Dr. John P. Deveikis, M.D., joined the UAB Department of Neurosurgery as Professor on March 1, 2014. Dr. Deveikis is a Neuroradiologist who characterizes and diagnoses neurological disorders through the use of medical imaging modalities. He comes to UAB from St. Petersburg, FL as an Interventional Neuroradiologist at All-Children’s Hospital and Bayfront Medical Center.

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.

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.

Dr. Deveikis has presented for the American Society of Neuroradiology and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, as well as many other professional and scientific organizations and conferences. He has over 49 published articles and is the co-author of Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurointerventional Technique, 1st and 2nd Editions.

His major research interests are focusing on ways to make neurinterventional techniques more effective and safer, application of perfusion imaging techniques to neurovascular conditions to tailor interventions based on perfusion data, and avoidance of complications based on modifications of technique and patient selection.

Appointments can be made with Dr. Deveikis, by referral, by calling 205-934-7170.

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Neurosurgery provides adult and pediatric neurosurgical services to Alabama and the southeastern United States. Our faculty consists of more than 17 neurosurgeons, many whom are considered world experts in the treatment of brain tumors, neurovascular conditions, spinal disorders, functional disorders, and pediatric conditions. In 2016 we were ranked No. 25 nationally and No. 5 among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report. We are also committed to advancing the field of neurosurgery through cutting-edge research. Our faculty includes five dedicated scientists and many of our physicians are active in basic and clinical research. In order to continue growth and advancement, we are committed to training the next generation of neurosurgeons through our residency and fellowship programs. At UAB Neurosurgery, residents and fellows develop outstanding surgical skills, and are trained in evidence-based medicine and clinical outcomes research techniques.

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