Dr. Vineeta Singh is a neurointensivist, or a neurologist with critical care training, who specializes in the treatment of patients with cerebral aneurysms, vascular malformations and stroke in UCSF's Neurological Intensive Care Unit. She earned her medical degree at the Institute of Medical Sciences in India. Singh completed a residency in neurology at Allegheny University Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn. and a fellowship in stroke and neurocritical care at UCSF Medical Center before joining the medical center staff in 2000. Singh's research involves investigating the natural history of dural arteriovenous fistula, or malformations of the blood vessels in the brain or spine. She also is developing an animal model of stroke to study the alteration in synaptic activity following brief ischemia or obstruction of blood flow.