Rafael Llinas, MD, Neurology, Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital


NeurologyBaltimore, MD

Vascular Neurology

Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Director, Neurology at Johns Hopkins Bayview, Director, Johns Hopkins Neurology Residency Program

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  • Dr. Rafael Llinas is a neurologist in Baltimore, MD and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He received his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine and has been in practice 23 years. He specializes in vascular neurology and is experienced in general neurology, critical care medicine, and cerebrovascular disease.

Education & Training

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterFellowship
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalResidency
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Boston University School of MedicineInternship
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineMedicalSchool
  • Washington UniversityOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2000 - 2020
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Vascular Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • JHMI Clinical Excellence Awards “Physician of the Year 2016” Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 2016
  • Elected Fellow American Academy of Neurology, 2016
  • Inductee, Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Electroencephalography and Brain MRI Patterns in Encephalopathy  
    Wabulya A, Lesser RP, Llinas R, Kaplan PW., Clin EEG Neurosci., 1/1/2016
  • The Scientific American White Paper: Hypertension and Stroke  
    Appel L and Llinas RH., Scientific American Publications, 1/1/2015
  • Stuttering lacunes: An acute role for Clopidogrel?  
    Marsh EB, Llinas RH, J Neurol Trans Neurol, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Clinical Pearls in Neurology 
    Baltimore, Maryland - 1/1/2016
  • Intra-arterial Thrombolysis of Acute Stroke 
    Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, MD - 1/1/2016
  • Clinical Pears in Stroke 
    Baltimore, MD - 1/1/2016
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Press Mentions

  • Legal Reversal of Trump Travel Ban May Not Quell Academic ConcernsMarch 02, 2017

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