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Gaurav Gupta, MD

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Associate Professor | Department of Neurosurgery | RWJMS
Director, Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Neurosurgery (South) | RWJBH

Dr. Gupta currently serves as Director of Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery at Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is also the Director of the Rutgers- Neurological Disorders in Pregnancy Program and the Director of New Jersey Brain Aneurysm and AVM program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. He is also Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Rutgers RWJMS.

He is an academic neurosurgeon with many invited book chapters and scientific papers in national and international journals, both in basic neuroscience and clinical neurosurgery. He was also the recipient of the prestigious American Heart Association (AHA) / American Stroke Association (ASA) ‘young investigator of the year award, for his work on transplantation of neural stem cells and neural progenitor cells in brain for stroke, in 2001. His research was awarded the Top 10 research advances in the world by the AHA/ASA.



Medical School:
University of Mysore, India, 1997

Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School ( Neurosurgery Residency), 2010

Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School- (Endovascular Neurosurgery), 2012

Board Certification:
American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS)



  • Top Doctor Jersey Choice- NJ Monthly (2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Preferred Patient Neurosurgeon Award (2019)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons / Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Cerebrovascular Section Travelling Fellowship Grant. – Honolulu, HI, Feb 4-5 (2019)
  • Top Doctor Neurosurgery – Leading Physicians of the World. International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCF). 2019, 2018 ,2017, 2013
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patients Choice Award’ (2014-2019)
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award’ (2014-2019)
  • Chair of Academic Services’ 2013 for outstanding services to the organization, New Jersey American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (NJ AAPI) – Award. 7th Annual Convention of New Jersey Physicians of Indian Origin. Edison, NJ, Nov 9 (2013)
  • ‘Honor Pin’ City of North Plainfield Fire Department (2013)


Research Interests:

  • Brain Aneurysms, Brain AVM



Seven bypasses simulation set: description and validity assessment of novel models for microneurosurgical training.
Belykh E, Abramov I, Bardonova L, Patel R, McBryan S, Enriquez Bouza L, Majmundar N, Zhao X, Byvaltsev VA, Johnson SA, Singla A, Gupta G., Sun H, Liu JK, Nanda A, Preul MC, Lawton MT.  J, Neurosurg. Aug 5:1-8. doi: 10.3171/2022.5. JNS22465. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35932275, 2022

Cerebral Ischemic Reperfusion Injury: Preventative and Therapeutic Strategies.
Gomez F, El-Ghanem M, Feldstein E, Jagdeo M, Koul P, Nuoman R, Gupta G., Gandhi CD, Amuluru K, Al-Mufti F., Cardiol Rev., Sep 21: CRD.0000000000000467. doi: 10.1097/CRD.0000000000000467. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36129330, 2022

International controlled study of revascularization and outcomes following COVID-positive mechanical thrombectomy.
Dmytriw, AA,  Ghozy, S,  Sweid, A, Gupta, G., et al., Eur J Neurol.; 29: 3273- 3287. doi: 10.1111/ene.15493, 2022

A modern history of neurosurgery and neurology in India: lessons for the world.
Modak A, Raju B, Jumah F, Pain M, Gupta G., Nanda A. J, Neurosurg., Sep 23:1-6. doi: 10.3171/2022.7. JNS22456. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36152333, 2022

The weekend effect on Mechanical Thrombectomy: A nationwide analysis before and after the pivotal 2015 trials
Taylor BE, Patel S, Hilden P, Otite FO, Lee K, Gupta, G., and Khandelwal P., Brain Circulation; 8 : 137-45, 2022

Super-selective cerebral angiography mimicking subarachnoid hemorrhage: Revisited by an old demon with a different mask!
Sreenivasan S, Agarwal N, Roychowdhury S, Nanda A, Gupta G., Interv Neuroradiol., Nov 3:15910199221135701. doi: 10.1177/15910199221135701. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36325714, 2022

Sequential aneurysms with incidental persistent trigeminal artery: Is this association purely coincidental? A case study and review of the literature in the search for a pathobiological mechanism.
Sreenivasan S, Agarwal N, Roychowdhury S, Nanda A, Gupta G., Surgical Neurology International 4-Nov., DOI:10.25259/SNI_828_2022, 2022

Management paradigms of persistent primitive trigeminal artery aneurysms: A systematic review and analysis of techniques and complications from 1960s to 2022: From conservative to surgical to endovascular, how far along the right path are we?
Sreenivasan S, Agarwal N, Roychowdhury S, Khandelwal P, Sun H, Singla A, Sonig A, Gupta G., Interv Neuroradiol., Jan 9:15910199221150471. doi: 10.1177/15910199221150471. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36617952.4, 2023

Agenesis of the ICA with a Contralateral Cavernous-Supraclinoid Anastomotic Vessel
JM Lowenthal, IW Kane, Gupta G., I Keller, S Roychowdhury, Neurographics 12 (4), 188-191, 2022

The advent of endovascular neurosurgery, its impact on neurosurgery residency training, and the making of a vascular neurosurgeon.
Kumarapuram S, Sreenivasan S, Roychowdhury S, Nanda A, Khandelwal P., Sonig A, Gupta G., Neurosurg., Feb 17:1-6. doi: 10.3171/2023.1.JNS222805. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36806181, 2023

Management of symptomatic vertebrobasilar dissection: What is the current role for endovascular therapy and stents?
Sreenivasan S, Khandelwal P, Nanda A, Roychowdhury S, Gupta G., Interventional Neuroradiology., Apr 2:15910199231167295, 2023



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