• Dr. Le received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County in Baltimore in 2007. She completed her Medical Degree in 2011 at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Le completed both her Neurological Surgery residency and Neuroendovascular Surgery fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

    Dr. Le is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Neurosurgical Society of Alabama, Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery and the North American Skull Base Society.

    Dr. Le’s clinical interests include aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), dural arteriovenous fistulae (DAVF), stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intraventricular hemorrhage, intrinsic brain tumors, skull base tumors, pituitary adenomas, cervical spine disease, trigeminal neuralgia and carotid disease.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2021 Universal screening for blunt cerebrovascular injuryJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  90:224-231. 2021
    2021 Incidentally discovered dural arteriovenous fistula during middle meningeal artery embolization for the treatment of chronic subdural hematomaSurgical Neurology International.  12. 2021
    2020 Thick and diffuse cisternal clot independently predicts vasospasm-related morbidity and poor outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.Journal of Neurosurgery.  134:1553-1561. 2020
    2020 A critical assessment of the golden hour and the impact of procedural timing in stroke thrombectomyAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  41:822-827. 2020
    2020 Efficacy of Ultra-Early (< 12 h), Early (12-24 h), and Late (>24-138.5 h) Surgery with Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Confirmed Decompression in American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale Grades A, B, and C Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.Journal of Neurotrauma.  37:448-457. 2020
    2020 Thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke with the new Sofia 6-French PLUS distal access reperfusion catheter: A single-center experience.The neuroradiology journal.  33:17-23. 2020
    2019 Beyond the first pass: revascularization remains critical in stroke thrombectomy.Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.  11:1095-1099. 2019
    2019 Pipeline embolization device diameter is an important factor determining the efficacy of flow diversion treatment of small intracranial saccular aneurysms.Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.  11:1004-1008. 2019
    2019 Extent of Spinal Cord Decompression in Motor Complete (American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale Grades A and B) Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Patients: Post-Operative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis of Standard Operative Approaches.Journal of Neurotrauma.  36:862-876. 2019
    2018 Pipeline Diameter Significantly Impacts the Long-Term Fate of Jailed Side Branches during Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms.American Journal of Neuroradiology.  39:2270-2277. 2018
    2018 18F-FDG Uptake on PET/CT in Symptomatic versus Asymptomatic Carotid Disease: a Meta-Analysis.European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.  56:172-179. 2018
    2018 Postoperative Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, and Myocardial Infarction: Complications After Therapeutic Anticoagulation in the Patient With Spine Trauma.Spine.  43:E766-E772. 2018
    2017 Stent retrieval thrombectomy in acute stoke is facilitated by the concurrent use of intracranial aspiration catheters.Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.  9:944-947. 2017
    2017 Intramedullary Lesion Length on Postoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a Strong Predictor of ASIA Impairment Scale Grade Conversion Following Decompressive Surgery in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.Neurosurgery.  80:610-620. 2017
    2017 Use of Pipeline Flex is associated with reduced fluoroscopy time, procedure time, and technical failure compared with the first-generation Pipeline embolization device.Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.  9:188-191. 2017
    2015 Predictors of intramedullary lesion expansion rate on MR images of patients with subaxial spinal cord injury.Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine.  22:611-621. 2015

    Education And Training

  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore 2011
  • Full Name

  • Elizabeth Liptrap