Lauren Sansing, MD, MS, FAHA, FANA

Associate Professor

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Stroke: Stroke Center; Stroke Telemedicine Program

Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research

Human and Translational Immunology Program

Yale Medicine


Dr. Sansing completed her residency in Neurology in 2006 followed by a Vascular Neurology fellowship from 2006-2008, both at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her clinical interests include acute ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage as well as other complex neurovascular diseases.

Following clinical training, she completed a Master of Science in Translational Research at Penn studying immune mechanisms of injury after intracerebral hemorrhage. She then joined the faculty at the University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital in 2010, where she was active in the Departments of Neurology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, and Immunology. She leads a NIH-funded laboratory identifying immunological treatment targets for intracerebral hemorrhage and stroke. Her laboratory moved to Yale in the summer of 2014, where she continues her work in stroke immunology through basic and translational studies. She has received numerous national and international awards for her research and is the Academic Chief of the Division of Stroke and Vascular Neurology.

Education & Training

MS University of Pennsylvania, Translational Research (2010)
MD SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine (2002)
Fellowship University of Pennsylvania
Residency University of Pennsylvania
Internship University of Pennsylvania

Honors & Recognition

  • Derek Denny-Brown Neurological Scholar AwardAmerical Neurological Association (2018)

  • Michael S. Pessin Stroke Leadership AwardAmerican Academy of Neurology (2015)

  • Young Physician-Scientist AwardAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation (2013)

  • Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

  • Fellow of the American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association (2013)

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Contact Info

Lauren Sansing, MD, MS, FAHA, FANA
Patient Care Location
Yale NeurologyYale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Neurology15 York Street
PO Box 208018

New Haven, CT 06520-8018

Curriculum Vitae