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Tanya N. Turan, M.D.

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Title
  • Associate Professor
Degree M.D.
School M.D. awarded by SUNY Syracuse College of Medicine, 2000
Residency
  • Emory University School of Medicine
Fellowship
  • Emory University School of Medicine
Board Certification
  • Neurology
Specialties
  • Neurology - Stroke Neurology
  • Neurology
Clinical Interests
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Intracranial atherosclerosis
  • Secondary stroke prevention
Languages
  • English
Accepts New Patients Yes
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Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29425
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Biography

Dr. Tanya N Turan trained in neurology and vascular neurology at Emory University, in Atlanta GA and was recruited to MUSC in 2008 as an Academic Clinician. She is now an Associate Professor of neurology and the Director the Stroke Neurology Division and the Vascular Neurology Fellowship. Her research activities are focused on understanding the pathophysiology of intracranial atherosclerosis and the roles of traditional and novel risk factors on stroke-related atherosclerosis. She was awarded an NIH grant to study novel MR imaging techniques for identifying high risk intracranial plaque features. In addition, she serves as the Director of Risk Factor Management of the NIH-funded multicenter clinical trials “Stenting and Aggressive Medical Management for Prevention of Recurrent stroke in Intracranial Stenosis (SAMMPRIS)” and “Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy and Stenting Trial – 2 (CREST 2”). She has published numerous papers and has presented her research at local, national and international conferences. Her clinical interests are in secondary prevention of stroke.

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Daughter Of A Stroke Patient Speaks About The REACH SC Program
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MUSC’s Stroke Center: Dr. James B. Edwards’ Story
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Stroke Animation
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Stroke- Courtney Quattlebaum's Story

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