Chief Emeritus, Division of Neurosurgery
Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, USC Keck School of Medicine
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Clinical Interests

Hydrocephalus; Neural tube defects (spina bifida); Brain and spinal cord tumors; Craniosynostosis; Craniofacial anomalies; Chiari malformations; Arachnoid cysts; Brain and spinal cord trauma;Vascular malformations

Education

Medical School: 

University of Miami School of Medicine

Internship: 

University of California/Los Angeles; Surgical Internship

Residency: 

Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Pediatric Residency;Children's Hospital Medical Center, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Neurosurgery Residency

Fellowship: 

University College London, London, England, Postdoctorate Fellow, Physiology

Accomplishments

Certification: 

American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery and American Board of Neurological Surgery

Medical Memberships: 

American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons; American Academy of Pediatrics; Society of Neurological Surgeons; Int'l Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons; American Association of Neurologic Surgeons; Congress of Neurological Surgeons; American Academy of Neurological Surgeons; American College of Surgeons

Research Interests: 

Physiology of cerebrospinal fluid; Pathophysiology of hydrocephalus; Mechanisms of transport at the blood-brain barrier; Multiple clinical investigations of pediatric neurosurgical problems

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