Faculty

Reza Dashti, MD, PhD

Visiting Associate Professor & Director of International Education
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Biographical Info

Experience

Fellowship:

Spine Surgery

Department of Neurosurgery,

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Endovascular Neurosurgery

Department of Neurosurgery,

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Cerebrovascular Surgery

Department of Neurosurgery,

Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland

 

Residency

Department of Neurosurgery,

Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

 

Education

Medical school:

Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical faculty (English), Istanbul, Turkey

PhD:

Istanbul University, Institute of Forensic Science, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Certification

Medical Licensure

Illinois

Appointments

Academic

Visiting Assoc. Professor

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago

Clinical

University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

Hospitals

University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

Sinai Health System

Awards/Achievements

Outstanding Lecturer, Turkish Neurosurgical Society                                          2011

Successful Researcher, Istanbul University                                                          1999

Successful Researcher, Istanbul University                                                          1997

Clinical Interests

Cerebrovascular Surgery

Skull Base Surgery

Endovascular Neurosurgery

 

Research Interests

Natural History of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

 

Selected Publications

JA Hernesniemi, R Dashti, S Juvela, K Väärt, M Niemelä, A Laakso. Natural History of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations: a Long-Term Follow-Up Study of Risk of Hemorrhage in 238 Patients. Neurosurgery 2008: 63 (5), 823-831

R Dashti, A Laakso, M Niemelä, M Porras, J Hernesniemi. Microscope-integrated near-infrared indocyanine green videoangiography during surgery of intracranial aneurysms: the Helsinki experience. Surgical neurology 2009: 71 (5), 543-550

J Hernesniemi, R Dashti, M Lehecka, M Niemelä, J Rinne, H Lehto, et al. Microneurosurgical management of anterior communicating artery aneurysms. Surgical neurology 2008: 70 (1), 8-28

R Dashti, J Hernesniemi, M Niemelä, J Rinne, M Porras, M Lehecka, et al. Microneurosurgical management of middle cerebral artery bifurcation aneurysms. Surgical neurology 2007: 67 (5), 441-456

M Uzan, S Albayram, SGR Dashti, S Aydin, M Hanci, C Kuday. Thalamic proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in vegetative state induced by traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 2003: 74 (1), 33-38

T Randell, M Niemelä, J Kyttä, P Tanskanen, M Määttänen, A Karatas, et al. Principles of neuroanesthesia in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: the Helsinki experience. Surgical neurology 2006: 66 (4), 382-388

A Laakso, R Dashti, J Seppänen, S Juvela, K Väärt, M Niemelä, R Sankila, J Hernesniemi. Long‐term Excess Mortality in 623 Patients with Brain Arteriovenous Malformations. Neurosurgery 2008: 63 (2), 244-255

R Dashti, J Hernesniemi, M Niemelä, J Rinne, M Lehecka, H Shen, H Lehto et al. Microneurosurgical management of distal middle cerebral artery aneurysms. Surgical neurology 2007: 67 (6), 553-563

R Dashti, J Rinne, J Hernesniemi, M Niemelä, L Kivipelto, M Lehecka, et al. Microneurosurgical management of proximal middle cerebral artery aneurysms. Surgical neurology 2007: 67 (1), 6-14

M Lehecka, H Lehto, M Niemelä, S Juvela, R Dashti, T Koivisto, et al. Distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysms: treatment and outcome analysis of 501 patients. Neurosurgery 2008:  62 (3), 590-601

 

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Research Faculty

Andreas A. Linninger, PhD
Department of Bioengineering
Professor

Meide Zhao, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery
Visiting Research Assistant Professor

Joe Zhou, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery and Radiology
Professor

Prashant Banerjee, PhD
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Keith Thulborn, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research

Acute Care Nurse Practitioners:

Katherine W. Walsh, RN, MSN, ACNP-CS
Clinical Program Director, Illinois Stroke Institute

Sybille Nelson, RN, MSN, ACNP-CS

Robert Gottschalk, NP

Grace Mazurek, NP

Rita Berendt, NP

Allison Blood, BSN, MSN, FNP-CS

Christy Gomez, BSN, MSN, AG-ACNP

Nurses:

Laurie Smith, RN

Leslie Stangel, RN

Administrative:

Jeffrey Jopes, MBA
Director of Administrative Operations

Avis Foster
Program Coodinator for Educational Services

Linda Rose-Finnell, MPA, CCRA
Research Manager