Neurosurgery

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Stephen J. Dante, M.D.

Clinical Associate of Neurosurgery
Quality and Patient Safety Unit Based Physician Leader, The Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
Department of Neurosurgery
Pennsylvania Hospital
Washington Square West Building
235 S. 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Office: 215-829-6700
Fax: 215-829-6645
Education:
B.S. (Biochemistry)
Albright College, Reading PA, 1979.
M.D. (Medicine )
University of Connecticut, Farmington CT, 1983.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, General Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, 1983-1984.
Resident, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, 1984-1988.
Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, 1987-1988.
Chief Resident, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1989.
Fellow, Cerebrovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA Division of Neurosurgery, 1989-1990.
Kyphoplasty Techniques, The Orthopedic Learning Center, Chicago IL, 2002-2002.
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Course, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH, 2002-2002.
Certifications
American Board of Neurological Surgery, 1995.
Kyphoplasty Techniques The Orthopaedic Learning Center, Chicago, IL, 2002.
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Course The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH , 2002.
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Selected Publications

Zoher Ghogawala MD, Christopher I. Shaffrey MD, Anthony L. Asher MD, Robert F. Heary MD, Tanya Logvinenko PhD, Neil Malhotra MD, Stephen J. Dante MD, R. John Hurlbert MD, Andrea F. Douglas MD, Subu N. Magge MD, Praveen V. Mummaneni MD, Joseph S. Cheng MD, Justin S. Smith MD, Michael G. Kaiser MD, Khalid M. Abbed MD, Daniel M. Sciubba MD, and Daniel K. Resnick MD : The efficacy of lumbar discectomy and single level fusion for spondylolisthesis: NeuroPoint SD registry results. Clinical article. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine 2013 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Curch, Faught, Halpern, Balmuri, Attiah, Hayden, Kerr, Maloney-Wilensky, Bynum, Dante, Welch, Simeone: Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy for Cervical Radiculopathy. 28th Annual Meeting of the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 2012 Notes: Presentation.

Thawani, Sanborn, Marcotte, Welch, Dante, Stein: Cost-effectiveness of Different Monitoring Techniques for the Placement of Lumbar Pedicle screws. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2011 Annual Meeting 2011.

Church, Faught, Halpern, Balmuri, Attiah, Hayden, Kerr, Maloney-Wilensky, Bynum, Dante, Welch, Simeone: Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy for Cervical Radiculopathy: Symptomatic and Functional Outcomes in 1085 Cases with Long-term Follow-up. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2011 Annual Meeting 2011.

Welch, Tambi, Sestokas, Dante, Malhotra: Neurophysiological Detection and Reversal of Evolving Ischemis Injury During daVinci Robot Assisted Anterior Lumbar Surgery. BIT 1st Annual World Congress "NeuroTalk 2010", Singapore 2010.

Dante SJ: Overview of Alternatives for Spinal Fusion Bone Graft. JHN Journal 2: 24-26, 2006.

Harrop JS, Silva MT, Sharan AD, Dante SJ, Simeone FA: Cervicothoracic Radiculopathy treated using posterior cervical foraminotomy/disectomy. J Neurosurg 98 (2 Suppl): 131-136, Mar 2003.

Lee SH, Dante SJ, Simeone FA, Curtis MT: Thoracic Neurenteric Cyst in an Adult: case report Neurosurgery 45(5): 1239-1243, Nov 1999.

Vaccaro AR, Daugherty RJ, Sheehan TP, Dante SJ, Cotler JM, Balderston RA, Herbison GJ, Northrup BE: Neurologic Outcome of Early versus Late Surgery for Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. Spine 22(22): 2609-2613, 15 Nov 1997.

Dante SJ, Heary R, Kramer D: Cervical Laminectomy for Myelopathy; Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 6(1): 30-37, Jan. 1996.

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