• Program Director, Vascular Neurology, UH Case Medical Center
  • Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, UH Case Medical Center
  • Professor, Neurology, CWRU School of Medicine

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Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology

Education & Training


1977, Miami University

Medical / Professional School(s)

1981, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


1982, Internal Medicine - Cleveland Clinic


1983, Neurology - Cleveland Clinic
1985, Neurology - Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education - Mayo Clinic


1986, Vascular Neurology - Cleveland Clinic

Research Fellowship

1986, Cerebrovascular - Cleveland Clinic


Carotid Artery Disease, Carotid Artery Dissection, Cerebral Vasculitis, Intracranial Stenosis, Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), Stroke, Stroke in the Young, Stroke Prevention, Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), Vertebral Artery Dissection

Office Locations

UH Ahuja Medical Center
1000 Auburn Dr
Kathy Risman Pavillion, Ste 200
Beachwood, OH 44122
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UH Case Medical Center
Department of Neurology
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
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Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

For calendar year 2012, Cathy Sila, MD disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:

Hoffman LaRoche - Consulting