Prof. Alexander Tsiskaridze

Tbilisi, Georgia

Chair, Council of Fellows

Alexander Tsiskaridze, MD, PhD, DSc, FESO, MAE is Professor and Chair of Neurology at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Head of Neurological Service at Pineo Medical Ecosystem.

After obtaining the Honor Diploma of Medical Doctor from Tbilisi State Medical University, Alexander Tsiskaridze started his professional career in late 80ies at Sarajishvili Institute of Neurology in the capacity of Intern, then Junior Scientific Researcher. In the 1999-2000 he has undertaken European Neurological Society Fellowship in Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland. Later he gained Swiss National Science Foundation Research Grant and Fellowship at the Department of Neurology of the same university hospital (2003-2004). In Georgia he continued his career in Sarajishvili Institute of Neurology as Senior Scientific Researcher, Head of Research Department and finally held the position of Scientific Director. He became Professor of Neurology in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in 2006. He also served as the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine (2006-2017) and the Vice Rector for Research (2017-2019) in the same university.

Dr. Tsiskaridze is the author of 54 scientific papers. He is also the author and co-author of several book chapters as well as co-editor of the book “Treatment-related stroke: including iatrogenic and in-hospital strokes” (Cambridge University Press). He has received numerous international and local degrees, awards and honors including the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences (PhD), the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences, Sarajishvili Medal and Honor Diploma for Achievements in Neurological Research of Georgian Association of Neurologist and Neurosurgeons, Young Investigator’s Award of the European Stroke Council, Bruce Schoenberg International Award in Neuroepidemiology of the American Academy of Neurology, Georgian National Scientific Prize and Silver Medal for the Cycle of Papers on Cerebrovascular Disorders, Ivane Javakhishvili Medal of Tbilisi State University and Order of Merit of President of Georgia.

Prof. Tsiskaridze is the Founding Fellow of European Stroke Organization (ESO), the former member of Board of Directors of ESO, the member of Academic Council of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, the member of Board of Directors of Curatio International Foundation and the member of Academia Europaea. At the ESOC 2022 in Lyon he was appointed a Chair of the Council of Fellows of ESO.

He is the member Editorial Board of various journals including European Stroke Journal (Sage) and Neurological Sciences (Springer). He serves as a peer-reviewer of British Medical Journal, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Circulation, Stroke, Journal of Neurological Sciences, Internal and Emergency Medicine, Neuroepidemiology, Cerebrovascular Diseases, European Neurology, Frontiers in Neurology, Journal of Neuroinflammation, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, and Case Reports in Neurology.