“My team and I are passionate about developing minimally invasive cures and treatments for brain and spinal cord problems so patients can get back to their lives and families.”
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.
Dr. Lopes received the following letter from Taylor, a young vibrant high school gymnast that presented in Dr. Lopes’ practice at Rush University Medical Center with a large AVM. Taylor had experienced a seizure that left her unable to control movement in her arm and...read more
I had a stroke last year and it surprised me. It came out of no where. I had no symptoms for it. I was not on my general practitioner’s “watch list” and, fortunately, I came out of it okay… Bill underwent a successful cerebral angioplasty with Dr. Lopes to treat...read more
“About 10 years ago, I had a new procedure that Dr. Lopes performed which allowed a coil and stent to be inserted in the brain to stop an unruptured aneurysm. Thank goodness for medical science and for wonderful dedicated doctors. Thank you!”read more
“Dr. Lopes is the very best at what he does. He has treated me and also saved a family member’s life!”read more
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