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Christian Stapf, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology
Division of Stroke


Email: cs585@columbia.edu

Education:
  • MD: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Residency: Charité - Campus Benjamin Franklin, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Felowship: Stroke Center, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Board Certification:
Neurology
Neurosonology

Office Location:
710 W 168th Street, NI-614
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305 8033
Fax: (212) 305 5796





Biography
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Dr. Christian Stapf is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. He received his MD degree in 1995 from Freie Universität Berlin and was awarded a “doctor medicinae” title in 1997 for his work on growth factors in the developing spinal cord. He completed his neurology residency at Klinikum Benjamin Franklin in Berlin (Germany) and trained during a fellowship in stroke with Dr. J.P. Mohr at The Neurological Institute of Columbia University (1998-2000). He is a tenured Attending Neurologist at Hôpital Lariboisière in Paris (France) and an Assistant Professor of Neurology (Privatdozent) at the Charité - University Medicine in Berlin (Germany).

Dr. Stapf's main research interest is the neurology of brain arteriovenous malformations and other conditions predisposing to intracranial hemorrhage and stroke. He is a co-investigator in the NIH-funded ARUBA trial and serves as a coordinator in the Columbia AVM Databank project and the New York Islands AVM Study. Dr. Stapf has participated in several clinical trials of acute and preventive stroke therapy, and has published and lectured on brain AVMs and on stroke. He has received a Young Investigator Award of the European Stroke Conference (2000) and the Robert G. Siekert New Investigator Award in Stroke of the American Heart Association (2001). His clinical work is directed toward the care of patients with cerebrovascular disease and stroke. He is a member of the Stroke Council/American Heart Association and the Société Française de Neurologie.



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