Luis Savastano, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, The Mayo Clinic
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Biography

Dr. Luis Savastano is a hybrid cerebrovascular neurosurgeon that specializes in the microsurgical and endovascular treatment of brain aneurysm, moyamoya disease, brain and spinal AVMs, carotid artery disease and stroke.

Dr. Savastano is a trailblazer surgeon-scientist and has led bench-to-bedside developments of minimally invasive technologies and techniques to better understand, diagnose and treat patients with cerebrovascular diseases.

Faculty Profile

Clinical Interests

Neuroanatomy, experimental neurosurgery, translational research.

Honors & Awards

2015-2016 Cerebrovascular Research Award from the Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and The Congress of Neurological Surgeons, for the work titled “Endoluminal vascular imaging in carotid atherosclerotic disease”

Credentials

Medical School

Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina (Summa cum laude)

Residency

The University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Neurosurgery

Fellowship

Harvard University