Dr. Venkatasubramanian is a board certified neurologist, vascular neurologist and neurocriticial care physician. She completed her residency training in internal medicine from India and neurology residency and stroke/neurocritical care fellowships at Stanford University Medical Center. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Trials from University of London. She is a board certified neurosonologist. She has been on faculty since 2007. Her primary focus is the clinical care of critically ill patients in the neurological and other intensive care units and patients with acute stroke and TIA in the inpatient stroke unit. In addition, she sees patients with stroke and neurovascular diseases in her stroke clinic as well as patients discharged from the neurological ICU in the Outcomes clinic. Her main interests are in brain hemorrhage, unusual and rare causes of stroke, cerebral venous thrombosis, anticoagulation management after strokes and use of technology for improving outcomes in the neurological ICU.
Her research focuses on the study of intracerebral hemorrhage using brain imaging with CT and MRI. She is the Stanford prinicipal investigator for several clinical trials in intracerebral hemorrhage and large hemispheric infarction. She oversees guideline development for the Neurocritical Care Society, serves as a voting member for medical school admissions to Stanford and represents the neurology department at the Faculty Senate. She enjoys cooking, yoga, Bollywood fitness.