Department of Neurology

Dionne Swor, D.O.

Assistant ProfessorDionne Swor, D.O.

Dr. Swor is a Neurocritical Care specialist with additional training in critical care EEG monitoring. Her research interests include the use of EEG as a tool for neuro-prognostication after anoxic brain injury and the management of status epilepticus in the ICU. In addition to research pursuits, she is interested in the use of social media to promote medical education in neurocritical care.

Special Interests

  • Neurocritical care
  • Critical Care EEG Monitoring
  • Promoting medical education in Neurocritical Care using social media


  • M.D: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Neurology, University of California, Davis Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Neurocritical Care Fellow, Northwestern University

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Neurocritical Care Society
  • Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium


American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Communications Committee


  • NIHSS Certification
  • National Stroke Association
  • Emergency Neurological Life Support
  • Neurocritical Care Society
  • Diplomate in Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Diplomate in Neurophysiology/Critical Care EEG
  • American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurocritical Care Certified
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Awards and Honors

  • 2020-Women in Medicine and Science, Fellowship recipient, Wake Forest University.
  • 2021-Neuro NEXT Fellowship, NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Selected Publications

Juneja P, Swor D. An Evidenced-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Prognosis in a Young Woman with New Onset Super Refractory Status Epilepticus: A Case Report. Case Rep Neurol. 2022 Jan 17;14(1):5-11.

Swor DE, Tucker KL. Ethical Neurological Care During a Pandemic. Practical Neurology. January 2021.

Swor DE, Maas M, Walia S, Bissig P, Liotta M, Naidech A, Ng K. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of methamphetamine associated intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology. 2019 Jul 2;93(1): e1-e7.

Swor DE, Maas MB, Batra A, Kim M, Sorond F, Manno E, Grimaldi D, Thomas LF, Naidech A, Liotta E. Admission Heart Rate Variability is Associated with Fever Development in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care. 2019 Apr; 30(2):224-250.

Last Updated: 9/22/22