Peter Panagos, MD, MA, FACEP, FAHA
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Peter Panagos, MD, MA, FACEP, FAHA, is currently vice chair of academic and faculty affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine and professor of emergency medicine and neurology at Washington University in St Louis. He is a 1987 graduate of Dartmouth College. In 1994, he completed his medical education at Emory University. Following a year of surgical training at Naval Medical Center San Diego, he graduated and received his wings as a naval flight surgeon in Pensacola, Florida. From 1996-1999, he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. In 2002, he completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati and subsequently completed a neurovascular emergencies/stroke fellowship at the same institution in 2003.
At Washington University, he has served as PI for multiple NIH- and industry-funded clinical trials, including the current NINDS StrokeNet (RCC 28). He is the director of neurovascular emergencies in the Department of Emergency Medicine and co-director of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University Stroke Network. He has served in multiple leadership roles for the AHA/ASA, including Chair of Mission: Lifeline Stroke, the Emergency Neurovascular Care Committee (ENCC) and is the immediate past chair of the ASA Stroke Council Leadership Committee. Panagos is associate editor of Academic Emergency Medicine and an emergency medicine oral board examiner.