Dr. Christopher Fanale, MD

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Vascular Neurology | Male

Blue Sky Neurology 499 E Hampden Ave Ste 360 Englewood, CO 80113 Get Directions
Dr. Christopher Fanale, MD
Dr. Fanale's hometown is in Pennsylvania, where he graduated from Penn State with a degree in Biology. After completing his medical training, moving across country to San Diego to specialize in Stroke and Cerebrovascular disorders, he settled here in Colorado to join this newly formed practice. He was instrumental in establishing the CNI CO-Doc Telemedicine Program which provides free telestroke services to rural communities in Colorado. He received the American Red Cross Healthcare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 for this endeavor. He serves as Stroke Medical Director of the Swedish and Colorado Neurological Institute Stroke Programs. He is the lead investigator for many acute stroke clinical trials and works mostly with hospitalized, neurologically ill patients. Areas of expertise: Stroke Neurology, Cerebrovacular Disease.

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Dr. Fanale's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
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  • Answers Questions
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    FAIR
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    Under 10 minutes
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    Dr. Fanale's hometown is in Pennsylvania, where he graduated from Penn State with a degree in Biology. After completing his medical training, moving across country to San Diego to specialize in Stroke and Cerebrovascular disorders, he settled here in Colorado to join this newly formed practice. He was instrumental in establishing the CNI CO-Doc Telemedicine Program which provides free telestroke services to rural communities in Colorado. He received the American Red Cross Healthcare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 for this endeavor. He serves as Stroke Medical Director of the Swedish and Colorado Neurological Institute Stroke Programs. He is the lead investigator for many acute stroke clinical trials and works mostly with hospitalized, neurologically ill patients. Areas of expertise: Stroke Neurology, Cerebrovacular Disease.

    Dr. Fanale's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Vascular Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Media & Publications
      • 5280 Magazine, 2010-2012

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    • Neurology
    • Vascular Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Stroke
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Cancer
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Pain
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Heart Disease
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myoclonus
    • Neurological Diseases
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      Hahnemann University

      Graduated in 2000

    • Internship Hospital
      Drexel University School Of Medicine
    • Residency Hospital
      Drexel University School Of Medicine
      Hahnemann University

      Completed in 2004

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of California In San Diego

      Completed in 2005

    • Undergraduate School
      Pennsylvania State University

      Graduated in 1996

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Vascular Neurology
    • Neurology

    Procedures Performed

    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure