Wouter I. Schievink, MD
Director, Microvascular Neurosurgery
Wouter I. Schievink, MD joined Cedars-Sinai in 1998, where he directs the Microvascular Neurosurgery Program in the Department of Neurosurgery.
Dr. Schievink specializes in neurovascular procedures, including the surgical treatment of aneurysms, cavernous angiomas, AVMs, as well as Moya-Moya disease, extracranial to intracranial bypass surgery and microvascular decompression. He is a world-renowned expert in familial aneurysms and strokes. Dr. Schievink also directs the evaluation and treatment of patients with cerebrospinal fluid leaks and spontaneous intracranial hypotension.
Dr. Schievink's research has focused on genetic and clinical aspects of intracranial aneurysms, cervicocephalic arterial dissections and spontaneous intracranial hypotension. He has published numerous articles on these and other subjects in peer reviewed publications, including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and the Lancet.
Dr. Schievink was born and raised in Amsterdam. He earned his medical degree from the University of Amsterdam and completed his internship and residency in neurosurgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He also completed a neurovascular and skull base surgery fellowship at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.
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