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

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. Schwartz TH, McDermott MW Erratum. The Simpson grade: abandon the scale but preserve the message.  View on PubMed
  2. Rapoport BI, McDermott MW, Schwartz TH Letter to the Editor. Time to move beyond the Simpson scale in meningioma surgery.  View on PubMed
  3. Magill ST, Nguyen MP, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, Villanueva-Meyer JE, McDermott MW Postoperative diffusion-weighted imaging and neurological outcome after convexity meningioma resection.  View on PubMed
  4. Idowu OO, Ashraf DC, Magill ST, Kersten RC, McDermott MW, Vagefi MR Multidisciplinary Frontotemporal Orbitozygomatic Craniotomy for Spheno-orbital Meningiomas: Ophthalmic and Orbital Outcomes.  View on PubMed
  5. Chen WC, Vasudevan HN, Choudhury A, Pekmezci M, Lucas CG, Phillips J, Magill ST, Susko MS, Braunstein SE, Oberheim Bush NA, Boreta L, Nakamura JL, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Sneed PK, Perry A, McDermott MW, Solomon DA, Theodosopoulos PV, Raleigh DR A Prognostic Gene-Expression Signature and Risk Score for Meningioma Recurrence After Resection.  View on PubMed
  6. Schwartz TH, McDermott MW The Simpson grade: abandon the scale but preserve the message.  View on PubMed
  7. Magill ST, Vasudevan HN, Seo K, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Choudhury A, John Liu S, Pekmezci M, Findakly S, Hilz S, Lastella S, Demaree B, Braunstein SE, Bush NAO, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, Sneed PK, Abate AR, Berger MS, McDermott MW, Lim DA, Ullian EM, Costello JF, Raleigh DR Multiplatform genomic profiling and magnetic resonance imaging identify mechanisms underlying intratumor heterogeneity in meningioma.  View on PubMed
  8. Haddad AF, Young JS, Kanungo I, Sudhir S, Chen JS, Raleigh DR, Magill ST, McDermott MW, Aghi MK WHO Grade I Meningioma Recurrence: Identifying High Risk Patients Using Histopathological Features and the MIB-1 Index.  View on PubMed
  9. Dabus G, Kan P, Diaz C, Pabon B, Andres-Mejia J, Linfante I, Grossberg JA, Howard BM, Islak C, Kocer N, Kizilkilic O, Puri AS, Kuhn AL, Moholkar V, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Samaniego EA, McDermott MW Endovascular treatment of anterior cranial fossa dural arteriovenous fistula: a multicenter series.  View on PubMed
  10. Vasudevan HN, Castro MRH, Lee JC, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Bush NAO, McDermott MW, Solomon DA, Perry A, Magill ST, Raleigh DR DNA methylation profiling demonstrates superior diagnostic classification to RNA-sequencing in a case of metastatic meningioma.  View on PubMed
  11. Lee YM, Ordaz A, Durcanova B, Viner JA, Theodosopoulos PV, Aghi MK, McDermott MW Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks and Pseudomeningocele after Posterior Fossa Surgery: Effect of an Autospray Dural Sealant.  View on PubMed
  12. Young JS, Chan AK, Viner JA, Sankaran S, Chan AY, Imershein S, Meary-Miller A, Theodosopoulos PV, Jacques L, Aghi MK, Chang EF, Hervey-Jumper SL, Ward T, Gibson L, Ward MM, Sanftner P, Wong S, Amara D, Magill ST, Osorio JA, Venkatesh B, Gonzales R, Lau C, Boscardin C, Wang M, Berry K, McCullagh L, Reid M, Reels K, Nedkov S, Berger MS, McDermott MW A Safe Transitions Pathway for post-craniotomy neurological surgery patients: high-value care that bypasses the intensive care unit.  View on PubMed
  13. Linfante I, Andreone V, Ravelo N, Starosciak AK, Arif B, Shallwani H, Tze Man Kan P, McDermott MW, Dabus G Endovascular Treatment of Giant Intracranial Aneurysms.  View on PubMed
  14. Osorio JA, Liabres GVT, Miller CA, McDermott MW, Mummaneni PV Use of Intraoperative CO2 Laser for the Resection of a Ventral Intradural Extramedullary Cervical Spinal Tumor: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.  View on PubMed
  15. Magill ST, Choy W, Nguyen MP, McDermott MW Ommaya Reservoir Insertion: A Technical Note.  View on PubMed
  16. Morshed RA, Lee AT, Egladyous A, Avalos LN, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, McDermott MW, Hervey-Jumper SL Shunt Treatment for Coccidioidomycosis-Related Hydrocephalus: A Single-Center Series.  View on PubMed
  17. Almutuawa DM, Strohl MP, Gruss C, van Zante A, Yom SS, McDermott MW, El-Sayed IH Outcomes of sinonasal mucosal melanomas with endoscopic and open resection: a retrospective cohort study.  View on PubMed
  18. Dalle Ore CL, Magill ST, Rodriguez Rubio R, Shahin MN, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos PV, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Kersten RC, Idowu OO, Vagefi MR, McDermott MW Hyperostosing sphenoid wing meningiomas: surgical outcomes and strategy for bone resection and multidisciplinary orbital reconstruction.  View on PubMed
  19. Breshears JD, Morshed RA, Molinaro AM, McDermott MW, Cheung SW, Theodosopoulos PV Residual Tumor Volume and Location Predict Progression After Primary Subtotal Resection of Sporadic Vestibular Schwannomas: A Retrospective Volumetric Study.  View on PubMed
  20. Chandra A, Brandel MG, Wadhwa H, Almeida ND, Yue JK, Nuru MO, Cheng J, Lu S, Patel A, Essayed W, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Aghi MK The Path to U.S. Neurosurgical Residency for Foreign Medical Graduates: Trends from a Decade 2007-2017.  View on PubMed

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