Leopold Arko IV, MD, MS, FAANS

Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Detroit, MI


Clinical Interest

  • Vein of Galen
  • Brain tumors
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Vascular malformations
  • Angiography
  • Cerebrovascular disorders/moyamoya
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Chiari malformations
  • Endoscopic/minimally invasive brain surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Craniofacial/Craniosynostosis
  • Spina bifida
  • Spasticity

Research Interest

Dr. Arko’s research interests include treatment strategies for vein of Galen, epidemiology of moyamoya, device development for minimally invasive techniques, usage of 3-D printing/virtual reality in surgical planning, and techniques for minimizing radiation during endovascular procedures.

Specialized Techniques

  • Endovascular treatment of pediatric vascular disease
  • Endoscopic endonasal treatment of pituitary tumors/craniopharyngiomas
  • Treatment of vascular anomalies
  • Endoscopy/minimally-invasive brain surgery