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June 17, 2011 - USA College of Medicine Welcomes Dr. Steve M. Cordina
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Dr. Steve M. Cordina was recently appointed assistant professor of neurology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He will serve as an interventional neurologist with special interest in stroke, and will be medical director for the USA Stroke Center.

Prior to his appointment to USA, Dr. Cordina was the senior interventional neurology fellow in the department of neurology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn., where he completed his endovascular surgical neuroradiology fellowship.

Dr. Cordina earned his medical degree from the University of Malta in Msida, Malta. He completed his residency training in neurology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Department of Neurology and Neurosciences in Newark, N.J. This was followed by a vascular neurology fellowship at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Cordina was awarded the UMDNJ Best Research by a Neurology Resident Student in 2007 and the UMDNJ Neurology Resident of the Year Award in 2008. He has multiple publications and research projects related to the field of vascular neurology.

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a member of the Neurocritical Care Society and Medical Association of Malta.

Dr. Cordina is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is the first interventional neurologist to be based in the Mobile region. His area of expertise includes clot retrieval and stent placement in patients suffering from stroke, as well as aneurysm and brain vascular malformation treatment. He speaks fluent English, Spanish and Italian.

Dr. Cordina is accepting new patients. For appointments, call (251) 660-5108.

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