Department of Neurology

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

Phone: (813) 259-8577
Fax: (813) 259-8551
Email: ntsakadz@health.usf.edu

Nina Tsakadze, MD, PhD

Headache Medicine-General Neurology
Assistant Professor

Education

Medical School: State Medical University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
Residency: Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (Internship)
University of South Florida (Neurology)
Fellowship: University of South Florida (Headache)

Interests

Clinical Interests:
• Headache
• General Neurology

Research Interests:
• Headache
• General Neurology

Board Certification(s)
• American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Neurology)

Specialties:
• Headache
• General Neurology

Selected Publications

Herzig R, Kalvach P, Petkova V, Vukovic V, Tsakadze NL et al. The current availability of neurological in-patient services in post-communist Central and Eastern European countries. J Neuroepidemiol 2003, 22: 255-264.

Tsakadze NL, Sithu S, Sen U, English WL, Murphy G, D’Souza SE. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha converting enzyme (TACE/ADAM17) mediates the ectodomain cleavage of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1). J Biol Chem 2006, 281: 3157-3164.

Zakaria ER, Tsakadze NL, Garrison RN. Hypertonic saline resuscitation improves intestinal microcirculation in a rat model of hemorrhagic shock. Surgery 2006, 140: 579-587.

Tsakadze N, Katzin LW, Krishnan, S, Behrouz R. Cerebral infarction in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010, 20: 264-265.

Tsakadze N, Wilson M-C. Benefit of Botulinum toxin type A (Botox) for the treatment of the refractory new daily persistent headache, Proceedings of the 4th CONY Congress, 2010,
http://comtecmed.com/cony/2010/Uploads/assets/tsakadze.pdf