Wayne Olan, MD, serves as the director of Interventional and Endovascular Neurosurgery at the GW Medical Faculty Associates/GW Hospital and is an associate professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He also serves as a consulting physician to the National Institutes of Health.Board-certified in Radiology, Dr. Olan's clinical and research interests involve the endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular disorders, including the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and the treatment of stroke. He performs aneurysm coiling, extra-cranial and intra-cranial artery stenting, embolization of AVM, and embolization of head/neck tumors. In addition he has interests in the interventional treatment of spinal disorders.
Dr. Olan has published extensively on minimally invasive spinal interventions, endovascular treatments, and cervical abnormalities. His lectures instruct on minimally invasive spinal techniques and he is involved in the development of many devices in the spinal arena. He also publishes and lectures on cerebrovascular abnormalities, especially revascularization, and stroke prevention and treatment.He is a member of many professional societies including the Radiological Society of North America, American College of Radiology, American Medical Association, Medical Society of District of Columbia, American Society of Neuroradiology, and American Society of Spine Radiology.He completed his training in Radiology and fellowship training in Neuroradiology with subspecialty training in Interventional Neuroradiology.