Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology

Matthew B Potts, MD

Matthew B Potts, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Focus of Work


Dr. Potts' clinical interests include cerebrovascular surgery, neurointerventional/endovascular surgery, brain aneurysms, brain arteriovenous malformations, brain cavernous malformations, stroke, cerebrovascular ischemic disease, carotid stenosis, intracranial atherosclerosis, spinal vascular disease, tumor embolization, and radiosurgery. His research interests include flow diversion for brain aneurysms, advanced imaging of arteriovenous malformations, and patient safety and outcomes studies.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University Of California-San Francisco (2007)
  • Internship: University of California- San Francisco Medical Center, Surgery (2008)
  • Residency: University of California- San Francisco Medical Center, Neurological Surgery (2013)
  • Fellowship: New York University Medical Center, Neurological Surgery (2015)



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