Shih-Shan Lang Chen, MD

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Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Blvd
6 Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2780
B.S. (Neurobiological Sciences)
University of Florida, 2002.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Florida College of Medicine, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Vascular Neurosurgery – revascularization surgery, Aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations
Pediatric Spine Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury
Pediatric Brain Tumors
Neonatal and Pediatric Hydrocephalus
Endoscopic Neurosurgery
Cerebral Palsy Spasticity

Selected Publications

Heuer G., S.S. Lang, L. Heimall, C. Hoffman-Craven, L. Billinghurst, J. Flibotte: Development of a Multi-Disciplinary NeuroNICU program. 2019 ASPN meeting January 2019.

Rasmussen, L. Raghupathi R., S.S. Lang, J. Huh, F. Su: Traumatic Brain Injury in Children Medscape Drugs & Diseases May 2018.

Ma A., E. Vollmer., S.S. Lang, A. Simpao : A 16-year retrospective review of Moyamoya patient demographics and perioperative encounters at a tertiary pediatric hospital. SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology March 2018.

Madsen, P. H.I. Chen, S.S. Lang: Muscle overactivity in the upper motor neuron syndrome: Assessment and problem solving for complex case. (Chapter 11). Neurosurgical Approaches Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America 2018.

Brendan F. Judy, Jordan W. Swanson, Wuyang Yang, Phillip B. Storm, Scott P. Bartlett, Jesse A. Taylor, Gregory G. Heuer, Shih-Shan Lang: Intraoperative intracranial pressure monitoring in the pediatric craniosynostosis population. Journal of Neurosurgery:Pediatrics 2018.

Goel N., K. Abdullah, S.S. Lang: Outcomes and Prognostic Factors in Pediatric Oligodendroglioma: a Population Based Study. Pediatric Neurosurgery November 2017.

Jain, P. A. Silva, H. Han, S.S. Lang, Y. Zhu, K. Boucher, T. Smith, A. Vakil, P. Diviney, N. Choudhari, P. Raman, C. Busch, T. Delaney, X. Yang, A. Olow, S. Mueller, D. Haas-Kogan, E. Fox, P.B. Storm, A. Resnick, A. Waanders. : Combinatorial pathway targeting approaches for BRAF-fusions associated with pediatric low-grade gliomas. Oncotarget October 2017.

Flibotte J, Kimmel A, Wildenhain P, BellahR, Heimall L, Morris H, Chen S, Heuer G: : Standardizing Management of Patients with Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus. Easter Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting May 2017.

Swanson J., T. Aleman, W. Xu, G. Ying, W. Pan, G. Liu, S.S. Lang, G. Heuer, P. Storm, S. Bartlett, W. Katowitz, J. Taylor. : Optical coherence tomography can noninvasively detect elevated intracranial pressure in children JAMA Ophthalmology. April 2017.

Flibotte J, Kimmel A, Wildenhain P, Bellah R, Heimall L, Morris H, Chen S, Heuer G: Standardizing Management of Patients with Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting March 2017.

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