Lawrence Wechsler MD
  • Lawrence Wechsler, MD

    Lawrence Wechsler, MD, professor of neurology and neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Stroke Institute and has been very active in the treatment of stroke and its debilitating effects.

Lawrence Wechsler, MD

Lawrence Wechsler, MD, professor of neurology and neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Stroke Institute and has been very active in the treatment of stroke and its debilitating effects.

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Lawrence Wechsler, MD, professor of neurology and neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Stroke Institute and has been very active in the treatment of stroke and its debilitating effects. He was among the first doctors to report on the direct intra-arterial injection of urokinase to dissolve blood clots in brains of people suffering stroke. He is co-editor of one of the leading texts on transcranial doppler ultrasound, a method that uses a microprocessor-controlled adjustable probe that records blood flow in intracranial arteries.