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Hirad Hedayat

Hirad Hedayat, MD


Department: Neurosurgery

Specialties: Neurosurgery


  • MD - Ross University School of Medicine

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Clinical Background

Hirad Heydayat, MD, is a fellowship-trained comprehensive vascular neurosurgeon with extensive experience treating and researching some of the most complex conditions of the brain. He is director of cerebrovascular/endovascular neurosurgery at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. His expertise includes the treatment of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), stroke and other potentially fatal conditions of the brain and cerebrovascular system.

Clinical Services

Aneurysms, Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), Stroke, Cerebrovascular disease


  • Endovascular Neurosurgery - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
  • Open and Endovascular Neurosurgery and Critical Care - Drexel University College of Medicine


  • Neurosurgery - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center


  • General Surgery - Marshall University

Hirad Hedayat, MD, is a faculty member in the Department of Neurosurgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Research Overview

Widely published, Dr. Hedayat’s research is focused on intra-arterial management of stroke, cerebral aneurysms, carotid artery disease, brain tumors, and neurosurgical outcomes and complications. As a research fellow in the Case Western University Department of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Hedayat conducted cutting-edge brain tumor research involving drug therapy receptors.

Research Interests

Novel methods of drug delivery, neuroprotection, thrombolysis and anticoagulation

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.