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Eric Bourekas, MD

  • Associate Professor-Clinical, Radiology
  • Associate Professor, Neurology
  • Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery
  • Physician & Assoc Professor, FGP-Radiology
  • Room #468
    395 W 12th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-293-7627

Honors

  • January, 2008

    Excellence in Teaching Award.

  • January, 2007

    Medical Student Faculty Teaching Award.

  • January, 2004

    Excellence in Teaching Award.

  • January, 2004

    Harris Award - Best Scientific Paper.

  • January, 1999

    Resident Teaching Award in Neurological Surgery.

  • January, 1984-
    January, 1989

    Medical Student Research Award.

  • January, 1980-
    January, 1984

    HELIX.

  • January, 1977-
    January, 1980

    National Honor Society.

Chapters

2013

  • 2013. "Vertebral Augmentation for Metastatic Disease." In AO Spine Masters Series Volume 1: Metastatic Spinal Tumors,

2011

  • 2011. "Low-Grade Gliomas." In The Imaging of Brain Tumors with Histologic Correlations, edited by Drevelegas, A,
  • 2011. "Masses of the Sellar and Junxtasellar Region." In The Imaging of Brain tumors with Histologic Correlations, edited by Drevelegas, A,

2008

  • 2008. "Primary CNS Lymphoma." In Handbook of Neuro-Oncology Neuroimaging, edited by Newton, H, Jolesz, F, A,

2004

  • 2004. "Computed Tomography of the Brain and Spine." In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult, edited by Lynn, DJ; Newton, HB; Rae-Grant, AD,

2002

  • 2002. "Low Grade Gliomas." In The Imaging of Brain Tumors with Histological Correlations, edited by Drevelegas, A,

2001

  • 2001. "The Orbit and Optic Nerves." In Current Protocols in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, edited by John Wiley & Sons,
  • 2001. "Diagnostic Imaging of the Sellar Region in Principles." In Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 3rd Edition, edited by Becker, K,L,

1998

  • 1998. "Imaging of Tumors in Epilepsy." In The Epilepsies: Etiologies and Prevention, edited by Kotagal, P; Luders, H,

Journal Articles

2009

  • Bourekas EC; Slivka A; Shah R; Mohammad Y; Slone HW; Kehagias DT; Suarez J; Sunshine J; Zaidat OO; Tarr R; Landis DM; Suri MF; Qureshi AI, 2009, "Intra-arterial thrombolysis within three hours of stroke onset in middle cerebral artery strokes.." Neurocritical Care 11, no. 2, 217 - 217.
  • Bourekas,Eric,C; Slivka,Andrew; Shah,Rajul; Mohammad,Yousef; Slone,H,Wayne; Kehagias,Dimitris,T; Suarez,Jose; Sunshine,Jeffrey; Zaidat,Osama,O; Tarr,Robert; Landis,Dennis,M; Suri,M,Fareed K; Qureshi,Adnan,I, 2009, "Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis Within Three Hours of Stroke Onset in Middle Cerebral Artery Strokes." NEUROCRITICAL CARE 11, no. 2, 217-222 - 217-222.

2008

  • Heverhagen,Johannes,T; Bourekas,Eric; Sammet,Steffen; Knopp,Michael,V; Schmalbrock,Petra, 2008, "Time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography at 7 tesla." INVESTIGATIVE RADIOLOGY 43, no. 8, 568-573 - 568-573.
  • Macnealy MW; Newton HB; McGregor JM; Bell SD; Ray Chaudhury A; Slone HW; Bourekas EC, 2008, "Primary meningeal CNS lymphoma treated with intra-arterial chemotherapy and blood-brain barrier disruption.." Journal Of Neuro-Oncology 90, no. 3, 329 - 329.
  • Heverhagen JT; Bourekas E; Sammet S; Knopp MV; Schmalbrock P, 2008, "Time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography at 7 Tesla.." Investigative Radiology 43, no. 8, 568 - 568.
  • Mohammad YM; Christoforidis GA; Bourekas EC; Slivka AP, 2008, "Qureshi grading scheme predicts subsequent volume of brain infarction following intra-arterial thrombolysis in patients with acute anterior circulation ischemic stroke.." Journal Of Neuroimaging: Official Journal Of The American Society Of Neuroimaging 18, no. 3, 262 - 262.

2007

  • Julka A; Karas C; Baig M; Stamoulis E; Bell S; Bourekas EC; John McGregor J, 2007, "Complications associated with blood brain barrier disruption in patients with brain tumors: an institutional review." Neurosurgery
  • Kangarlu A; Bourekas EC; Ray-Chaudhury A; Rammohan KW, 2007, "Cerebral cortical lesions in multiple sclerosis detected by MR imaging at 8 Tesla.." AJNR. American Journal Of Neuroradiology 28, no. 2, 262 - 262.

2006

  • Newton HB; Figg GM; Slone HW; Bourekas E, 2006, "Incidence of infusion plan alterations after angiography in patients undergoing intra-arterial chemotherapy for brain tumors.." Journal Of Neuro-Oncology 78, no. 2, 157 - 157.
  • Bourekas EC; Newton HB; Figg GM; Slone HW, 2006, "Prevalence and rupture rate of cerebral aneurysms discovered during intra-arterial chemotherapy of brain tumors.." AJNR. American Journal Of Neuroradiology 27, no. 2, 297 - 297.

2005

  • Slivka AP; Christoforidis GA; Bourekas EC; Calendine PE; Notestine MA, 2005, "Clinical and imaging outcomes after stroke with normal angiograms.." AJNR. American Journal Of Neuroradiology 26, no. 2, 242 - 242.
  • Slone HW; Blake JJ; Shah R; Guttikonda S; Bourekas EC, 2005, "CT and MRI findings of intracranial lymphoma.." AJR. American Journal Of Roentgenology 184, no. 5, 1679 - 1679.

2004

  • Bourekas,Eric,C; Slivka,Andrew,P; Shah,Rajul; Sunshine,Jeffrey; Suarez,Jose,I, 2004, "Intraarterial thrombolytic therapy within 3 hours of the onset of stroke.." Neurosurgery 54, no. 1, 39-44 - 39-44.
  • Mohammad Y; Xavier AR; Christoforidis G; Bourekas E; Slivka A, 2004, "Qureshi grading scheme for angiographic occlusions strongly correlates with the initial severity and in-hospital outcome of acute ischemic stroke.." Journal Of Neuroimaging: Official Journal Of The American Society Of Neuroimaging 14, no. 3, 235 - 235.
  • Bourekas EC; Slivka AP; Shah R; Sunshine J; Suarez JI, 2004, "Intraarterial thrombolytic therapy within 3 hours of the onset of stroke.." Neurosurgery 54, no. 1, 39 - 39.

2002

  • Bourekas,E,C; Varakis,K; Bruns,D; Christoforidis,G,A; Baujan,M; Slone,H,W; Kehagias,D, 2002, "Lesions of the corpus callosum: MR imaging and differential considerations in adults and children." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY 179, no. 1, 251-257 - 251-257.
  • Kehagias DT; Slone W; Christoforidis GA; Bourekas EC, 2002, "Cerebral aneurysms associated with cardiac myxoma." Clinical Radiology Extra 57, 27-29 - 27-29.
  • Chakeres D; Slone W; Christoforidis G; Bourekas E, 2002, "Real-time CT-guided spinal biopsy with a disposable stereotactic device: a technical note.." AJNR. American Journal Of Neuroradiology 23, no. 4, 605 - 605.
  • Bourekas EC; Varakis K; Bruns D; Christoforidis GA; Baujan M; Slone HW; Kehagias D, 2002, "Lesions of the corpus callosum: MR imaging and differential considerations in adults and children.." AJR. American Journal Of Roentgenology 179, no. 1, 251 - 251.

2001

  • Novak V; Abduljalil A; Kangarlu A; Slivka A; Bourekas E; Novak P; Chakeres D; Robitaille PM, 2001, "Intracranial ossifications and microangiopathy at 8 Tesla MRI.." Magnetic Resonance Imaging 19, no. 8, 1133 - 1133.
  • Kehagias,D,T; Bourekas,E,C; Christoforidis,G,A, 2001, "Schwannoma of the vagus nerve." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY 177, no. 3, 720-721 - 720-721.

2000

  • Christoforidis GA; Drevelangas A; Bourekas EC, 2000, "Case 2. Wernicke's encephalopathy.." AJR. American Journal Of Roentgenology 175, no. 3, 889 - 889.
  • Christoforidis GA; Baujan M; Bourekas EC, 2000, "Case 3. Frontoethmoidal encephalocele.." AJR. American Journal Of Roentgenology 175, no. 3, 890 - 890.
  • Bourekas EC; Tzalonikou M; Christoforidis GA, 2000, "Case 1. Cavernous hemangioma of the optic chiasm.." AJR. American Journal Of Roentgenology 175, no. 3, 888 - 888.
  • Christoforidis, G.A.; Bourekas, E.C.; Baujan, M.; Drevelengas, A. et al., 2000, "Neuroradiology case of the day." American Journal of Roentgenology 175, no. 3, 888-894 - 888-894.

1999

  • Christoforidis GA; Bourekas EC; Baujan M; Abduljalil AM; Kangarlu A; Spigos DG; Chakeres DW; Robitaille PM, 1999, "High resolution MRI of the deep brain vascular anatomy at 8 Tesla: susceptibility-based enhancement of the venous structures.." Journal Of Computer Assisted Tomography 23, no. 6, 857 - 857.
  • Burgess RE; Yu Y; Christoforidis GA; Bourekas EC; Chakeres DW; Spigos D; Kangarlu A; Abduljalil AM; Robitaille PM, 1999, "Human leptomeningeal and cortical vascular anatomy of the cerebral cortex at 8 Tesla.." Journal Of Computer Assisted Tomography 23, no. 6, 850 - 850.
  • Bourekas EC; Christoforidis GA; Abduljalil AM; Kangarlu A; Chakeres DW; Spigos DG; Robitaille PM, 1999, "High resolution MRI of the deep gray nuclei at 8 Tesla.." Journal Of Computer Assisted Tomography 23, no. 6, 867 - 867.

1996

  • Bourekas, E, C, 1996, "Sectional Anatomy of the Head and Neck with Correlative Diagnostic Imaging." 6, no. 2, 413 - 413.

1995

  • Bourekas, E, C, 1995, "Sectional Anatomy of the Head and Neck with Correlative Diagnostic Imaging." 45, no. 7, 1434 - 1434.

1994

  • Bourekas, E, C, 1994, "Skull and Spine Imaging: An Atlas of Differential Diagnosis." 44, no. 9, 1773 - 1773.

1991

  • Wildenhain PM; Bourekas EC, 1991, "Pulmonary varix: magnetic resonance findings.." Catheterization And Cardiovascular Diagnosis 24, no. 4, 268 - 268.

Presentations

  • "Maxillofacial Trauma." 1998, Presented at Panhellenic Radiological Congress,
  • "CT Angiography of the Carotids." 1998, Presented at Panhellenic Radiological Congress,
  • "Heads and Tails - CNS and Spine Imaging 101." 2001, Presented at Medical Staff Meeting of the Wadsworth Rittman Hospital,
  • "Intra-arterial Thrombolysis in Stroke." 2004, Presented at Hellenic Stroke Conference,
  • "Advanced Neuro MR; Brain: Stroke Imaging and Intervention." 2005, Presented at International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2005, 13th Scientific Meeting,
  • "MR Imaging of a Postmortem Formalin-fixed Human Brain of a Multiple Sclerosis Patient at 3T and 7T." 2007, Presented at American Roentgen Ray Society 107th Annual Meeting (Scientific Exhibit/Neuroradiology Power Hour),
  • "Intracranial Time of Flight Magnetic Resonance Angiography: A State of the Art Comparison of 3T and 7T [Abstract]." 2010, Presented at Radiological Society of North America 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting,
  • "Acute Treatment of Strokes." 1995, Presented at Radiology Grand Rounds,
  • "Neurointervention in Acute Stroke." 2000, Presented at Stroke 2000 Symposium, Butler Health System,
  • "Clinical Utility of MRI." 2000, Presented at Medical Staff Meeting of the Aubrey Medical Center,
  • "Moderator of Focus Session on Neuroradiology: Vascular: Carotid Bifurcation I." 2001, Presented at Radiological Society of North America,
  • "MR Neuroimaging at 8 Tesla." 2002, Presented at National Institute of Radiological Sciences,
  • "MRI of the Spine and Brain." 2003, Presented at Newberry County Memorial Hospital,
  • "MRI of the Brain and Spine." 2003, Presented at Oconee Memorial Hospital,
  • "CT Angiography in the Evaluation of Acute Stroke." 2006, Presented at American Society of Emergency Radiology,
  • "Intra-arterial Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Head, Neck and Brain Tumors." 2007, Presented at American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (ASITN) Practicum,
  • "Neuro MRI - An Overview." 1996, Presented at Open MRI of Cleveland and the Association of Philippine Physicians of Ohio,
  • "Moderator of Focus Session on Back Pain." 2001, Presented at American Society of Emergency Radiology 12 Annual Scientific Meeting,
  • "Updates in Atherothrombotic Stroke: Imaging Modalities for Evaluation of TIA and Stroke." 2001, Presented at The Ohio State University Medical Center,
  • "The Right Time for MRI: New and Many Uses." 2002, Presented at Claiborne County Hospital,
  • "The Right Time for MRI: New and Many Uses." 2002, Presented at Roane Medical Center,
  • "Magnetic Moments for MR Technologists: Stroke and Diagnosis." 2009, Presented at 5th Annual Magnetic Resonance Imaging Seminar,
  • "Intradural Cervical Neuromuscular Choristoma." 2011, Presented at American Society of Neuroradiology 49th Annual Meeting & the Foundation of the American Society of Neuroradiology Symposium,
  • "Use of Percutaneous Vertebroplasty to Augment Anterior Column Support Following Multilevel Spinal Oncologic Reconstructive Surgery." 2011, Presented at American Society of Neuroradiology 49th Annual Meeting & the Foundation of the American Society of Neuroradiology Symposium,
  • "Medicine for Lawyers: Headaches and Stroke." 1993, Presented at Jacobson, Maynard, Tuschman and Kalur Law Firm,
  • "Physician Enrichment Program: Advances in MRI." 2002, Presented at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital,
  • "Pathological Vertebral Compression Fractures in Patients with Metastatic Cancer under Treatement with Denosumab (XGevaR): A Contra-Indication for Vertebroplasty?." 2013, Presented at AANS,
  • "Complications of Percutaneous Vertebroplasty: What to Do and What not to Do." 2015, Presented at AANS Annual Scientific Meeting,
  • "Post-operative Cement Augmentation after 360-Degree Fusion for Highly Unstable Vertebral Fractures in Patients with Multiple Myeloma: a Technical Note on Extra-pedicular Trans-Instrumentation Vertebroplasty." 2014, Presented at AANS Annual Scientific Meeting,
  • "Pathological Vertebral Compression Fractures in Patients with Metastatic Cancer under Treatment with Denosumab (XGeva): A Contraindication for Vertebroplasty?." 2014, Presented at AANS Annual Scientific Meeting,

Papers in Proceedings

2017

  • Aquino, A.; Fritz, J.; Drocton, G.; Nguyen, X. et al. "Assessment of Imaging Appropriateness Based on the ACR Appropriateness Criteria in MRI Evaluation of Back Pain." in Radiological Society of North America. (11 2017).