MedStar Georgetown's Interventional Neuroradiology Department provides state-of-the-art endovascular and percutaneous treatment of specific diseases involving the head, neck and spine—including arterial venous malformations (AVMs), aneurysms and acute strokes.
Our integrated stroke team incorporates interventional neuroradiologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons and uses critical pathways for rapid diagnosis and treatment.
Advanced Technological Treatments Produce Unparalleled Results
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has an established reputation for the treatment of complex brain and spinal disorders. The interventional neuroradiology team, staffed by world-class neurointerventionalists, neurologists and neurosurgeons, has the latest tools and technologies for the treatment of aneurysms, arterial venous malformations (AVMs), strokes and other endovascular disorders, along with the proven experience to provide the highest quality care to even the most complex cases.
Experience and Expertise Mean Higher Success Rates
Our interventional neuroradiology team has performed more than 1,000 neuroendovascular interventions including aneurysms, AVMs and angioplasty—all with less than five percent complications. Our interventional neuroradiologists have more than 10 years of experience using Guglielmi Electrolytically Detachable Coil (GDC), used to treat aneurysms.
MedStar Georgetown's team includes physicians experienced in:
- Interventional Neuroradiology
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Pain management
- Radiation medicine
- Rehabilitation medicine
The team performs more than 1,500 spine pain procedures each year with less than a one percent complication rate.
MedStar Georgetown’s Interventional Neuroradiology programs and services include:
- Aneurysm treatment with GDC coils, stenting, remodeling and research protocols
- Cerebral and spinal AVM embolization using traditional NBCA (glue) and research agents
- Thrombolysis for acute stroke patients
- Carotid Artery and intercranial angioplasty and stenting
- Pre-operative tumor embolization (brain, spinal, ENT, etc.)
- Mini-multi leaf LINAC units
- Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty spine fracture treatments
- Robotically-assisted, precision needle placement for spine procedures
- Percutaneous selective nerve root and facet injections