• John P. Deveikis, M.D., is an Interventional Neuroradiologist who characterizes and diagnoses neurological disorders through the use of medical imaging modalities. He joined the Department of Neurosurgery on March 1, 2014. Dr. Deveikis came to UAB from St. Petersburg, Florida, as an Interventional Neuroradiologist at All-Children’s Hospital and Bayfront Medical Center.
    Dr. Deveikis received his Medical Degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his fellowship training in Neuroradiology, at Georgetown University Medical Center and the University of Western Ontario. He is board certified in radiology.
    Dr. Deveikis’ previous academic appointments include Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery at the University of Rochester, Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Michigan Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Georgetown University.
    He has served as a professional consultant in Interventional Neuroradiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the National Naval Medical Center, and Georgetown University Hospital.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2018 Intra-Arterial vasodilators for vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A meta-AnalysisJournal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.  10:380-386. 2018
    2017 Reliability assessment of the Biffl Scale for blunt traumatic cerebrovascular injury as detected on computer tomography angiographyJournal of Neurosurgery.  127:32-35. 2017
    2016 Optical coherence tomography of traumatic aneurysms of the internal carotid artery: Report of 2 casesJournal of Neurosurgery.  124:305-309. 2016
    2015 Clinical presentation, imaging, and management of complications due to neurointerventional proceduresSeminars in Interventional Radiology.  32:98-107. 2015
    2015 Carotid and vertebral injury study (CAVIS) technique for characterization of blunt traumatic aneurysms with reliability assessmentInterventional Neuroradiology.  21:255-262. 2015
    2014 Endovascular tools available for the treatment of cerebrovascular diseaseNeurosurgery Clinics of North America.  25:387-394. 2014
    2014 Resolution of diminished olfactory sensation after treatment of bilateral ophthalmic segment aneurysms with flow diversion: Case reportNeurosurgery.  74. 2014
    2011 Improved diagnosis of actively bleeding aneurysm on CT angiography using delayed CT imagesEuropean Journal of Radiology.  79:328-331. 2011
    2009 Legacy and current understanding of the often-misunderstood Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: Historical vignetteJournal of Neurosurgery.  111:902-906. 2009
    2009 Clinical experience with Matrix2 360° coils in the treatment of 100 intracranial aneurysmsSurgical Neurology.  72:41-47. 2009
    2008 Perfusion CT measurements in healthy cervical spinal cord: Feasibility and repeatability of the study as well as interchangeability of the perfusion estimates using two commercially available software packagesEuropean Radiology.  18:2321-2328. 2008
    2008 Carotid cavernous fistula in CNS choriocarcinomaMedical and Pediatric Oncology.  50:893-895. 2008
    2006 An endovascular approach to the treatment of intracranial aneurysms.Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  19. 2006
    2005 Ocular ischemic syndrome after occlusion of both external carotid arteriesJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.  25:268-272. 2005
    2005 Perfusion CT for head and neck tumors: Pilot studyAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  26:1178-1185. 2005
    2005 Percutaneous ethanol sclerotherapy for vascular malformations in the head and neckArchives of Facial Plastic Surgery.  7:322-325. 2005
    2004 Intravenously administered abciximab in the management of early cerebral ischemia after carotid endarterectomy: Case reportNeurosurgery.  55:709. 2004
    2004 Ophthalmic artery occlusion secondary to radiation-induced vasculopathyJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.  24:206-210. 2004
    2004 Carotid perfusion CT with balloon occlusion and acetazolamide challenge test: FeasibilityRadiology.  231:906-913. 2004
    2004 Cerebral perfusion CT: Technique and clinical applicationsRadiology.  231:632-644. 2004
    2004 Endovascular Management of Poor-Grade Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in the Geriatric PopulationAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  25:596-600. 2004
    2004 Facial and Trigeminal Neuropathies in Cavernous Sinus FistulasJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.  24:34-38. 2004
    2004 Management of Patients with Stunned Myocardium Associated with Subarachnoid HemorrhageAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  25:126-129. 2004
    2003 Varicella-zoster vasculitis presenting with intracranial hemorrhageAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  24:971-974. 2003
    2002 Persistent autoregulatory disturbance after angioplasty for cerebral vasospasm: A case reportInterventional Neuroradiology.  8:409-415. 2002
    2002 Sodium methohexital (Brevital) as an anesthetic in the Wada testEpilepsia.  43:1056-1061. 2002
    2002 Sequential branch retinal artery occlusions following embolization of an intracranial meningiomaArchives of Ophthalmology -New Series-.  120:857-860. 2002
    2002 Spontaneous direct carotid-cavernous fistula in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type IV: Two case reports and a review of the literatureJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.  22:75-81. 2002
    2001 Successful use of rt-PA in pediatric strokeNeurology.  57:157-158. 2001
    2000 Stereotactic radiosurgery of cerebral arteriovenous malformations with a multileaf collimator and a single isocenterNeurosurgery.  47:123-130. 2000
    2000 Effect of hematocrit on calculation of cerebral blood flow and lambda in xenon CTKeio Journal of Medicine.  49. 2000
    1999 Emergency MR imaging of the central nervous systemEmergency Radiology.  6:133-142. 1999
    1999 Transbuccal space deep parotid biopsy [8]American Journal of Neuroradiology.  20:949-950. 1999
    1999 Revascularization of occluded internal carotid arteries by hypertrophied vasa vasorum: Report of four casesNeurosurgery.  45:634-637. 1999
    1998 Venous hypertensive encephalopathyAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  19:1274-1275. 1998
    1998 Endovascular therapy of intracranial arteriovenous malformations. Materials and techniquesNeuroimaging Clinics of North America.  8:401-424. 1998
    1998 [O-15]H2O positron emission tomography determination of cerebral blood flow reserve after intravenous acetazolamide during balloon test occlusion of the internal carotid arteryInterventional Neuroradiology.  4:57-62. 1998
    1997 Local thrombolytic therapy in deep cerebral venous thrombosisNeurology.  48:1613-1619. 1997
    1996 Sequential injections of amobarbital sodium and lidocaine for provocative neurologic testing in the external carotid circulationAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  17:1143-1147. 1996
    1996 Use of the extreme lateral approach in the surgical treatment of an intradural ventral cervical spinal cord vascular malformation: Technical case reportNeurosurgery.  38:412-415. 1996
    1995 Dolichoectasia of the anterior cerebral arteries in an adolescentAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  16:1548-1550. 1995
    1994 [15O]H2O positron emission tomography determination of cerebral blood flow during balloon test occlusion of the internal carotid arteryAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  15:725-732. 1994
    1994 A clinical and neuropathologic study of silk suture as an embolic agent for brain arteriovenous malformationsAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  15:263-271. 1994
    1994 Congenital arteriovenous fistulas supplied by a single branch of the maxillary arteryAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  15:653-657. 1994
    1994 Management of an osteogenic sarcoma of the maxillaAnnals of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology.  103:408-412. 1994
    1992 MR of slow CSF flow in the spineAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  13:1393-1403. 1992
    1991 Ferromagnetism and magnetic resonance artifacts of platinum embolization microcoilsCardioVascular and Interventional Radiology.  14:163-166. 1991
    1991 Eosinophilic pneumonia associated with reaction to radiographic contrast mediumSouthern Medical Journal.  84:92-95. 1991
    1990 Neuroradiology case of the day. Hypothalamic histiocytosis X.American Journal of Roentgenology.  154:1338-1340. 1990
    1990 Neuroradiology case of the day. Neurofibromatosis 2.American Journal of Roentgenology.  154:1337-1338. 1990
    1990 Neuroradiology case of the day. Parasellar epidermoid.American Journal of Roentgenology.  154:1340-1342. 1990
    1990 Neuroradiology case of the day. Subarachnoid hemorrhage complicating an ependymoma of cauda equina.American Journal of Roentgenology.  154:1342. 1990
    1990 Disk fragment migrationRadiology.  175:831-836. 1990
    1990 MR imaging after surgery for vertebrobasilar aneurysmAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  11:149-161. 1990
    1989 n-Butyl 2-cyanoacrylate - substitute for IBCA in interventional neuroradiology: histopathologic and polymerization time studiesAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  10:777-786. 1989


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    2013 Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurointerventional Technique: Second Edition 2013


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    2013 Spinal vascular lesions.  819-829. 2013

    Research Overview

  • safety and efficacy of neurinterventional techniques; the application of perfusion imaging techniques to neurovascular conditions to tailor interventions based on perfusion data; the avoidance of complications based on modifications of technique and patient selection
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts System : Medical Center at Worcester 1982
  • Master of Science in Chemistry, Fitchburg State College 1978
  • University of Massachusetts/Memorial Health Care, Internship 1983
  • University of Massachusetts/Memorial Health Care, Residency 1986
  • University of Western Ontario, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1988
  • Georgetown University Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1987
  • Full Name

  • John Deveikis