Stavropoula I. Tjoumakaris, MD

Stavropoula I. Tjoumakaris, MD

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909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-7000
(215) 503-7038 fax

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College - 2003

Residency

Neurosurgery Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Fellowship

Fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery and Neuro-Critical Care:Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Neurosurgery

Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Medical College
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
Division of Cerebrovascular Surgery
and Endovascular Neurosurgery

Qualifications

APPOINTMENTS

Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Medical Director of Stroke Center, St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne   PA                   

Neurosurgery Clerkship Coordinator, Jefferson Medical College

Gross Anatomy Instructor
Jefferson Medical College

Neuroscience Clinical Anatomy Instructor
Jefferson Medical College

Instructor, Introducation to Clinical Medicine         Jefferson Medical College                  

Article Reviewer
Journal of Surgical Neurology International
International Journal of Neuroscience

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

20TH Annual NeuroNext National Fellows Symposium: Neurovascular Intervention. Stryker Neurovascular, San Jose, CA. October 17-18th 2011.

Neurological Specialty Clinical Skills Session: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA. Monthly Sessions Since October 2011.

Mock Oral Boards for Neurosurgery Residents. Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, PA. September 2011.

Neurosurgery Basics for the Medical Student: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA. Weekly Sessions Since January 2011.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

W.W. Keen Neurosurgical Society
Cerebrovascular Section of Neurosurgery
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation
Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
American Heart Association
Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Hobart Amory Hare Medical Honors Society
Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society
American Medical Association
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Women In Neurosurgery

Expertise and Research Interests

CLINICAL TRIALS

A Feasibility Study of the MicroVention, Inc. Neurovascular Self-Expanding Retrievable Stent System in the Treatment of Wide-Necked Intracranial Artery Aneurysms: LVIS: Co-PI.

A prospective, observational study investigating recanalization or recurrence rates observed in a patient registry of HydroSoft coils used as finishing coils to historical series of aneurysms treated with bare platinum coils: GEL THE NEC: CO-PI.

A prospective, observational study investigating the outcomes of stenting with distal protection in the treatment of obstructive carotid artery disease. The devices to be utilized are the Cordis PRECISE® Nitinol Stent Systems (5.5F and 6F) and the Cordis ANGIOGUARD" XP Emboli Capture Guidewire (ECGW): SAPPIRE: Co-PI.

A prospective multi-center, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study to assess the efficacy and safety of Clazosentan in reducing Vasospasm-related morbidity and all- cause mortality in adult patients with aneurismal subarachnoid hemorrhage treated by surgical clipping: CONSCIOUS-2 : Co-PI.

A prospective, Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Parrallel-Group Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Clazosentan in Reducing Vasospasm-Related Morbidity and All Cause Mortality in Adult Patients with Aneurymal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Treated by Endovascular coiling: CONSCIOUS-3: Co-PI.

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH

B7 Family Proteins In Malignant Glioma Cell Lines: Investigation of B7-H1, B7-H3, and B7-DC protein expression and survival characteristics in commercial and primary malignant glioma cell lines.

Exosome Secretion In Malignant Gliomas: Investigation of the quantitative secretion of exosomes in malignant glioma primary cell lines and their immunogenic reactions.

Intracranial Malignant Glioma Mouse Model: Stereotactic injection of malignant glioma mouse cell line (GL261) and rabies virus as a potential vector for immunotherapy.

Innervation Pathways Of Opioid Neurons In the Amygdala and Locus Coeruleus Of The Rat Brain

Other Expertise

AWARDS AND HONORS

2008 1st Place Neurosurgical Conference Resident Competition: Basic Science Research Award, 20th Annual
Pan-Philadelphia Neurosurgical Conference: Administration of Bone Marrow Stem Cells Acutely After Stroke Produces Long Term Sensorimotor Recovery and Changes in Brain Inflammatory and Vascular Elements. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2007 Jefferson S.T.A.R Employee. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2007 Finalist Top 3 in the US, Congress of Neurological Surgeons SANS Resident Challenge. San Diego, California.

2007 1st Place Neurosurgical Conference Resident Competition: Clinical Science Research Award, 18th Annual Pan- Philadelphia Neurosurgical Conference: Angiographic analysis between platinum and bioactive detachable coils.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2006 Finalist Top 9 in the US, Congress of Neurological Surgeons SANS Resident Challenge. Chicago, Illinois.

2006-2009 Graduate Medical Education Committee, Elected House Officer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2003-2004 Excellence in Surgical Teaching Award: Presented by Jefferson Medical College students for exceptional teaching, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2004 1st Place Neurosurgical Conference Resident Competition: Basic Science Research Award, 15th Annual Pan-Philadelphia Neurosurgical Conference: Neuropeptide Interactions in Locus Coeruleus during stress. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2003 Alpha Omega Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College

2003 William F. Kellow Prize, Jefferson Medical College: Awarded to graduating medical student exemplifying the attributes of an ideal physician.

2003 William Potter Memorial Prize In Clinical Medicine, Jefferson Medical College: Awarded to graduating medical student with the highest average in Clinical Medicine.

1999-2003 Academic Honors, Jefferson Medical College: Deans list (Top 5 percentile)
Clinical Honors, Jefferson Medical College

2000 Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society: Academic excellence in Pathology.

2002 Hobart Amory Hare Medical Honor Society: Academic excellence in Clinical Medicine.

2001-2003 Benjamin and Mary Siddons Measey Foundation Award Academic Scholarship

2000 Thomas Jefferson Neurological Research Travel Scholarship. New Orleans, Louisiana

1999 Award of Distinction for Senior Thesis Presentation, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

1996-1999 SouthShore Foundation Academic Scholarship, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.