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SUNY Downstate Stroke Center

Providing a Continuum of Care, From Prevention and Diagnosis to Intervention and Recovery.


Director: Alison E. Baird


Interventional Neuroradiology/Neurosurgery:



  • Luba Nakhutina, PhD

Neurovascular Laboratory Director:

Vascular Neurology Fellow:

  • Diana Rojas-Soto, MD
  • Volodymyr Vulkanov, MD

Stroke Center and Stroke Nurse Coordinator:


SUNY Downstate Stroke Center Clinic Staff:

Stroke Inpatient Unit and Neurosciences Step-Down Unit Cordinators:

Community Outreach Coordinator:

Research Faculty:

Stroke Research Fellow:

  • Mateusz Adamski, MD

Clinical Trials Suite Staff:

Stroke Center Administrators:

About Our Staff

Our friendly, competent and reliable Stroke Center staff puts the highest priority on meeting your needs. They will answer your questions, schedule convenient appointments, and help to efficiently coordinate your care for stroke, rehabilitation and stroke prevention measures.

Luis and Roxanne

Neurology Department Administrator Luis Perez and Stroke Center Coordinator Roxanne Jones-Winter in the reception area of the Stroke Center.

Luis, Roxanne, Research Fellow

Luis Perez and Roxanne Jones-Winter chat with Dr. Hua Yu, Neurology Department Research Fellow.

Roxanne Jones-Winter, Stroke Center Coordinator

Roxanne Jones-Winter

Stroke Center Coordinator