Waldo Guerrero, MD

Fellow Associate of Neurology

Contact Information

Office: S208 GH
200 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Biomedical Sciences, University of South Florida
MD, Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine

Fellow, Neurointerventional Radiology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Post Graduate, Categorical Internal Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Shands Hospital Program
Post Graduate, Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Shands Hospital Program
Fellow, Vascular Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston


Parsha, K., Mir, O., Satani, N., Yang, B., Guerrero, W., Mei, Z., Cai, C., Chen, P. R., Gee, A., Hanley, P. J., Aronowski, J. & Savitz, S. I. (2017). Mesenchymal stromal cell secretomes are modulated by suspension time, delivery vehicle, passage through catheter, and exposure to adjuvants. Cytotherapy. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2016.10.006.

Mokin, M., Gupta, R., Guerrero, W. R., Rose, D. Z., Burgin, W. S. & Sivakanthan, S. (2016). ASPECTS decay during inter-facility transfer in patients with large vessel occlusion strokes. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, neurintsurg–2016–012331. PMID: 27106593.

Rose, D. Z., Guerrero, W. R., Mokin, M. V., Gooch, C. L., Bozeman, A. C., Pearson, J. M. & Burgin, W. S. (2015). Hemorrhagic stroke following use of the synthetic marijuana “spice”. Neurology, 85(13), 1177–1179. PMID: 26320200.

Dababneh, H., Guerrero, W. R., Moussavi, M., Hussain, M. & Kirmani, J. F. (2014). Ulcerative Colitis Presenting with Bilateral Thalamic Infarcts Due to Cerebral Sinus Thrombosis. (Vols. 7). (2), pp. 27-28. Journal of Vascular & Interventional Neurology.

Dababneh, H., Guerrero, W., Mehta, S., Moussavi, M. & Kirmani, J. F. (2014). Possible role of Eptifibatide drip in-patient with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in vasospasm prevention. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, 7(3), 8–13. PMID: 25298852.

Dababneh, H., Bashir, A., Hussain, M., Guerrero, W. R., Morgan, W., Khanna, A. Y. & Mocco, J. D. (2014). Endovascular Treatment of Tandem Internal Carotid and Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusions. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, 7(4), 26–31. PMID: 25422711.

Dababneh, H., Bashir, A., Guerrero, W. R., Wilson, K., Hussain, M., Misthal, S., Morgan, W., Peters, K., Kirmani, J. F. & Mocco, J. (2014). Mean transit time on Aquilion ONE and its utilization in patients undergoing acute stroke intervention. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, 7(5), 73–81. PMID: 25566346.

Guerrero, W. R., Grotta, J. C. (2013). Defining intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator failure. (Vols. 44). (3), pp. 819-21. Stroke. PMID: 23339963.

Guerrero, W. R., Savitz, S. I. (2013). Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator for Stroke Mimics. Stroke, 44(5), 1213–1214. PMID: 23579589.

Guerrero, W. R., Dababneh, H., Hedna, S., Johnson, J. A., Peters, K. & Waters, M. F. (2013). Vessel wall enhancement in herpes simplex virus central nervous system vasculitis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 20(9), 1318–1319. DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2012.10.024.

Dababneh, H., Shikhman, A., Moussavi, M., Guerrero, W. R., Panezai, S. & Kirmani, J. F. (2013). Teaching NeuroImages: Comatose patient with bilateral thalamic infarct due to internal carotid artery occlusion. Neurology, 80(17), e185–e186. PMID: 23610154.

Guerrero, W. R., Varghese, S., Savitz, S. & Wu, T. C. (2013). Heat stress presenting with encephalopathy and MRI findings of diffuse cerebral injury and hemorrhage. BMC Neurology, 13, 63. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2377-13-63.

Guerrero, W. R., Dababneh, H. & Nadeau, S. E. (2013). Hemiparesis, encephalopathy, and extrapontine osmotic myelinolysis in the setting of hyperosmolar hyperglycemia. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 20(6), 894–896. DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2012.05.045.

Guerrero, W. R., Savitz, S. I. (2013). Mild acute ischaemic stroke—the case for thrombolytic therapy. Nature Reviews Neurology, 9(11), 653–656. DOI: 10.1038/nrneurol.2013.174.

Dababneh, H., Guerrero, W. R., Khanna, A., Peters, K. & Waters, M. (2012). Diffusion Weighted MRI Findings in Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia(HIT). Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology. DOI: 10.4172/2155-9562.1000122.

Guerrero, W. R., Dababneh, H. & Eisenschenk, S. (2012). The role of perfusion CT in identifying stroke mimics in the emergency room: a case of status epilepticus presenting with perfusion CT alterations. International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 5(1), 4. DOI: 10.1186/1865-1380-5-4.

Hedna, V. S., Favilla, C. G., Guerrero, W. R., Patel, A., Gottipati, A., Waters, M. F., Bidari, S. & Thomas, B. (2012). Trends in the management of atrial fibrillation: A neurologist’s perspective. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 3(4), 255–264. DOI: 10.4103/0975-3583.102690.

Guerrero, W. R., Dababneh, H., Cook, J. & Peters, K. R. (2012). Teaching NeuroImages: Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula presenting as ascending paralysis. Neurology, 79(1), e5–e6. PMID: 22753452.

Dababneh, H., Guerrero, W. R., Khanna, A., Hoh, B. L. & Mocco, J. (2012). Management of tandem occlusion stroke with endovascular therapy. Neurosurgical Focus, 32(5), E16. DOI: 10.3171/2012.1.FOCUS11350.

Guerrero, W. R., Okun, M. S. & McFarland, N. R. (2012). Encephalopathy, Hypoglycemia, and Flailing Extremities: A Case of Bilateral Chorea–Ballism Associated with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements. DOI: 10.7916/D8RX99T2.

Dababneh, H., Guerrero, W., Wilson, K., Hoh, B. L., Mocco, J. D. & Waters, Jeffery Bennett & Michael F., (2011). Observation of Mean Transit Time (Mtt) Perfusion Maps on a 320-Detector Row Ct Scanner and its Potential Application in Acute Ischemic Stroke. Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology. DOI: 10.4172/2155-9562.1000115.

Guerrero, W. R., Kumar, A., Khaku, A. & Heilman, K. M. (2010). Spatially Adherent Graphemic Perseveration. (Vols. 23). (4), pp. 269-273. Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology. DOI: 10.1097/WNN.0b013e3181f20cdd.

Katnik, C., Guerrero, W. R., Pennypacker, K. R., Herrera, Y. & Cuevas, J. (2006). Sigma-1 Receptor Activation Prevents Intracellular Calcium Dysregulation in Cortical Neurons during in Vitro Ischemia. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 319(3), 1355–1365. PMID: 16988055.