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Wouter I. Schievink, MD

Director, Microvascular Neurosurgery Program

Professor, Neurosurgery

Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion
127 S San Vicente Blvd. A6600
Los Angeles, CA 90048





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Wouter I. Schievink, MD

Director, Microvascular Neurosurgery Program

Professor, Neurosurgery

  • Neurosurgery

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)


Blood Disorders

Brain Aneurysms

Brain Hemorrhage

Brain Tumors

Carotid Artery Diseases

Carotid Artery Dissection

Carotid Endarterectomy

Cavernous Malformations

Chiari Malformation (CM)

Coagulation Disorders

Hemifacial Spasm


Moya Moya Disease

Skull Base Surgery / Surgeries

Skull Base Tumors

Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident) - CVA

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Outcomes of complex cerebrovascular surgery. Syndrome of spontaneous intracranial hypotension/spinal CSF leaks. Extracellular matrix proteins in intracranial aneurysms and cervicocephalic arterial dissections. Models of intracranial aneurysms.

  • Fellowship: Barrow Neurological Institute, 2013
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic/University of Minnesota Medical School, 2014
  • Medical School: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015

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  • America's Top Doctors, 2005
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1998
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery, 1998
  • Frontiers in Bioscience, Current
  • Hippocrates Foundation Award, 1989
  • Lancet, Current
  • New England Journal of Medicine, Current
  • Stroke, Current

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Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Schievink WI, Maya MM, Louy C, Moser FG, Tourje J: Diagnostic criteria for spontaneous spinal CSF leaks and intracranial hypotension. AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology, 29(5): 853-6, 2008
  • Schievink WI, Riedinger M, Jhutty TK, Simon P: Racial disparities in subarachnoid hemorrhage mortality: Los Angeles County, California, 1985-1998. Neuroepidemiology, 23(6): 299-305, 2004
  • Schievink WI: Intracranial aneurysms. N. Engl. J. Med., 336(1): 28-40, 1997
  • Schievink WI: Spontaneous dissection of the carotid and vertebral arteries. N. Engl. J. Med., 344(12): 898-906, 2001
  • Schievink WI: Spontaneous spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks and intracranial hypotension. JAMA, 295(19): 2286-96, 2006
  • Schrijver I, Schievink WI, Godfrey M, Meyer FB, Francke U: Spontaneous spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks and minor skeletal features of Marfan syndrome: a microfibrillopathy. J. Neurosurg., 96(3): 483-9, 2002

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