Sami Al Kasab, M.D.

Degree M.D.
School Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • University of Iowa Hospitals
  • Medical University of South Carolina
Board Certification
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
Accepts New Patients No


Dr. Sami Al Kasab graduated from Kalamoon School of Medicine in Syria. He did his neurology residency at the Medical University of South Carolina, and he is at the University of Iowa to complete his training in vascular and interventional neurology. His primary research interest is acute stroke treatment with focus on improvement systems of care and increase access to stroke experts especially in rural areas through establishing tele-stroke programs, and primary stroke centers. Additional areas of interest include improving door to needle times over tele-stroke, and investigating the rule of ischemic conditioning in patients receiving mechanical thrombectomy.