Dr. Katsnelson graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The Johns Hopkins University with a double major in applied mathematics and economics. He then completed his medical training and neurology residency at Drexel University School of Medicine.
After finishing his vascular neurology fellowship at the University of Miami, Dr. Katsnelson continued to pursue his research, clinical and educational interests as an Assistant Professor of Neurology. He published multiple peer-reviewed papers in the fields of genetics of stroke, atrial fibrillation, and transcranial dopplers. He supervised stroke fellows, residents and nurses in the management of emergent and subacute care of various strokes, neurological emergencies and other medical conditions at Jackson Memorial Hospital, the second largest hospital in the United States.
Dr. Katsnelson also served as the Stroke Director at University Memorial Hospital from 2010 – 2013. While in that position, he established and oversaw quality improvement initiatives, hospital-based workflow processes, and worked with various departments to improve nationally monitored quality care measures.
Dr. Katsnelson has performed over 5,000 teleneurology consults, with more than 400 IV Alteplase (Activase) cases while working at Specialists On Call, and is the founder of Neuro Adwise, a company dedicated to eliminating the disparities in neurological care and bringing concierge-level cutting-edge care to patients and families suffering from neurological disorders.
Dr. Katsnelson is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.