Department of Neurology

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Professor and Chief, Cerebrovascular Division

Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Tampa General Hospital

Director, Stroke Fellowship Program

2 Tampa General Circle
7th Floor,
Tampa, FL 33606

Phone: (813) 259-8577
Fax: (813) 259-8551

William Scott Burgin, M.D.

Stroke and Vascular Neurology


Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (Internal Medicine)
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (Neurology)
Fellowship: University of Texas (UT) – Houston School of Medicine


Clinical Interests:
• Stroke and Vascular Neurology
• Neurocritical Care

Research Interests:
• Acute Stroke Intervention
• Clinical and Translational Research in Cerebrovascular Disease

Board Certification(s)
• American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)
• American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Cerebrovascular Disease)
• American Society of Neuroimaging Certification in Cerebrovascular Ultrasound

Selected Publications

Huxlin KR, Martin T, Kelly K, Riley M Friedman DI, Burgin WS, Hayhoe M Perceptual relearning of complex visual motion after V1 damage in humans. J Neurosci. 2009 Apr1;29(13):3981-91.

Young KC, Holloway RG, Burgin WS, Benesch CG. A cost-effectiveness analysis of carotid artery stenting compared with endarterectomy. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Sep-Oct;19(5):404-9.

Holloway RG, Benesch CG, Burgin WS, Zentner JB. Prognosis and decision making in severe stroke. JAMA 2005 Aug 10;294(6):725-33.