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Gregory A. Christoforidis, MD

Professor of Radiology and Surgery

Section Chief, Neuroradiology

Gregory Christoforidis, MD, has expertise in interventional neuroradiology (neuroendovascular surgery), and diagnostic neuroradiology of the brain, head, neck and spine. He is skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with acute stroke, aneurysms, arteriovenous fistulas, arteriovenous malformations and other vascular lesions. Dr. Christoforidis has extensive experience with minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedures, including thrombolysis, embolectomy, embolization, sclerotherapy, vertebroplasty, biopsies, angioplasty, and stenting in the head, neck and spine.

Working closely with a team of neurovascular colleagues from many specialties (neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesia, nursing and radiology), Dr. Christoforidis aims to improve quality of care, improve patient safety with better outcomes and facilitate patient education. He devotes special attention to help patients understand their treatment options and the potential risks and benefits of treatment including any recent innovations.

Dr. Christoforidis’ research focuses on endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke. He is investigating the formation of collateral blood vessels in the leptomeningeal tissue surrounding the brain and its role in acute ischemic stroke. He has participated in numerous clinical trials that use neurointerventional techniques and has contributed over a hundred articles and book chapters to the scientific literature. In addition, he frequently delivers presentations at national and international conferences.

Practice Locations

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

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications


Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, OH


Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus


Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
UniversitaetsSpital Zurich, Switzerland


American College of Radiology
American Heart Association
American Society of Neuroradiology
Radiologic Society of North America
Society of Neurointerventional Surgery

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-3654; (773) 702-5004

Office Fax

(773) 702-1161

Office Postal Address

Gregory Christoforidis, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2026
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

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