As one of the top ranked neurology and neurosurgery program in the country, Rush University Medical Center is at the forefront of providing leading edge care and participating in pathfinding neuro-interventional research. At the center of this work is R. Webster Crowley, MD, who discusses Rush’s use of the CorPath robotic system, Woven EndoBridge Embolization System and the RIST catheter.
Thomas Shoemaker, MD, a neurologist in the Rush University System for Health, joins Rounding at Rush to discuss Rush’s infusion program, what he and his colleagues have learned about infusions during the COVID-19 pandemic and where the future of neurologic treatments is heading at Rush.
Pete Batra, MD, the Chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, highlights Rush’s unparalleled expertise, its use of leading-edge treatments and how it’s developing novel therapies for rare types of cancers.
Rounding at Rush welcomes John O’Toole, MD, to the show to discuss spinal tumor care at Rush University Medical Center. Rush is known for its use of minimally invasive procedures, interdisciplinary nature that streamlines care and success in creating better quality of life outcomes for its patients.
Michael Chen, MD, a professor of neurology, neurosurgery and radiology at Rush University Medical Center, discusses the ways Rush is efficiently diagnosing stroke, how it is differentiating actual cases of large vessel occlusion stroke with false positives and how Rush handles the benefits and challenges of using thrombectomy.
Neepa Patel, MD is a neurologist in the Rush University System for Health and the director for the Movement Disorder Interventional Program in the Department of Neurological Sciences. Her interests include improving the quality and delivery of care for patients receiving deep brain stimulation (DBS) and education to improve the utilization of new therapies in movement disorders.
Rima Dafer, MD, is a vascular neurologist and the director of the Comprehensive Outpatient Cerebrovascular Diseases Clinic at Rush University Medical Center. She has been a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials in acute stroke intervention and secondary stroke prevention. Her clinical interests center around stroke occurrence in young adults and the association of stroke and atrial fibrillation.