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Comprehensive Review of Neurosurgery
Directed by Edward R. Laws, MD

The Oakstone Institute

The Oakstone Institute course Comprehensive Review of Neurosurgery is now available in multimedia formats to meet your needs. Video programs allow you to control both the pace — and place — at which you learn. Tailor your learning to your own schedule, convenience, and location, without travel costs and precious time away from your practice.

  • Stop and start as often as needed
  • Catch key elements of each slide

 
CREDITS Earn up to 35.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE June 15, 2014
CE EXPIRE June 15, 2017
ONLINE PRICE $1,195.00
(You will be redirected to Oakstone.com)
 

Description


Comprehensive Review of Neurosurgery, directed by Edward R. Laws, MD, includes lectures in 36 subspecialty areas of neurosurgical practice. The goal is to provide a broad and deep review of Neurosurgery. The speakers, from key medical centers, have been chosen for their expertise as experienced surgeons and teachers. This will ensure that the learners will receive a thorough understanding of contemporary neurosurgical decision making, appropriate neurosurgical techniques and methods, and prognosis. This program is also ideal for Board Review and for earning MOC credits.
 
 

Intended Audience


  • Practicing neurosurgeons
  • Neurosurgical residents and fellows
  • Medical students and nurses interested in neurosurgery

 
 

Topics & Speakers


Vascular
  • Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
    Owen B. Samuels, MD
  • Intracranial Aneurysms
    Rose Du, MD, PhD
  • Vascular Malformations and Moyamoya Disease
    Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD
  • Extracranial Carotid Artery Disease
    Christopher M. Loftus, MD, Dr.h.c. (Hon), FAANS
Head Injury/ Craniocerebral Trauma
  • Closed Head Injury/Concussion and Head Injury in Sports
    Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS
  • Skull and Facial Fractures/Paranasal Sinus and Skull Base Trauma
    Rocco A. Armonda, MD
  • Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Subdural Hematoma
    Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS
Spinal Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Trauma
    John H. Chi, MD, MPH
  • Thoraco-Lumbar Fractures
  • Disc Herniations: Cervical, Lumbar, and Thoracic
  • Hydromyelia/Syringomyelia
    Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc
  • Lateral Access to the Spine
    Adam S. Kanter, MD
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD
Peripheral Nerves
  • Acute Nerve Injury and Repair
  • Brachial Plexus Lesions
  • Compression Neuropathy
    Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
  • Entrapment Neuropathies
    David F. Jimenez, MD, FACS
  • Peripheral Nerve Tumors
    Robert J. Spinner, MD
Brain Tumors
  • Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Malignant Gliomas
    Charles S. Cobbs, MD
  • Meningiomas
    Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FACS
  • Low Grade Gliomas
    Alexandra J. Golby, MD
  • Pineal Region Tumors
    Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS
  • Posterior Fossa Tumors of Childhood
    Tord D. Alden, MD
  • Vestibular Schwannomas and Other Cerebello-Pontine Angle Tumors
    Kalmon D. Post, MD
  • Radiosurgery for Brain Tumors, Arteriovenous Malformations, and Trigeminal Neuralgia
    Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FACS
Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Metastatic Tumors of the Spine
    Michael W. Groff, MD
  • Spinal Cord Tumor Management
    Paul C. McCormick, MD, MPH
Skull Base Lesion
  • Meningiomas of the Skull Base and Other Skull Base Lesions
    Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS
Pituitary Tumors and Craniopharyngiomas
  • Non-Functioning and Functioning Pituitary Tumors
    Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS
  • Transsphenoidal Endoscopy
    Edward R. Laws, MD
  • Craniopharyngiomas
    R. Michael Scott, MD
Hydrocephalus/Cysts/Infection
  • Hydrocephalus and Congenital Cysts
    Tord D. Alden, MD
Functional Neurosurgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery
    Travis S. Tierney, MD, PhD
Special Topics
  • Neurofibromatosis and von Hippel-Lindau Disease
    Ashok R. Asthagiri, MD
  • Coma and Brain Death
    Allan H. Ropper, MD

 
 

Faculty


Course Director

Edward R. Laws, MD
Edward R. Laws, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

 
Speakers

Tord D. Alden, MD
Attending Neurosurgeon
Chief Medical Informatics Officer
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
Northwestern University
The Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FACS
Director, Skull Base Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Rocco A. Armonda, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Neuroendovascular Surgery
Neurotrauma, Co-Director
Neurointensive Care
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

Ashok R. Asthagiri, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA

Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS
Vice-Chairman
Edgar M. Houseplan Professor of
Neurological Surgery
Department of Neurological Surgery
Columbia University College of
Physicians and Surgeons
New York, NY

John H. Chi, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Charles S. Cobbs, MD
Neurosurgeon and Director of the
Ben and Catherine Ivy Center
for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment
at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Seattle, WA

Rose Du, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Skull Base, Pituitary, and Neuro-Oncology Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Alexandra J. Golby, MD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Surgeon
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Department of Neurosurgery
Boston, MA

Michael W. Groff, MD
Director of Spinal Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

David F. Jimenez, MD, FACS
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Adam S. Kanter, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Program
Director, Neurological Spine Fellowship Program
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS
Professor of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Christopher M. Loftus, MD, Dr.h.c. (Hon), FAANS
Treasurer, World Federation of Neurological Surgery
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurology
Loyola University Chicago
Stritch School of Medicine
Maywood, IL

Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
Shoenberg Professor and Chief
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Washington University
School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO

Paul C. McCormick, MD, MPH
Herbert and Linda Gallen
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Columbia University College of
Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD
Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
University of California, San Francisco
School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS
Al Lerner Chair in Neurosurgery
Professor and Vice-Chairman
Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
Department of Neurosurgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Editor-in-Chief, NEUROSURGERY®

Kalmon D. Post, MD
Chairman Emeritus
Department of Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurosurgery and Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai University
New York, NY

Allan H. Ropper, MD
Raymond D. Adams Master Clinician
and Executive Vice Chair
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Owen B. Samuels, MD
Associate Professor
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Director, Division of Neuroscience Critical Care
Emory Healthcare
Atlanta, GA

Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery
Baltimore, MD

R. Michael Scott, MD
Fellows Family Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery
Boston Children’s Hospital
Professor of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FACS
Alumni Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA

Robert J. Spinner, MD
Burton M. Onofrio, M.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Orthopedics and Anatomy
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD
Bernard and Ronni Lacroute-William Randolph Hearst Professor of Neurosurgery and the Neurosciences
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Travis S. Tierney, MD, PhD
Director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS
Director of Neurotrauma, Geisinger Health System
Program Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
Associate Director for Neurosciences
Geisinger Medical Center Adult ICU
Danville, PA
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA


 
 

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Outline an increased scientific and technical knowledge base in neurosurgical practice
  • Describe current patterns of care for neurosurgical disorders
  • Apply the information learned into your neurosurgical practice
  • Use improved competence in performing current neurosurgical techniques

 
 

Accreditation


Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
 

Designation


Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 35.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: June 15, 2014
Date Credits Expire: June 15, 2017

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an online activity post-test and evaluation

Estimated Time to Complete: 35.5 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.