José Biller, MD, FACP, FAAN, FANA, FAHA is Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery and Chairperson of the Department of Neurology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Biller is American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certified (and recertified, including Combined Maintenance of Certification) in Neurology and Vascular Neurology, and certified in Headache Medicine (UCNS).
Dr. Biller served as Director of the ABPN from 1994 to 2001, and President of the ABPN in 2001, and currently holds the title of Emeritus Director of the ABPN. He is the Editor of the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, and an editorial board member and reviewer for an array of other national and international journals and publications. He has published more than 360 peer-reviewed articles, more than 150 book chapters, edited 32 books, and given more than 650 lectures around the world. Dr. Biller was the recipient of the A.B. Baker Lifetime Achievement in Neurology Education Award from the American Academy of Neurology in 2020.
Dr. Biller’s area of research interests include: stroke clinical trials; stroke in young adults; transient ischemic attacks; carotid artery disease; heart and brain interactions; and evidence-based medicine.
Dr. Biller earned his medical degree from the School of Medicine at the University of the Republic in Montevideo, Uruguay, where he had post-graduate training in Internal Medicine. He then completed Residency in Neurology at Loyola University Chicago and a Cerebrovascular Research Fellowship at Wake Forest University, Bowman Gray School of Medicine.