Santiago Ortega-Gutiérrez, MD, MSc

Portrait
Director: Neurointerventional Surgery in Neurology
Specialty: Neurointerventional surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

Office: 2150 RCP
200 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-8755

Education

BS, School of Medicine, Universidad de Zaragoza
MD, Medicine, Universidad de Alcala
MSc, Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Internship, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
Resident, Internal Medicine/Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellow, Neurocritical Care, Columbia University Medical Center
Fellow, Vascular Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center
Fellow, Endovascular Neurosurgery, St. Lukes-Roosevelt Medical Center, Mount Sinai Health System

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Diplomate in Neurocritical Care - United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
Medical License - New York State Office of the Professions
Psychiatry and Neurology - American Boards of Psychiatry and Neurology
2009 Stroke Scale Certification - National Stroke Association
Modified Rankin Scale
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
2005 BLS/ACLS - American Heart Association
Medical License - Wisconsin DSPS

Publications

Adam, C., Shields, C., Gutman, J., Kim, H., Hayek, B., Shore, J., Braunstein, A., Levin, F., Winn, B., Vrcek, I., Mancini, R., Linden, C., Choe, C., Gonzalez, M., Altschul, D., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Paramasivam, S., Fifi, J., Berenstein, A., Durairaj, V. & Shinder, R. (2017). Dilated Superior Ophthalmic Vein: Clinical and Radiographic Features of 113 Cases.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Kaminsky, I., Marupudi, N. & Narayanan, S. (2017). Spinal vascular lesions. In M. Kumar , J. Levine , J. Schuster & W. A. Kofke (Eds.) Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient. Elsevier.

Samaniego, E., Kalousek, V., Abdo, G. & Ortega-Gutierrez, S. (2016). Preliminary experience with Precipitating Hydrophobic Injectable Liquid (PHIL) in treating cerebral AVMs. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, 8(12), 1253–1255. DOI: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-012210.

Petersen, N. H., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Reccius, A., Masurkar, A., Huang, A. & Marshall, R. S. (2015). Dynamic cerebral autoregulation is transiently impaired for one week after large-vessel acute ischemic stroke. Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland), 39(2), 144-50. PMID: 25661277.

Martínez-Galdámez, M., Pérez, S., Vega, A., Ruiz, P., Caniego, J. L., Bárcena, E., Saura, P., Méndez, J. C., Delgado, F., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Romance, A., Diaz, T., Gonzalez, E., Gil, A., Murias, E. & Vega, P. (2015). Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms using the Pipeline Flex embolization device: a case series of 30 consecutive patients. Journal of neurointerventional surgery. PMID: 25770120.

Samaniego, E. A., Abdo, G., Hanel, R. A., Lima, A., Ortega-Gutierrez, S. & Dabus, G. (2015). Endovascular treatment of PICA aneurysms with a Low-profile Visualized Intraluminal Support (LVIS Jr) device. Journal of neurointerventional surgery. PMID: 26534868.

Lantigua, H., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Schmidt, J. M., Lee, K., Badjatia, N., Agarwal, S., Claassen, J., Connolly, E. S. & Mayer, S. A. (2015). Subarachnoid hemorrhage: who dies, and why?. Critical care (London, England), 19, 309. PMID: 26330064.

Shwe, Y., Paramasivam, S., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Altschul, D., Berenstein, A. & Fifi, J. T. (2015). High-flow carotid cavernous fistula and the use of a microvascular plug system: initial experience. Interventional neurology, 3(2), 78-84. PMID: 26019711.

Paramasivam, S., Altschul, D., Ortega-Gutiarrez, S., Fifi, J. & Berenstein, A. (2015). N-butyl cyanoacrylate embolization using a detachable tip microcatheter: initial experience. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 7(6), 458-61. PMID: 24714611.

Leira, E. C., Zaheer, A., Schnell, T., Torner, J. C., Olalde, H. M., Pieper, A. A., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Nagaraja, N., Marks, N. L. & Adams, Jr, H. P. (2015). Effect of helicopter transport on neurological outcomes in a mouse model of embolic stroke with reperfusion: AIR-MICE pilot study. International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society, 10 Suppl A100, 119-24. PMID: 26376603.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Petersen, N., Masurkar, A., Reccius, A., Huang, A., Li, M., Choi, J. H. & Marshall, R. S. (2014). Reliability, asymmetry, and age influence on dynamic cerebral autoregulation measured by spontaneous fluctuations of blood pressure and cerebral blood flow velocities in healthy individuals. Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging, 24(4), 379-86. PMID: 23607680.

De Los Rios, F., Kleindorfer, D. O., Guzik, A., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Sangha, N., Kumar, G., Grotta, J. C., Lee, J. M., Meyer, B. C., Schwamm, L. H. & Khatri, P. (2014). Intravenous fibrinolysis eligibility: a survey of stroke clinicians' practice patterns and review of the literature. Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association, 23(8), 2130-8. PMID: 25113084.

Martínez-Galdámez, M., Gil, A., Caniego, J. L., Gonzalez, E., Bárcena, E., Perez, S., Garcia-Bermejo, P. & Ortega-Gutierrez, S. (2014). Preliminary experience with the Pipeline Flex Embolization Device: technical note. Journal of neurointerventional surgery. PMID: 25165385.

Petersen, N. H., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Reccius, A., Masurkar, A., Huang, A. & Marshall, R. S. (2014). Comparison of Non-invasive and Invasive Arterial Blood Pressure Measurement for Assessment of Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation. Neurocritical care, 20(1), 60-68. PMID: 24233812.

Cuello, J. P., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Linares, G., Agarwal, S., Cunningham, A., Mohr, J. P., Mayer, S. A., Marshall, R. S., Claassen, J., Badjatia, N., Elkind, M. S. & Lee, K. (2014). Acute cervical myelopathy due to presumed fibrocartilaginous embolism: a case report and systematic review of the literature. Journal of spinal disorders & techniques, 27(8), E276-81. PMID: 24901879.

Altschul, D., Paramasivam, S., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Fifi, J. T. & Berenstein, A. (2014). Safety and efficacy using a detachable tip microcatheter in the embolization of pediatric arteriovenous malformations. Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 30(6), 1099-107. PMID: 24671157.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Thomas, J., Reccius, A., Agarwal, S., Lantigua, H., Li, M., Carpenter, A. M., Mayer, S. A., Schmidt, J. M., Lee, K., Claassen, J., Badjatia, N. & Lesch, C. (2013). Effectiveness and safety of nicardipine and labetalol infusion for blood pressure management in patients with intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocritical care, 18(1), 13-9. PMID: 23055089.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Segal, A. (2012). Neurlogic intensive care. In J. C. Brust (Eds.) Current diagnosis and treatment in neurology. (2nd edition), pp. Chapter 25. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Classen, J. (2012). Continuous electroencephalogram monitoring in the intensive care unit. In K. Lee (Eds.) The NeuroICU Book. pp. Chapter 13. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional.

Willey, J. Z., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Petersen, N., Khatri, P., Ford, A. L., Rost, N. S., Ali, L. K., Gonzales, N. R., Merino, J. G., Meyer, B. C. & Marshall, R. S. (2012). Impact of acute ischemic stroke treatment in patients >80 years of age: the specialized program of translational research in acute stroke (SPOTRIAS) consortium experience. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation, 43(9), 2369-75. PMID: 22798327.

Arevalo-Martin, A., Garcia-Ovejero, D., Sierra-Palomares, Y., Paniagua-Torija, B., Gonzalez-Gil, I., Ortega-Gutierrez, S. & Molina-Holgado, E. (2012). Early endogenous activation of CB1 and CB2 receptors after spinal cord injury is a protective response involved in spontaneous recovery. PloS one, 7(11), e49057. PMID: 23152849.

Zacharia, B. E., Ortega-Gutierrez, S. & Connolly, Jr, E. S. (2012). The clinical implications of subarachnoid hemorrhage volume. World neurosurgery, 77(5-6), 613-4. PMID: 22120397.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Classen, J. (2012). Status epilepticus. In K. Lee (Eds.) The NeuroICU Book. pp. Chapter 3. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional.

Ko, S. B., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Choi, H. A., Claassen, J., Presciutti, M., Schmidt, J. M., Badjatia, N., Lee, K. & Mayer, S. A. (2011). Status epilepticus-induced hyperemia and brain tissue hypoxia after cardiac arrest. Archives of neurology, 68(10), 1323-6. PMID: 21987548.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Santa, K., Lopez-Vicente, M. & Torbey, M. (2010). Hypertension management in neurological emergencies. In M. T. Torbey (Eds.) Neurocritical care. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Pandya, D. J., Fitzsimmons, B. F., Wolfe, T. J., Hussain, S. I., Lynch, J. R., Ortega-Gutierrez, S. & Zaidat, O. O. (2010). Measurement of antiplatelet inhibition during neurointerventional procedures: the effect of antithrombotic duration and loading dose. Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging, 20(1), 64-9. PMID: 19018951.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Santa, K., Lopez-Vicente, M. & Torbey, M. T. (2010). Vasoactive Therapy. In Neurocritical Care. pp. 20-37. Cambridge University Press (CUP). DOI: 10.1017/cbo9780511635434.005.

Lopez-Vicente, M., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Amlie-Lefond, C. & Torbey, M. T. (2010). Diagnosis and management of pediatric arterial ischemic stroke. Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association, 19(3), 175-83. PMID: 20434043.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Mayer, S. A. (2010). Is the magnesium era for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage over?. Current neurology and neuroscience reports, 10(6), 420-2. PMID: 20821078.

Szeder, V., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Ziai, W. & Torbey, M. T. (2010). The TRACH score: clinical and radiological predictors of tracheostomy in supratentorial spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurocritical care, 13(1), 40-6. PMID: 20393814.

Ortega-Gutiérrez, S., López-Vicente, M., Lostalé, F., Fuentes-Broto, L., Martínez-Ballarín, E. & García, J. J. (2009). Protective effect of melatonin against mitomycin C-induced genotoxic damage in peripheral blood of rats. Journal of biomedicine & biotechnology, 2009, 791432. PMID: 19859567.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Wolfe, T., Pandya, D. J., Szeder, V., Lopez-Vicente, M. & Zaidat, O. O. (2009). Neurologic complications in non-neurological intensive care units. The neurologist, 15(5), 254-67. PMID: 19741432.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Lopez-Vicente, M. (2008). Spinal epidural abscesses. In O. O. Zaidat , A. J. Lerner (Eds.) Little black book of neurology. (5th edition), pp. 454-455. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby/Elsevier.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Lopez-Vicente, M. (2008). Therapeutic appendix: Medication doses, action and side effect Myasthenia Gravis (MG). In O. O. Zaidat , A. J. Lerner (Eds.) Little black book of neurology. (5th edition), pp. 574-576. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby/Elsevier.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Lopez-Vicente, M. (2008). Neurologic emergency appendix: ischemic stroke. In O. O. Zaidat , A. J. Lerner (Eds.) Little black book of neurology. (5th edition), pp. 539. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby/Elsevier.

Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Lopez-Vicente, M. (2008). Myotomes. In O. O. Zaidat , A. J. Lerner (Eds.) Little black book of neurology. (5th edition), pp. 332-334. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby/Elsevier.

Lopez-Vincente, M., Ortega-Gutierrez, S. & Torbey, M. (2007). Stroke on pediatric wards. In M. Torbey (Eds.) The Stroke Book. pp. 265-276. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Szeder, V., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Frank, M. & Jaradeh, S. S. (2007). CNS blastomycosis in a young man working in fields after Hurricane Katrina. Neurology, 68(20), 1746-7. PMID: 17502562.

Ortega-Gutiérrez, S., Torbey, M. T. (2007). Sentinel headaches in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage: implications for patient management. Nature Clinical Practice Neurology, 3(6), 310-311. DOI: 10.1038/ncpneuro0496.

Ortega-Gutiérrez, S., Fuentes-Broto, L., García, J. J., López-Vicente, M., Martínez-Ballarín, E., Miana-Mena, F. J., Millán-Plano, S. & Reiter, R. J. (2007). Melatonin reduces protein and lipid oxidative damage induced by homocysteine in rat brain homogenates. Journal of cellular biochemistry, 102(3), 729-35. PMID: 17427950.

Kandiah, P., Ortega-Gutiérrez, S. & Torbey, M. T. (2006). Biomarkers and neuroimaging of brain injury after cardiac arrest. Seminars in neurology, 26(4), 413-21. PMID: 16969742.

Millán-Plano, S., García, J. J., Martínez-Ballarín, E., Reiter, R. J., Ortega-Gutiérrez, S., Lázaro, R. M. & Escanero, J. F. (2003). Melatonin and pinoline prevent aluminium-induced lipid peroxidation in rat synaptosomes. Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology : organ of the Society for Minerals and Trace Elements (GMS), 17(1), 39-44. PMID: 12755500.

Millan-Plano, S., Garcia, J. J., Martinez-Ballarin, E., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Allue, J. L., Lazaro, R. M. & Escanero, J. F. (2002). Strontium effects on lipid peroxidation due to FeC13 and ascorbic acid in rat synaposomes. In Metal ions in biology and medicine. pp. 502-505. Paris: John Libbey Eurotext.

Millan-Plano, S., Garcia, J. J., Martinez-Ballarin, E., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Allue, J. L., Lazaro, R. M. & Escanero, J. F. (2002). Magnesium role in the lipid peroxidation due to iron and ascorbic acid in rat synaposomes. In Advance in Magnesium Research, Physiology, Pathology and Pharmacology. pp. 67-70. Libbey & Company Ltd..

Ortega-Gutiérrez, S., García, J. J., Martínez-Ballarín, E., Reiter, R. J., Millán-Plano, S., Robinson, M. & Acuña-Castroviejo, D. (2002). Melatonin improves deferoxamine antioxidant activity in protecting against lipid peroxidation caused by hydrogen peroxide in rat brain homogenates. Neuroscience letters, 323(1), 55-9. PMID: 11911989.