John W Liang

John W Liang, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery


Neurocritical Care, Neurology

Research Topics:

Critical Care, Stroke

John W. Liang, MD, is a dual, board-certified vascular neurologist and neurocritical care intensivist and serves as the Director of the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NSICU) at Mount Sinai West and the Associate Director of TeleNeurocritical Care for the Mount Sinai Health System. His clinical interests are in intracranial hemorrhage, ischemic stroke, status epilepticus, and cardiac arrest with goals in establishing an academic-based high-tech teleconsulting system within the region that allows Mount Sinai experts to evaluate time-sensitive neuro-emergencies.

Dr. John Liang is a native New Yorker and completed his residency in Neurology and a fellowship in Vascular Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He subsequently completed a second fellowship in Neurocritical Care at the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University. A graduate of the Harvard Macy Program for Academic Clinician-Educators, Dr. Liang is active in medical education and received many teaching awards nominated by trainees. In addition to training neurology and neurosurgery residents and fellows, he also co-directs the Annual Neurocritical Care Bolus Education Series for Mount Sinai Neurocritical Care fellows.

Follow Dr. Liang on Twitter: @JohnLiangMD


Vascular Neurology

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

  • Anoxic Brain Damage
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH)


MD, Ross University

Internship, Internal Medicine, Beth Isreal Hospital

Residency, Neurology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Fellowship, Vascular Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Neurocritical Care, Thomas Jefferson Med. College

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