About Christopher Stapleton, MD

Dr. Stapleton completed his neurosurgery residency and endovascular neurosurgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also completed an advanced cerebrovascular surgery fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His clinical specialization encompasses the evaluation and surgical and endovascular management of cerebral and spinal vascular pathologies, including arteriovenous malformations, brain aneurysms, carotid artery disease, cavernous malformations, cerebral hemorrhage, dural arteriovenous fistulae, and ischemic stroke.

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Mass General Neurosurgery
55 Fruit St.
Gray Building
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2937

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Dr. Stapleton's research interests include the genomic and molecular characterization of arteriovenous malformations; the development of predictive models of brain aneurysm growth and rupture using computational fluid dynamics; and the design and development of novel endovascular devices for brain aneurysm treatment.


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