Ma, Yongjie M.D. Ph.D.

Ma, Yongjie  M.D. Ph.D.

Clinical Expertise:


Clinical Expertise

Surgical treatment and endovascular treatment of cerebrospinal vascular disease

Research Interests

Basic and clinical research on spinal vascular diseases and dural arteriovenous fistula.


MD. Neurosurgeon, under the tutelage of Professor Ling Feng and Professor Zhang Hongqi, majoring in clinical and basic research of cerebrospinal vascular disease.


Bachelor, Capital Medical University (2008.09-2013.08)

Post-graduate, M.A., General Surgery, Capital Medical University (2013.09-2015.08)

Ph.D., M.D., Neurosurgery, Capital Medical University (2015.09-2018.08)


Since 2018Residency of Surgery (Neurosurgery) in Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University


Qualification certificate of physician (2016)

Physician’s practice license (2016)

Awards & Honors

Outstanding Graduates of Beijing (2015)

Top Ten Youths of Xuanwu Hospital (2019)

Professional Memberships

Secretary of the Chinese Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology

Research & Publications

1. Ma Y, Hong T, Chen S, Peng C, Wang C, Yang K, Yu J, Ren J, Bian L, Liu J, Wang Z, Krings T, Ling F, Zhang H. Steroid-Associated Acute Clinical Worsening and Poor Outcome in Patients With Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas: A Prospective Cohort Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020;45(11):E656-e62. Epub 2020/01/11. doi: 10.1097/brs.0000000000003370. PubMed PMID: 31923124.

2. Zhai XD, Li CJ, Yu JX, He C, Ye M, Hu P, Geng JW, Xiang SS, Ma YJ, Zhang HQ. Microsurgical and Endovascular Treatment Outcomes in Pericallosal Artery Aneurysms: A Single Center Retrospective Analysis. Turk Neurosurg. 2020;30(2):285-92. Epub 2020/02/25. doi: 10.5137/1019-5149.Jtn.27824-19.5. PubMed PMID: 32091128.

3. Ren J, Hong T, Zeng G, He C, Li X, Ma Y, Yu J, Ling F, Zhang H. Characteristics and Long-Term Outcome of 20 Children With Intramedullary Spinal Cord Cavernous Malformations. Neurosurgery. 2020;86(6):817-24. Epub 2019/09/27. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyz381. PubMed PMID: 31555814.

4. Zhai XD, Yu JX, Ma YJ, Xiang SS, Li GL, He C, Hu P, Zhang HQ. Prevalence of and risk factors for anxiety and depression in Chinese patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms treated by endovascular intervention. BMC Psychiatry. 2020;20(1):430. Epub 2020/09/05. doi: 10.1186/s12888-020-02834-3. PubMed PMID: 32883243; PMCID: PMC7469423.

5. Chen S, Peng J, Sherchan P, Ma Y, Xiang S, Yan F, Zhao H, Jiang Y, Wang N, Zhang JH, Zhang H. TREM2 activation attenuates neuroinflammation and neuronal apoptosis via PI3K/Akt pathway after intracerebral hemorrhage in mice. J Neuroinflammation. 2020;17(1):168. Epub 2020/05/30. doi: 10.1186/s12974-020-01853-x. PubMed PMID: 32466767; PMCID: PMC7257134.

6. Yu JX, Hong T, Krings T, He C, Ye M, Sun LY, Zhai XD, Xiang SS, Ma YJ, Bian LS, Ren J, Tao PY, Li JW, Yang F, Li GL, Ling F, Zhang HQ. Natural history of spinal cord arteriovenous shunts: an observational study. Brain. 2019;142(8):2265-75. Epub 2019/06/19. doi: 10.1093/brain/awz153. PubMed PMID: 31211368.

7. Ren J, Hong T, He C, Sun L, Li X, Ma Y, Yu J, Ling F, Zhang H. Coexistence of Intracranial and Spinal Cord Cavernous Malformations Predict Aggressive Clinical Presentation. Front Neurol. 2019;10:618. Epub 2019/06/30. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2019.00618. PubMed PMID: 31249549; PMCID: PMC6584750.

8. Ma Y, Zhang H, Lu J, Wang X, Jiao L, Ling F. Glucocorticoid induced acute paraplegia in a patient with intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula. Neurol Sci. 2019;40(11):2411-4. Epub 2019/05/23. doi: 10.1007/s10072-019-03940-1. PubMed PMID: 31115801.

9. Hong T, Yan Y, Li J, Radovanovic I, Ma X, Shao YW, Yu J, Ma Y, Zhang P, Ling F, Huang S, Zhang H, Wang Y. High prevalence of KRAS/BRAF somatic mutations in brain and spinal cord arteriovenous malformations. Brain. 2019;142(1):23-34. Epub 2018/12/14. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy307. PubMed PMID: 30544177.

10. Geng J, Hu P, Ma Y, Zhang P, Zhang H. Endovascular treatment of V3 segment vertebro-vertebral arteriovenous fistula with Willis covered stent: Case report and literature review. Interv Neuroradiol. 2019;25(1):97-101. Epub 2018/09/01. doi: 10.1177/1591019918796607. PubMed PMID: 30165773; PMCID: PMC6378521.

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