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Kenneth Eric Ekstrand, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Kenneth Eric Ekstrand, Ph.D.

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-3600
Department: 336-713-6707

Email: kekstran@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 1971

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  • Am Assn Of Physicists In Med
  • Am Coll Of Radiology
Kenneth Eric Ekstrand, Ph.D.

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Kenneth Eric Ekstrand, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

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Academic: 336-713-6707 | Department: 336-713-6707

Email: kekstran@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Retrospective analysis of imaging techniques for treatment planning and monitoring of obliteration for gamma knife treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformation. Amponsah K, Ellis TL [deceased], Chan MD, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Munley MT, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB.. Neurosurgery. 2012;71(4):893-900.

Gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of tumor-related facial pain. Squire SE, Chan MD, Furr RM, Lowell DA, Tatter SB, Ellis TL [deceased], Bourland JD, Deguzman AF, Munley MT, Ekstrand KE, Shaw EG, McMullen KP.. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012;90(3):145-150.

Cavity-directed radiosurgery as adjuvant therapy after resection of a brain metastasis. Jensen CA, Chan MD, McCoy TP, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, Ellis TL, Ekstrand KE, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Tatter SB.. J Neurosurg. 2011;114(6):1585-1591.

Repeat gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Aubuchon AC, Chan MD, Lovato JF, Balamucki CJ, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Deguzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Bourland JD, Shaw EG.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(4):1059-1065.

Toxicity of gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of intracranial tumors in patients with collagen vascular diseases or multiple sclerosis. Lowell D, Tatter SB, Bourland JD, DeGuzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Ellis TL, Lovato JF, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Chan MD.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(4):e519-e524.

The Hug-Kellerer equation as the universal cell survival curve. Ekstrand KE.. Phys Med Biol. 2010;55(10):N267-N273.

Use of 3.0-T MRI for stereotactic radiosurgery planning for treatment of brain metastases: a single-institution retrospective review. Saconn PA, Shaw EG, Chan MD, Squire SE, Johnson AJ, McMullen KP, Tatter SB, Ellis TL, Lovato J, Bourland JD, Ekstrand KE, DeGuzman AF, Munley MT.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(4):1142-1146.

Analysis of toxicity in patients with collagen vascular diseases or multiple sclerosis treated with gamma knife radiosurgery for intracranial tumors [abstract]. Lowell DA, Shaw EG, Bourland JD, de Guzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Tatter SB, Chan MD.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(3 Suppl):S269-S270.

Alternative dose for choroidal melanoma treated with an iodine-125 radioactive plaque: a single-institution retrospective study. Saconn PA, Gee CJ, Greven CM, McCoy TP, Ekstrand KE, Greven KM.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(3):844-848.

Relationship between radiosurgery conformity indices and acoustic neuroma tumor volume. Lawrence MV, Rossi P, Powell D, Ekstrand KE, deGuzman AF, Munley MT, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Stieber VW, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Bourland JD. In: McDermott MW, ed. Radiosurgery. New York: Karger;2010: 95-99.

Clinical experience with radiation therapy in the management of neurofibromatosis-associated central nervous system tumors. Wentworth S, Pinn M, Bourland JD, DeGuzman AF, Ekstrand K, Ellis TL, Glazier SS, McMullen KP, Munley M, Stieber VW, Tatter SB, Shaw EG.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009;73(1):208-213.

Alternative dose for choroidal melanoma treated with an iodine 125 radioactive plaque: a single institution retrospective study [abstract]. Saconn PA, Greven K, Gee C, Greven C, McCoy T, Ekstrand K.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008;72(1 Suppl):S415-S416.

Optically guided linac radiosurgery with a Leksell head frame as an adjunct to gamma knife treatment. Ekstrand KE, Hinson WH, Kearns W, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, McMullen KP, Stieber VW.. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2007;6(2):123-126.

Light-radiation field coincidence for small stereotactic fields [abstract]. Ekstrand K, Munley M, Kearns W, Hinson W, deGuzman A.. Med Phys. 2007;34(6):2466.

Determination of a clinical value for the repair half-time (T1/2) of the trigeminal nerve based on outcome data from gamma knife radiosurgery for facial pain. Stieber V, Robbins M, deGuzman A, Tatter S, Ekstrand K, McMullen K, Branch C, Shaw E, Bourland JD, Lovato J, Munley M, Ellis T, et al.. Radiat Res. 2007;168(2):143-148.

Results of stereotactic radiosurgery for NF2 patients with acoustic neuroma [abstract]. Pinn M, Bourland JD, Ellis T, Deguzman A, Ekstrand K, McMullen K, Glazier S, Munley M, Stieber V, Tatter S, Shaw E, et al.. Neuro Oncol. 2007;9(4):587.

Does dose rate affect efficacy? The outcomes of 256 gamma knife surgery procedures for trigeminal neuralgia and other types of facial pain as they relate to the half-life of cobalt. Balamucki CJ, Stieber VW, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, DeGuzman AF, McMullen KP, Lovato J, Shaw EG, Ekstrand KE, Bourland JD, Munley MT, Robbins M, Branch C.. J Neurosurg. 2006;105(5):730-735.

Gamma Knife surgery targeting the resection cavity of brain metastasis that has progressed after whole-brain radiotherapy. Kim PK, Ellis TL, Stieber VW, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, McCoy TP, D'Agostino RB, Bourland JD, Deguzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Raber MR, Tatter SB.. J Neurosurg. 2006;105(Suppl):75-78.

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Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

Kenneth Eric Ekstrand, Ph.D.

Kenneth Eric Ekstrand, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

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