Many of our doctors and researches literally “wrote the textbook” about their areas of specialty. Take a look at a few.

The UAMS Spine and Neurosciences Experts

  1. Elswick, Clay M., Deidre Wyrick, Lori A. Gurien, Malik Rettiganti, Marie Gowen, Diaa Bahgat, R. Todd Maxson, Eylem Öcal, and Gregory W. Albert. “Resource utilization and indications for helicopter transport of head-injured children.” Journal of pediatric surgery53, no. 9 (2018): 1795-1799.
  2. Dave, Pooja, Garrett T. Venable, Tamekia L. Jones, Nickalus R. Khan, Gregory W. Albert, Joshua J. Chern, Jennifer L. Wheelus et al. “The Preventable Shunt Revision Rate: A Multicenter Evaluation.” Neurosurgery(2018).
  3. Mccarty, Thomas R., Thomas J. Abramo, Robert T. Maxson, Gregory Albert, Mallikarjuna R. Rettiganti, Marie E. Saylors, Jonathan W. Orsborn, and Amanda I. Hollingsworth. “Hypothermia as an Outcome Predictor Tool in Pediatric Trauma. Pediatric Emergency Care, 2018, 1
  4. Palmer, Angela W., and Gregory W. Albert. “Minicraniotomy with a subgaleal pocket for the treatment of subdural fluid collections in infants.” Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics1, no. aop (2019): 1-6.
  5. Elwy, Reem, Heather Pinckard-Dover, Richard McCarthy, and Rongsheng Cai. “Circumferential dural reconstruction after excision of recurrent intradural extra medullary spinal meningioma.” Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery 15 (2019): 22-26.
  6. Occidental, Michael, Jennifer McCarty, John Day, and Murat Gokden. “Pituitary Adenoma with Ganglion Cell Differentiation (PA-G).” In JOURNAL OF NEUROPATHOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY, vol. 77, no. 6, pp. 517-517. JOURNALS DEPT, 2001 EVANS RD, CARY, NC 27513 USA: OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2018.
  7. Wilson, Taylor Anne, and John Diaz Day. “Microvascular Decompression of the Trigeminal Nerve for Trigeminal Neuralgia.” In Diagnosis and Management of Head and Face Pain, pp. 235-250. Springer, Cham, 2018.
  8. Day, John D., Griffith R. Harsh IV, and Thomas W. Morris III. “Lateral Approaches.” In Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas of the Skull Base and Spine, pp. 171-182. Academic Press, 2018.
  9. Suen, James Y., and John Diaz Day. “Clinical Case of Type I Trigeminal Neuritis.” In Diagnosis and Management of Head and Face Pain, pp. 331-334. Springer, Cham, 2018.
  10. Gunasekaran, Arunprasad, Hamilton Newhart, Manoj Kumar, and Noojan Kazemi. “Utility of MRI neurography in neurofibromatosis type I: Case example and review of MRI neurography literature.” Surgical Neurology International10, no. 1 (2019): 12-12.
  11. Newhart, Hamilton, John Patterson, Arunprasad Gunasekaran, Tarun Pandey, Manoj Kumar, and Noojan Kazemi. “The Incremental Value of Magnetic Resonance Neurography for the Neurosurgeon: Review of the Literature.” World neurosurgery(2018).
  12. Stephens, Marcus, Arunprasad Gunasekaran, Clay Elswick, Jonathan A. Laryea, Thomas Glenn Pait, and Noojan Kazemi. “Update of Neurosurgical Management of Sacral Tumors: Operative Nuances for Success.” World neurosurgery(2018).
  13. Paullus, Patrick, Taylor A. Wilson, Paul Lee, Arunprasad Gunasekaran, and Noojan Kazemi. “Minimally invasive approach to resection of paraspinal schwannoma.” Neurosurgical focus44, no. videosuppl1 (2018): V5.
  14. Gunasekaran, Arunprasad, Nova Kristine M. de los Reyes, Jerry Walters, and Noojan Kazemi. “Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Surgical Treatment of Spontaneous Cervical Intradural Disc Herniations: A Review of the Literature.” World neurosurgery109 (2018): 275-284.
  15. Gilbert, Andrea R., Wafik Zaky, Murat Gokden, Christine E. Fuller, Eylem Ocal, Norman E. Leeds, and Gregory N. Fuller. “Extending the neuroanatomic territory of diffuse midline glioma, K27M mutant: pineal region origin.” Pediatric neurosurgery53, no. 1 (2018): 59-63.
  16. Ittleman, Benjamin R., Jasmine Mckissick, Katherine A. Bosanko, Eylem Ocal, Michael Golinko, and Yuri A. Zarate. “Less common underlying genetic diagnoses found in a cohort of 139 individuals surgically corrected for craniosynostosis.” American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A176, no. 2 (2018): 487-491.
  17. Golinko, Michael S., Danielle N. Atwood, and Eylem Ocal. “Surgical management of craniosynostosis in the setting of a ventricular shunt: a case series and treatment algorithm.” Child’s Nervous System34, no. 3 (2018): 517-525.
  18. Ocal, E and Boop, S. “Non-Accidental Head Injuries in Pediatrics” in Pediatric Head Injuries, Neurosurgery Listserv Press, 2018.
  19. Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Non-communicating Obstructive Hydrocephalus. William Fuell, Marcus Stephens M.D., Eylem Ocal M.D.
  20. Pait, T. Glenn, and Justin T. Dowdy. “John F. Kennedy’s back: chronic pain, failed surgeries, and the story of its effects on his life and death.” Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine27, no. 3 (2017): 247-255.
  21. Kumbhare, Deepak, Viktoras Palys, Jamie Toms, Chathurika S. Wickramasinghe, Kasun Amarasinghe, Milos Manic, Evan Hughes, and Kathryn L. Holloway. “Nucleus Basalis of Meynert stimulation for dementia: Theoretical and Technical considerations.” Frontiers in neuroscience12 (2018).
  22. Palys, Viktoras, and Kathryn L. Holloway. “Frameless functional stereotactic approaches.” In Current Concepts in Movement Disorder Management, vol. 33, pp. 168-186. Karger Publishers, 2018.
  23. Deer TR, Pope JE, Lamer TJ, Grider JS, Provenzano D, Lubenow TR, FitzGerald JJ, Hunter C, Falowski S, Sayed D, Baranidharan G, Patel NK, Davis T, Green A, Pajuelo A, Epstein LJ, Harned M, Liem L, Christo PJ, Chakravarthy K, Gilmore C, Huygen F, Lee E, Metha P, Nijhuis H, Patterson DG, Petersen E, Pilitsis JG, Rowe JJ, Rupert MP, Skaribas I, Sweet J, Verrills P, Wilson D, Levy RM, Mekhail N. The Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) on Best Practices for Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation. Neuromodulation. 2018 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1111/ner.12845. PMID 30246899
  24. Suen, James Y., and Erika Petersen,Diagnosis and Management of Head and Face Pain: A Practical Approach. Springer, 2018.
  25. Petersen Erika A., “Spinal Cord Stimulation” in The Spine Handbook, pp. 583-600. Oxford University Press, 2018.
  26. Pinckard-Dover H and Petersen EA. “Deep Brain Stimulation for Psychiatric Disorders” in Functional Neurosurgery and Neuromodulation, pp. 209-222. Elsevier, 2018.
  27. Helton M and Petersen EA. “Pathophysiology of Head and Face Pain”. in A Practical Approach to Pain of the Head and Face, pp. 21-30. Springer, 2018.
  28. Hundley K and Petersen E. Neurosurgery Watch: Bupivacaine Field Block with Clonidine for Postoperative Pain Control in Posterior Spine Approaches: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial. https://www.cns.org/news-advocacy/neurosurgery-watch/bupivacaine-field-block-clonidine-postoperative-pain-control August 2018.
  29. Petersen EA. Help available for movement disorders. In: City & Town: the official publication of the Arkansas Municipal League, 74(4): April 2018.
  30. Renfrow, Jaclyn J., Analiz Rodriguez, Taylor A. Wilson, Isabelle M. Germano, Aviva Abosch, and Stacey Quintero Wolfe. “Tracking career paths of women in neurosurgery.” Neurosurgery82, no. 4 (2017): 576-582.
  31. Alexander, Tyler C., Frederico Kiffer, Thomas Groves, Julie Anderson, Jing Wang, Abdallah Hayar, Michelle T. Chen, Analiz Rodriguez, and Antiño R. Allen. “Effects of thio TEPA chemotherapy on cognition and motor coordination.” Synapse(2018).
  32. Howe, Alexis, Frederico Kiffer, Tyler Alexander, Vijayalakshmi Sridharan, Jing Wang, Fabio Ntagwabira, Analiz Rodriguez, Marjan Boerma, and Antiño Allen. “Long-Term Changes in Cognition and Physiology after Low-Dose 16O Irradiation.” International journal of molecular sciences20, no. 1 (2019): 188.
  33. Wilson, Taylor A., Rebekah G. Langston, Ka Hin Wong, and Analiz Rodriguez. “Characteristics and career outcomes of Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation research fellowship recipients.” Journal of neurosurgery1, no. aop (2019): 1-7.