Sankalp Gokhale, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Anesthesiology


Department of Neurology
Patient Appointments: 
(520) 694-8888

Dr. Gokhale is an Assistant  Professor of Neurology and Anesthesiology. He is also the Director of the Neuro ICU at the Banner University Medical Center. His translational stroke research has been funded in the past, by the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association. He is currently involved in expansion and development of Neuro ICU, developing a neurocritical care fellowship program and initiating quality improvement projects in the ICU.


MD: Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai, India
Brown Univerisity, Providence,RI, USA

Selected Publications

1. Lahoti SA, Gokhale S, Caplan LR, Michel P, Samson Y, Rosso C, Limaye K, Hinduja A,
Singhal AB, Ali S, Pettigrew C, Kryscio R, Dedhia N, Hastak S, Liebeskind D. Thrombolysis in
ischemic stroke without arterial occlusion at presentation- Multicenter, Multinational
Experience. Stroke; Sep;45(9):2722-7
2. Gokhale S, Khan SA, McDonagh DL, Britz G. Comparison of surgery vs endovascular treatment in
spinal dural AV fistula. A single center experience. Surgical Neurology International. 2014 Jan 21;5:7
3. Gokhale S, Khan SA, Agrawal A, Friedman AH, McDonagh DL. Levetiracetam as a perioperative
prophylaxis in high risk craniotomy patients- A retrospective analysis. Asian J of Neurosurgery 2013 Oct;8(4):169-73
4. Khan SA, Adogwa O, Gan T, Null U, Verla T, Gokhale S, White W, Britz GW, Zomorodi AR,
James ML, McDonagh DL. Effect of 6% Hydroxyethyl Starch 130/0.4in 0.9% Sodium Chloride
(Voluven(R)) on Complications after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Retrospective Analysis.
Springer Plus. 2013 Jul 15;2(1):314
5. Khan SA, Agarwal A, Hailey C, Gokhale S, Zomorodi A, Smith TP,
Alexander M, Britz G, McDonagh DL, James ML. Effect of surgical clipping versus
endovascular coiling on recovery from oculomotor nerve palsy in patients with PCoM aneurysms: a
retrospective study and meta-analysis. Asian J of Neurosurgery 2014 Jan;9(1):3-6
6. Kumar S, Doughty C, Doros G, Selim M, Lahoti S, Gokhale S, Schlaug G. Recovery of
Swallowing After Dysphagic Stroke: An Analysis of Prognostic Factors.
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014 Jan;23(1):56-62
7. Kumar U, Gokhale S, Sreenivas V, Kaur S, Misra D. Prospective, open-label, uncontrolled pilot
study to study safety and efficacy of sildenafil in systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary artery
hypertension and cutaneous vascular complications.
Rheumatol Int. 2012
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA