Dr. Sishir Mannava graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in his hometown of Oklahoma City, OK. Subsequently, he completed neurology residency training at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Health Systems and served as an Academic Chief Neurology Resident in his final year. He completed a vascular neurology fellowship at UM/Jackson. He has a keen interest in trainee medical education, systems-based care, and stroke care in unique populations. When able, he enjoys sports, being outdoors, and dedicating time to mindfulness.


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.