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Michael Chen, MD

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Specialty:
  • Neurology
Board Certification:
  • Neurology
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Hawaii School of Medicine
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital - Neurology
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center - Interventional Neuroradiology
  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Stroke
Clinical Expertise:
  • Angiogram, cerebral
  • Angioplasty and stenting, cervical carotid
  • Angioplasty and stenting, intracranial
  • Aphasia
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Brain aneurysm
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Endovascular procedures
  • Endovascular/vascular neurosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Stroke prevention
  • Ultrasound, transcranial Doppler
  • Vascular dementia
  • Vascular malformations
Research Interests:
  • New endovascular approaches to acute carotid terminus occlusions
  • Risk stratification among patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms
  • Natural history of unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations
  • Liquid embolic agents for preoperative tumor embolization
  • Primary endovascular treatment of SDAVF
  • Primary stenting and flow diversion for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms
  • Optimizing diagnostic sensitivity of conventional cerebral angiography
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  • University Neurosurgery
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 855
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 563-2817
  • Fax: (312) 942-2176
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.

  1. Thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke: an evidence-based treatment.
    Fiorella DJ, Fargen KM, Mocco J, Albuquerque F, Hirsch JA, Chen M, Gupta R, Linfante I, Mack W, Rai A, Tarr RW
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2015 Mar 3
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  2. Embolectomy for stroke with emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO): report of the Standards and Guidelines Committee of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery.
    Jayaraman MV, Hussain MS, Abruzzo T, Albani B, Albequerque FC, Alexander MJ, Ansari SA, Arthur AS, Baxter B, Bulsara KR, Chen M, Delgado-Almandoz JA, Fraser JF, Heck DV, Hetts SW, Kelly M, Lee SK, Leslie-Mawzi T, McTaggart RA, Meyers PM, Prestigiacomo C, Pride GL, Patsalides A, Starke RM, Tarr RW, Frei D, Rasmussen P,
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2015 Mar 12
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  3. Critical assessment of the morbidity associated with ruptured cerebral arteriovenous malformations.
    Majumdar M, Tan LA, Chen M
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2015 Jan 7
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  4. Improving the likelihood of manuscript acceptance; a primer for trainees and young investigators.
    Chen M, Albuquerque F, Hirsch J, Tarr RW
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2015 Feb 9
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  5. Spontaneous internal carotid artery occlusion and rapid cerebral aneurysm progression: case series and literature review.
    Saaquib B, Valerie T, David N, Chen M
    Neurointervention
    2014 Sep
    9(2):78-82.
  6. Vanishing aneurysm during cerebral angiography complicating endovascular coiling: An unusual manifestation of intraoperative vasospasm.
    Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Chen M
    Neurol India
    2014 Nov-Dec
    62(6):714-5.
  7. The Pipeline Embolization Device for the treatment of posterior circulation fusiform aneurysms: lessons learned at a single institution.
    Munich SA, Tan LA, Keigher KM, Chen M, Moftakhar R, Lopes DK
    J. Neurosurg.
    2014 Nov
    121(5):1077-84.
  8. Current utility of diagnostic catheter cerebral angiography.
    Sawiris N, Venizelos A, Ouyang B, Lopes D, Chen M
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
    2014 Mar
    23(3):e145-50.
  9. Kafkaesque.
    Chen M
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2014 Jun 1
    6(5):329-31.
  10. Predictors and clinical relevance of hemorrhagic transformation after endovascular therapy for anterior circulation large vessel occlusion strokes: a multicenter retrospective analysis of 1122 patients.
    Nogueira RG, Gupta R, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Zaidat OO, Rai A, Hirsch JA, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Tayal AH, Lin R, Natarajan SK, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Kalia JS, Chen M, Abou-Chebl A, Nguyen TN, Yoo AJ
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2014 Jan 8
  11. Aneurysm coil embolization using a 1.5-fr distal outer diameter microcatheter.
    Stidd DA, Lopes DK, Chen M
    Neurointervention
    2014 Feb
    9(1):39-44.
  12. A research roadmap of future endovascular stroke trials.
    Gupta R, Rai AT, Hirsch JA, Linfante I, Mack W, Mocco J, Albuquerque F, Chen M, Fiorella D, Tarr RW
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2014 Dec 18
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  13. Endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke is indicated and evidence based: a position statement.
    Mocco J, Fiorella D, Fargen KM, Albuquerque F, Chen M, Gupta R, Hirsch JA, Linfante I, Mack W, Rai AT, Tarr RW
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2014 Dec 18
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  14. Patient-reported outcome measures for patients with cerebral aneurysms acquired via social media: data from a large nationwide sample.
    Chen M, Mangubat E, Ouyang B
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2014 Dec 1
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  15. Best articles published in 2014 in Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.
    Linfante I, Mack W, Chen M, Rai A, Albuquerque F, Gupta R, Hirsch JA, Mocco J, Fiorella D, Tarr R
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2014 Dec
    6(10):722-3.
  16. Solitaire Flow Restoration Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Retrospective Multicenter Analysis of Early Postmarket Experience After FDA Approval.
    Mokin M, Dumont TM, Veznedaroglu E, Binning MJ, Liebman KM, Fessler RD 2nd, To CY, Turner RD 4th, Turk AS, Chaudry MI, Arthur AS, Fox BD, Hanel RA, Tawk RG, Kan P, Gaughen JR Jr, Lanzino G, Lopes DK, Chen M, Moftakhar R, Billingsley JT, Ringer AJ, et al.
    Neurosurgery. 2013
    2013 Jul
    73(1):19-26.
  17. A checklist for cerebral aneurysm embolization complications.
    Chen M.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2013
    2013 Jan 1
    5(1):20-7. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2011-010137. Epub 2011 Nov 2.
  18. Solitaire FR Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Retrospective Multicenter Analysis of Early Postmarket Experience after FDA Approval.
    Mokin M, Dumont TM, Veznedaroglu E, Binning MJ, Liebman KM, Fessler RD 2nd, To CY, Turner RD 4th, Turk AS, Chaudry MI, Arthur AS, Fox BD, Hanel RA, Tawk RG, Kan P, Gaughen JR Jr, Lanzino G, Lopes DK, Chen M, Moftakhar R, Billingsley JT, Ringer AJ, et al.
    Neurosurgery. 2013
    2013 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  19. Detection of angiographically occult, ruptured cerebral aneurysms: case series and literature review.
    Chen M
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2013 Dec 5
  20. Cost-effectiveness of endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke.
    Chen M.
    Neurology. 2012
    2012 Sep 25
    79(13 Suppl 1):S16-21. Review.
  21. Vascular neurologists and neurointerventionalists on endovascular stroke care: polling results.
    Nguyen TN, Zaidat OO, Edgell RC, Janjua N, Yavagal DR, Xavier AR, Kirmani JF, Liebeskind DS, Nogueira RG, Vora NA, Sims JR, Lynch JR, Fitzsimmons BF, Wolfe TJ, Chen M, Badruddin A, Zahuranec DB, McDonagh DL, Janardhan V, Bastan B, Madden JA, Sanossian N, et al.
    Neurology. 2012
    2012 Sep 25
    79(13 Suppl 1):S5-15. No abstract available.
  22. Younger age of menopause in women with cerebral aneurysms.
    Ding C, Toll V, Ouyang B, Chen M.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2012
    2012 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  23. The role of circle of Willis anomalies in cerebral aneurysm rupture.
    Lazzaro MA, Ouyang B, Chen M.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2012
    2012 Jan 1
    4(1):22-6. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.004358. Epub 2011 Mar 1.
  24. Gender differences in cerebral aneurysm location.
    Ghods AJ, Lopes D, Chen M.
    Front Neurol. 2012
    2012
    3:78. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2012.00078. Epub 2012 May 21.
  25. The impact of diabetes on the extent of pial collaterals in acute ischemic stroke patients.
    Lazzaro MA, Chen M, Christoforidis GA, Mohammad Y.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2011
    2011 Sep
    3(3):242-5. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.004507. Epub 2011 Feb 1.
  26. Endovascular rescue of a misshapen intracranial stent: report of two cases.
    Chen M, Goldstein-Smith L.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2011
    2011 Mar
    3(1):25-6. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.002584. Epub 2010 Aug 25.
  27. Oral contraceptive and hormone replacement therapy in women with cerebral aneurysms.
    Chen M, Ouyang B, Goldstein-Smith L, Feldman L.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2011
    2011 Jun
    3(2):163-6. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.003855. Epub 2010 Dec 17.
  28. Transfer delay is a major factor limiting the use of intra-arterial treatment in acute ischemic stroke.
    Prabhakaran S, Ward E, John S, Lopes DK, Chen M, Temes RE, Mohammad Y, Lee VH, Bleck TP.
    Stroke. 2011
    2011 Jun
    42(6):1626-30. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.609750. Epub 2011 Apr 28.
  29. Intra-arterial thrombolysis or stent placement during endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke leads to the highest recanalization rate: results of a multicenter retrospective study.
    Gupta R, Tayal AH, Levy EI, Cheng-Ching E, Rai A, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Zaidat OO, Lin R, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Abou-Chebl A, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Jovin TG.
    Neurosurgery. 2011
    2011 Jun
    68(6):1618-22; discussion 1622-3. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e31820f156c.
  30. Acute endovascular stroke therapy.
    Chen M.
    Am J Ther. 2011
    2011 Jan
    18(1):57-63. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3181e32e40. Review.
  31. Mechanical recanalization of acute carotid terminus occlusion from traumatic arterial dissection.
    Chen M.
    Front Neurol. 2010
    2010 Nov 4
    1:123. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2010.00123.
  32. Conscious sedation versus general anesthesia during endovascular therapy for acute anterior circulation stroke: preliminary results from a retrospective, multicenter study.
    Abou-Chebl A, Lin R, Hussain MS, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Tayal AH, Zaidat OO, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Gupta R.
    Stroke. 2010
    2010 Jun
    41(6):1175-9. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.574129. Epub 2010 Apr 15.
  33. New devices for treating acute ischemic stroke.
    Rosenberg N, Chen M, Prabhakaran S.
    Recent Pat CNS Drug Discov. 2010
    2010 Jun
    5(2):118-34. Review.
  34. The utility of quantitative magnetic resonance angiography in the assessment of intracranial in-stent stenosis.
    Prabhakaran S, Warrior L, Wells KR, Jhaveri MD, Chen M, Lopes DK.
    Stroke. 2009
    2009 Mar
    40(3):991-3. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.522391. Epub 2009 Jan 22.
  35. Histopathologic description of Wingspan stent in acute ischemic stroke.
    Lee VH, Samuels S, Herbst TJ, Gallegos M, Cochran EJ, Chen M, Prabhakaran S, Lopes DK.
    Neurocrit Care. 2009
    2009 Dec
    11(3):377-80. doi: 10.1007/s12028-009-9258-0.
  36. Stroke as a complication of medical disease.
    Chen M.
    Semin Neurol. 2009
    2009 Apr
    29(2):154-62. doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1213735. Epub 2009 Apr 15. Review.
  37. Emerging subspecialties in neurology: endovascular surgical neuroradiology.
    Chen M, Nguyen T.
    Neurology. 2008
    2008 Feb 5
    70(6):e21-4. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000299086.22147.89. Review. No abstract available.
  38. Major neurologic improvement following endovascular recanalization therapy for acute ischemic stroke.
    Prabhakaran S, Chen M, Choi JH, Mangla S, Lavine SD, Pile-Spellman J, Meyers PM, Chong JY.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008
    2008
    25(5):401-7. doi: 10.1159/000121340. Epub 2008 Mar 17.
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