Christos Sidiropoulos

M.D.
Assistant Professor
Biography: 

Dr Sidiropoulos is a Board Certified Neurologist with sub-specialty training in Movement Disorders, including Parkinson’s disease. He is a graduate of the Aristotle University Medical School in Thessaloniki, Greece. Subsequently he received psychiatry residency training at the University of Erlangen, Germany. He completed his neurology residency training at Henry Ford Hospital as well as his fellowship training and pursued further specialization in Deep Brain Stimulation at the University of Toronto.  Dr Sidiropoulos has published over 25 peer reviewed papers, co-authored several book chapters, serves as a reviewer for scientific journals and is involved in a number of clinical studies.

Awards: 
Resident Teacher of the Year, Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital; Detroit, MI 2011
Resident of the Year, Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital; Detroit, MI 2011
Resident Teacher of the Year, Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital; Detroit, MI 2009
Selected Publications: 
Mahajan A., Patel A., Nadkarni G., Sidiropoulos S. Are hospitalized Parkinson’s disease patients more likely to carry a Do-Not-Resuscitate Order? Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. In Press.
Mahajan A., Constantinou J., Sidiropoulos C. ECHS1 deficiency associated paroxysmal exercise-induced dyskinesia: case presentation and initial benefit of intervention. Journal of Neurology. In Press.
Mestre T., Sidiropoulos C., Poon Y-Y., Hamani C., Lang AE., Lozano AM., Moro E. Long-term outcome of unilateral pedunculopontine area stimulation in Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders. 2016 Oct;31(10):1570-1574
Sidiropoulos C., Rammo R., Merker B., Mahajan A., LeWitt PA., Kaminski P., Womble M., Zec A., Taylor D., Wall J., Schwalb JM. Intraoperative MRI for deep brain stimulation lead placement in Parkinson’s disease: One year motor and neuropsychological outcomes. Journal of Neurology. 2016 Jun;263(6):1226-31
Mahajan A., Balakrishnan P., Patel A., Konstantinidis I., Nistal D., Annapureddy N., Poojary P., Nadkarni G., Sidiropoulos C. Epidemiology of Inpatient stay in Parkinson’s disease in the United States: Insights from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2016 Sep;31:162-5
Sidiropoulos C., Mubita L., Krstevska S., Schwalb J. Successful Vim targeting for mixed essential and parkinsonian tremor using intraoperative MRI. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2015 Nov 15;358(1-2):488-9.
Ali R., Pabaney A., Sidiropoulos C., LeWitt P., Schwalb J. Successful management of hemorrhage-associated hemiballism after STN DBS with pallidal stimulation: a case report. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Oct;84(4):1176
Sidiropoulos C., Mestre T., Hutchison W., Moro E., Valencia A., Poon YY., Fallis M., Rughani A., Kalia S., Lozano A., Lang AE. Bilateral pallidal stimulation for sargoglycan epsilon negative myoclonus. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 2014 Aug;20(8):915-8
Sidiropoulos C., Sripathi N., Nasrallah K., Mitsias P. Oculopalatal tremor, facial myokymia and truncal ataxia in a patient with neurosarcoidosis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2014 Dec;21(12):2255-6
Herrema H, Mikkelsen T, Robin A, LeWitt P, Sidiropoulos C. SCA 17 phenotype with intermediate triplet repeat number. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2014 Oct 15;345(1-2):269-70
Sidiropoulos C., Masani K., Mestre T., Milosevic M., Poon Y-Y., Fallis M., Shah BB., Kalia S.K., Popovic M.R., Lozano A.M., Moro E. Spinal cord stimulation for gait impairment in spinocerebellar ataxia 7. Journal of Neurology. 2014 Mar; 261(3):570-4
Sidiropoulos C., Walsh R., Meaney C., Poon YY, Fallis M., Moro E. Low frequency subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for axial symptoms in advanced Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neurology. 2013 Sep;260(9):2306-11
Sidiropoulos C., Moro E., Lang A. Extensive intracranial calcifications in a patient with a novel polymerase gamma-1 mutation. Neurology. 2013 Jul 9;81(2):197-8
Sidiropoulos C., Hutchison W., Mestre T., Moro E. , Prescott I., Valencia Mizrachi A, Fallis M., Rughani A., Kalia S., Lozano A., Fox S. Bilateral pallidal stimulation for Wilson’s disease. Movement Disorders. 2013 Aug;28(9):1292-5
Walsh RA, Sidiropoulos C., Lozano AM, Hodaie M, Poon YY, Fallis M, Moro E . Bilateral pallidal stimulation in cervical dystonia: blinded evidence of benefit beyond 5 years. Brain. 2013 Mar; 136(Pt 3):761-9.
Education and Professional Positions: 
Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen; Erlangen, Germany 2011
M.D., Aristotle University School of Medicine; Thessaloniki, Greece 2002
Selected Abstracts: 
Mahajan A., Bowyer S., Zillgitt A., Sidiropoulos C. Sensory trick in a dystonic patient: insights from Magnetoencephalogram. Submitted. Abstracts of the 20th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Vancouver, Canada, June 2017 June 2017. Submitted
Mahajan A., Bowyer S., Zillgitt A., LeWitt P., Kaminski P., Sidiropoulos C. A Pilot Multiparametric MEG Study of coherence in generalized and cervical dystonia. Abstracts of the 20th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Vancouver, Canada, June 2017. Submitted.
Mahajan A., Bowyer S., Zillgitt A., LeWitt P., Kaminski P., Sidiropoulos C. A Multiparametric MEG Study of the effect of medications on Neuronal Oscillations in Generalized or Cervical dystonia. Abstracts of the 1st Congress of the International Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Society-Pan-American Section, Miami, Florida, February 2017
Mahajan, A., Sidiropoulos, C. Enlarged Perivascular-Like Spaces at 3T as an MRI Sign of Multiple System Atrophy. Abstracts of the 141st Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association, Baltimore, MD, USA. Published in Annals of Neurology (Vol. 80, pp. S136-S136)
Mahajan A., Patel A., Nadkarni G., Sidiropoulos C. Do-not-resuscitate utilization in inpatient Parkinson's disease in the United States. Abstracts of the 19th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Berlin, Germany, June 2016
Mahajan A., Sidiropoulos C. Myoclonus Dystonia: a report of two rare mutations. Abstracts of the 19th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Berlin, Germany, June 2016
Sidiropoulos C., Bowyer S., Zillgitt A., LeWitt P, Bagher-Ebadian H., Davoodi-Bojd E., Schwalb J., Soltanian-Zadeh H. Multi-parameter imaging in hemidystonia responsive to GPi deep brain stimulation. Abstracts of the 19th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Berlin, Germany, June 2016
Silbergleit AK., Wall J., Schultz L., Konnai R., Sidiropoulos C., LeWitt PA. Self-perception of vocal handicap in Parkinson disease: a pilot study. Abstracts of the 19th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Berlin, Germany, June 2016
Girotra T., Sidiropoulos C. Amantadine responsive Isolated Dropped Head Syndrome. Abstracts of the 140th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association, Chicago, USA, September 2015
Sidiropoulos C., Merker B., LeWitt P., Mahajan A., Schonberger M., Ellenbogen A., Taylor D., Wall J., Schwalb J. Intraoperative MRI for deep brain stimulation lead placement in Parkinson’s disease: One year motor and neuropsychological outcomes. Abstracts of the 18th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, San Diego, USA, June 2015
Mahajan A., Schwalb J., LeWitt P., Schonberger M., Ellenbogen A., Taylor D., Wall J., Sidiropoulos C. Intraoperative MRI for deep brain stimulation lead placement in Parkinson’s disease: One year motor and quality of life outcomes. Abstracts of the 18th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, San Diego, USA, June 2015
Schonberger M., Sidiropoulos C., LeWitt P. Familial impulse control disorders associated with dopamine agonist therapy for RLS. Abstracts of the 18th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, San Diego, USA, June 2015
Herrema H., LeWitt PA., Sidiropoulos C. A novel mutation resulting in a mild phenotype of spinocerebellar ataxia 13. Abstracts of the 17th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2014
Herrema H., Mikkelsen T., Robin A., LeWitt PA., Sidiropoulos C. SCA 17 phenotype with borderline triplet repeat number. Abstracts of the 17th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2014
Moro E., Sidiropoulos C., Poon Y.Y, Zurowski, Cohn M, Duff-Canning S., So J., Fox S., Hutchison WD, Fallis M., Hodaie M. A pilot comparison study comparing bilateral STN DBS using the ANS Libra DBS System with 8 channel lead vs. the ANS Libra DBS System with 4 channel leads in PD Abstracts of the 16th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Sydney, Australia, June 2013
Sidiropoulos C., LeWitt P., Taylor D., Gorham J., Merker B., Kaminski P., Schwalb J. Intraoperative MRI for deep brain stimulation electrode positioning in Parkinson's disease Abstracts of the 16th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Sydney, Australia, June 2013 Movement Disorders 2013; 28:S459-S459
Book Chapters: 
Mestre T., Sidiropoulos C. DBS for Parkinson’s disease. In Martinez-Ramirez. Deep Brain Stimulation in Movement and Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Springer Verlag.
Sidiropoulos C., Moro E., Krack P. DBS programming for dystonia. In Dressler, Altenmüller & Krauss. Treatment of Dystonia. Cambridge University Press.
Sidiropoulos C., Moro E. DBS for Parkinson’s disease. In Vitek et al. Deep Brain Stimulation. Future Science Group. E-Book.
Sidiropoulos C., Mitsias PD. Diffusion Imaging. In Borsook et al. The Migraine Brain. Oxford University Press.
Sidiropoulos C, Mitsias PD. Headache associated with hormonal fluctuations. In: Gilman S, editor. MedLink Neurology. San Diego: MedLink Corporation. Available at www.medlink.com. Accessed August 2011
Academic Appointments: 
2016-Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Michigan State University
Postdoctoral Training: 
Intraoperative Neurophysiology Research Fellowship, Toronto Western Hospital 2012
Movement Disorders Fellowship/DBS Program, Toronto Western Hospital 2012
Movement Disorders Fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital; West Bloomfield, MI 2012
Neurology Residency, Henry Ford Hospital; Detroit, MI 2011
Internship, Henry Ford Hospital; Detroit, MI 2008
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Residency, University of Erlangen Medical Center; Erlangen, Germany 2007
Scientific Assistant, Department of Neurology, Papageorgiou General Hospital; Thessaloniki, Greece 2005
General Practice Training; Vatero, Greece 2004
Internal Medicine Internship, Kozani General Hospital; Kozani, Greece 2003
Research Interests: 

Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation

Botulinum Toxin Injections

Neurogenetics

Clinical Research

Memberships: 
American Medical Association
American Academy of Neurology
International Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Society
American Neurological Association
European Academy of Neurology
Parkinson Study Group
American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Certifications: 
Board Certified, Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Selected Presentations: 
Sidiropoulos C. DBS for Movement Disorders. Neurology Grand Rounds. Sparrow Hospital. January 2017.
Sidiropoulos C. DBS programming strategies for dystonia. Henry Ford West Bloomfield Dystonia Symposium. September 2016.
Sidiropoulos C. Schwalb J. Updates on Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders. Neurology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. Henry Ford Hospital. February 2014.
Sidiropoulos C. Schwalb J. Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Henry Ford Hospital. February 2014
Sidiropoulos C. Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s disease. Michigan State Medical Society Annual Spring Meeting. May 2013
Sidiropoulos C. Deep Brain Stimulation: From Neurology to Neuropsychiatry. Neurology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. Henry Ford Hospital. May 2011.
Sidiropoulos C. Dementia: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Henry Ford Hospital. December 2010.
Sidiropoulos C. Dementia: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Family Medicine Grand Rounds. Henry Ford Hospital. December 2010.
Subspecialty: 
Movement Disorders and Parkinson's Disease

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