Dr. Sishir Mannava is a board-certified Neurologist and Vascular Neurologist. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, and completed neurology residency and stroke fellowship at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where he also served as an Academic Chief Resident. Dr. Mannava is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston where he serves as Associate Program Director for the Vascular Neurology Fellowship and also as the Associate Director of the UT Neurosonology Lab for Transcranial Doppler and Carotid Ultrasound studies. Nationally, Dr. Mannava currently serves on the education committee for the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, the editorial board of “Clinical Neuroimaging,” and as invited faculty for the Wakeforest University Neurovascular Ultrasound course.


Medical Degree
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Internal Medicine, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, FL
Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine / Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, FL
Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine / Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, FL

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Acute Stroke Care
  • Stroke in Young Populations
  • Acute Care in “Mild” Stroke Presentations

Research Interests

  • Stroke Systems of Care
  • Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Neurosonology in Acute Stroke Management


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Books/Book Chapters Published:

  1. S Mannava, N Krementz, A De Leon, N Sur. “Cerebral Venous Thrombosis”, In “Acute Strokes: Signs, Symptoms and Management,” Editor: A. Khaku, Nova Science Publishers, 165-184, May 2020.

Journal Articles Published:

  1. D Puentes, D Teijelo, T S Stiep, S Mannava, J Margolesky, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy as a Manifestation of Dysautonomia in Guillain-Barré Syndrome: A Case Series and Review of the Literature. Cureus. 2021; 13(6): e16069. doi:10.7759/cureus.16069
  2. A De Leon, LF Torres, S Mannava, S Gultekin, J Margolesky. Giant Cell Arteritis Presenting with Lingual Artery Infarction. The Neurohospitalist. 2021;11(3):275-276. 
  3. S Mannava, LF Torres, KG DeSousa, DR Yavagal, NA Yannuzzi, HW Flynn Jr, AM Malik. Severe Neovascular Glaucoma Exacerbation as a Complication of Carotid Artery Stenting: A Case Report. The Neurohospitalist. 2020;10(4):301-304. PMID: 32983351
  4. LG McIntosh, S Mannava, CR Camalier, BS Folley, A Albritton, PE Konrad, D Charles, S Park, JS Neimat. Emotion recognition in early Parkinson’s disease patients undergoing deep brain stimulation or dopaminergic therapy: a comparison to healthy participants. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 2014;6:349. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2014.00349.