George W. Petty, M.D.

  1. Neurologist



  1. Rochester, Minnesota


  1. CNS vasculitis
  2. Stroke
  1. Transcranial Doppler test
  2. Ultrasound
  • Central nervous system vasculitis
  • Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography
  • The relationship between cardiac disease and cerebral ischemia
  • Population-based studies of stroke
  • Stroke due to procoagulant states
  • Stroke in young adults
  1. 1989
    Post-doctoral Fellowship - Clinical Fellow in Cerebrovascular DiseaseThe Neurological Institute of New York
  2. 1987
    Resident - NeurologyThe Neurological Institute of New York
  3. 1984
    Resident - Internal MedicineThe Presbyterian Hospital, New York
  4. 1981
    MDEmory University School of Medicine
  5. 1977
    BSYale College


  1. 2008
    Vascular NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 1989
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 1977
    Magna Cum LaudeYale College

Professional memberships

  1. 2003
    ConsultantInstitutionally directed time to travel to foreign country with neurologists and psychiatrists from other medical centers in US to adjudicate the competence of a leader of a foreign country to continue in that capacity in the face of neurological illness, Department of Neurology
  2. 1992
    ConsultantInstitutionally directed time to provide consultation to a member of a ruling family in a foreign country, Department of Neurology
  3. 1990 - 1992
    MemberCritical Care Committee, Saint Marys Hospital
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology


Research activities

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