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James M. Schuster, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Site Coordinator for Neurosurgery-surgical clerkships, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Neurocritical Care-Trauma, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Program Director- Neurosurgery Residency Program, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania
Trauma Coordinator, Department of neurosurgery Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
HUP - 3 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-4587
Fax: 215-349-5534
BS (Chemistry)
University of South Dakota, 1986.
MD/PhD (Medicine/Pathology)
Duke University School of Medicine, 1993.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Surgery, University of Washington, 1993-1994.
Neurosurgery Resident, University of Washington, 1994-1997.
Neurosurgical Registrar, Atkinson Morley’s Hospital; London, England, 1997-1998.
Research Fellow, University of Washington, 1998-2000.
Spine fellowship training, University of Washington, 1998-1998.
Chief Resident/Acting Instructor in Neurosurgery, University of Washington, 2000-2001.
American Board of Neurological Surgery Primary Examination: 99th percentile (713- highest cumulative score), 1999.
Board Certified-American Board of Neurological Surgeons, 2005.
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Selected Publications

Pisapia Jared M, Nayak Nikhil R, Salinas Ryan D, Macyszyn Luke, Lee John Y K, Lucas Timothy H, Malhotra Neil R, Isaac Chen H, Schuster James M: Navigated odontoid screw placement using the O-arm: technical note and case series. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine 26(1): 10-18, Jan 2017.

Thawani Jayesh P, Pisapia Jared M, Singh Nickpreet, Petrov Dmitriy, Schuster James M, Hurst Robert W, Zager Eric L, Pukenas Bryan A: Three-Dimensional Printed Modeling of an Arteriovenous Malformation Including Blood Flow. World neurosurgery 90: 675-683.e2, Jun 2016.

Fehlings Michael G, Nater Anick, Tetreault Lindsay, Kopjar Branko, Arnold Paul, Dekutoski Mark, Finkelstein Joel, Fisher Charles, France John, Gokaslan Ziya, Massicotte Eric, Rhines Laurence, Rose Peter, Sahgal Arjun, Schuster James, Vaccaro Alexander: Survival and Clinical Outcomes in Surgically Treated Patients With Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression: Results of the Prospective Multicenter AOSpine Study. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 34(3): 268-76, Jan 2016.

Nayak Nikhil R, Pisapia Jared M, Abdullah Kalil G, Schuster James M: Minimally Invasive Surgery for Traumatic Fractures in Ankylosing Spinal Diseases. Global spine journal 5(4): 266-73, Aug 2015.

Schuster James, Lai Rose K, Recht Lawrence D, Reardon David A, Paleologos Nina A, Groves Morris D, Mrugala Maciej M, Jensen Randy, Baehring Joachim M, Sloan Andrew, Archer Gary E, Bigner Darell D, Cruickshank Scott, Green Jennifer A, Keler Tibor, Davis Thomas A, Heimberger Amy B, Sampson John H: A phase II, multicenter trial of rindopepimut (CDX-110) in newly diagnosed glioblastoma: the ACT III study. Neuro-oncology 17(6): 854-61, Jun 2015.

CLORAN FJ, PUKENAS, BA, LOEVNER LA, AQUINO C, SCHUSTER JM, MOHAN S.: Aggressive spinal haemangiomas: imaging correlates to clinical presentation with analysis of treatment algorithm and clinical outcomes. British Journal of Radiology 2015.

Sullivan Matthew P, Smith Harvey E, Schuster James M, Donegan Derek, Mehta Samir, Ahn Jaimo: Spondylopelvic dissociation. The Orthopedic clinics of North America 45(1): 65-75, Jan 2014.

Syre Peter, Rodriguez-Cruz Leonardo, Desai Rajiv, Greene Karl A, Hurst Robert, Schuster James, Malhotra Neil R, Marcotte Paul: Civilian gunshot wounds to the atlantoaxial spine: a report of 10 cases treated using a multidisciplinary approach. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine 19(6): 759-66, Dec 2013.

Bohman Leif-Erik, Schuster James M: Decompressive craniectomy for management of traumatic brain injury: an update. Current neurology and neuroscience reports 13(11): 392, Nov 2013.

Jaumard N V, Udupa J K, Siegler S, Schuster J M, Hilibrand A S, Hirsch B E, Borthakur A, Winkelstein B A: Three-dimensional kinematic stress magnetic resonance image analysis shows promise for detecting altered anatomical relationships of tissues in the cervical spine associated with painful radiculopathy. Medical hypotheses 81(4): 738-44, Oct 2013.

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