CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

Wesley Yamil Yapor, M.D.

 

 

 

Business Addresses:                                     Resurrection Professional Bldg.

                                                                                7447 W. Talcott Ave.

                                                                                Suite 340

                                                                                Chicago, IL 60631

                                                                                Phone: 773-594-0200

                                                                                Fax:                       773-594-9083

 

Medical License:                                            Illinois Registration

                                                                                #203-036-067028-1

 

Board Certification:                                      1986, Passed written Neurosurgical

                                                                                Board Examination

                                                                                1992, Passed oral Neurosurgical

                                                                                Board Examination

                                                                                American Board of Neurological

                                                                                Surgery, Certificate No. 92048

 

Languages:                                                        English and Spanish

 

Present Position and Title:                         Assistant Professor of Surgery

                                                                                (Neurosurgery)

                                                                                Northwestern University Medical School

                                                                                Chicago, Illinois

 

 

Education:                                                        

 

1969                                                                                Grammar School Diploma

Lakeshore Junior Academy

Chicago, Illinois

 

1973                                                                                High School Diploma

Wisconsin Academy

Columbus, Wisconsin

 

1973-1977                                                             Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, Michigan

 

1977-1982                                         Doctor of Medicine

College of Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

Additional Training &

Special Courses:

 

1982-1983                                         Internship

Department of General Surgery

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

1983                                                                                Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Ravenswood Hospital

Chicago, Illinois

 

1983-1988                                                             Resident Physician

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

1984                                         Laser-Assisted Microvascular Surgery

Cook County Graduate School

Chicago, Illinois

 

1986                                                                                Cook County Review Course for

Neurosurgery

Cook County Graduate School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois

 

1987                                                                                Neurobiology Review Course

Woods Hole, Massachusetts

 

 

1988                                                                                Neurovascular Fellowship

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

1993                                                                                Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base

St. Louis University Medical Center

St. Louis, Missouri

 

1995                                                                                Surgery of the Cervical Spine

American Association of Neurological

Surgeons

Chicago, Illinois

 

Professional Experience:

 

1977-1978                                          Teacher in Biology and Psychology

Loop College, Chicago City College

Program

Chicago, Illinois

 

1984-1986                                          Clinical Instructor in Neurosciences

Operating Room Continuing

Education Program

West Side Veterans Administration

Hospital

Chicago, Illinois

 

1985-1986                              Clinical Instructor in Neurosciences

Cook County Critical Care Program

Cook County Hospital

Chicago, Illinois

 

1986                                                     Teaching Assistant in Neuroanatomy

Department

College of Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

                                 

Seminars and Presentations:

 

December, 1984                             Increased Intracranial Pressure and

                                                                                its Management

                                                                                Neurosurgery Topic Review Seminar

                                                                                University of Illinois at Chicago

                                                                                Chicago, Illinois

 

 

 

 

March, 1985                                     Arachnoid Cysts-Literature Review

                                                                                Neurosurgery Topic Review Seminar

                                                                                University of Illinois at Chicago

                                                                                Chicago, Illinois

 

                November, 1985                            Imaging Anatomy of the Brain

                                                                                Neurosurgery Topic Review Seminar

                                                                                University of Illinois at Chicago

                                                                                Chicago, Illinois

 

May, 1986                                          New Techniques and Developments

                                                                                Cerebrovascular Disease

                                                                                Department of Neurosurgery

                                                                                Peking Union Medical College

                                                                                Hospital

                                                                                Beijing, China

 

                May, 1986                                          Localization of Drug Effects in the

                                                                                Central Nervous System

                                                                                Department of Pharmacy

                                                                                Peking Union Medical College

                                                                                Hospital

                                                                                Beijing, China

 

                May, 1986                                          The Medical Record and Role of

SOAP SYSTEM

Department of Pharmacy

Peking Union Medical College

Hospital

Beijing, China

 

May, 1986                                          The Brain

                                                                North Shore Church

                                                                Chicago, Illinois

 

June, 1986                                         New Techniques and Developments

                                                                of Cerebrovascular Disease

                                                                Department of Neurosurgery

                                                                University of Illinois at Chicago

                                                                Chicago, Illinois

 

July, 1986                                           The Computerized Tomogram of the

                                                                head

                                                                Nursing Continuing Education Program

                                                                University of Illinois at Chicago

                                                                Chicago, Illinois

 

 

 

 

October, 1995                  Transvenous Embolization of Dural

                                                                A-V Fistules

                                                                Peking Union Medical College

                                                                Hospital

                                                                Beijing, China

 

October, 1995                  Cerebral Dilator

                                                                Guilin Provintial Neurosurgical

                                                                Conference

                                                                Beijing, China

 

November, 1997                            Dura Fistula

                                                                Dept. of Neurosurgery: Grand Rounds

                                                                Northwestern Memorial Hospital

                                                                Chicago, Illinois

 

2004                                                                                WoltersKluwer Health

Contemporary Neurosurgery

Vol. 25 and/or Vol. 26

Educational Activity

 

                June 10, 2004                   Illinois State Medical Society

                                                                                Risk Management Foundations

                                                                                An Orientation Program for

                                                                                ISMIE Policyholders

                                                                                University Club of Chicago

                                                                               

July, 2004                                           WoltersKluwer Health

Contemporary Spine Surgery

Volume: 5 Issue: 1

Educational Activity

 

August, 2004                                    WoltersKluwer Health

Contemporary Spine Surgery

Volume: 4 Issue: 12

Educational Activity

 

August, 2004                                    WoltersKluwer Health

Contemporary Spine Surgery

Volume: 5 Issue: 3

Educational Activity

 

August, 2004                                    WoltersKluwer Health

Contemporary Spine Surgery

Volume: 5 Issue: 6

Educational Activity

 

 

 

 

August, 2004                                    WoltersKluwer Health

Contemporary Spine Surgery

Volume: 5 Issue: 5

Educational Activity

 

August, 2004                                    WoltersKluwer Health

Contemporary Spine Surgery

Volume: 5 Issue: 4

Educational Activity

 

                September 29, 2004     Illinois State Medical Society

                                                                                Improving Communications

                                                                                to Reduce Your Malpractice

                                                                                Risk

                                                                                Northwestern Memorial Hospital

 

                November 16, 2004                      Illinois State Medical Society

                                                                                Risk Management Documentation

                                                                                Workshop

                                                                                Swedish Covenant Hospital

 

                January 13-14, 2005     Medtronic Sofamor Danek

                                                                                Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody

                                                                                Fusion-Posterior Solutions

                                                                                Las Vegas, NV

 

                February 5, 2005                             Illinois State Medical Society

                                                                                Loss Prevention Strategies for

                                                                                Physicians

                                                                                The Purple Hotel, Lincolnwood

 

                June 2-3, 2005                 Hands-On Workshop & Symposium

                                                                                For Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody

                                                                                Fusion-Posterior Solutions

                                                                                Minneapolis, Minnesota                                           

           

Publications:

 

                Yapor, W.Y., Crowell, R.M.:      Superior Hypophyseal Artery Aneurysm.

In:    Journal of Neurosurgery.  (Vol. 74) March, 501-503, 1991.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

 

                Yapor, W.Y., Jafar, J., and Crowell, R.M.:

One-Stage Construction of Giant Experimental Aneurysms in Dogs.

In:    Neurological Surgery.  (Vol. 36)  June, 426-430, 1991.

 

                Yapor, W.Y., and Gutierrez, F.A.:  Cocaine-induced Intratumoral Hemorrhage:  Case Report and Review of the Literature.  In:    Neurosurgery.  (Vol. 30)  No. 2: 288-291, 1992.

 

                Yapor, W.Y., Mulderink, T.A., Bendok, B.R., and Batjer, H.H.:  Third Nerve Paresis Caused by Vascular Compression by the Posterior Communicating Artery.

In:    Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease.  (Vol. 10)  No. 3 May-June, 2001.

 

Committees and Societies:

 

1982-1999                                                Chicago Medical Society, member

 

1982-1999                                                     American Medical Society, member

 

1982-1999                                          Illinois Medical Society, member

 

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

 

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

1985-1986                                          Resident Selection Committee

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

 

1985-1986                              University of Illinois House Staff

Association

Department of Neurosurgery,

Representative

 

1985-1991                              Chicago Medical Society Advisory

Committee, member

 

1986                                                     Resident Physician Section of the

American Medical Association,

Delegate                 

         

1996-1999                                         Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine

and Peripheral Nerves (AANS; CNS)

Chicago Neurosurgical Society

 

American Medical Association

 

1997                                                     Division Chairman of Neurosurgery

St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

Hospital Affiliations:                                    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

                                                                                Resurrection Hospital

                                                                                Our Lady of the Resurrection Hospital

                                                                                Swedish Covenant Hospital

                                                                                St. Elizabeth Hospital

                                                                                St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital

                                                                                Rush North Shore Hospital

 

Honors and Special Awards:

 

1973-1977                          Society of Andrews Scholars

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, Michigan

 

                1986                                                     Outstanding Young Man of America Award

               

1986                                                     Recognition for Academic Activities

Peking Union Medical College

Beijing, China

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