Demetrius Klee Lopes, M.D., is Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and the Comprehensive Stroke Program Surgical Director at Advocate Health. He is highly skilled in neuroendovascular therapy, which is an innovative approach to the treatment of brain and spinal cord diseases from inside the blood vessels. Dr. Lopes specializes in the revascularization of the brain for cerebral ischemia, stroke and the conditions leading up to stroke, and the treatment of brain aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations. Read more about Demetrius Lopes, MD and watch Dr. Lopes speak about the TRAP technique and the first pass effect.
Sheila Sheppard had no idea she suffered from moyamoya disease. Thankfully, she knew the signs of a stroke and acted quickly.
Lutheran General is one of just two hospitals in the Chicago area using robotic technology to help patients with brain aneurysms. Learn more about this new, ultra-precise imaging now available thanks to Dr. Demetrius Lopes' new certification.
Rachel Castro's stroke at age 17 was a shock to everyone. Years later, thanks to Dr. Demetrius Lopes, learn how Rachel's recovery inspired her to pursue a career as a neurophysiologist.
When Debbie Ford's daughter Sarah suffered a series of strokes, Dr. Lopes was able to perform surgery to connect one of her arteries from her scalp to her brain. Read about what Debbie Ford wishes she would have known and done differently, and about how Dr. Demetrius...
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