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. Meningiomas of the Anterior Clinoid Process: Is It Wise to Drill Out the Optic Canal? Cureus. 2015; 7(9):e321.
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  2. Volume-staged radiosurgery for large arteriovenous malformations: an evolving paradigm. J Neurosurg. 2016 Jan; 124(1):163-74.
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Factors predicting recurrence after resection of clival chordoma using variable surgical approaches and radiation modalities. Neurosurgery. 2015 Feb; 76(2):179-86.
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  9. Vertebral Artery Fenestration. Cureus. 2015 Jan; 7(1):e245.
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  10. Clinical realization of sector beam intensity modulation for gamma knife radiosurgery: a pilot treatment planning study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Mar 1; 91(3):661-8.
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  11. Primary vertebral artery reanastomosis during retrosigmoid skull base approach following iatrogenic near-transection with monopolar electrocautery. Neurosurgery. 2014 Dec; 10 Suppl 4:631-9.
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  12. Orbital cerebrospinal fluid accumulation after complicated pterional-orbitozygomatic craniotomy. J Neuroophthalmol. 2014 Dec; 34(4):346-9.
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  13. A treatment paradigm for high-grade brain arteriovenous malformations: volume-staged radiosurgical downgrading followed by microsurgical resection. J Neurosurg. 2015 Feb; 122(2):419-32.
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  14. Risk factors for postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leak and meningitis after expanded endoscopic endonasal surgery. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Jan; 22(1):48-54.
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  15. Vertical diplopia and ptosis from removal of the orbital roof in pterional craniotomy. Ophthalmology. 2015 Mar; 122(3):631-8.
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  16. Management of planum/olfactory meningiomas: predicting symptoms and postoperative complications. World Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 82(6):1216-23.
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  17. Pigmented villonodular synovitis of the temporomandibular joint with intracranial extension: A case series and systematic review. Head Neck. 2015 Aug; 37(8):1213-24.
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  18. Modern treatment of 84 newly diagnosed craniopharyngiomas. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Sep; 21(9):1558-66.
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  19. Risk factors for cerebrospinal leak after endoscopic skull base reconstruction with nasoseptal flap. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Sep; 151(3):516-21.
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  20. Pain experience using conventional versus angled anterior posts during stereotactic head frame placement for radiosurgery. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Sep; 21(9):1538-42.
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