Novel surgical treatment of a transverse sigmoid sinus aneurysm presenting as puldatile tinnitus: technical case report. Neurosurgery 2009 Feb; 64(2): 393-394.

Liu S, Zhen G, Meloni BP, Campbell K, Winn HR. Rodent stroke model guidelines for preclinical trials (1st edition). J Exp Stroke Transl Med 2009 Jan; 2(2): 2-27.

Britz GW, Winn HR. Assessing the constancy of intracranial aneurysm growth rates. J Neurosurg 2008 Aug; 109(2): 173-174.

Miekisiak G, Kulik T, Kusano Y, Kung D, Chen JF, Winn HR. Cerebral blood flow response in adenosine 2a receptor knockout mice during transient hypoxic hypoxia. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2008 Jun 11; Epub ahead of print.

Kulik T, Kusano Y, Aronhime S, Sandler AL, Winn HR. Regulation of cerebral vasculature in normal and ischemic brain. Neuropharmacology 2008 Sep; 55(3): 281-288.

Winn HR, Temkin NR, Anderson GD, Dikmen SS. Magnesium for neuroprotection after traumatic brain injury. Lancet Neurol6 2007 Jun; 6(6): 478-479.

Meno JR, Nguyen TS, Jensen EM, Alexander West G, Groysman L, Kung DK, Ngai AC, Britz GW, Winn HR. Effect of caffeine on cerebral blood flow response to somatosensory. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2005 Jun; 25(6): 775-784.

Winn HR, editor. Youmans Neurological Surgery. 5th edition. Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders Co; pp1-5296.

Le Roux PD. Winn HR, editor. Management of Cerebral Aneurysms. Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co; pp1-1041.

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