Medical Advisors

Aravind Ganesh, MD, DPhil(Oxon), FRCPC

Vascular and Cognitive Neurologist and Assistant Professor, University of Calgary Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Contributing Author, Neurology

Aravind Ganesh is a Vascular and Cognitive Neurologist, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary’s Department of Clinical Neurosciences. He completed his MD degree at the University of Calgary, followed by a DPhil in Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia as a Rhodes scholar. He earned an Associate Fellowship from the United Kingdom’s Higher Education Academy through his contributions as a Junior Dean and Clinical Teaching Associate at St John’s College (Oxford). He completed his neurology residency in Calgary, followed by a combined fellowship in stroke and cognitive neurology, funded by Alberta Innovates and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Stroke Consortium (FCSC), and is actively involved in the development of best-practice guidelines for stroke and dementia care. His clinical research is focused on the natural history, prevention, and treatment of stroke and cognitive impairment. He is passionate about medical education, and serves on the editorial boards of Neurology, Neurology: Clinical Practice, and Stroke.