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Brian-Fred M. Fitzsimmons, MD

Brian-Fred M. Fitzsimmons, MD

Chair, Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Neurology

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  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Neurology

Board Certification

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital

Patient Ages Seen

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages Spoken

  • English

Diseases & Conditions

  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Spinal
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula (CCF)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Dural Venous Sinus Stenosis
  • Intracranial Arterial Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack

Treatments & Services

  • Acute Stroke Therapy
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Embolization
  • Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Cerebral Aneurysm Embolization
  • Dural Sinus Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Epistaxis Embolization
  • Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling
  • Pre-Operative Embolization of Head, Neck and Spine Tumors
  • Vertebral Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Wada Test

Clinic Locations

Neurosciences - Froedtert Specialty Clinics

9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53226
(414) 805-8710
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Dr. Fitzsimmons is an Interventional Neurologist who specializes in the endovascular treatment of neurovascular disorders, including stroke, carotid and intracranial arterial stenosis, brain aneurysms and arterial venous malformation of the brain and spine. He completed fellowship training in stroke and neurocritical care at the Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University Medical Center, and in interventional neuroradiology at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Fitzsimmons research interests include the application and development of novel endovascular techniques for the treatment of acute stroke and cerebral aneurysms, with the intention of improving the safety and efficacy of such treatments, and increasing the number of patients who may be eligible to benefit from these treatments in the future.

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Florida College of Medicine - Gainesville (1996)
  • Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology - New York University Medical Center - New York City, NY (2004-2006)
  • Fellowship in Neurological Intensive Care - Columbia University Medical Center - New York, NY (2001-2002)
  • Fellowship in Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Columbia University Medical Center - New York, NY (2000-2001)
  • Residency in Neurology - Columbia University Medical Center - New York, NY (1997-2000)
  • Internship in Internal Medicine - Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston (1996-1997)