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Gregory J. Zipfel, MD

Professor, Neurosurgery
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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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

Radiologic Response and Disease Control of Recurrent Intracranial Meningiomas Treated With Reirradiation.
Lin AJ, Hui C, Dahiya S, Lu HC, Kim AH, Campian JL, Tsien C, Zipfel GJ, Rich KM, Chicoine M, Huang J
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Jun 30; pii: S0360-3016(18)30804-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.05.011.

PMID:
    29970312
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Plasmapheresis for Management of Antiphospholipid Syndrome in the Neurosurgical Patient.
Arias EJ, Bruck B, Vellimana AK, Eby C, Reynolds MR, Blinder MA, Zipfel GJ
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 May 24; doi: 10.1093/ons/opy135.

PMID:
    29800263
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Prevalence, management, and outcome of problem residents among neurosurgical training programs in the United States.
Raman HS, Limbrick DD Jr, Ray WZ, Coble DW, Church S, Dacey RG Jr, Zipfel GJ
J Neurosurg. 2018 Mar 2; 1-5. doi: 10.3171/2017.8.JNS171719.

PMID:
    29498572
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Completion of Gamma Knife radiosurgery for AVM treatment after unplanned interruption-technical note.
Raman HS, Santanam L, Vellimana AK, Drzymala RE, Tsien CI, Zipfel GJ
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2018 Jul; 160(7)1343-1347. doi: 10.1007/s00701-018-3493-0.

PMID:
    29455411
    [PubMed - in process]
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Minocycline protects against delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage via matrix metalloproteinase-9 inhibition.
Vellimana AK, Zhou ML, Singh I, Aum DJ, Nelson JW, Harris GR, Athiraman U, Han BH, Zipfel GJ
Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2017 Dec; 4(12)865-876. doi: 10.1002/acn3.492.

PMID:
    29296615
    [PubMed]
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Thrombolysis is an Independent Risk Factor for Poor Outcome After Carotid Revascularization.
Vellimana AK, Washington CW, Yarbrough CK, Pilgram TK, Hoh BL, Derdeyn CP, Zipfel GJ
Neurosurgery. 2017 Nov 10; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx551.

PMID:
    29136204
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Relationship between patient safety indicator events and comprehensive stroke center volume status in the treatment of unruptured cerebral aneurysms.
Washington CW, Taylor LI, Dambrino RJ, Clark PR, Zipfel GJ
J Neurosurg. 2017 Oct 20; 1-9. doi: 10.3171/2017.5.JNS162778.

PMID:
    29053070
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Impact of Hospital Caseload and Elective Admission on Outcomes After Extracranial-Intracranial Bypass Surgery.
Akbarian-Tefaghi H, Kalakoti P, Sun H, Sharma K, Thakur JD, Patra DP, Dossani RH, Savardekar A, Notarianni C, Zipfel GJ, Nanda A
World Neurosurg. 2017 Dec; 108716-728. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.09.082.

PMID:
    28943420
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In Reply: Neurosurgical Education in a Changing Healthcare and Regulatory Environment: A Consensus Statement From 6 Programs.
Kim DH, Dacey RG, Zipfel GJ, Berger MS, McDermott M, Barbaro NM, Shapiro SA, Solomon RA, Harbaugh R, Day AL
Neurosurgery. 2017 Oct 1; 81(4)E47. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx348.

PMID:
    28934443
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Randomized Trial of Brief Versus Extended Seizure Prophylaxis After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
Human T, Diringer MN, Allen M, Zipfel GJ, Chicoine M, Dacey R, Dhar R
Neurocrit Care. 2018 Apr; 28(2)169-174. doi: 10.1007/s12028-017-0440-5.

PMID:
    28831717
    [PubMed - in process]
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A novel fluorescent imaging technique for assessment of cerebral vasospasm after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Aum DJ, Vellimana AK, Singh I, Milner E, Nelson JW, Han BH, Zipfel GJ
Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 22; 7(1)9126. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09070-y.

PMID:
    28831103
    [PubMed - in process]
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Minimal Long-Term Neurobehavioral Impairments after Endovascular Perforation Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Mice.
Fanizzi C, Sauerbeck AD, Gangolli M, Zipfel GJ, Brody DL, Kummer TT
Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 8; 7(1)7569. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07701-y.

PMID:
    28790425
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations: A Scientific Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Derdeyn CP, Zipfel GJ, Albuquerque FC, Cooke DL, Feldmann E, Sheehan JP, Torner JC, American Heart Association Stroke Council.
Stroke. 2017 Aug; 48(8)e200-e224. doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000134.

PMID:
    28642352
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae.
Reynolds MR, Lanzino G, Zipfel GJ
Stroke. 2017 May; 48(5)1424-1431. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.012784.

PMID:
    28432263
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Baseline Hemodynamic Impairment and Future Stroke Risk in Adult Idiopathic Moyamoya Phenomenon: Results of a Prospective Natural History Study.
Derdeyn CP, Zipfel GJ, Zazulia AR, Davis PH, Prabhakaran S, Ivan CS, Aiyagari V, Sagar JR, Hantler N, Shinawi L, Lee JJ, Jafri H, Grubb RL Jr, Miller JP, Dacey RG Jr
Stroke. 2017 Apr; 48(4)894-899. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.014538.

PMID:
    28283605
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparing External Ventricular Drains-Related Ventriculitis Surveillance Definitions.
Reyes MM, Munigala S, Church EL, Kulik TB, Keyrouz SG, Zipfel GJ, Warren DK
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 May; 38(5)574-579. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.21.

PMID:
    28219470
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurosurgical Education in a Changing Healthcare and Regulatory Environment: A Consensus Statement from 6 Programs.
Kim DH, Dacey RG, Zipfel GJ, Berger MS, McDermott M, Barbaro NM, Shapiro SA, Solomon RA, Harbaugh R, Day AL
Neurosurgery. 2017 Apr 1; 80(4S)S75-S82. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyw146.

PMID:
    28204661
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Higher Stroke Risk with Lower Blood Pressure in Hemodynamic Vertebrobasilar Disease: Analysis from the VERiTAS Study.
Amin-Hanjani S, Turan TN, Du X, Pandey DK, Rose-Finnell L, Richardson D, Elkind MS, Zipfel GJ, Liebeskind DS, Silver FL, Kasner SE, Gorelick PB, Charbel FT, Derdeyn CP, VERiTAS Study Group.
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2017 Feb; 26(2)403-410. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.09.044.

PMID:
    28029608
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The relationship of cortical folding and brain arteriovenous malformations.
Shah MN, Smith SE, Dierker DL, Herbert JP, Coalson TS, Bruck BS, Zipfel GJ, Van Essen DC, Dacey RG Jr
Neurovasc Imaging. 2016; 2pii: 13. doi: 10.1186/s40809-016-0024-3.

PMID:
    28009020
    [PubMed]
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Double Monoclonal Immunoassay for Quantifying Human Visinin-Like Protein-1 in CSF.
Crimmins DL, Herries EM, Ohlendorf MF, Brada NA, Garbett NC, Zipfel GJ, Schindler SE, Ladenson JH
Clin Chem. 2017 Feb; 63(2)603-604. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.263236.

PMID:
    27986783
    [PubMed - in process]
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