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

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4.7 out of 5

117 Ratings
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Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

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

Board Certifications

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Neurosurgery

NPI Number

  • 1063764140
Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

117 Ratings
6 Comments
 

Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Research Interests

Deep Brain Stimulation; Alzheimer Disease; Fornix, Brain; Gyrus Cinguli; Depressive Disorder, Major
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Contact Information

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

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Recent Publications

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

Emerging indications for fractionated gamma knife radiosurgery. McTyre E, Helis CA, Farris M, Wilkins L, Sloan D, Hinson WH, Bourland JD, Dezarn WA, Munley MT, Watabe K, Xing F, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD.. Neurosurgery. 2016;():.

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

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

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

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?. Lucas JT Jr, Colmer HG IV, White L, Fitzgerald N, Isom S, Bourland JD, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;92(5):1008-1015.

Impact of systemic targeted agents on the clinical outcomes of patients with brain metastases. 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.. Oncotarget. 2015;6(22):18945-55.

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

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

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

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

A competing risks analysis assessing predictors of neurologic and non-neurologic death in patients with brain metastasis initially treated with upfront stereotactic radiosurgery without whole-brain radiation therapy [abstract]. McTyre E, Johnson A, Ruiz J, Isom S, Lucas JT Jr, Hinson W, Watabe K, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Chan MD.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;93(3 Suppl):S176.

Outcomes for anaplastic glioma treated with radiation therapy with or without concurrent temozolomide [abstract]. McTyre E, Lucas JT Jr, Helis C, Farris M, Houseknecht K, Mott R, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Lesser GJ, Chan MD.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;93(3 Suppl):E108.

Impact of socioeconomic status on brain metastasis outcomes at a large academic radiosurgery center [abstract]. Houseknecht K, Taksler GB, Johnson A, Page BR, Hinson W, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Weaver KE, Chan MD, Ruiz J.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;93(3 Suppl):E366.

Comparison of stereo-EEG and grid-implanted phase II patients' experience prior to epilspsy surgery: the Wake Forest experience [abstract]. Woodard V, Boggs J, Couture D, Laxton A, Popli G, Silvia M, Sam M, Munger-Clary H, Wong M, O'Donovan C.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society; 2016 Dec 2-6; Houston (TX). 2015;():A2.171.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests

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

Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Adrian W. Laxton, M.D.117 Ratings
6 Comments


 

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CP concern for questions/worries
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CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
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4.8
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4.7
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5/2/2016

My experience with Dr. Laxton was very positive. I felt comfortable with him and the manner in which he gave me information. I look forward to the next appointment!!!

4/25/2016

Wish *Dr. Laxton and his crew could be my physician for everything. Excellent care.

2/27/2016

If all physicians were as wonderful and caring as Dr. Laxton the world would be a better place. He truly has a heart for his work and patients. He never makes you feel rushed through an appointment, he takes his time to explain in detail the scans and test results. He always answers all questions in a manner that you are able to understand without you feeling uncomfortable for asking the question nor does he speak down to you. He always communicates with you on an effective level for the person he is speaking with.

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.

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