Santiago Ortega, MD, MS

Santiago Ortega
'Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the results' - Oscar Wilde. There is no better place than the University of Iowa to provide my patients with the outstanding technical and personal care that they deserve.
Santiago Ortega, MD, MS

About

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French
  • English

Pediatric Medical Services

Special Procedures

  • Acute mechanical thrombectomy for acute stroke
  • Balloon occlusion test
  • Brain and spinal tumor embolization
  • Brain aneurysm coiling
  • Cerebral and spinal arteriovenous malformation embolization
  • Craniofacial arteriovenous embolization
  • Epistaxis
  • Extracranial and intracranial stenting
  • Facet joint blocks
  • Head and neck tumor embolization
  • Neurointerventional surgery
  • Percutaneous kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty of vertebral fractures
  • Pial and dural fistula embolization
  • Sclerotherapy for craniofacial venous and lymphatic malformations
  • Wada test

Diseases and Conditions

  • Stroke

Credentials

Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (Neurocritical Care)
  • National Stroke Association (2009 Stroke Scale Certification)
  • American Heart Association (2005 BLS/ACLS)

Degrees

  • MD, University of Alcala, Madrid
  • MS, Biostatistics, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Internal Medicine/Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Fellowships

  • Neurocritical Care, Columbia University Medical Center, New York
  • Vascular Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center, Mount Sinai Health System, New York

Department

Neurology ( Academic Profile )

Clinical Assistant Professor