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Gregory J. Zipfel, MD

Head, Department of Neurosurgery
Ralph G. Dacey Distinguished Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Cerebrovascular Disease
Brain Tumors
Skull Base Tumors
Aneurysms and Vascular Malformations
Stroke
Carotid Disease
Pituitary Tumors
Moyamoya Disease
Neuro Oncology
Neurovascular Disorders
Aneurysms
Arteriovenus Malformation
Gamma Knife
Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cerebrovascular disease including aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, carotid stenosis, Moyamoya disease and arterial bypass surgery, skull base tumors including meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, craniofacial tumors and pituitary brain tumors, Pituitary Center

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Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-3577
Fax: 314-362-2107

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-362-3577
Fax: 314-362-2107

Education

Education

Fellowship: Neurological Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 2003
Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of Miami, Gainesville, Florida 2003
Medical Degree: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 1995
B.S.: Biology, University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois 1991

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Axis-specific analysis and predictors of endocrine recovery and deficits for non-functioning pituitary adenomas undergoing endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery.
Hwang JY, Aum DJ, Chicoine MR, Dacey RG Jr, Osbun JW, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Klatt-Cromwell CN, McJunkin JL, Pipkorn P, Schneider JS, Silverstein JM, Kim AH
Pituitary. 2020 May 9; doi: 10.1007/s11102-020-01045-z.

PMID:
    32388803
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Microvascular platelet aggregation and thrombosis after subarachnoid hemorrhage: A review and synthesis.
Clarke JV, Suggs JM, Diwan D, Lee JV, Lipsey K, Vellimana AK, Zipfel GJ
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2020 Apr 28; 271678X20921974. doi: 10.1177/0271678X20921974.

PMID:
    32345104
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Targeting Muscles in the Brain to Enhance Cerebral Perfusion.
Lee JM, Diwan A, Zipfel GJ
JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2019 Dec; 4(8)959-961. doi: 10.1016/j.jacbts.2019.11.003.

PMID:
    31909771
    [PubMed]
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A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Factors Influencing Surgical Outcomes for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Grade I Gliomas.
Yahanda AT, Patel B, Sutherland G, Honeycutt J, Jensen RL, Smyth MD, Limbrick DD Jr, Dacey RG Jr, Dowling JL, Dunn GP, Kim AH, Leuthardt EC, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Leonard JR, Cahill DP, Shah MV, Abram SR, Evans J, Tao Y, Chicoine MR
World Neurosurg. 2020 Mar; 135e754-e764. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.12.156.

PMID:
    31901497
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transradial intraoperative cerebral angiography: a multicenter case series and technical report.
Osbun JW, Patel B, Levitt MR, Yahanda AT, Shah A, Dlouhy KM, Thatcher JP, Chicoine MR, Kim LJ, Zipfel GJ
J Neurointerv Surg. 2020 Feb; 12(2)170-175. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015207.

PMID:
    31484699
    [PubMed - in process]
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T2-Weighted-Fluid-Attenuated Inversion Recovery Hyperintensity on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is Associated With Aggressive Symptoms in Patients With Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas.
Patel B, Chatterjee A, Petr O, Collins H, Lanzino G, Derdeyn CP, Zipfel GJ
Stroke. 2019 Sep; 50(9)2565-2567. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024285.

PMID:
    31409269
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evidence for a conditioning effect of inhalational anesthetics on angiographic vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Athiraman U, Aum D, Vellimana AK, Osbun JW, Dhar R, Tempelhoff R, Zipfel GJ
J Neurosurg. 2019 Jun 14; 1-7. doi: 10.3171/2019.3.JNS183512.

PMID:
    31200380
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Burden of cerebral hypoperfusion in patients with delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Jafri H, Diringer MN, Allen M, Zazulia AR, Zipfel GJ, Dhar R
J Neurosurg. 2019 May 31; 1-8. doi: 10.3171/2019.3.JNS183041.

PMID:
    31151110
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Biospecimens and Molecular and Cellular Biomarkers in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Studies: Common Data Elements and Standard Reporting Recommendations.
Chou SH, Macdonald RL, Keller E, Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms and SAH CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)46-59. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00725-4.

PMID:
    31144274
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Prioritization and Timing of Outcomes and Endpoints After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Clinical Trials and Observational Studies: Proposal of a Multidisciplinary Research Group.
Stienen MN, Visser-Meily JM, Schweizer TA, Hänggi D, Macdonald RL, Vergouwen MDI, Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms and SAH CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)102-113. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00737-0.

PMID:
    31123994
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Common Data Elements for Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms and Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Recommendations from the Working Group on Hospital Course and Acute Therapies-Proposal of a Multidisciplinary Research Group.
de Oliveira Manoel AL, van der Jagt M, Amin-Hanjani S, Bambakidis NC, Brophy GM, Bulsara K, Claassen J, Connolly ES, Hoffer SA, Hoh BL, Holloway RG, Kelly AG, Mayer SA, Nakaji P, Rabinstein AA, Vajkoczy P, Vergouwen MDI, Woo H, Zipfel GJ, Suarez JI, Unruptured Aneurysms and SAH − CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)36-45. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00726-3.

PMID:
    31119687
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Common Data Elements for Radiological Imaging of Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Proposal of a Multidisciplinary Research Group.
Hackenberg KAM, Etminan N, Wintermark M, Meyers PM, Lanzino G, Rüfenacht D, Krings T, Huston J 3rd, Rinkel G, Derdeyn C, Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms and SAH CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)60-78. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00728-1.

PMID:
    31115823
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Definition and Prioritization of Data Elements for Cohort Studies and Clinical Trials on Patients with Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Proposal of a Multidisciplinary Research Group.
Hackenberg KAM, Algra A, Salman RA, Frösen J, Hasan D, Juvela S, Langer D, Meyers P, Morita A, Rinkel G, Etminan N, Unruptured Aneurysms and SAH CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)87-101. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00729-0.

PMID:
    31102238
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The Wishbone: A Cranial Midline Localizing Device.
Zanaty M, Banu M, Flouty O, Grady S, Holland MT, Isaacs A, Kung D, Limbrick DD Jr, McKhann G 2nd, Nagahama Y, Zipfel GJ, Howard MA 3rd
World Neurosurg. 2019 Aug; 128600-605.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.05.046.

PMID:
    31100521
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Common Data Element for Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Recommendations from Assessments and Clinical Examination Workgroup/Subcommittee.
Damani R, Mayer S, Dhar R, Martin RH, Nyquist P, Olson DM, Mejia-Mantilla JH, Muehlschlegel S, Jauch EC, Mocco J, Mutoh T, Suarez JI, Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms and SAH CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)28-35. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00736-1.

PMID:
    31090013
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Common Data Elements for Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Clinical Research: A National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke and National Library of Medicine Project.
Suarez JI, Sheikh MK, Macdonald RL, Amin-Hanjani S, Brown RD Jr, de Oliveira Manoel AL, Derdeyn CP, Etminan N, Keller E, Leroux PD, Mayer SA, Morita A, Rinkel G, Rufennacht D, Stienen MN, Torner J, Vergouwen MDI, Wong GKC, Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms and SAH CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)4-19. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00723-6.

PMID:
    31087257
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Common Data Elements for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Recommendations from the Working Group on Subject Characteristics.
Bijlenga P, Morita A, Ko NU, Mocco J, Morel S, Murayama Y, Wermer MJH, Brown RD Jr, Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms and SAH CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)20-27. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00724-5.

PMID:
    31077079
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Common Data Elements for Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Clinical Research: Recommendations from the Working Group on Long-Term Therapies.
Wong GKC, Daly JJ, Rhoney DH, Broderick J, Ogilvy C, Roos YB, Siddiqui A, Torner J, Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm and SAH CDE Project Investigators.
Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jun; 30(Suppl 1)79-86. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00727-2.

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    31077078
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SIRT1 Activation: A Potential Strategy for Harnessing Endogenous Protection Against Delayed Cerebral Ischemia After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
Vellimana AK, Diwan D, Clarke J, Gidday JM, Zipfel GJ
Neurosurgery. 2018 Sep 1; 65(CN_suppl_1)1-5. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy201.

PMID:
    31076789
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Hypoperfusion Symptoms Poorly Predict Hemodynamic Compromise and Stroke Risk in Vertebrobasilar Disease.
Amin-Hanjani S, Stapleton CJ, Du X, Rose-Finnell L, Pandey DK, Elkind MSV, Zipfel GJ, Liebeskind DS, Silver FL, Kasner SE, Caplan LR, Derdeyn CP, Gorelick PB, Charbel FT, VERiTAS Study Group.
Stroke. 2019 Feb; 50(2)495-497. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.023101.

PMID:
    30580717
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