Benjamin Africk, MD

Child Neurology


  • Duke University, BS
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, MD

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Vascular Neurology
  • Fetal/Neonatal Neurology
  • History of Medicine


Behzadi F, Heiferman DM, Wozniak AW, Africk BN, Ballard MS, Chazaro JM, Zsigray BM, Reynolds MR, Anderson DE & Serrone JS. Comparison of transarterial n-BCA and Onyx embolization of brain arteriovenous malformations: A single-center 18-year retrospective analysis. Journal of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery, 2, 24 (2022).

Africk BN, Heiferman DM, Wozniak AW, Behzadi F, Ballard MS, Chazaro JM, Zsigray BM, Shanker RS, Reynolds MR, Anderson DE & Serrone JC. Angioarchitectural features amongst patients with unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations presenting with headache: findings from a single center retrospective review of 76 patients. Journal of Headache and Pain, 22, 122 (2021).

Africk BN & Boyd B (2020). Itching for an Answer: Managing a Recurrent Evolving Annular Rash in a Teen Girl. Pediatric Oncall Journal, 17(4): 138-40.

Africk BN, Richardson CJ & Zeidman LA. Pioneers in Neurology: Abraham Myerson (1881-1948). Journal of Neurology. Published online 1 August 2020.

Heiferman DM, Heiferman MJ, Africk BN, Ghadiali L, Price EB, Pappu S, Serrone J, Kang JU & Prabhu VC. (2019). Optical Coherence Tomography and its Relevance to Neurosurgical Practice. Contemporary Neurosurgery, 41(11), 1-7.


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