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Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.6 out of 5

103 Ratings
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Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Brain Tumors, Deep Brain Stimulation, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Neurosurgery, Radiosurgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-4081

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Education & Training

  • M.A., Queen's University Ontario-Canada, 1998
  • M.D., University Toronto Med-Canada, 2002

NPI Number

  • 1063764140
Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

103 Ratings
10 Comments
 

Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Research Interests

neurosciences/behavior

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9457 | Department: 336-716-4081

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Recent Publications

Kishida KT, Saez I, Lohrenz T, Witcher MR, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, White JP, Ellis TL, Phillips PE, Montague PR.. Subsecond dopamine fluctuations in human striatum encode superposed error signals about actual and counterfactual reward. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113(1):200-205.

Mu F, Lucas JT Jr, Watts JM, Johnson AJ, Daniel Bourland J, Laxton AW, Chan MD, Tatter SB. Tumor resection with carmustine wafer placement as salvage therapy after local failure of radiosurgery for brain metastasis. J Clin Neurosci. 2015;22(3):561-565.

Sankar T, Chakravarty MM, Bescos A, Lara M, Obuchi T, Laxton AW, McAndrews MP, Tang-Wai DF, Workman CI, Smith GS, Lozano AM. Deep brain stimulation influences brain structure in Alzheimer's Disease. Brain Stimul. 2015;8(3):645-654.

Liu A, Kuhn EN, Lucas JT Jr, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Gamma Knife radiosurgery for meningiomas in patients with neurofibromatosis Type 2. J Neurosurg. 2015;122(3):536-542.

Lucas JT Jr, Colmer HG IV, White L, Fitzgerald N, Isom S, Bourland JD, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Competing risk analysis of neurologic versus nonneurologic death in patients undergoing radiosurgical salvage after whole-brain radiation therapy failure: who actually dies of their brain metastases?. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;92(5):1008-1015.

Johnson AG, Ruiz J, Hughes R, Page BR, Isom S, Lucas JT, McTyre ER, Houseknecht KW, Ayala-Peacock DN, Bourland DJ, Hinson WH, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Watabe K, Chan MD. Impact of systemic targeted agents on the clinical outcomes of patients with brain metastases. Oncotarget. 2015;6(22):18945-55.

Helis CA, Lucas JT Jr, Bourland JD, Chan MD, Tatter SB, Laxton AW. Repeat radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurgery. 2015;77(5):755-761.

Strowd RE, Russell G, Harmon M, Carter AF, Chan MD, Tatter SB, Laxton AW, High K, Lesser G. Immunologic response to high-dose influenza vaccination in patients with primary central nervous system malignancy (PCNSM) [abstract]. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(15 Suppl):e20669.

Black PJ, Page BR, Lucas JT Jr, Hughes RT, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Munley MT, Chan MD. Factors that determine local control with gamma knife radiosurgery: the role of primary histology. J Radiosurg SBRT. 2015;3(4):281-286.

Holmes JA, Paulsson AK, Page BR, Miller LD, Liu W, Xu J, Hinson WH, Lesser GJ, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Chan MD. Genomic predictors of patterns of progression in glioblastoma and possible influences on radiation field design. J Neurooncol. 2015;124(3):447-453.

Somasundaram A, Laxton AW, Perrin RG. The clinical features of periorbital ecchymosis in a series of trauma patients. Injury. 2014;45(1):203-205.

Lester SC, Taksler GB, Kuremsky JG, Lucas JT Jr, Ayala-Peacock DN, Randolph DM II, Bourland JD, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Clinical and economic outcomes of patients with brain metastases based on symptoms: an argument for routine brain screening of those treated with upfront radiosurgery. Cancer. 2014;120(3):433-441.

Lucas JT Jr, Nida AM, Isom S, Marshall K, Bourland JD, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Predictive nomogram for the durability of pain relief from gamma knife radiation surgery in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;89(1):120-126.

Ayala-Peacock DN, Peiffer AM, Lucas JT, Isom S, Kuremsky JG, Urbanic JJ, Bourland JD, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Shaw EG, Chan MD. A nomogram for predicting distant brain failure in patients treated with gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery without whole brain radiotherapy. Neuro Oncol. 2014;16(9):1283-1288.

Witcher M, Moran R, Tatter SB, Laxton AW. Neuronal oscillations in Parkinson's disease. Front Biosci (Landmark Ed). 2014;19():1291-1299.

Paulsson AK, Holmes JA, Peiffer AM, Miller LD, Liu W, Xu J, Hinson WH, Lesser GJ, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Chan MD. Comparison of clinical outcomes and genomic characteristics of single focus and multifocal glioblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2014;119(2):429-435.

Huang AJ, Huang KE, Page BR, Ayala-Peacock DN, Lucas JT Jr, Lesser GJ, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Risk factors for leptomeningeal carcinomatosis in patients with brain metastases who have previously undergone stereotactic radiosurgery. J Neurooncol. 2014;120(1):163-169.

Kuhn EN, Taksler GB, Dayton O, Loganathan A, Bourland D, Tatter SB, Laxton AW, Chan MD. Is there a tumor volume threshold for postradiosurgical symptoms? A single-institution analysis. Neurosurgery. 2014;75(5):536-545.

Laxton AW, Stone S, Lozano AM. The neurosurgical treatment of Alzheimer's disease: a review. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2014;92(5):269-281.

Page BR, Huang AJ, Huang KE, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Leptomeningeal failure in patients with breast cancer receiving stereotactic radiosurgery for brain metastases [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;90(Suppl 1):S245.

Randolph DM, Peiffer AM, Paulsson AK, Hinson W, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Chan MD. Does delay of start of radiation affect clinical outcomes of glioblastoma [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;90(Suppl 1):S295.

Mohammadi AM, Hawasli AH, Rodriguez A, Schroeder JL, Laxton AW, Elson P, Tatter SB, Barnett GH, Leuthardt EC. The role of laser interstitial thermal therapy in enhancing progression-free survival of difficult-to-access high-grade gliomas: a multicenter study. Cancer Med. 2014;3(4):971-979.

Strowd R, Russell G, Harmon M, Carter A, Chan M, Tatter S, Laxton A, High K, Lesser G. A pilot study of high-dose influenza vaccine immunogenicity in patients with primary central nervous system malignancy [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2014;16(Suppl 5):v207.

Laxton AW, Lipsman N, Lozano AM. Deep brain stimulation for cognitive disorders. Handb Clin Neurol. 2013;116():307-311.

Kuhn E, Taksler GB, Dayton O, Loganathan A, Bourland J, Ellis TL [deceased], Laxton AW, Shaw EG, Chan MD, Tatter SB. Adverse toxicity after stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of meningiomas [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;87(2 Suppl):S259.

Laxton AW, Neimat JS, Davis KD, Womelsdorf T, Hutchison WD, Dostrovsky JO, Hamani C, Mayberg HS, Lozano AM. Neuronal coding of implicit emotion categories in the subcallosal cortex in patients with depression. Biol Psychiatry. 2013;74(10):714-719.

Randolph D, Peiffer AM, Klepin H, Ayala-Peacock DN, Lester SC, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Impact of radiosurgical management of geriatric patients with brain metastases: clinical and quality of life outcomes [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;87(2 Suppl):S609.

Kuhn EN, Taksler GB, Dayton O, Loganathan AG, Vern-Gross TZ, Bourland JD, Laxton AW, Chan MD, Tatter SB. Patterns of recurrence after stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of meningiomas. Neurosurg Focus. 2013;35(6):E14.

Mohammadi A, Hawasli A, Rodriguez A, Schroeder J, Laxton A, Elson P, Tatter S, Barnett G, Leuthardt E. Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT) as a treatment modality for difficult-to-access high grade gliomas: a multi-center study [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2013;15(Suppl 3):221.

Laxton AW, Sankar T, Lozano AM, Hamani C. Deep brain stimulation effects on memory. J Neurosurg Sci. 2012;56(4):341-344.

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Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests

Brain Tumors, Deep Brain Stimulation, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Neurosurgery, Radiosurgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia
Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.103 Ratings
10 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.6
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.6
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.3



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

11/17/2015

Made us ( myself and parents) feel very comfortable with the treatment plan.

10/7/2015

Could not have had a better experience, extremely pleased.

9/11/2015

*Dr. Laxton & the staff at his office & the MRI center are wonderful people.

8/13/2015

Positive experience.

7/27/2015

He took the time we needed to understand what was happening with me. He was much much better at this than what we had experienced with an earlier provider at another facility.

7/23/2015

They told us results of routine tests, and took the time to show us the MRI pictures and explained how my brain tumor was resolving gradually as expected since the gamma knife procedure.

6/4/2015

We cannot say enough good about Dr. Laxton. He demonstrated a level of compassion, empathy, and professionalism that made me feel so confident in submitting myself to his care.

3/13/2015

Great.

3/2/2015

Great.

2/13/2015

This was the first time I felt like I had a say in treatment; doctor at OTHER facilities did not give me this opportunity!

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