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.
When Sienna Livingston's mother fell during a workout, she knew something wasn't right. Her 911 call saved her mother's life. Watch the video below for the whole story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yV-uTYMWHVo&feature=youtu.be
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...
“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!”
“Dr. Lopes is the very best at what he does. He has treated me and also saved a family member’s life!”
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