Amna Sohail, MD
Amna Sohail, MD

Amna Sohail, MD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus


  • Vascular Neurology

Academic Appointments


  • Neurology


  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Board Review for neuro residents: Vascular anatomy of spinal cord , anatomy and physiology of CSF and ventricular system
  • Board review: Spinal cord and tracts anatomy and physiology
  • Board Review: Spinal cord pathology and syndromes
  • Brainstem anatomy Board review
  • Coma and brain death for internal medicine residents
  • CSEs for medical students
  • Intro to neurology for students: Neuro exam
  • Intro to Neurology for Students: Neuro exam and neuroradiology
  • Intro to Neurology for students: Neuroradiology
  • Intro to Neurology for students: Stroke
  • Journal Clubs for neurology residents Since Jan 2020 to current monthly
  • Limbic system and basal ganglia anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology (Board Review)
  • Medical and Mechanical Complications of stroke- Nursing stroke education conference
  • Neuro and psychiatry Pharmacology in relation to neurotransmitters and channels (Board review)
  • Neurotransmitters chemistry and pathology (Board review)
  • Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction. A review Grandrounds
  • Secondary Stroke Prevention for Neurology Residents
  • Stroke conference: Pontine infarcts due to small vessel atherosclerotic disease
  • Stroke for Medical students (now recorded)
  • Stroke Prevention for Primary Care
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -Nursing stroke education (Neuroacademy)
  • TBL for medical students; Meningitis
  • Vascular anatomy of Brain Board Review for Neurology residents


Medical School: Shifa College of Medicine Class of 2011 (Graduated with Honors and Avicenna Gold Medal for academic excellence)
Residency: University of Oklahoma (Neurology) (Graduated as Best Neurology Resident) 
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess, Harvard Medical School
American Stroke association Junior Reviewer for the Journal Stroke (2018-2019)
American Stroke association Senior Reviewer for the Journal Stroke (2019-present)

Publications and Presentations


  • Diabetics with non aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage-Do they differ from non -diabetics?, 2019
  • Qureshi, A.I., Lobanova, I., Ullah,N., Sohail,A., Zafar,T.A., Malik, A.M., Qureshi, M.H.. Prevalence of and Factors Associated with Dural Thickness in Patients with Mild cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer Disease. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, 8(3): 68-73, PMID 26301035, 2015
  • Qureshi, A.I., Qureshi, M.H., Malik, A.A., Khan, A.A., Sohail, A., Saed, A., Jadhav, V. Catheter-Based Transepidural Approach to Cervical and Thoracic Posterior and Perineural Epidural lity Study. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology., 8(2): 43-49, PMID 26060530, 2015
  • Sohail, A., Xiong, Z., Qureshi, M.H., Qureshi, A.I. Complex Partial Epilepsy Associated with Temporal Lobe Developmental Venous Anomaly. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, 8(2): 24-27, PMID 26060525, 2015
  • Sohail, A., Khatri, I., Mehboob, N. Effect of Dyslipidemia on Severity and Outcome of Stroke using mRS Scores in Northern Pakistani Population. Rawal Medical Journal, 38(4, 345-350, 2013


  • Cerebral Venous thrombosis Grand rounds Neurology, 2020
  • Sleep disorders in stroke- 16th Pulmonary, critical care and sleep conference, 2020
  • Medical and Mechanical  Complications of Stroke (via Zoom during COVID Pandemic) -Nursing Conference eligible for CME in COllaboration with Nebraska Medicine and Methodist , 2020
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -Neuroacademy , 2020
  • Stroke Prevention at the 8th Annual Primary Care Convention at Creighton University, 2019
  • Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome- A review. Grand rounds 2019, Creighton University Medical School, 2019
  • Diabetic Patients with Non-Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Grand Rounds 2018, University of Oklahoma Medical Center, 2018
  • Diabetic Patients with Non-Aneurysmal Subarachanoid Hemorrhage-A single Center Perspective. Authors: Amna Sohail MD, Joshua A. Santucci, Benjamin O Cornwell, DO, Lance Ford, Kimberly M Hollabaugh , David M Thompson, PhD, Ankur Garg, MD, Bradley N Bohnstedt, MD, Bappaditya Ray MD. Poster at AAN 2018, 2018
  • Imaging and Disposition differences in Diabetics Versus Non-diabetics Presenting with Non-Aneurysmal Subarachanoid Hemorrhage. Grand Rounds 2017, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2017
  • Pseudo-meningitis in an Adult with Thiamine Deficiency-A. Grand Rounds 2016, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2016
  • Neuroendovascular Procedures in Anticipation of Photoimmunotherapy for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer. Authors: Sudeepta Dandapat MD, Amna Sohail MD, Vijay Pandav MD and Ankur Garg MD. Poster at SVIN conference 2016, 2016
  • Imaging and Disposition differences in Diabetics Versus Non-diabetics Presenting with Non-Aneurysmal Subaranoid Hemorrhage. Authors: Amna Sohail MD, Michael Williams MS, Bappaditya Ray MD, Benjamin Cornwell MD, David Thompson Ph.D and Ankur Garg MD. Poster at Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) Conference 2016, 2016
  • Progressive Hippocampus atrophy in Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A longitudinal MRI Study. Authors: Iryna Lobanova MD, Amna Sohail MD, Malik Adil MD and Adnan Qureshi MD. Poster at AAN 2014, 2014

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Aneurysmal and non aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    ICH related medical complications
    Maliganancy and ischemic stroke
    Ischemic stroke
    Stroke outcomes
    Stroke epidemiology

Current Research Projects

  • IRB proposal in works for:  Seeking timely stroke care during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Single Center Perspective.

Grant Funding Received

  • Patterns of seeking Emergent Stroke Care During COVID- 19 pandemic: A Nebraska Stroke Center Persoective
  • Imaging Characteristics and clinical outcome of non- aneurysm subarachnoid hemorrhage- comparing diabetic and non diabetic patients