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Stephen B. Tatter, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Stephen B. Tatter, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor,


Clinical Specialties

Parkinson's Disease, Neurosurgery, Brain Tumors, Pituitary Tumors, Gamma Knife, Tremor

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Department: 336-716-4081

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of Michigan/Ann Arbor , 1982
  • M.D., Cornell University Medical College , 1990
  • Ph.D., Rockefeller University , 1990
  • Residency, Surgery, Massachusetts Gen Hosp, 1996
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, 1997

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  • 1831178151
Stephen B. Tatter, M.D., Ph.D.

Stephen B. Tatter, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Neurosurgery
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Brain Tumor Center of Excellence

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, cognition/learning, neurosciences/behavior

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Academic: 336-716-4047 | Department: 336-716-4081

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Recent Publications

Triffo WJ, Bourland JD, Couture DE, McMullen KP, Tatter SB, Morris PP. Definitive treatment of vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation with stereotactic radiosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2014;120(1):120-125.

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.

Kilburn JM, Ellis TL [deceased], Lovato JF, Urbanic JJ, Daniel Bourland J, Munley MT, Deguzman AF, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Local control and toxicity outcomes in brainstem metastases treated with single fraction radiosurgery: is there a volume threshold for toxicity?. J Neurooncol. 2014;117(1):167-174.

Weller M, Marshall K, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Single-institution retrospective series of gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of multiple sclerosis-related trigeminal neuralgia: factors that predict efficacy. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2014;92(1):53-58.

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.

Paulsson AK, McMullen KP, Peiffer AM, Hinson WH, Kearns WT, Johnson AJ, Lesser GJ, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Limited margins using modern radiotherapy techniques does not increase marginal failure rate of glioblastoma. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014;37(2):177-181.

Strowd RE, Swett K, Harmon M, Carter AF, Pop-Vicas A, Chan M, Tatter SB, Ellis T [deceased], Blevins M, High K, Lesser GJ. Influenza vaccine immunogenicity in patients with primary central nervous system malignancy. Neuro Oncol. 2014;():.

Zheng ZL, Morykwas M, Campbell D, McGee M, Hollingsworth C, Adams F, Mays J, Tatter S, Argenta L. Mechanical tissue resuscitation at the site of traumatic brain injuries reduces the volume of injury and hemorrhage in a swine model. Neurosurgery. 2014;75(2):152-162.

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.

Brocker DT, Swan BD, Turner DA, Gross RE, Tatter SB, Koop MM, Bronte-Stewart H, Grill WM. Improved efficacy of temporally non-regular deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. Exp Neurol. 2013;239():60-67.

Peiffer AM, Leyrer CM, Greene-Schloesser DM, Shing E, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Tatter SB, Ip EH, Rapp SR, Robbins ME [deceased], Shaw EG, Chan MD. Neuroanatomical target theory as a predictive model for radiation-induced cognitive decline. Neurology. 2013;80(8):747-753.

Powers AK, Neal MT, Argenta LC, Wilson JA, DeFranzo AJ, Tatter SB. Vacuum-assisted closure for complex cranial wounds involving the loss of dura mater. J Neurosurg. 2013;118(2):302-308.

Chan MD, Shaw EG, Tatter SB. Radiosurgical management of trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2013;24(4):613-621.

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.

Kuremsky JG, Lester SC, Lucas JT, Randolph DM, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Clinical and economic outcomes of patients with brain metastases based on whether metastases are symptomatic or not: an argument for routine brain screening [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;87(2 Suppl):S178-S179.

Lucas JT, Colmer HG, White GL, Isom SP, Ellis TL [deceased], Urbanic JJ, Tatter SB, Chan MD. A competing risk analysis of neurologic versus nonneurologic death in patients undergoing radiosurgical salvage following whole brain radiation therapy failure (WBRT): who actually dies of their brain metastases? [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;87(2 Suppl):S52.

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.

Kuremsky JG, Urbanic JJ, Petty WJ, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, Tatter SB, Ellis TL [deceased], McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Tumor histology predicts patterns of failure and survival in patients with brain metastases from lung cancer treated with gamma knife radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2013;73(4):641-647.

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.

Bergene J, Walker J, Tatter S, Sarwal A. Cerebral vasospasm post craniopharyngioma surgery with diabetes insipidus: challenges of management [abstract]. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(12 Suppl 1):A330.

Neal MT, Chan MD, Lucas JT Jr, Loganathan A, Dillingham C, Pan E, Stewart JH IV, Bourland JD, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. Predictors of survival, neurologic death, local failure, and distant failure after gamma knife radiosurgery for melanoma brain metastases. World Neurosurg. 2013;():.

Monjazeb AM, Ayala D, Jensen C, Case LD, Bourland JD, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Chan MD, Tatter SB, Lesser GJ, Shaw EG. A phase I dose escalation study of hypofractionated IMRT field-in-field boost for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;82(2):743-748.

Ruiz J, Case D, Enevold G, Rosdhal R, Tatter SB, Ellis TL, McQuellon RP, McMullen KP, Stieber VW, Shaw EG, Lesser GJ. A phase II trial of thalidomide and procarbazine in adult patients with recurrent or progressive malignant gliomas. J Neurooncol. 2012;106(3):611-617.

Geer CP, Simonds J, Anvery A, Chen MY, Burdette JH, Zapadka ME, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Lesser GJ, Chan MD, McMullen KP, Johnson AJ. Does MR perfusion imaging impact management decisions for patients with brain tumors? A prospective study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2012;33(3):556-562.

Marshall K, Chan MD, McCoy TP, Aubuchon AC, Bourland JD, McMullen KP, deGuzman AF, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. Predictive variables for the successful treatment of trigeminal neuralgia with gamma knife radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2012;70(3):566-573.

Argenta LC, Zheng Z, Bryant A, Tatter SB, Morykwas MJ. A new method for modulating traumatic brain injury with mechanical tissue resuscitation. Neurosurgery. 2012;70(5):1281-1295.

Harris S, Chan MD, Lovato JF, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Bourland JD, Munley MT, deGuzman AF, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, McMullen KP. Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery as salvage therapy after failure of whole-brain radiotherapy in patients with small-cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;83(1):e53-e59.

Cochran DC, Chan MD, Aklilu M, Lovato JF, Alphonse NK, Bourland JD, Urbanic JJ, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. The effect of targeted agents on outcomes in patients with brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma treated with Gamma Knife surgery. J Neurosurg. 2012;116(5):978-983.

Renfrow JJ, DeTroye A, Chan M, Tatter S, Ellis T, McMullen K, Johnson A, Mott R, Lesser GJ. Initial experience with bendamustine in patients with recurrent primary central nervous system lymphoma: a case report. J Neurooncol. 2012;107(3):659-663.

Attia A, Chan MD, Mott RT, Russell GB, Seif D, Bourland JD, Deguzman AF, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Tatter SB, Shaw EG. Patterns of failure after treatment of atypical meningioma with gamma knife radiosurgery. J Neurooncol. 2012;108(1):179-185.

Attia A, Tatter SB, Weller M, Marshall K, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, Ellis TL [deceased], McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Chan MD. CT-only planning for Gamma Knife radiosurgery in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: methodology and outcomes from a single institution. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012;56(4):490-494.

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

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. Gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of tumor-related facial pain. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012;90(3):145-150.

Vern-Gross TZ, Lawrence JA, Case LD, McMullen KP, Bourland JD, Metheny-Barlow LJ, Ellis TL [deceased], Tatter SB, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Chan MD. Breast cancer subtype affects patterns of failure of brain metastases after treatment with stereotactic radiosurgery. J Neurooncol. 2012;110(3):381-388.

Loganathan AG, Chan MD, Alphonse N, Peiffer AM, Johnson AJ, McMullen KP, Urbanic JJ, Saconn PA, Bourland JD, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL [deceased]. Clinical outcomes of brain metastases treated with Gamma Knife radiosurgery with 3.0T versus 1.5T MRI-based treatment planning: have we finally optimised detection of occult brain metastases?. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012;56(5):554-560.

Ayala-Peacock D, Peiffer AM, Ellis TL [deceased], Tatter SB, Urbanic JJ, Bourland JD, Shaw EG, Chan MC. Predictive factors for distant brain failure after primary radiosurgical management of brain metastases [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;84(3 Suppl):S296.

Lucas J, Marshall K, Bourland D, Shaw E, Ellis T [deceased], Tatter S, Chan MD. Predictors of durability of response for stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;84(3 Suppl):S37-S38.

Paulsson A, Peiffer AM, McMullen KP, Hinson WH, Lesser GJ, Ellis TL [deceased], Tatter SB, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Comparison of clinical outcomes for single focus and multifocal glioblastoma [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;84(3 Suppl):S274.

Strowd RE, Swett K, Harmon M, Pop-Vicas A, Chan M, Tatter SB, Ellis TL [deceased], Blevins M, High K, Lesser GJ. A pilot study of influenza vaccine immunogenicity in patients with malignant central nervous system (CNS) tumors [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2012;14(Suppl 6):154.

Kuhn EN, Chan MD, Tatter SB, Ellis TL [deceased]. Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for radiation-induced meningiomas. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012;90(6):365-369.

Argenta LC, Carroll DL, Levi NH, Liu J, Morykwas MJ, Tatter S, Wagner WD, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Wake Forest University, assignees. Device and method for treating central nervous system pathology. United States patent 8,267,960. 2012 Sept 8. 2012;():.

LeWitt PA, Rezai AR, Leehey MA, Ojemann SG, Flaherty AW, Eskandar EN, Kostyk SK, Thomas K, Siddiqui MS, Tatter SB, et al. AAV2-GAD gene therapy for advanced Parkinson's disease: a double-blind, sham-surgery controlled, randomised trial. Lancet Neurol. 2011;10(4):309-319.

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

Chan MD, Attia A, Tatter SB, Lesser G, Zapadka ME, Mott RT, Carter A, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Ellis TE [sic ] [Ellis TL]. Radiation-induced adult medulloblastoma: a two-case report and review of the literature. J Neurooncol. 2011;103(3):745-749.


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

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

Amponsah K, Ellis TL, Chan MD, Bourland JD, Glazier SS, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB. Staged gamma knife radiosurgery for large cerebral arteriovenous malformations. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2011;89(6):365-371.

Kilburn JM, Ellis TL, Urbanic JJ, Bourland JD, Munley MT, deGuzman AF, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Chan MD. Outcomes for gamma knife radiosurgery for brainstem metastases [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(2 Suppl):S302.

Kuremsky JG, Urbanic JJ, Petty WJ, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, Tatter SB, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Tumor histology predicts patterns of failure and survival in patients with lung cancer treated with gamma knife radiosurgery [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(2 Suppl):S595.

Leyrer CM, Peiffer AM, Greene-Schloesser DM, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Tatter SB, Rapp SR, Robbins ME, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Normal tissue complication modeling of the brain: dose-volume histogram analysis of neurocognitive outcomes of two CCOP trials [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(2 Suppl):S184-S185.

Loganathan AG, Chan MD, Alphonse N, Peiffer AM, Johnson A, McMullen KP, Urbanic JJ, Saconn PA, Bourland JD, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. Clinical outcomes of brain metastases treated with gamma knife radiosurgery with 3.0 T vs. 1.5 T MRI-based treatment planning [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2011;13(Suppl 3):129.

Paulsson AK, Chan MD, Peiffer AM, Hinson WH, Kearns WT, Lesser GJ, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Shaw EG, McMullen KP. Decreased CTV margin size does not affect patterns of failure for glioblastoma treated with concurrent radiotherapy and temozolomide [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(2 Suppl):S183.

Peiffer AM, Leyrer CM, Greene-Schloesser D, Kearns WT, Hinson WH, Tatter SB, Rapp SR, Robbins ME, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Normal tissue complication modeling of the brain: dose-volume histogram analysis of neurocognitive outcomes of two CCOP trials [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2011;13(Suppl 3):73.

Vern-Gross TZ, McMullen KP, Case LD, Bourland JD, Ellis TL, Lawrence JA, Tatter SB, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Chan MD. Patterns of failure in patients receiving gamma knife radiosurgery for breast carcinoma to the brain [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;81(2 Suppl):S216-S217.

Vern-Gross TZ, McMullen KP, Case LD, Bourland JD, Ellis TL, Lawrence JA, Tatter SB, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Chan MD. Patterns of failure in patients receiving gamma knife radiosurgery for breast carcinoma to the brain [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2011;13(Suppl 3):127.

Strowd RE, Cartwright MS, Passmore LV, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Siddiqui MS. Weight change following deep brain stimulation for movement disorders. J Neurol. 2010;257(8):1293-1297.

White DL, Rees CJ, Butler SG, Tatter SB, Markley LW, Cartwright MS. Positional dysphagia secondary to a Chiari I malformation. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010;89(7):318-319.

Chan MD, Tatter SB, Lesser G, Shaw EG. Radiation oncology in brain tumors: current approaches and clinical trials in progress. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2010;20(3):401-408.

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. Use of 3.0-T MRI for stereotactic radiosurgery planning for treatment of brain metastases: a single-institution retrospective review. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(4):1142-1146.

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

Marshall KM, Chan MD, Ellis TL, Aubuchon A, Balamucki CJ, Bourland JD, McCoy TP, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB. Predictive variables for successful treatment of trigeminal neuralgia with radiosurgery [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(3 Suppl):S8.

McMullen KP, Harris S, Lovato J, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Urbanic J, Bourland JD, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Salvage radiosurgery for patients with small cell lung cancer after previous whole brain radiations [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(3 Suppl):S274-S275.

Debinski W, Tatter SB. Convection-enhanced delivery to achieve widespread distribution of viral vectors: predicting clinical implementation. Curr Opin Mol Ther. 2010;12(6):647-653.

Renfrow J, De Troye A, Chan M, Tatter S, Ellis T, McMullen K, Johnson A, Mott R, Lesser GJ. Initial clinical experience with bendamustine in patients with recurrent primary central nervous system lymphoma (R-PCNSL) [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2010;12(Suppl 4):56.

Lawrence MV, Rossi P, Powell D, Ekstrand KE, deGuzman AF, Munley MT, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Stieber VW, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Bourland JD.Relationship between radiosurgery conformity indices and acoustic neuroma tumor volume

Sampson JH, Archer G, Pedain C, Wembacher-Schroder E, Westphal M, Kunwar S, Vogelbaum MA, Coan A, Herndon JE II, Tatter S, et al. Poor drug distribution as a possible explanation for the results of the PRECISE trial. J Neurosurg. 2010;113(2):301-309.


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

Debinski W, Tatter SB. Convection-enhanced delivery for the treatment of brain tumors. Expert Rev Neurother. 2009;9(10):1519-1527.

Attia A, Chan M, Seif D, Russell GB, Bourland JD, Deguzman A, Ellis T, McMullen K, Tatter S, Shaw EG. Treatment of atypical meningiomas with gamma knife radiosurgery: the role of conformality index and margin dose [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009;75(3 Suppl 1):S226-S227.

Aubuchon AC, Chan M, Lovano J, McMullen K, Ellis T, Tatter S, Bourland J, Deguzman A, Munley M, Shaw E. Dorsal root entry zone dose predicts efficacy and toxicity for patients receiving a second radiosurgical treatment for recurrent trigeminal neuralgia [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009;75(3 Suppl 1):S240.

Jensen CA, Chan MD, McCoy TP, Shaw EG, McMullen KP, Ellis TL, Munley MT, Bourland JD, De Guzman AF, Tatter SB. Adjuvant radiosurgery after resection of a brain metastasis allows for the delay or elimination of whole brain radiotherapy [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009;75(3 Suppl 1):S226.

Strowd RE, Bajaj S, Cartwright MS, Ellis TL, Nawaz KH, Tatter SS, Siddiqui MS. Risk factors for intracranial hemorrhage during deep brain stimulation surgery [abstract]. Mov Disord. 2009;24(Suppl 1):S474.

Stevens EA, Powers AK, Sweasey TA, Tatter SB, Ojemann RG. Simplified harvest of autologous pericranium for duraplasty in Chiari malformation Type I. Technical note. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009;11(1):80-83.

Siddiqui MS, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Okun MS. Deep brain stimulation: treating neurological and psychiatric disorders by modulating brain activity. NeuroRehabilitation. 2008;23(1):105-113.

Siddiqui MS, Ellis T, Tatter SS, Foote KD, Okun MS. Deep brain stimulation: patient selection in Parkinson's disease, other movement disorders, and neuropsychiatric disorders In: Tarsy D, Vitek JL, Starr P, Okun M, eds. Deep brain stimulation in neurological and psychiatric disorders. Totowa (NJ): Humana Press;2008: 88-98.

Argenta L, Morykwas M, Zheng Z-l, Wagner W, Tatter S. Controlled negative pressure reduces brain edema and modulates brain metabolites in a brain injury model [abstract]. J Neurotrauma. 2008;25(7):930.

Monjazeb AM, Bourland JD, Case LD, Ellis TL, Lesser GJ, McMullen KP, Munley M, Tatter SB, Shaw EG. A phase I dose escalation study of IMRT field-in-field boost for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008;72(1 Suppl 1):S227.

Squire SE, Ellis TL, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, McMullen KP. Tumor-related facial pain: response to gamma knife radiosurgery [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008;72(1 Suppl):S225.

Squire S, Center B, Ellis T, Shaw E, Tatter S, McMullen K. Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for brain metastases: timing of posttreatment MRI [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2008;10(5):889.

Stevens EA, Branch B, Tatter SB. Self-inflicted bifrontal craniocerebral nail gun injury [online case study]. AANS Online Case Studies. 2008;():105-113.


Lesser GJ, Stieber V, Case D, Enevold G, Rosdhal R, Tatter S, Ellis T, McMullen K, Shaw E. A phase II trial of thalidomide (Thal) and procarbazine (Pro) in adults with recurrent or progressive malignant gliomas (MG) [abstract]. J Clin Oncol. 2007;25(18 Suppl Pt I):91s.

Barker FG II, Tatter SB. Meningiomas: introduction In: Cohen-Gadol AA, Spencer DD, eds. The legacy of Harvey Cushing: profiles of patient care. New York: Thieme;2007: 191-203.

Tatter SB. Balloon-catheter brachytherapy for malignant brain tumors In: Badie B, ed. Neurosurgical operative atlas: neuro-oncology. 2nd ed. New York: Thieme;2007: 97-103.

Powers AD, David LR, DeFranzo AJ, Argenta LC, Tatter SB. Vacuum assisted closure for open brain wounds [abstract]. In: American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2007 Apr 14-19; Washington (DC). 2007;():41982.

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. 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. Radiat Res. 2007;168(2):143-148.

Kunwar S, Westphal M, Medhorn M, Ram Z, Sampson J, Byrne R, Lang F, Tatter S, Piepmeier J, Barnett G, et al. Results from PRECISE: a randomized phase 3 study in patients with first recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) comparing cintredekin besudotox (CB) administered via convection-enhanced delivery (CED) with gliadel wafers (GW) [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2007;9(4):531.

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

Sills A, Tatter S, Fraser R, Asher A, Vogelbaum M, Judy K, Canute G, Jensen R, Redmond A. A phase II study utilizing focal radiation in patients with 1-3 brain metastases [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2007;9(4):582-583.

Wentworth S, Ellis T, Glazier S, McMullen K, Stieber V, Tatter S, Shaw E. Clinical experience with radiation therapy in the management of neurofibromatosis-associated central nervous system tumors [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2007;9(4):581.

Wentworth S, Ellis TL, Glazier S, McMullen KP, Stieber VW, Tatter SB, Shaw EG. Clinical experience with radiation therapy in the management of neurofibromatosis-associated central nervous system tumors [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007;69(3 Suppl):S248-S249.

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. 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. J Neurosurg. 2006;105(5):730-735.

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. Gamma Knife surgery targeting the resection cavity of brain metastasis that has progressed after whole-brain radiotherapy. J Neurosurg. 2006;105(Suppl):75-78.

Powell, DF, Rossi PJ, Lawrence MV, Kavanagh K, McMullen KP, Stieber VW, Ellis TL, deGuzman AF, Bourland JD, Tatter SB. Stereotactic radiosurgery improves pre-treatment symptoms in patients with acoustic neuroma [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006;66(3 Suppl):S198.

Sills AK, Tatter SB, Fountas KN, Fraser RW, Asher AL, Vogelbaum MA, Judy KD, Canute GW, Jensen RL, Redmond A. A phase II study utilizing focal radiation in patients with 1-3 brain metastases [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2006;8(4):490.

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Professor, Neurosurgery

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Parkinson's Disease, Neurosurgery, Brain Tumors, Pituitary Tumors, Gamma Knife, Tremor
Stephen B. Tatter, M.D., Ph.D.



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