Neurovascular Surgery: Our Team

The University of Chicago Medicine's neurovascular surgery team has decades of experience in treating the most complex cerebrovascular conditions. We're dedicated to providing patients with advanced therapies and personalized care.

Issam A. Awad, MD
Director, Neurovascular Surgery

David M. Frim, MD, PhD (adult and pediatrics)
Chief, Section of Neurosurgery

Maciej S. Lesniak, MD
Director, Neurosurgical Oncology
Director, Neuro-Oncology Research

Ben Zion Roitberg, MD

Bakhtiar Yamini, MD (adult and pediatrics)


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  • Acute stroke and occlusive disease, including carotid artery disease
  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
  • Cavernous malformations
  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Vascular malformations