Multispecialty Stroke and Neurovascular Care: Our Team

The University of Chicago Medicine neurovascular care team is led by highly renowned experts:

Issam A. Awad, MD
Director, Neurovascular Surgery

Seon-Kyu Lee, MD, PhD
Director, Neurointerventional Surgery

Our unique, interdisciplinary approach to neurovascular care is driven by the expertise and collaboration of specialists in:

Stroke Neurology and Neurocritical Care

Agnieszka Ardelt, MD, PhD

James R. Brorson, MD
Medical Director, Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center

Fernando D. Goldenberg, MD

Christi Kordeck, RN

Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP

Judith Maratea, Administrative Assistant

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Neurovascular Surgery

Issam A. Awad, MD
Director, Neurovascular Surgery

Maciej S. Lesniak, MD, MHCM

Ben Zion Roitberg, MD

Bakhtiar Yamini, MD

Darlene Prusa, RN

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Neurointerventional Surgery

Seon-Kyu Lee, MD, PhD
Director, Neurointerventional Surgery

Gregory W. Christoforidis, MD
Section Chief, Neuroradiology

Carolina Zanevchic, RN, APN

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