Gregory J. Zipfel, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

Clinical Interests: Surgical treatment of cerebrovascular disease and complex tumors of the skull base. Special expertise in arteriovenous malformations, arteriovenous fistulas, cavernous malformations, meningiomas, craniofacial malignancies, carotid endarterectomy and cerebral revascularization surgery using intracranial bypass. Research Interests: My lab has two main interests: 1) examining the effects of amyloid-ß on cerebral arteriole function and assessing its contribution to ischemic brain injury, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and Alzheimer’s Disease; and 2) exploring the mechanisms that underlie cerebral vasospasm and cognitive deficits following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.