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

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Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Site Coordinator for Neurosurgery-surgical clerkships, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Program Director- Neurosurgery Residency Program, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Neurocritical Care-Trauma, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Cheif of Service Neurosurgery, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Director of Neuro-Trauma, Department of neurosurgery Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Medical Executive Committee, PPMC
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.
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Selected Publications

Germi JW, Mensch-Brown KG, Chen HI, Schuster JM: Use of smartphone-integrated infrared thermography to monitor sympathetic dysfunction as a surgical complication. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery 28, June 2022.

Kvint S, Gutierrez A, Venezia A, Maloney E, Schuster J, Kumar MA: Application of a TEG-Platelet Mapping Algorithm to Guide Reversal of Antiplatelet Agents in Adults with Mild-to-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury: An Observational Pilot Study. Neurocrit Care June 2022 Notes: pub ahead of print.

Byrne JP, Witiw CD, Schuster JM, Pascual JL, Cannon JW, Martin ND, Reilly PM, Nathens AB, Seamon MJ.: Association of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Neurosurgical Intervention for Traumatic Brain Injury With Thromboembolic Complications, Repeated Neurosurgery, and Mortality. Jama Surg March 2022 Notes: pub.

Versteeg AL, Elkaim LM, Sahgal A, Rhines LD, Sciubba DM, Schuster JM, Fehlings MG, Lazary A, Clarke MJ, Arnold PM, Bettegowda C, Boriani S, Gokaslan ZL, Fisher CG, Weber MH, Knowledge Forum Tumo AS: Steroids in the Management of Preoperative Neurological Deficits in Metastatic Spine Disease: Results From the EPOSO Study. Neurospine. Jan 2022 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Borja AJ, Glauser G, Strouz K, Ali ZS, McClintock SD, Schuster JM, Yoon JW, Malhotra NR: Use of the LACE+ index to predict readmissions after single-level lumbar fusion. J Neurosurg Spine Page: 1-9, December 2021 Notes: pub ahead of print.

Dimentberg R, Sinha S, Glauser G, Caplan IF, Schuster JM, McClintock SD, Yoon JW, Marcotte PJ, Ali ZS, Malhotra NR: Impact of Bracing in Multi-Level Posterior Lumbar Spinal Fusion. Int J Spine Surg September 2021 Notes: pub ahead of publication.

Haldar D, Glauser G, Schuster JM, Winter E, Goodrich S, Shultz K, Brem S, McClintock SD, Malhotra : Role of Race in Short-Term Outcomes for 1700 Consecutive Patients Undergoing Brain Tumor Resection. J Healthc Qual. 43(5): 284-291, Sep-Oct 2021 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Howard SD, Agarwal A, Delgado K, Rodriguez-Caceres E, Joshi D, Marcotte P, Ozturk A, Petrov D, Schuster J, Welch W, Malhotra N, Ali Z.: Opioid disposal rates after spine surgery. Surg Neurol Int 20(12): 472, Sept 2021.

Gutierrez A, Blue R, Zadnik-Sullivan P, Ashley B, Mehta S, Derek Donegan D, Ahn J, Chen HI, Petrov D, Schuster JM: Falls from height: Ambulation following spinal cord injury and lower extremity polytrauma. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery 21, Sept 2021.

Cannon JW, Dias JD, Kumar MA, Walsh M, Thomas SG, Cotton BA, Schuster JM, Evans SL, Schreiber MA, Adam EH, Zacharowski K, Hartmann J, Schöchl H, Kaplan LJ.: Thromboelastography in the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Crit Care Explor 14(3), September 2021 Notes: pub ahead of publication.

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