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Gregory P. Van Stavern, MD

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neuro-ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Optic Neuritis

Board Certifications

Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Mitchondrial diseases, optic neuritis, ischemic optic neuropathy, pseudotumor cerebri, double vision, visual migraine, visual field loss, optic atrophy, papilledema, pituitary tumors, pupillary abnormalities, nystagmus, ocular myasthenia gravis, and other diseases that affect the visual system. Vision loss or eye movement abnormalities resulting from multiple sclerosis, diabetes, stroke, brain tumor, trauma, and autoimmune disease.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Eye Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 12
Office Phone: 314-362-EYES
Fax: 314-362-3725

Education

Education

B.A.: Psychology; LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1989
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1999
Residency: Neurology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1999
Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 1993
Fellowship: Neuro-ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 2000

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A Young Man With Progressive Vision and Hearing Loss.
Kung NH, Bucelli RC, Van Stavern RB, Goebel JA, Van Stavern GP
JAMA Neurol. 2016 May 23; doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.1336.

PMID:
    27213952
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Young Woman With Blurred Vision and Distal Paresthesias.
Kung NH, Bartlett NL, Yaseen NR, Van Stavern GP, Bucelli RC
JAMA Neurol. 2015 Dec; 72(12)1519-23. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.2390.

PMID:
    26501203
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Papilledema in an otherwise clinically typical case of Miller Fisher syndrome.
Bruce CT, McClelland CM, Van Stavern GP
Can J Ophthalmol. 2015 Oct; 50(5)e69-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2015.04.016.

PMID:
    26455984
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Isolated Ocular Motor Nerve Palsies.
Kung NH, Van Stavern GP
Semin Neurol. 2015 Oct; 35(5)539-48. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1563568.

PMID:
    26444399
    [PubMed - in process]
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IgG4-associated orbital and ocular inflammation.
Lee CS, Harocopos GJ, Kraus CL, Lee AY, Van Stavern GP, Couch SM, Rao PK
J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2015; 515. doi: 10.1186/s12348-015-0047-y.

PMID:
    26034515
    [PubMed]
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An Eye on Brain Integrity: Acute Optic Neuritis Affects Resting State Functional Connectivity.
Wu GF, Brier MR, Parks CA, Ances BM, Van Stavern GP
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Apr; 56(4)2541-6. doi: 10.1167/iovs.14-16315.

PMID:
    25813992
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A test of lens opacity as an indicator of preclinical Alzheimer Disease.
Bei L, Shui YB, Bai F, Nelson SK, Van Stavern GP, Beebe DC
Exp Eye Res. 2015 Nov; 140117-23. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2015.03.010.

PMID:
    25773986
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combined anterior ischemic optic neuropathy and hemiretinal artery occlusion during hemodialysis.
Purgert RJ, Peralta E, McClelland CM, Van Stavern GP
Can J Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb; 50(1)e19-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2014.10.019.

PMID:
    25677295
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Visual cycle suppression via patching in central serous chorioretinopathy.
Earl JB, Lee CS, Yom V, Van Stavern GP, Abuattieh M, Chin-Yee D, Rao PK, Apte RS
Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec; 121(12)2502-4.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2014.06.038.

PMID:
    25109933
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Metabolic, hereditary, traumatic, and neoplastic optic neuropathies.
Van Stavern GP
Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2014 Aug; 20(4 Neuro-ophthalmology)877-906. doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000453313.37143.9b.

PMID:
    25099099
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Correlation between papilledema grade and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
Salvay DM, Padhye LV, Huecker JB, Gordon MO, Viets R, Sharma A, Van Stavern GP
J Neuroophthalmol. 2014 Dec; 34(4)331-5. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000150.

PMID:
    25000261
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sequential episodes of perioperative ischemic optic neuropathy after hip surgery.
Marshall BK, Goel M, Pitha IF, Van Stavern GP, McClelland CM
J Neuroophthalmol. 2014 Jun; 34(2)165-8. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000093.

PMID:
    24621863
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neuro-ophthalmic deficits after head trauma.
Jacobs SM, Van Stavern GP
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2013 Nov; 13(11)389. doi: 10.1007/s11910-013-0389-5.

PMID:
    24027004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association between visual parameters and neuroimaging features of idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
Padhye LV, Van Stavern GP, Sharma A, Viets R, Huecker JB, Gordon MO
J Neurol Sci. 2013 Sep 15; 332(1-2)80-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2013.06.022.

PMID:
    23850064
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Should optical coherence tomography be used to manage patients with multiple sclerosis?
Costello F, Van Stavern GP
J Neuroophthalmol. 2012 Dec; 32(4)363-71. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0b013e318261f7e7.

PMID:
    23196948
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Magnetic resonance imaging of optic neuritis in patients with neuromyelitis optica versus multiple sclerosis.
Khanna S, Sharma A, Huecker J, Gordon M, Naismith RT, Van Stavern GP
J Neuroophthalmol. 2012 Sep; 32(3)216-20. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0b013e318254c62d.

PMID:
    22659839
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neuroimaging in patients referred to a neuro-ophthalmology service: the rates of appropriateness and concordance in interpretation.
McClelland C, Van Stavern GP, Shepherd JB, Gordon M, Huecker J
Ophthalmology. 2012 Aug; 119(8)1701-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.01.044.

PMID:
    22484117
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Visual involvement in corticobasal syndrome.
Rajagopal R, Bateman R, Van Stavern GP
J Neuroophthalmol. 2012 Dec; 32(4)338-40. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0b013e3182305162.

PMID:
    21926916
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Leber hereditary optic neuropathy mimicking neuromyelitis optica.
McClelland CM, Van Stavern GP, Tselis AC
J Neuroophthalmol. 2011 Sep; 31(3)265-8. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0b013e318225247b.

PMID:
    21734595
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Atypical idiopathic intracranial hypertension: normal BMI and older patients.
Bruce BB, Kedar S, Van Stavern GP, Corbett JJ, Newman NJ, Biousse V
Neurology. 2010 Jun 1; 74(22)1827-32. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181e0f838.

PMID:
    20513819
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Multiple sclerosis, neuroimmunology, idiopathic intracranial hypertension