Gregory J. Zipfel

Gregory J. Zipfel, MD

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Specializes In
  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
Languages Spoken
  • English

Appointments

Sees Patients For

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

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital

Locations

Experience

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Ralph G. Dacey Distinguished Professor of Neurological Surgery
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Research Interests

Dr. Zipfel’s research examines the effects of amyloid-β on cerebral arteriole function and assessing its contribution to ischemic brain injury, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and Alzheimer’s Disease. In addition, Dr. Zipfel explores mechanisms that underlie cerebral vasospasm and cognitive deficits following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Publications & Research

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Education

Fellowship

2003 Neurological Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

Residency

2003 Neurological Surgery, University of Miami, Gainesville, Florida

Medical Degree

1995 Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois

B.S.

1991 Biology, University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois