Christopher Streib, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

Christopher Streib

Contact Info

Office Phone Clinic: 612-626-6688

Administrative Assistant Name
Jackie Phetchantho

Administrative Email

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2008

Residency in Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2012

Fellowship in Vascular Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2014

NIH StrokeNet Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA, 2015

MS, Clinical Research, 2017

BA, Washington University, 2003


Dr. Christopher Streib is the Cerebrovascular Director for M Health Fairview and the University of Minnesota Vascular Neurology Fellowship director. He is currently leading unification of cerebrovascular care across M Health Fairview in order to provide the highest standards in emergent stroke treatment, diagnostic stroke evaluation, secondary stroke prevention, and stroke recovery system-wide. These efforts focus on innovative stroke care delivery, including telestroke, to address persistent healthcare disparities and expand access to expert stroke treatment. He is also focused on the expansion of novel stroke therapies and clinical research. Dr. Streib has been recognized for his clinical care and teaching.


emergent stroke treatment, stroke neuroimaging, secondary stroke prevention, telestroke, clinical trials

Awards & Recognition

Top Doctor, Minnesota Monthly Magazine (2017, 2018, 2019, 2021)

A.B. Baker Teaching Award, American Academy of Neurology (2017)

Bronze Brain Resident Teaching Award, University of Minnesota (2016)

Robert J. Joynt Award for Excellence in Clinical Neurology (2008)


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Streib’s research focuses on stroke care delivery, especially emergent stroke intervention and secondary stroke prevention. He also is the site primary investigator for many Phase-III trials of novel stroke therapies.


Board Certifications

Neurology, Vascular Neurology

Clinical Interests

Decentralization of stroke care/expertise, reperfusion therapy, secondary stroke prevention