Dr. Demetrius Lopes, MD

Dr. Demetrius Lopes, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
47 y/o
17 reviews

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Dr. Demetrius Lopes, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Lopes is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center....See Less

RUSH Neurosurgery

1725 W Harrison St Ste 855

Chicago, IL 60612
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Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Lopes' Experience

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Dr. Lopes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for AVM
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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

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Dr. Lopes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopes to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total surveys (1 with a review)
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 Reviews (1)
in Canyon Lake, CA |
Personality, Intelligence, Skilled....saved me from a clip procedure....no shaved head, no scars!
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Dr. Lopes accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Lopes has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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