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Neha S Dangayach, MD Email Neha Dangayach

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    • Positions
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
    • Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
    • Neurocritical Care
    • Neurology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Neha S. Dangayach MD, MSCR, FNCS, DCE'21 is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Dr. Dangayach serves as the Research Director for Neurocritical care and Recovery; Systems Director for Neuroemergencies Management and Transfers (NEMAT) for the Mount Sinai Health System. She is also a Co-Director of the Mount Sinai Hospital’s busy NSICU and collaborates with a compassionate team to provide world-class patient-centered Neurocritical Care. As a health services and outcomes researcher, she focuses on systems of care for hemorrhagic stroke, understanding the roles of resilience and spirituality in critical care recovery and social media in medicine. At Mount Sinai, both programs she established seek to advance knowledge about the continuum of critical care: a longitudinal cohort to understand the impact of inter-facility transfers (IFTs) for Neuroemergencies in a large complex urban health system (NEMAT) with continuous QI and the Mount Sinai Critical Care Recovery Program (MSCCRP) with a multidisciplinary team from several ICUs, critical care pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, spiritual care, nursing to humanize the ICU and run a telehealth critical care recovery clinic.


The NEMAT lab focuses on developing innovative solutions for preventing fragmentation of care for neuroemergencies, leveraging clincial data science and improving patient centered outcomes.


Dr. Dangayach specializes in the management of critically-ill neurological and neurosurgical patients diagnosed with:

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Dr. Dangayach graduated from one of the top medical schools in India, Seth G.S. Medical College in Mumbai (2007). She trained in Neurology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio (2012) followed by a clinical fellowship in Neurocritical Care at Columbia and Cornell Universities, both in New York (2014).

Passionate about teaching and mentoring, Dr. Dangayach is involved in several educational programs for medical students, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, and nurses. She was awarded the Tauba Pasik Award for Teaching Excellence in Neurosciences by the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai Health System in 2017. She was awarded the Neuroscience Physician of the Year for Mount Sinai Hospital in 2019. She graduated from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)'s prestigious Emerging Leaders' Program in 2020. She serves as faculty for the Sinai Biodesign THRIVE fellowship program, EmCrit, State Univeristy of New York Downstate's Neurology Department and advisor for Pace University's Lubin School of Business Transformative Leadership Program.

Dr. Dangayach is an advocate for patient-centered care, collaborative success, positive thinking and social media in medicine. She serves as the Chair, Social Media Committee of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and Vice Chair, Social Media Working Group of the American College of Chest Physicians (Chest). She also serves as the Co-chair for the Community of Collaborators, Curing Coma Campaign, Neurocritical Care Society (NCS).

She has been invited as a panelist and speaker at the annual meetings of the AAN, SCCM, Chest, NCS, International Stroke Conference, International Fluid Academy (IFAD) among others. Dr. Dangayach is a member of several professional societies and a reviewer for several journals, including Critical Care Medicine, Chest, Intensive Care Medicine, Stroke, Neurocritical care, the Journal of Neurological Sciences, the Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, BMC Medical Education, BMC Neurology, Journal of Palliative Care Medicine, World Neurosurgery among others. She has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters. She is a co-editor for a textbook on neuro-prognostication in critical care. For a full list of Dr. Dangayach's publications, visit



Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies in Medicine [AIET], Neuroscience [NEU]


MBBS, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital

Residency, Internal Medicine
St. Vincent Hospital

Residency, Neurology
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Fellowship, Neurocritical Care
Columbia- Presbyterian Medical Center