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Gao, Peng M.D., Ph.D.

Gao, Peng  M.D., Ph.D.


Consultant Neurosurgeon

Cerebral Revascularization Center

Clinical Expertise: Ischemic Stroke


Research Interests

Clinical trials for intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis

Underlying mechanism of restenosis following intracranial stenting


Dr. Gao was born in Liaoning Province, China. He studied clinical medicine and completed doctor degree in 2009 at Tongji University, Shanghai. From 2007 to 2009, he furthered his basic research as a visiting fellow at University of California, San Francisco. Since 2009, Dr. Gao moved to Beijing and started his career in Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing. In 2017, he completed residency training as neurosurgeon and interventional neuroradiologist, and started practicing as an attending doctor there.


MD PhD, Tongji University School of Medicine (2009)


Xuanwu Hospital / Surgery (2010)


Xuanwu Hospital / Neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiologist (2017)


Chinese Board of Surgery / Neurosurgery (2017)

Chinese Board of Surgery / Interventional Neuroradiology (2017)

Professional Memberships

Commission of Young of Intervention Medicine of Beijing Medical Association (Vice Chairman)

Commission of Youth of Interventional Neuroradiology of Chinese Medical Association

Research & Publications

1. Gao P, Dmytriw A, Wang T, Krings T, Ren J, Chen F, Jiao L. Contemporary Challenges of Acute Ischemic Stroke in Takayasu Arteritis. Stroke. 2020 Oct;51(10):e280-e284.

2. Gao P, Du S, Ren J, Li G, Zhang H. Teaching NeuroImages: Lower cervical spine dural arteriovenous fistula presenting as subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurology. 2019 Apr 9;92(15):e1798-e1800.

3. Gao P, Wang YB, Ma Y, Yang Q, Song HQ, Chen YF, Jiao LQ, Qureshi A. Endovascular recanalization for chronic symptomatic intracranial vertebral artery total occlusion: Experience of a single center and review of literature. J Neuroradiol. 2018;45(5):295-304

4. Gao P, Wang D, Zhao Z, Cai Y, Li T, Shi H, Wu W, He W, Yin L, Huang S, Zhu F, Jiao L, Ji X, Qureshi AI, Ling F. Multicenter Prospective Trial of Stent Placement in Patients with Symptomatic High-Grade Intracranial Stenosis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Jul;37(7):1275-80.

5. Gao P, Zhao Z, Wang D, Wu J, Cai Y, Li T, Wu W, Shi H, He W, Zhu F, Jiao L, Ling F. China Angioplasty and Stenting for Symptomatic Intracranial Severe Stenosis (CASSISS): a new, prospective, multi-center, randomized controlled trial in China. Interv Neuroradiol 2015 Apr;21(2):196-204.

6. Gao P, Zhu Y, Ling F, Shen F, Lee B, Gabriel RA, Hao Q, Yang GY, Su H, Young WL. Non-Ischemic Cerebral Venous Hypertension Promotes a Pro-Angiogenic Stage via HIF-1 Downstream Genes and Leukocyte-Derived MMP-9. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2009;29(8):1482-1490.

7. Gao P, Shen F, Gabriel RA, Law D, Yang E, Yang GY, Young WL, Su H. Attenuation of Brain Response to VEGF-mediated angiogenesis and Neurogenesis in Aged Mice. Stroke. 2009;40:3596-3600.

8. Gao P, Chen Z, Bao Y, Jiao L, Ling F. Correlation between carotid intra-plaque hemorrhage and clinical symptoms: systematic review of observational studies. Stroke. 2007;38(8): 2382-90.

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