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About J. Scott Pannell, MD
J. Scott Pannell, MD, is a neurointerventional radiologist who specializes in endovascular neurosurgery and neuroradiology. Dr. Pannell focuses on the catheter-based treatment of ischemic stroke, cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid stenosis, vascular tumors, and interventional management of pain associated with disorders of the spine (such as spine blocks).
His research interests include ischemic stroke, endothelial injury, and simulator-based angiography training.
Dr. Pannell completed fellowships in endovascular neurosurgery and neuroradiology at UC San Diego Health. He completed his radiology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and his internship at Emory University. Dr. Pannell earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He is board certified in diagnostic radiology.
During his medical school training and residency, Dr. Pannell developed interest in cerebrovascular imaging and minimally invasive treatment of cerebrovascular disorders.
Following his endovascular neurosurgery fellowship in 2015, Dr. Pannell joined the multidisciplinary neurovascular team at UC San Diego Health as a crucial member of one of the nation's first comprehensive stroke centers.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information on neurosurgery at UC San Diego Health, see Neurological Institute.
- Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
- Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
- University of Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- Diagnostic Radiology
- American Board of Radiology
Conditions and Treatments
- Brain Arteriovenous Malformations
- Cerebral Aneurysms
- Carotid Stenosis
- Catheter-Based Treatment of Ischemic Stroke
- Interventional Management of Pain Associated With Spinal Disorders
- Vascular Tumors
- Spinal Disorders
- Cerebrovascular Accident