University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Michael W. McDermott, MD

Michael W. McDermott, MD

Professor in Residence, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Robert and Ruth Halperin Endowed Chair in Meningioma Research, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Neurologic Oncology

Education

University of Toronto, Ontario, 1978, Chemistry
University of Toronto, Ontario, MD, 1982, Medicine
St. Michaelʻs Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Intern, 1982 - 1983, Mixed Internship
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Resident, 1983 - 1988, Neurosurgery


Professional Experience

  • 1988-1989
    Clinical Instructor, Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1990-1992
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1992-1996
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-2000
    Assistant Professor In-Residence, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 2000-present
    Associate Professor In-Residence, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 2001-present
    Vice Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • I.B. Holubitsky Award (Graduating Residents Award, Department of Surgery, U of British Columbia)
  • June 1991
    Master Teacher in Surgery Award, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia
  • June 1995
    Harold Rosegay Resident Teaching Award, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Berger MS, Garner IV, McDermott MW. Obituary. Charles B. Wilson, MD, 1929-2018. J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 08; 1-4.
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  2. Chandra A, Rick JW, Dalle Ore C, Lau D, Nguyen AT, Carrera D, Bonte A, Molinaro AM, Theodosopoulos PV, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Aghi MK. Disparities in health care determine prognosis in newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Jun; 44(6):E16.
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  3. Dayani F, Young JS, Bonte A, Chang EF, Theodosopoulos P, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Aghi MK. Safety and outcomes of resection of butterfly glioblastoma. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Jun; 44(6):E4.
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  4. Southwell DG, Breshears JD, Lyon WR, McDermott MW. A Method for Cranial Nerve XI Silencing During Surgery of the Foramen Magnum Region: Technical Case Report. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 May 18.
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  5. Magill ST, Lee DS, Yen AJ, Lucas CG, Raleigh DR, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, McDermott MW. Surgical outcomes after reoperation for recurrent skull base meningiomas. J Neurosurg. 2018 May 04; 1-8.
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  6. Osorio JA, Safaee MM, Viner J, Sankaran S, Imershein S, Adigun E, Weigel G, Berger MS, McDermott MW. Cost-effectiveness development for the postoperative care of craniotomy patients: a safe transitions pathway in neurological surgery. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 May; 44(5):E19.
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  7. Chen WC, Magill ST, Wu A, Vasudevan HN, Morin O, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, Perry A, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Braunstein SE, Raleigh DR. Histopathological features predictive of local control of atypical meningioma after surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy. J Neurosurg. 2018 Apr 06; 1-8.
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  8. Magill ST, Rick JW, Chen WC, Haase DA, Raleigh DR, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, McDermott MW. Petrous Face Meningiomas: Classification, Clinical Syndromes, and Surgical Outcomes. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr 04.
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  9. McDermott MW, Ohata K, Benes V. Introduction. Skull base meningioma treatment strategies. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Apr; 44(4):E1.
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  10. Magill ST, Young JS, Chae R, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, McDermott MW. Relationship between tumor location, size, and WHO grade in meningioma. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Apr; 44(4):E4.
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  11. Safaee MM, McDermott MW, Benet A, Theodosopoulos PV. Tailored Extended Bifrontal Craniotomy for Anterior Skull Base Tumors: Anatomic Description of a Modified Surgical Technique and Case Series. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 Apr 01; 14(4):386-394.
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  12. Magill ST, Morshed RA, Lucas CG, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, Berger MS, de Divitiis O, Solari D, Cappabianca P, Cavallo LM, McDermott MW. Tuberculum sellae meningiomas: grading scale to assess surgical outcomes using the transcranial versus transsphenoidal approach. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Apr; 44(4):E9.
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  13. Vasudevan HN, Braunstein SE, Phillips JJ, Pekmezci M, Tomlin BA, Wu A, Reis GF, Magill ST, Zhang J, Feng FY, Nicholaides T, Chang SM, Sneed PK, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Perry A, Raleigh DR. Comprehensive Molecular Profiling Identifies FOXM1 as a Key Transcription Factor for Meningioma Proliferation. Cell Rep. 2018 Mar 27; 22(13):3672-3683.
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  14. Winkler EA, Rutledge C, Ward M, Tihan T, Sneed PK, Barbaro N, Garcia P, McDermott M, Chang EF. Radiation-induced Cavernous Malformation as a Late Sequelae of Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Epilepsy. Cureus. 2018 Mar 11; 10(3):e2308.
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  15. Breshears JD, Chang J, Molinaro AM, Sneed PK, McDermott MW, Tward A, Theodosopoulos PV. Temporal Dynamics of Pseudoprogression After Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannomas-A Retrospective Volumetric Study. Neurosurgery. 2018 Mar 05.
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  16. Chen WC, Hara J, Magill ST, Wu A, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, Perry A, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Raleigh DR, Braunstein SE. Salvage therapy outcomes for atypical meningioma. J Neurooncol. 2018 Feb 26.
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  17. Flanigan PM, Jahangiri A, Weinstein D, Dayani F, Chandra A, Kanungo I, Choi S, Sankaran S, Molinaro AM, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Aghi MK. Postoperative Delirium in Glioblastoma Patients: Risk Factors and Prognostic Implications. Neurosurgery. 2018 Feb 16.
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  18. Yu Y, El-Sayed IH, McDermott MW, Theodosopoulos PV, van Zante A, Kased N, Glastonbury CM, Garsa AA, Yom SS. Dural recurrence among esthesioneuroblastoma patients presenting with intracranial extension. Laryngoscope. 2018 Feb 10.
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  19. Han DY, Ma L, Braunstein S, Raleigh D, Sneed PK, McDermott M. Resection Cavity Contraction Effects in the Use of Radioactive Sources (1-25 versus Cs-131) for Intra-Operative Brain Implants. Cureus. 2018 Jan 16; 10(1):e2079.
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  20. Flanigan PM, Jahangiri A, Kuang R, Truong A, Choi S, Chou A, Molinaro AM, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Aghi MK. Developing an Algorithm for Optimizing Care of Elderly Patients With Glioblastoma. Neurosurgery. 2018 Jan 01; 82(1):64-75.
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