Dr. Gabriel A. Vidal obtained his medical degree from Central del Caribe, SOM, in Puerto Rico, his native country. He went on to complete his internship at the Louisiana State University in New Orleans, where he also completed his neurology residency and served as Chief Resident. During Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Vidal was an active participant in the evacuation efforts, serving as a volunteer physician at a Red Cross Evacuation Center in Baton Rouge, LA. He completed his Vascular Neurology fellowship training at Emory University in Atlanta, GA; and his Interventional Neurology fellowship at Ochsner Medical Center. His areas of special interest are Vascular and Interventional Neurology, with emphasis in acute treatment and secondary prevention of ischemic strokes as well as management of intracerebral hemorrhages and subarachnoid bleeds. He joined our staff in 2009.

Dr. Vidal led the efforts that culminated with Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans being named the first certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Gulf South.

Watch Hello Health on TV: Stroke - A time sensitive disease with Dr. Gabriel Vidal

Medical School

Central del Caribe, SOM. Bayamon, PR


Louisiana State University, New Orleans. 2005


Neurology, Louisiana State University, New Orleans. 2005


Vascular Neurology, Emory University. Atlanta, GA. 2009, Interventional Neurology, Ochsner Medical Center, 2012

Explore Clinical Trials

Over 1,000 clinical trials
being conducted at Ochsner.

Donate to Ochsner

We change and save lives every day.
Your support makes it possible.

MyOchsner Login

Get exclusive access to more appointment times, message your care team 24/7, view your test results and request refills.

Access Care 24/7

Enhance your Anywhere Care Virtual Visit with Health Kit

Find an Urgent Care Location Near You

Get seen today and start feeling better