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Christopher G Favilla, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Non-Invasive Cerebral Hemodynamic Evaluation (NICHE) Center
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Neurology
3400 Spruce Street, 3 West Gates Building
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2156153727
Fax: 2153495579
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
University of Florida College of Medicine, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania , 2009-2010.
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2013.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2016.
Fellow in Vascular Neurology , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2017.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2016.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology, 2018.
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Selected Publications

arraj A, Hassan AE, Abraham MG, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Kasner SE, Hussain MS, Chen M, Blackburn S, Sitton CW, Churilov L, Sundararajan S, Hu YC, Herial NA, Jabbour P, Gibson D, Wallace AN, Arenillas JF, Tsai JP, Budzik RF, Hicks WJ, Kozak O, Yan B, Cordato DJ, Manning NW, Parsons MW, Hanel RA, Aghaebrahim AN, Wu TY, Cardona-Portela P, Pérez de la Ossa N, Schaafsma JD, Blasco J, Sangha N, Warach S, Gandhi CD, Kleinig TJ, Sahlein D, Elijovich L, Tekle W, Samaniego EA, Maali L, Abdulrazzak MA, Psychogios MN, Shuaib A, Pujara DK, Shaker F, Johns H, Sharma G, Yogendrakumar V, Ng FC, Rahbar MH, Cai C, Lavori P, Hamilton S, Nguyen T, Fifi JT, Davis S, Wechsler L, Pereira VM, Lansberg MG, Hill MD, Grotta JC, Ribo M, Campbell BC, Albers GW; SELECT2 Investigators.: Trial of Endovascular Thrombectomy for Large Ischemic Strokes. N Eng J Med 388(14): 1259-1271, 2023.

Sloane KL, Kasner SE, Favilla CG, Rothstein A, Witsch J, Hamilton RH, Schneider ALC.: Always Look on the Bright Side: Associations of Optimism With Functional Outcomes After Stroke. J Am Heart Assoc 12(5), 2023.

Khan F, Derbas LA, Messé SR, Kavinsky C, Kasner SE, Favilla CG.: Management of Patients With Patent Foramen Ovale and Stroke: A National Survey of Interventional Cardiologists and Vascular Neurologists. J Am Heart Assoc 12(13): e029451, 2023.

Favilla CG, Carter SC, Atluri P, Reehal N, Genuardi MV.: Noninvasive finger plethysmography for continuous blood pressure monitoring in patients with left ventricular assist device. Artif Organs online ahead of print, 2023.

Rothstein A, Zhang Y, Briggs AQ, Bernard MA, Shao Y, Favilla C, Sloane K, Witsch J, Masurkar AV.: Impact of white matter hyperintensities on subjective cognitive decline phenotype in a diverse cohort of cognitively normal older adults. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 38(6): e5948, 2023.

Favilla CG, Mullen MT, Kahn F, Rasheed ID, Messe SR, Parthasarathy AB, Yodh AG.: Dynamic cerebral autoregulation measured by diffuse correlation spectroscopy. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 43(8): 1317-1327, 2023.

Shakibajahromi B, Kasner SE, Schmitt C, Favilla CG.: Anticoagulation under-utilization in atrial fibrillation patients is responsible for a large proportion of strokes requiring endovascular therapy. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 32(3), 2023.

Shakibajahromi B, Kasner SE, Favilla CG. : Anticoagulation Under-Utilization in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Disproportionately Causes Stroke with Large Vessel Occlusion. Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association 2022.

Zuflacht JP, Liang C, Burkhardt JK, Favilla CG.: Whole-Brain Perfusion via Right Common Carotid Artery With Type 2 Proatlantal Intersegmental Artery. Stroke 53(11): e481-e482, 2022.

Reehal N, Carter SC, Cummings S, Favilla CG.: Topography of Cerebral Autoregulation Impairment After Ischemic Stroke. Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association 2022.

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