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Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Christos Lazaridis, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Service Area


Board Certification

United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neurocritical Care
European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Vascular Neurology

Clinic Appointments




Medical School

M.D., University of Pecs Medical School, Pecs, Hungary


Internal Medicine, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Penn.


Neurology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas

Clinical Fellowship

Neurocritical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Md.

Post-Doctoral Clinical Research Fellowship

Neurocritical and Neurotrauma Care, Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Contact Information

Christos Lazaridis, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-8472
Fax: 713-798-3091

Journal Publications (Selected out of 33)

  • Desantis SM, Lazaridis C, Ji S, Spinale FG. Analyzing Propensity Matched Zero-Inflated Count Outcomes in Observational Studies. J Appl Stat. 2014;41(1):. [View journal article]
  • Desantis SM, Lazaridis C, Palesch Y, Ramakrishnan V. Regression analysis of ordinal stroke clinical trial outcomes: An application to the NINDS t-PA trial. Int J Stroke. 2014;9(2):226-31. [View journal article]
  • Desantis SM, Lazaridis C. Aprotinin revisited. Intensive Care Med. 2014;40(1):142. [View journal article]
  • Lazaridis C, Andrews CM. Traumatic spinal cord injury: learn from the brain!*. Crit Care Med. 2014;42(3):749-50. [View journal article]
  • Lazaridis C, Desantis SM, Smielewski P, Menon DK, Hutchinson P, Pickard JD, et al. Patient-specific thresholds of intracranial pressure in severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg. 2014;:. [View journal article]
  • Lazaridis C. Plateau waves of intracranial pressure and mechanisms of brain hypoxia. J Crit Care. 2014;29(2):303-4. [View journal article]
  • Paraskevas KI, Lazaridis C, Andrews CM, Veith FJ, Giannoukas AD. Comparison of Cognitive Function after Carotid Artery Stenting versus Carotid Endarterectomy. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2014;47(3):221-231. [View journal article]
  • Lazaridis C, DeSantis SM, Jauch EC, Adams RJ. Telestroke in South Carolina. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013;22(7):946-50. [View journal article]
  • Lazaridis C, Neyens R, Bodle J, DeSantis SM. High-osmolarity saline in neurocritical care: systematic review and meta-analysis. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(5):1353-60. [View journal article]
  • Lazaridis C, Smielewski P, Steiner LA, Brady KM, Hutchinson P, Pickard JD, et al. Optimal cerebral perfusion pressure: are we ready for it? Neurol Res. 2013;35(2):138-48. [View journal article]

Book Chapters and Other Publications

  • Bodle J, Lazaridis C. Transcranial doppler ultrasound (TCD) in neurocritical care-Part 1. In: Lumb PD, Karakitsos D, editors. Critical care ultrasound. New York: Elsevier; 2013. (in press).
  • Rehman M, Lazaridis C. Cardiothoraic ultrasound in neurocritical care. In: Lumb PD, Karakitsos D, editors. Critical care ultrasound. New York: Elsevier; 2013. (in press).

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 34)

  • Lazaridis C. Patient-specific thresholds of intracranial pressure in patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Presented at the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS), 11th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Penn. (Oct. 1-4, 2013).
  • Chalela JA, Steffen C, Gay SE, Hill M, Andrews C, Neyens R, et al. Post t-PA care for acute stroke patients: comparison between intensive care unit admission and stroke unit admission. Neurocrit Care. 2012;17:S39.
  • Eriksson E, Rickey A, Leon S, Lazaridis C, Rickey J, Minshall C. Computed tomography pulmonary angiography: does it tell us more than we think? Neurocrit Care. 2012;17:S65.
  • Lazaridis C. Advanced hemodynamic monitoring in neurocritical care. Presented at the Henry Ford Hospital and University, Detroit, Mich. (2012). [Invited Talk, Division of Neurocritical Care]
  • Lazaridis C. Cerebral blood flow regulation: inside and outside the operating room. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C. (2012). [Anesthesiology/Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds]
  • Lazaridis C. Critical care for ischemic stroke. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, and the Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center, Charleston, S.C. (2012). [CME program for physicians state-wide in South Carolina]
  • Lazaridis C. Critical ICP in severe TBI. Presented at the Cambridge University, Academic division of Neurosurgery, Research Seminar in Cambridge, UK (2012). [Invited Talk]
  • Lazaridis C. Optimal CPP, individualized ICP. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C. (2012). [Neuroscience Grand Rounds]
  • Graffagnino C, Bergese S, Love J, Schneider D, Lazaridis C, LaPointe M, et al. Aggressive blood pressure control with clevedipine in patients with acute intracerebral hemorrhage is rapid and well tolerated: the ACCELERATE trial. Stroke. 2011;42:e218.
  • Lazaridis C. Brain tissue oxygenation. Presented at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C. (2011). [Critical Care Grand Rounds]

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