about dr. nnenna mbabuike
With more than 10 years of experience, Dr. Mbabuike specializes in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery for the treatment of stroke, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and extracranial/intracranial occlusive vascular disease. Dr. Mbabuike earned her undergraduate and medical degrees in an accelerated seven-year dual degree program at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education in City College, New York, in conjunction with New York University School of Medicine. Following medical school, she completed a one-year general surgery internship at NYU School of Medicine and a pre-residency research fellowship in neurosurgery residency at Tulane Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans where she developed and cultivated an interest in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. After residency, she did a two-year endovascular/ open vascular fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. She trained in advanced endovascular techniques including the treatment of aneurysms, acute stroke intervention, embolization of brain tumors and vascular malformations, and diagnostic procedures for various neurologic and neurosurgical pathologies.
Dr. Mbabuike also participated in clinical trials for flow diversion in aneurysm treatment, carotid stenting for carotid stenosis and cerebral venous stenting for treatment of pseudotumor cerebri. She joins Ascension Medical Group from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Altoona, Pennsylvania where she most recently served as the Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery and Comprehensive Stroke Program.