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Halinder S. Mangat, M.D., M.Sc.

Professional Background

Halinder Mangat, M.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology and a neurocritical care specialist with The University of Kansas Health System. He joined KU Medical Center in 2021 after eight years on the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

Dual certified in internal medicine and neurology, Dr. Mangat spent two years as a research fellow in neurochemistry at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and subsequently completed his fellowship in neurocritical care at Addenbrooke's Hospital/Cambridge University Hospitals, UK. He also earned a master's degree in public health for developing countries from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dr. Mangat's interests are in global neurotrauma, especially in low-middle income countries. He has worked for nearly a decade in a capacity building program in Tanzania. Additionally, he dedicates research time in advanced clinical neurovascular physiology monitoring techniques using invasive devices such as cerebral microdialysis and cerebral oximetry to understand early brain injury in the acutely injured brain.

Education and Training
  • MBBS, Medicine, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
  • MPH, Public Health for Developing Countries, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
  • Other, Respiratory Medicine, St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, India
  • Other, Neurochemistry, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
  • Residency, Neurology, New York University Hospital, New York, NY
  • Other, Neurochemistry, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Clinical Fellowship, Neurocritical Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Residency, Neurology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Internal Medicine Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Kansas License, Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Neurology Board Certification , American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Professional Affiliations
  • Neurocritical Care Society, Mentor-Mentee Program, Faculty Mentor, 2020 - Present
  • Neurocritical Care Society, Annual Meeting Committee, Member, 2018 - 2021
  • Neurocritical Care Society, Traumatic Brain Injury Section, Co-Chair, 2017 - 2021
  • American Academy of Neurology, Member, 2004 - Present
  • American Heart Association, Member, 2004 - Present
  • American Neurological Association, Member, 2004 - Present
  • European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Member, 2004 - Present

  • Mangat, H., S, Wu, X, Gerber, L., M, Shabani, H., K, Lazaro, A, Leidinger, A, Santos, M., M, McClelland, P., H, Schenck, H, Joackim, P, Ngerageza, J., G, Schmidt, F, Stieg, P., E, Hartl, R. 2021. Severe traumatic brain injury management in Tanzania: analysis of a prospective cohort.. Journal of neurosurgery, 1-13
  • Mangat, H., S, Wu, X, Gerber, L., M, Schwarz, J., T, Fakhar, M, Murthy, S., B, Stieg, P., E, Ghajar, J, Härtl, R. 2020. Hypertonic Saline is Superior to Mannitol for the Combined Effect on Intracranial Pressure and Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Burdens in Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.. Neurosurgery, 86 (2), 221-230
  • Lessing, N., L, Mwesige, S, Lazaro, A, Cheserem, B., J, Zuckerman, S., L, Leidinger, A, Rutabasibwa, N, Shabani, H., K, Mangat, H., S, Härtl, R. 2020. Pressure ulcers after traumatic spinal injury in East Africa: risk factors, illustrative case, and low-cost protocol for prevention and treatment.. Spinal cord series and cases, 6 (1), 48
  • Valand, H., A, Goyal, A, Melendez, D., A, Matharu, S., S, Mangat, H., S, Tu, R., K. 2019. Lyme Disease: What the Neuroradiologist Needs to Know.. AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology, 40 (12), 1998-2000