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Melissa LoPresti, M.D., M.P.H.

Melissa LoPresti, M.D., M.P.H.


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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD)

Assistant Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD) - Joint


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago GME. 2022 - 2023

Residency, Neurological Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine Neurosurgery GME. 2015 - 2022


MPH | University of Texas School of Public Health. 2020

MD | New York University School of Medicine. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2015


Kinjiro Iwata Award in Excellence and Leadership. 2022


Journal Articles

Approaches to ventriculoperitoneal shunt scalp erosion: countersinking into the calvarium. Illustrative case.

Brunozzi D, LoPresti MA, McGrath JL, Alden TD

Journal of neurosurgery. Case lessons.. 2023 November 276 (22)Epub 11/27/2023.

Cervical corpectomy in a pediatric patient with chondrodysplasia punctata and C5 dysplasia with spinal cord compression: illustrative case.

Patel NP, Youngblood MW, LoPresti MA, Alden TD

Journal of neurosurgery. Case lessons.. 2023 November 206 (21)Epub 11/20/2023.

Endoscopic placement of a triventricular stent for complex hydrocephalus and isolated fourth ventricle: illustrative case.

Horak VJ, Gulsuna B, LoPresti MA, DeCuypere M

Journal of neurosurgery. Case lessons.. 2023 November 66 (19)Epub 11/06/2023.

Terson syndrome secondary to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in a child: illustrative case.

Mazza JM, Tank P, LoPresti MA, Scoville JP, Bohnsack BL, Lam S

Journal of neurosurgery. Case lessons.. 2023 June 195 (25)Epub 06/19/2023.


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