Rochester, Minnesota Clinical Profile


  1. Patient outcome studies on stereotactic radiosurgery for vascular malformations, benign and malignant brain tumors, and functional disorders.
  2. Prospective comparison of surgical resection and stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with vestibular schwannomas.
  3. Prospective evaluation of a radiosurgery-based grading scale for patients with arteriovenous malformations.
  4. Prospective comparison of trigeminal neuralgia surgery (posterior fossa exploration, percutaneous glycerol rhizotomy, and stereotactic radiosurgery).

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Professional Details

Primary Appointment

  1. Neurologic Surgery

Joint Appointment

  1. Radiation Oncology

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Neurosurgery


  1. Resident - Neurological Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  2. Fellow - Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  3. Internship - General Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  4. MD University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  5. BS Allegheny College

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