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Agnieszka Ardelt, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology and Surgery

Director, Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit

Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program

Director, Neurocritical Care Research Laboratory

Agnieszka Ardelt, MD, PhD, treats critically ill neurologic and neurosurgical patients. She has expertise in a wide range of neurological conditions, including ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, status epilepticus, myasthenia gravis crisis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and meningitis. As a member of the Brain Tumor Center physician team, she cares for patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors who require admission to the intensive care unit. She does not provide general outpatient neurology care.

As director of the Neurocritical Care Research Laboratory, Dr. Ardelt focuses on basic and translational research of therapies that improve outcome after ischemic stroke. Her clinical research investigates ways to treat intracranial hemorrhage, including minimally invasive procedures.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Vascular Neurology
Neurocritical Care

Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine


Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis

Residency and Fellowship

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

Additional Graduate Degrees

PhD, Washington University, St. Louis


American Academy of Neurology
American Heart Association
American Stroke Association
Neurocritical Care Society
World Stroke Organization

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6397

Office Fax

(773) 834-4612

Office Postal Address

Agnieszka Ardelt, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2030
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

Read More About Dr. Ardelt

Learn how Dr. Ardelt and her colleagues organized a unique training session to prepare physicians for the complex and difficult call to diagnose brain death.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Ardelt's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.