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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

James R. Brorson, MD
Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center

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

James R. Brorson, MD

Fernando D. Goldenberg, MD

Christopher L. Kramer, MD

Christi Kordeck, RN

Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP

Ester Sommerfield, Administrative Assistant

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Neurovascular Surgery

Issam A. Awad, MD
Director, Neurovascular Surgery

Bakhtiar Yamini, MD

Kristina Piedad, RN

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Neurointerventional Surgery

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

Gregory A. Christoforidis, MD
Section Chief, Neuroradiology

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