Roger Lichtenbaum MD

Assistant Professor
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Biographical Info


Diagnostic/Interventional Neuroradiology
New York University, New York, NY

New York University, New York, NY


Medical School
New York University, New York, NY


Board Eligible:
American Board of Neurological Surgery

Medical Licensure
New York


Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
Resurrection Medical Center Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Provena St. Joseph Medical Center Adventist Hinsdale Hospital

Clinical Interests

  • Surgical reconstruction of complex intracranial aneurysms
  • Resection of AVMs
  • Complex intracranial and skull base tumors, spinal cord tumors
  • Microsurgery and endoscopic neurosurgery
  • Image-guided neurosurgery
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Minimally-invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation

Research Interests

  • Brain and Spinal AVMs
  • Aneurysm Treatments (Stents, Balloon, Coils, Embolic Agents)

Selected Publications

  • Ashley, WW, Lichtenbaum RA, Charbel F, Neurovascular Imaging (CTA/P, Xenon, MRA/P/D, SPECT), Chapter accepted for publication in Youmans Neurological Surgery 6e.
  • Lichtenbaum RA, Huang PP and Jafar J, Management of Giant Aneurysms, in Neurocirugía. Aspectos Clínicos y Quirúrgicos. Javier Goland (Eds). In Press.
  • Lichtenbaum RA and Wisoff JH, Surgery for Recurrent Craniopharyngioma: A Series of 31 Consecutive Children, Amer. Assn. of Neuro. Surg., 2006.
  • Lichtenbaum R, Alves de Souza A, Jafar J,  Intratumoral Hydrogen Peroxide Injection during Meningioma resection, Neurosurgery, 59(4): ONS470-473, 2006 Oct.
  • Lichtenbaum R, Weiner HL and Kelly PJ, CT/MRI-Based Computer-Assisted Volumetric Stereotactic Resection of Intracranial Lesions in Operative Neurosurgical Techniques, ed by Schmidek and Sweet, 5th edition, 2006.
Categories: Department of Neurosurgery


Research Faculty

Andreas A. Linninger, PhD
Department of Bioengineering

Meide Zhao, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery
Visiting Research Assistant Professor

Joe Zhou, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery and Radiology

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


Laurie Smith, RN

Leslie Stangel, RN


Jeffrey Jopes, MBA
Director of Administrative Operations

Avis Foster
Program Coodinator for Educational Services

Linda Rose-Finnell, MPA, CCRA
Research Manager