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Brian-Fred Fitzsimmons, MD


Brian-Fred Fitzsimmons, MD

Chair of Neurology; Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Department of Neurology

Contact Information


Internship, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1996-1997
Residency, Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 1997-2000
Fellowship, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2000-2001
Fellowship, Neurological Intensive Care, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2001-2002
Fellowship, Interventional Neuroradiology, New York University Medical Center, New York City, NY, 2004-2006


MD, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, 1996

Research Interests

Dr. Fitzsimmons research interests include the application and development of novel endovascular techniques for the treatment of acute stroke, with the intention of improving the safety and efficacy of such treatments, and increasing the number of patients who may be eligible to benefit from these treatments in the future.

Specialty and Subspecialties

Adult Neurology
Acute Stroke Therapy
Arterial Venous Malformation of the Brain & Spine
Brain Aneurysm
Carotid Artery Disease
Endovascular Neurosurgery
Interventional Neuroradiology
Intracranial Angioplasty and Stenting
Pre-Operative Embolization of Head, Neck & Spine Tumors
Stroke, Cerebral Aneurysms and Brain Hemorrhage
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)