Jeanne Teitelbaum, MD

Contact Information

Email: fred.salevsky [at] muhc.mcgill.ca (J)jeanne.teitelbaum [at] mcgill.ca (eanne Teitelbaum)
Tel.: (514) 398-6644 ext: 00400
Recent Publications: PubMed
Academic Affiliations: Neurology, Neuro Critical Care
Clinical Interests: Neurological critical care and acute stroke
Research Group: Neurodegenerative Diseases


Dr. Jeanne Susan Teitelbaum is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, as well as the Co-Director of the Acute Stroke Service, and Program Director for Neurocritical Care at the Montreal Neurological Institute. She is also a Professor in Neurology and Critical Care Medicine at University of Montreal.

Dr. Teitelbaum obtained her MD (1980) at University of Montreal School of Medicine.  She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital in 1982, in Internal Medicine at Royal Victoria Hospital in 1986 and in Neurology at McGill University in 1990. She also completed a fellowship in Neuroscience critical care at the John Hopkins Hospital in 1991.

Her research focuses on severe neurological injury such as ischemic strokes, sub-arachnoid hemorrhage and brain hemorrhage. She has studied the post-stroke immunological changes in the rat stroke model as well as the mechanisms of recovery.  Dr. Teitelbaum also investigates assessment, treatments and prognosis of vasospasm in subarachnoid hemorrhage in both human and animal models, as well as prevention of intracerebral hemorrhage expansion.

Dr. Teitelbaum is a distinguished lecturer having received numerous teaching awards throughout her career. She has published over 60 articles in numerous scientific journals and is also the active President of the Canadian Neurologic Sciences Federation (CNSF).


The Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital is a McGill University research and teaching institute; delivering the highest quality of care to patients, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. The Neuro is proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.