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Qualifications and experience

Specialties
Neurological Surgery, Brain and Nervous System, Cancers, Cancers - Brain Cancer, Spine, Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages spoken
English
Spanish
Education
Fellowship
University of Alabama Medical Center Program (2010)

Graduate
University of Oxford (2002)

Internship
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) Program (2004)

Medical School
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2003)

Residency
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) Program (2009)

Undergraduate
Middlebury College (VT) (1997)

Clinical interest for patients

Pediatric Brain and Spine Tumors
Pediatric Cervical Spine

Research interest for patients

My research interests focus in 3 areas:
1. Pediatric Brain Tumors – I assembled and lead the only multi center consortium in North America that focuses on the improvement of therapies for pediatric craniopharyngioma: Advancing Treatment for Pediatric Craniopharyngioma. We use tissue and clinical data to study gene expression and correlate this with potential available medical therapies.
2. Hydrocephalus – I am the Children’s Hospital Colorado site principal investigator for the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network. This is a multicenter consortium that completes clinical outcomes research aimed at improving treatment for children with hydrocephalus: http://www.hcrn.org
3. Pediatric cervical spine disease. I am a member of the Pediatric Craniocervical Society, which is a small group of pediatric neurosurgeon who conduct research aimed at improving therapies for children with diseased of the cervical spine and occipitocervical region.

Region
Metro Denver