Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery is a state-of-the-art technique that is used to treat benign and malignant brain tumors, blood vessel abnormalities and neurological pain syndromes. Most of us will not know what this means, but according to MDNews, it is on the leading edge of Radiosurgery. Tell us what this means for patients, to surgeons, and why it is so important?
TURNING FAILURES INTO SUCCESS
Cargill H. Alleyne, Jr., M.D., Professor and Chair of the GHSU Department of Neurosurgery.
Name: Cargill H. Alleyne Jr., MD
Clinical Title: Director of Neurosurgery Vascular Service
Co-Director Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit
Faculty Title: Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Residency Program Director
Medical Degree: Yale School of Medicine, 1991
Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, 1992-1998
Fellowship: Barrow Neurological Institute
Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Tumor Surgery, 1998-1999
Clinical Interests: Vascular diseases of the brain and spinal cord, Stroke and TIA’s, Brain aneurysms (surgery and coiling), Brain vascular malformations, Carotid stenosis, Endovascular surgery, Gamma knife radiosurgery, Skull base brain tumors, Spine surgery, General Neurosurgery
Research: Treatment of cerebral vasospasm, Novel treatment of stroke, Novel treatment of aneurysms