Education & Training

Medical School

Universidad Central de Venezuela

Residency

Neurology

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Fellowship

Neuro Critical Care

  • University of Pennsylvania Health Systems

Boards

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Insurances

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Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Research Profile

Dr. Gomez has various research interests. He has published on several topics in neuromusucular medicine and serves on the Monograph and News Science Editorial Boards at the American Academy of Neuromuscular and Neurodiagostic Medicine. He also liaisons with the Venezuelan Institute of Experimental Medicine. Dr. Gomez serves as a Neurology Consultant for the NEJM Educational Innovation Group. His current research focuses on stroke pathophysiology and post-cardiac arrest care.

Research Interests

  • Neurophysiology
  • Stroke
  • Neuroprognostication after Cardiac Arrest
  • Neuromuscular disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurocritical Care
  • Stroke
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Post-Cardiac Arrest care

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence Award for Quality Assessment and Quality Improvement Project of the Year. Rutgers NJMS 2018
  • Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching Rutgers NJMS. Rutgers NJMS 2017
  • Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching Rutgers NJMS. 2016
  • AANEM Foundation for Research and Education Resident and Fellow Member Recognition Award. American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnositc Medicine 2017
  • AANEM Foundation for Research and Education Resident and Fellow Member Recognition Award. American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnositc Medicine 2017
  • Arnold P Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award Arnold P Gold Foundation 2016
  • American Academy of Neurology Travel Scholarship 2016

Publications

  • Gomez F. - Neurology Examination and Board Review, Third Edition: McGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review 3rd Edition. ISBN-13: 978-0071825481. (Chapters Neuroimmunology, Neuro-Oncology, Neurological Infectious Diseases, Neuropharmacology, Neuropathology, Neuro-Ophthalmology.
  • Gomez F, Shah S. "Cryptogenic and Other Strokes” Springer Neuromethods Series 2021
  • Gomez R, Balu R “Meningitis” - Decision Making in Adult Neurology, Elsevier 2020
  • Gomez R, Balu R “Encephalitis ” - Decision Making in Adult Neurology, Elsevier 2020 Ramos-Platt et al. "American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine News Science Editorial Board: Anthology" February 2018
  • Neurology and Special Senses Collection”. Gomez F, Le T, Cole B, Marfurt C, Weisholtz Y, et al, eds.- Neuro Bricks (ScholarX) - 2020
  • Kumar, M. A., Romero, F. G., & Dharaneeswaran, K. (2020). Early mobilization in neurocritical care patients. Current Opinion in Critical Care, 1. doi:10.1097/mcc.0000000000000709 
  • El-Ghanem M, Gomez F, E, Koul P, Nuoman R, Santarelli J, G, Amuluru K, Gandhi C, D, Cohen E, R Meyers P, Al-Mufti F. “Mandatory Neuroendovascular Evolution: Meeting the New Demands.” Intervent Neurol 2019;8:69-82. doi: 10.1159/000495075
  • Al-Mufti F, Amuluru K, Gomez F​, Dodson V, El-Ghanem M. “Off-Label Uses for Flow Diversion in Intracranial Aneurysm Management” Journal of Neuroimaging. 2017 Jul;27 (4):359-364. PMID: 28029187
  • Francisco Gomez, MD1; Alyssa B. Polotti, PharmD, BCCCP1; and Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD2 AnaConDa: Anesthetic Gases in the NICU Are No Laughing Matter! Neurocritical Care Currents, May 2020
  • Francisco Gomez, MD; Ivo Bach, MD; and Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD; Intra-Arterial Selective Cooling in Acute Systemic Stroke. Neurocritical Care Currents May 2020
  • Francisco Gomez, Kiruba Dharneeswaran, Fawaz Al-Mufti; Cooling Techniques and Devices for Targeted Temperature Management in Post-Cardiac Arrest Patients. Neurocritical Care Currents, April 2020
  • Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD; Francisco Gomez, MD; Corey Scurlock, MD, MBA; Chad Cole, MD, MSc Tele-Neurocritical Care: The Evolution, Differentiation and Limitations of a New Medical Field. Neurocritical Care Currents, Sept 2018
  • Francisco Gomez MD, Mohammad El-Ghanem MD, Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for ICU Acquired Weakness (ICUAW), Neurocritical Care Currents, June 2018
  • Francisco Gomez, MD, Jessy Walia, MD, and Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD Non-Invasive Detection of Large Vessel Occlusion in Setting of Acute Ischemic Stroke Neurocritical Care Currents, April 2018
  • Gomez F, Abella B, Balu R “Early Imaging Incompletely Predicts Subsequent Cerebral PhysiologicalDerangements After Cardiac Arrest” AHA Resuscitation Conference, Philadelphia, October 2019