Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Ilana M Ruff, MD

Ilana M Ruff, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Stroke and Neurocritical Care)

Focus of Work

Bio

In my clinic I see patients with transient ischemic attacks, ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes, and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. I evaluate patients as a second opinion to establish what may have caused their stroke and determine the best treatment to prevent future stroke. I also see patients with carotid and vertebral artery stenosis, moyamoya disease, vascular malformations (aneuryms/AVMs), and cerebral amyloid angiopathy. In women’s clinic, I counsel young women with strokes or ...[Read full text]In my clinic I see patients with transient ischemic attacks, ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes, and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. I evaluate patients as a second opinion to establish what may have caused their stroke and determine the best treatment to prevent future stroke. I also see patients with carotid and vertebral artery stenosis, moyamoya disease, vascular malformations (aneuryms/AVMs), and cerebral amyloid angiopathy. In women’s clinic, I counsel young women with strokes or stroke risk factors who would like to become pregnant and treat patients who have strokes during their pregnancy.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2008)
  • Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Neurology (2012)
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Stroke Fellow (2013)
  • Board Certification: Neurology, Vascular Neurology

Contact

Clinic (for patients): 312-695-7950

Abbott Hall Suite 1123
710 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60611