Dr. Demetrius Lopes, MD

Dr. Demetrius Lopes, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Demetrius Lopes, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

RUSH Neurosurgery

1725 W Harrison St Ste 855

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lopes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Lopes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lopes "Recognized as a pioneer in his field, Dr. Lopes is the most experienced endovascular neurosurgeon in the Chicago area. He is highly skilled in an innovative approach to the treatment of brain and spinal cord diseases from inside the blood vessels, called endovascular therapy. Dr. Lopes specializes in the removal of blood clots in the brain, the opening of clogged and diseased blood vessels and the treatment of weaknesses in the blood vessel walls called aneurysms. He also is highly accomplished in all three areas of treatment used for arteriovenous malformations."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arterial Stenosis
  • Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm

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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University of Illinois Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2010
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lopes does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lopes and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lopes' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopes to family and friends
17 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lopes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Personality, Intelligence, Skilled....saved me from a clip procedure....no shaved head, no scars!
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