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Grand Rounds Conference features Brian M. Kongs, D.O. and Abid Qureshi, M.D.

Presentations will focus on encephalitis and large-core ischemic stroke

Brian M. Kongs portrait
Brian M. Kongs, D.O.

The Neurology/Neurosurgery Grand Rounds Conference May 10, 2024, begins at 7 a.m. with a case presentation by Brian M. Kongs, D.O. The case is a clinical and radiologic review of HIV encephalitis and the evaluation and management of viral encephalitides.

Kongs is a first-year resident at KU Medical Center and completed his medical degree and a Master of Science degree in bioethics at Kansas City University. His interests include neurology, neurocognitive and neurodegenerative medicine.

The second presentation will focus on large-core ischemic stroke by Abid Qureshi, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and a neocritical care fellow. The discussion will examine large-vessel, acute ischemic stroke and the current controversies related to which patients to take to thrombectomy (EVT). This presentation is from 8 to 9 a.m.

Abid Qureshi portrait
Abid Qureshi, M.D.

Qureshi graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center followed by a residency in neurology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed cognitive neurology and neuroscience fellowships at Harvard University and Brigham and Women's Hospital as well as a vascular neurology fellowship at Columbia University.

Both presentations will take place at the Clendening Auditorium in Robinson at the KU Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas.

A virtual option for the presentation is available. Email for the link.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Mailstop 2012
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6970
Fax: 913-588-6965