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Gregory J. Zipfel, MD

Head, Department of Neurosurgery
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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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

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 Aug 14; STROKEAHA118024285. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024285.

PMID:
    31409269
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 May 14; pii: S1878-8750(19)31320-8. 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.

PMID:
    31077078
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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Withholding Perioperative Steroids in Patients Undergoing Transsphenoidal Resection for Pituitary Disease: Randomized Prospective Clinical Trial to Assess Safety.
Sterl K, Thompson B, Goss CW, Dacey RG, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Chicoine MR, Kim AH, Silverstein JM
Neurosurgery. 2019 Aug 1; 85(2)E226-E232. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy479.

PMID:
    30325449
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Internal carotid artery dissection causing pulsatile tinnitus.
Chen SY, Zipfel GJ, Wick CC
Am J Otolaryngol. 2019 Jan - Feb; 40(1)121-123. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2018.09.008.

PMID:
    30241776
    [PubMed - in process]
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Treatment of pediatric intracranial aneurysms: case series and meta-analysis.
Yasin JT, Wallace AN, Madaelil TP, Osbun JW, Moran CJ, Cross DT, Limbrick DD, Zipfel GJ, Dacey RG, Kansagra AP
J Neurointerv Surg. 2019 Mar; 11(3)257-264. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-014001.

PMID:
    30100557
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Sep 1; 102(1)194-203. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.05.011.

PMID:
    29970312
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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). 2019 Apr 1; 16(4)E124-E129. doi: 10.1093/ons/opy135.

PMID:
    29800263
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