Christopher Loftus, MD

Neurological Surgery

Neurology
Professor
Department Chairperson, Neurological Surgery

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Aneurysms

Medical Education

Medical School
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Residency
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center/Neurological Institute of New York - Neurological Surgery

Board Certification

Neurological Surgery - General Cert: American Board of Neurological Surgery

Research

  • Tips tricks, subtleties, and superiority of carotid artery surgery, Loftus, C. M., World neurosurgery
  • Should we adopt micro-interintimal dissection: a novel and worthwhile advance in carotid surgery technique but does it prevent restenosis and early neurological deficits?, Ackerman, P. D.; Loftus, C. M., World neurosurgery
  • Armored brain Chaudhry, F. S.; Biller, J.; Loftus, C. M.; Braca Iii, J. A., Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
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  • Tips Tricks, Subtleties, and Superiority of Carotid Artery Surgery, Loftus, C., World neurosurgery
  • Acute bacterial inflammation of the mouse prostate Boehm, B. J.; Colopy, S. A.; Jerde, T. J.; Loftus, C. J.; Bushman, W., The Prostate
  • A murine model of hypertonic saline as a treatment for acute spinal cord injury: effects on autonomic outcome Levene, H. B.; Elliott, M. B.; Gaughan, J. P.; Loftus, C. M.; Tuma, R. F.; Jallo, J. I., Journal of neurosurgery.Spine
  • Mortality rates for giant aneurysms Hakma, Z.; Ramaswamy, R.; Loftus, C. M., ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA
  • Commentary Loftus, C. M., Surgical neurology
  • The combination of selective inhibition of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor and activation of the cannabinoid CB2 receptor yields improved attenuation of motor and autonomic deficits in a mouse model of spinal cord injury Heller, J. E.; Baty, D. E.; Zhang, M.; Li, H.; Adler, M.; Ganea, D.; Gaughan, J.; Loftus, C. M.; Jallo, J. I.; Tuma, R. F., Clinical neurosurgery
  • Cannabinoid CB2 receptor activation attenuates motor and autonomic function deficits in a mouse model of spinal cord injury Baty, D. E.; Zhang, M.; Li, H.; Erb, C. J.; Adler, M. W.; Ganea, D.; Loftus, C. M.; Jallo, J. I.; Tuma, R. F., Clinical neurosurgery
  • Small mammal MRI imaging in spinal cord injury: a novel practical technique for using a 1.5 T MRI Levene, H. B.; Mohamed, F. B.; Faro, S. H.; Seshadri, A. B.; Loftus, C. M.; Tuma, R. F.; Jallo, J. I., Journal of neuroscience methods
  • The timing of carotid endarterectomy post stroke Baron, E. M.; Baty, D. E.; Loftus, C. M., Neurosurgery clinics of North America
  • Hypertonic saline as a treatment for acute spinal cord injury: effects on somatic and autonomic outcomes as observed in a mouse model Levene, H. B.; Erb, C. J.; Gaughan, J. P.; Loftus, C. M.; Tuma, R. F.; Jallo, J. I., Clinical neurosurgery
  • Hypertonic saline: a clinical review Tyagi, R.; Donaldson, K.; Loftus, C. M.; Jallo, J., Neurosurgical review
  • Method to perform IV injections on mice using the facial vein Levene, H. B.; Zhang, M.; Erb, C. J.; Jallo, J. I.; Loftus, C. M.; Tuma, R. F., Journal of neuroscience methods
  • Anterior approach to the subaxial cervical spine in children: a brief review Baron, E. M.; Loftus, C. M.; Vaccaro, A. R.; Dominique, D. A., Neurosurgical Focus
  • The timing of carotid endarterectomy post stroke Baron, E. M.; Baty, D. E.; Loftus, C. M., Neurologic clinics
  • Cervical carotid revascularization: indications from a surgical perspective Snell, B. E.; Loftus, C. M., Neurosurgery clinics of North America
  • Neuroendoscopy for spinal disorders: a brief review Baron, E. M.; Levene, H. B.; Heller, J. E.; Jallo, J. I.; Loftus, C. M.; Dominique, D. A., Neurosurgical Focus
  • Request form history clinical indication, and yield of brain magnetic resonance studies, Pack, J. R.; Yuh, W. T.; Sonnad, J. R.; Maley, J. E.; Petropoulou, K.; Wegner, K. F.; Loftus, C. M.; Mayr, N. A.; Whitehead, D. P.; Maier, G. J., Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI
  • Qualitative assessment of cervical spinal stenosis: observer variability on CT and MR images Stafira, J. S.; Sonnad, J. R.; Yuh, W. T.; Huard, D. R.; Acker, R. E.; Nguyen, D. L.; Maley, J. E.; Ramji, F. G.; Li, W. B.; Loftus, C. M., AJNR.American journal of neuroradiology
  • Pros cons, and current indications of open craniotomy versus gamma knife in the treatment of arteriovenous malformations and the role of endovascular embolization, Surdell, D. L., Jr; Bhattacharjee, S.; Loftus, C. M., Neurological research