Stories from some of the many grateful clients of Neurosurgeon Demetrius Lopes:

How to help someone recovering from a stroke

How to help someone recovering from a stroke

After firefighter Paul 's stroke, he and Dr. Lopes focused on his recovery to get back to the firehouse. Through hard work and dedication and a series of neurological exams, Paul was able to return. Learn more about Paul and how you can care for someone while they...

“I hope to one day work beside Dr. Lopes”

“I hope to one day work beside Dr. Lopes”

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.  

‘It doesn’t hurt to have the knowledge’

‘It doesn’t hurt to have the knowledge’

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...

Chicago girl, 10, saves mom who had stroke while exercising

Chicago girl, 10, saves mom who had stroke while exercising

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  

Letter: Taylor’s Story

Letter: Taylor’s Story

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...

Facebook: Cyndi’s Story

Facebook: Cyndi’s Story

“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!”

Review: RateMDs.com

Review: RateMDs.com

“Dr. Lopes is the very best at what he does. He has treated me and also saved a family member’s life!”

Video: Nance’s Story

Video: Nance’s Story

When Nancy suffered from a cerebral aneurysm, a transfer to the care of Dr. Demetrius Lopes saved her life. 

Letter: Margaret’s Story

Letter: Margaret’s Story

Dr. Demetrius Lopes is my doctor, and I am so thankful for his talents and expertise. He is a brilliant neurosurgeon; however, what is equally meaningful is his kindness. I am not an easy patient as I move between Florida and Illinois, but Dr. Lopes and his entire...