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Viktor Szeder, MD, PhD


Viktor Szeder, MD, PhD

UCLA Physician Viktor Szeder, MD, PhD specializes in Interventional Radiology, Vascular Neurology.
Interventional Radiology, Vascular Neurology
Language Spoken
English, Hungarian, Slovak, Czech
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 267-8761 or (310) 267-8762 Information and referral
Fax Number
(310) 267-3630
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100 Medical Plaza, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Mailing Address
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza, Suite 2129
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7437

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2009
Interventional Neuroradiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011 - 2013
Vascular Neurology, Columbia-Presbyterian Neurological Institute, 2009 - 2010
Neurocritical Care, Columbia-Presbyterian Neurological Institute, 2008 - 2011
Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, 2005 - 2008
Internal Medicine/Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, 2004 - 2005
MD, Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine, 1998
Angioplasty, Arteriovenous fistula, Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Brain Aneurysm Coiling, Brain AVM Embolization, Carotid Stenosis, Carotid Stenting, Embolization, Endovascular Aneurysm, Facial Vascular Malformation Treatment, Intracranial Angioplasty & Stenting, Nose Bleeding Treatment, Spinal AVM Embolization, Stroke, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Thrombectomy, Thrombolysis, Tumor Embolization (Brain, Head & Neck, Spine), Vascular Malformation Embolization, Vasospasm Treatment
Additional Information

Education (continued)

  • MSc, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 2011
  • PhD, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, 2003

Research Training

  • Neuroimaging, Dept. of Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2002 - 2004
  • Neurobiology, Dept. Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2000 - 2002
  • Neurobiology, Dept. Neurology, School of Medicine, Boston University, 1999 - 2000
  • Neurosciences, Inst. of Anatomy, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 1998 - 1999
Awards & Recognition
  • 2009 POR Scholar (Patient-Oriented Research) - full tuition scholarship awarded for Master of Science in Biostatistics, provided by the Columbia University Medical Center Clinical Trials Office and the Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
  • 2008 David I. M. Fine Award - for outstanding performance during postgraduate residency training (resident with most publications achieved during residency), Dept. of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 2008 Highlighted abstract/poster, selected for the Scientific Highlights Session, Stroke Critical Care at the AAN (American Academy of Neurology), 60th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • 2007 Elected to the AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha) National Honor Medical Society, for the dedication to teaching and education of medical students, AOA MCW (Medical College of Wisconsin) - Beta Chapter, Milwaukee, WI
  • 2006 Highlighted abstract/poster, selected for the Scientific Highlights Session, Stroke/Critical Care at the AAN (American Academy of Neurology), 58th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
  • 2005 Francis M. Foster Award of WNS (Wisconsin Neurological Society), for the best oral presentation at the Wisconsin Neurological Society Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • 2004 Scientific Exhibit Summa cum Laude Award at ASNR (American Society of Neuroradiology) Meeting, Seattle, WA
  • 2003 Presley-Zeiss Postdoctoral Fellow Slide Presentation Award of AAA (American Association of Anatomists) for excellence in research using light and/or electron microscopy, Runner-up, Experimental Biology Meeting of FASEB, San Diego, CA
  • 2003 Annual Award of the Czech Anatomical Society and OLYMPUS, best publication of the year 2003, Czech Anatomical Society Meeting, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
  • 2000 International Neurological Science Fellowship Award of NINDS (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke), Individual NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship F05 grant awarded

Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Pan J, Xiao F, Szeder V, Yan M, Fan W, Gu J, He L, Zhan R. Stent, balloon-assisted coiling and double microcatheter for treating wide-neck aneurysms in anterior cerebral circulation. Neurol Res. Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print], 2013.
  2. Szeder V, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Ziai W, Torbey M. The TRACH Score Clinical and Radiological of Tracheostomy in Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care 13:40-46, 2010.
  3. Ruff IM, Strozyk D, Rahman C, Szeder V, Pile-Spellman J, Marshall RS. Clinical reasoning: a 21-year-old woman with right eye swelling and bruising. Neurology 75:2039-2044, 2010.
  4. Ortega-Gutierrez S, Wolfe T, Pandya D, Szeder V, Lopez-Vicente M, Zaidat OO. Neurologic complications in non-neurological intensive care units. Neurologist 15:254-267, 2009.
  5. Szeder V and Mayer SA. Blood Pressure Reduction for Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage: How Low Can You Go? Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:505-507, 2008.
  6. Szeder V, Torbey MT. Prevention and Treatment of Perioperative Stroke. Neurologist 14:30-36, 2008.
  7. Zaidat OO, Szeder V, Alexander MJ. Transbrachial Stent-Assisted Coil Embolization Of Right Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysm: Technical Case Report. J Neuroimaging 17:344-347, 2007.
  8. Szeder V, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Frank M, Jaradeh SS. CNS blastomycosis – young healthy male working in fields post hurricane Katrina. Neurology 68:1746-1747, 2007.

Book Chapters

  1. DeYoe EA, Ulmer J, Mueller WM, Hacein-Bey L, Szeder V, Maciejewski MJ, Medler K, Reitsma D, Mathis J. FMRI of Human Visual Pathways. Functional Neuroradiology: Principles and Clinical Applications. S Faro & F B Mohamed, Springer, New York, NY, ISBN-10: 1441903437, 2011.
  2. Szeder V, Wolfe T, Lynch JR, Fitzsimmons BF, Zaidat OO. Ruptured Hypophyseal artery aneurysm. Chapter 4, Treatment of Aneurysms and Pseudo-aneurysmal Lesions. In: Atlas of Interventional Neurology, eds. Qureshi AI and Georgiadis AL, Demos Medical Publishing, LLC, New York, NY, ISBN: 978-1-933864-31-0, p. 122, 2009.
  3. Szeder V. Abscess, Brain. In: The Little Black Book of Neurology, 5th Edition, eds. Zaidat OO and Lerner AJ, Mosby Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 1-3, 2008.
  4. Szeder V. Quadriplegia. In: The Little Black Book of Neurology, 5th Edition, eds. Zaidat OO and Lerner AJ, Mosby Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 548-552, 2008.
  5. Szeder V, Selim M, Torbey MT. Perioperative Stroke. In: The Stroke Book, eds. Torbey MT and Selim MH, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, pp. 239-249, 2007.
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