Ali Choucair, MD, Neurology, Louisville, KY, Baptist Health Louisville


Neurology Louisville, KY

Headache, Neurooncology


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Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFResidency, Neurology, 1984 - 1986
  • University of Utah
    University of UtahResidency, Neurology, 1982 - 1984
  • University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
    University of Calgary Faculty of MedicineClass of 1979
  • Rice UniversityB.A., Biochemistry, Magna Cum Laude, 1974 - 1976

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2016 - 2017
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2011 - 2019
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2011 - 2020
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 1986 - 2017
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1984 - Present
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 1981 - 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Leading Physician of The World The International Association of Healthcare Professionals, 2012, 2014
  • Award for Excellence in Quality of Life Research. "Clinical Utility of Quality of Life and symptom assessment as prognostic factors for survival and measures of treatment effects on RTOG 0525" Society Neuro-oncology, 2011
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Management of Low Grade Glioma- A Review of patient Perceived Quality of Life and Neurocognitive Outcome  
    Shields Lisa, Choucair, AK, World Neurosurgery, 1/1/2014
  • Phase I/II Study of Radiation Therapy with Concurrent Gefitinib for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastome Patients: Determinants of Therapeutic Resistance in Glioblastomas: Les...  
    Chakravarti, A., Wang, M., Robins, I., Lautenschlaeger, T., Curran, W., Brachman, D., Schultz, C., Choucair, A., Dolled-Filhart, M., Christiansen, J., Gustavson, M., M..., Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 1/1/2013
  • Quality of life measures as a preliminary indicator in patients with primary brain tumors  
    Shields Lisa BE, Choucair, Aliisha, Choucair AK, Surg Neurol Int, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Glioma Clinical Trials Lessons Learned OR Not Learned
    Choucair AK, Neurology Grand Rounds, University of Louisville, 1/30/2014
  • Practice Changing Data from Glioma Clinical Trials
    Choucair AK, Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Indiana University, 1/28/2014
  • Neuro-Oncology Clinical Trials :What Have We Learned
    Choucair AK, Norton Neuroscience Institute Conference, 1/16/2013
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  • A New Paradigm for an Old Disease: Glioma Clinical Trials 
    Aurora Saint Luke Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI - 1/5/2015
  • It Is Not How It Looks: It Is How It Behaves. New Molecular Data from Glioma Clinical Trials 
    Green Bay, WI - 1/1/2015
  • Subsets of Patients with Malignant Gliomas Responsive to Chemotherapy 
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  • Basis of Astrocytomas of the Brain 
    Choucair AK, Marshfield Clinic Bulletin
  • A Call to Action: Cancer Pain, Can We Put an End to Unnecessary Suffering? 
    Choucair AK, Marshfield Clinic Bulletin
  • Pharmacological Therapy for Cancer Pain 
    Choucair AK, Marshfield Clinic Bulletin
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Hospital Affiliations