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Aninda Acharya, M.D.

Aninda Acharya, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology & Psychiatry

1438 S. Grand Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 977-4800

Aninda B. Acharya was born in Kansas City Missouri and completed his

undergraduate,  medical education, and Neurology Reidency at the

University of Kansas. Dr. Acharya came to Saint Louis in 2000 to

complete a two-year fellowship in Stroke at Washington University

School of Medicine. He joined the faculty at Saint Louis University as

an Assistant Professor in July 2002. He is also the Director of

Neuro-Rehabilitation at SSM Rehabilitation Hospital on the campus of

Saint Mary's Hospital in Richmond Heights Missouri. He is board

certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology. He received a Masters

Degree in Public Health from the Saint Louis University School of

Public Health in 2008.

Dr. Acharya's main research interest is in the cognitive and behavioral

affects of cerebrovascular disease and traumatic brain injury. He

current research projects involve investigating pharmacological and

rehabilitative strategies to determine if such interventions can

improve cognitive, motor, and functional outcome after acquired brain


Recent Publications: Chapters/Reviews:

Acharya, AB, Faber CA, Pahwa R, et al. (2004). Pathophysiology of

Levodopa and Dopamine Blocking Agent Agent-Induced Movement Disorders.

Drug-Induced Movement Disorders. K. D. Sethi. New York, Marcel Dekker,

Inc.: 279-294.

Ransom, BR, Acharya, AB, and Goldberg, MP (2004). Molecular

pathophysiology of white matter anoxic-ischemic injury. In J.B. Mohr,

D.W. Choi, J.C. Grotta, B. Weir and P.A. Wolf (Eds.), Stroke

pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management, 4th ed .(pp. 867-881).

Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone.

Acharya AB, Powers WJ. Intracerebral Hemorrhage. In: EBM Solutions

Guidelines for Health Care Providers and Consumers [online database].

Issue 1. Nashville, Tenn: EBM Solutions; December 28, 2001. Revised



Acharya AB, Oliver D, Cruz-Flores S. Does size matter? Influence of

rehabilitation facility yearly discharge volume on stroke

rehabilitation outcome. [Abstract] Neurology. 64 March 2005 (Suppl 1) p


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