Shaheryar Hafeez, MD

Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine

Contact Information

hafeezsj2[at]upmc.edu

Administrative Contact:
Traci Green

Education & Training

BS, Neuroscience, Chemistry Minor, University of Pittsburgh, 2005
MD, St. George's University School of Medicine, 2010
Internal Medicine Internship, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 2011
Neurology residency, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2014
Neurocritical Care Fellowship, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2016

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Technology and AI systems in ICU management
  • Medical databases in critical care medicine
  • Cerebral vasospasm in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage


Ghali, A., Nashawi M., Johal J, Learned J, Al-Hamaydeh M., Seifi, A., Hafeez S. The Rothman Index does not predict a Successful Extubation in the Neurosurgical Critical Care Unit. Cureus. 2021 Jul 12;13(7):e16339. PubMed PMID: 34395122

Hafeez S., Grandhi R. Systematic Review of Intrathecal Nicardipine for the Treatment of Cerebral Vasospasm in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2019 Oct;31(2):399-405. PubMed PMID: 30607826

Yechoor, N., Adeli A., Hafeez, S. External Validation of the Epidemiology-Based Mortality Score in Status Epilepticus. Epilepsy Res. 2018 Dec;148:32-36. PubMed PMID: 30342324

Kanakia K., Saffari E., Shrestha S., Bartanusz V., Hafeez S. Refractory Elevated Intracranial Pressure (ICP) in the Setting of a Traumatic Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis (CSVT). Cureus, 2021 Sep 7;13(9):e17801. PubMed PMID: 34660011

Medical Director, Neurovascular ICU Presbyterian Hospital

Performance Review Institute Research Award for Addiction Research, 2010
Alpha Omega Alpha resident member election, 2013
Neurology Department Resident Excellence in Student Teaching Award, 2014
San Antonio Magazine “Top Doctors 2021”