Michael W. McDermott, MD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Michael W. McDermott, MD

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

Phone: (415) 353-7500 (appts)
Box 0628, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0628

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Cancer Center Membership

Associate Member » 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. Chan AK, Birk HS, Winkler EA, Viner JA, Taylor JW, McDermott MW. Stability of Programmable Shunt Valve Settings with Simultaneous Use of the Optune Transducer Array: A Case Report. Cureus. 2016; 8(7):e675.
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  2. Cage T, Benet A, Golfinos J, McDermott MW. A Superior Cerebellar Convexity Two-Part Craniotomy to Access the Paramedian Supra and Infratentorial Space: Technical Note. Cureus. 2016; 8(6):e664.
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  3. Kaprealian T, Raleigh DR, Sneed PK, Nabavizadeh N, Nakamura JL, McDermott MW. Parameters influencing local control of meningiomas treated with radiosurgery. J Neurooncol. 2016 Jun; 128(2):357-64.
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  4. Shah JK, Potts MB, Sneed PK, Aghi MK, McDermott MW. Surgical Cavity Constriction and Local Progression Between Resection and Adjuvant Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases. Cureus. 2016; 8(4):e575.
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  5. Safaee M, Burke J, McDermott MW. Techniques for the Application of Stereotactic Head Frames Based on a 25-Year Experience. Cureus. 2016; 8(3):e543.
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  6. Birk HS, Han SJ, Rolston JD, Rowland NC, Lau C, Theodosopoulos PV, McDermott MW. Resident-led Implementation of a Standardized Handoff System to Facilitate Transfer of Postoperative Neurosurgical Patients to the ICU. Cureus. 2016; 8(1):e461.
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  7. Han SJ, Rolston JD, Zygourakis CC, Sun MZ, McDermott MW, Lau CY, Aghi MK. Preventing Delays in First-Case Starts on the Neurosurgery Service: A Resident-Led Initiative at an Academic Institution. J Surg Educ. 2016 Mar-Apr; 73(2):291-5.
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  8. Han SJ, Magill ST, Tarapore PE, Horton JC, McDermott MW. Direct visualization of improved optic nerve pial vascular supply following tuberculum meningioma resection: case report. J Neurosurg. 2016 Sep; 125(3):565-9.
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  9. Englot DJ, Magill ST, Han SJ, Chang EF, Berger MS, McDermott MW. Seizures in supratentorial meningioma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Neurosurg. 2016 Jun; 124(6):1552-61.
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  10. Lau D, Hervey-Jumper SL, Chang S, Molinaro AM, McDermott MW, Phillips JJ, Berger MS. A prospective Phase II clinical trial of 5-aminolevulinic acid to assess the correlation of intraoperative fluorescence intensity and degree of histologic cellularity during resection of high-grade gliomas. J Neurosurg. 2016 May; 124(5):1300-9.
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  11. Sughrue M, Kane A, Rutkowski MJ, Berger MS, McDermott MW. Meningiomas of the Anterior Clinoid Process: Is It Wise to Drill Out the Optic Canal? Cureus. 2015; 7(9):e321.
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  12. Seymour ZA, Sneed PK, Gupta N, Lawton MT, Molinaro AM, Young W, Dowd CF, Halbach VV, Higashida RT, McDermott MW. Volume-staged radiosurgery for large arteriovenous malformations: an evolving paradigm. J Neurosurg. 2016 Jan; 124(1):163-74.
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  13. Kano H, Sheehan J, Sneed PK, McBride HL, Young B, Duma C, Mathieu D, Seymour Z, McDermott MW, Kondziolka D, Iyer A, Lunsford LD. Skull base chondrosarcoma radiosurgery: report of the North American Gamma Knife Consortium. J Neurosurg. 2015 Nov; 123(5):1268-75.
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  14. Chang JS, Ma L, Barani IJ, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Larson DA. Hippocampal Dose With Radiosurgery for Multiple Intracranial Targets: The Rationale for Proactive Beam Shaping. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Aug; 15(4):555-9.
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  15. Breshears JD, Rutkowski MJ, McDermott MW, Cha S, Tihan T, Theodosopoulos PV. Surgical Management of Intracranial Neuroenteric Cysts: The UCSF Experience. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2015 Dec; 76(6):475-9.
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  16. Sneed PK, Mendez J, Vemer-van den Hoek JG, Seymour ZA, Ma L, Molinaro AM, Fogh SE, Nakamura JL, McDermott MW. Adverse radiation effect after stereotactic radiosurgery for brain metastases: incidence, time course, and risk factors. J Neurosurg. 2015 Aug; 123(2):373-86.
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  17. Lau D, McDermott MW. A Method for Combining Thin and Thick Malleable Titanium Mesh in the Repair of Cranial Defects. Cureus. 2015 May; 7(5):e267.
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  18. Osorio JA, Clark AJ, Safaee M, Tate MC, Aghi MK, Parsa A, McDermott MW. Intraoperative Conversion from Endoscopic to Open Transcortical-Transventricular Removal of Colloid Cysts as a Salvage Procedure. Cureus. 2015 Feb; 7(2):e247.
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  19. Kram YA, Lustig LR, McDermott MW, Cheung SW. Transcanal blind sac closure of the external auditory canal after skull base surgery to treat CSF leak: technique and results. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Feb; 36(2):307-10.
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  20. Jahangiri A, Chin AT, Wagner JR, Kunwar S, Ames C, Chou D, Barani I, Parsa AT, McDermott MW, Benet A, El-Sayed IH, Aghi MK. Factors predicting recurrence after resection of clival chordoma using variable surgical approaches and radiation modalities. Neurosurgery. 2015 Feb; 76(2):179-85; discussion 185-6.
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