Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center

INSTITUTE
University Hospitals Neurological Institute

CENTER DIRECTOR
Cathy Sila, MD

KEY CONTACTS
Nicholas Bambakidis, MD
Yin Hu, MD
Warren Selman, MD
Anthony Furlan, MD
Michael DeGeorgia, MD
Wei Xiong, MD
Sophia Sundararajan, MD

APPOINTMENT LINE
Please call Angela Foote, Patient Access Supervisor, at 440-227-6942, or Tracy Grushcow, Administrator, Neurology & Neurosurgery,
at 216-225-5407.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated
Ischemic stroke
Hemorrhagic stroke
Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Arteriovenous malformation
Carotid stenosis

Therapies
Endovascular aneurysm coiling, with or without stent or balloon assistance
Endovascular flow diversion for aneurysm (Pipeline)
Mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke
Endoscopic intracerebral hematoma evacuation
Open microsurgical aneurysm clipping
Extra-cranial to intra-cranial bypass for aneurysm for ischemic disease (EC-IC bypass, Moya-Moya disease)
Carotid endarterectomy or carotid stenting

Distinguishing Features
Multidisciplinary neurointerventional team with neurology, neurosurgery and neuroradiology
Comprehensive Stroke Center designation (first in Northeast Ohio)
Medtronic partnership for technical innovation for endovascular therapies
High-volume open cerebrovascular microsurgical center, with extensive experience of cerebrovascular neurosurgeons