Our Chiari Research Publications

As leading specialists in Chiari, our team participates in peer-reviewed research that has been widely published. The following is a sampling of our recent work:

Chiari Malformation in Young Children
Chae JK, Greenfield JP. Revision Chiari Surgery in Young Children: Predictors and Outcomes. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2021;56(6):529-537. doi: 10.1159/000519201. Epub 2021 Oct 6. PMID: 34614496.

Morgenstern PF, Tosi U, Uribe-Cardenas R, Greenfield JP. Ventrolateral Tonsillar Position Defines Novel Chiari 0.5 Classification. World Neurosurg. 2020 Apr;136:444-453. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.01.147. PMID: 32204296.

Adult Chiari and Headaches
Chae JK, Haghdel A, Kelly A, Cruz A, Wood M, Luhmann G, Greenfield JP. Ventral Tonsillar Herniation Predicts Headaches in Adults With Chiari Malformation. World Neurosurg. 2021 Nov;155:e453-e459. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.08.085. Epub 2021 Aug 27. PMID: 34455094.

Consortium Manuscripts
Sadler B, Skidmore A, Gewirtz J, Anderson RCE, Haller G, Ackerman LL, Adelson PD, Ahmed R, Albert GW, Aldana PR, Alden TD, Averill C, Baird LC, Bauer DF, Bethel-Anderson T, Bierbrauer KS, Bonfield CM, Brockmeyer DL, Chern JJ, Couture DE, Daniels DJ, Dlouhy BJ, Durham SR, Ellenbogen RG, Eskandari R, Fuchs HE, George TM, Grant GA, Graupman PC, Greene S, Greenfield JP, Gross NL, Guillaume DJ, Hankinson TC, Heuer GG, Iantosca M, Iskandar BJ, Jackson EM, Jea AH, Johnston JM, Keating RF, Khan N, Krieger MD, Leonard JR, Maher CO, Mangano FT, Mapstone TB, McComb JG, McEvoy SD, Meehan T, Menezes AH, Muhlbauer M, Oakes WJ, Olavarria G, O'Neill BR, Ragheb J, Selden NR, Shah MN, Shannon CN, Smith J, Smyth MD, Stone SSD, Tuite GF, Wait SD, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Park TS, Limbrick DD, Strahle JM. Extradural decompression versus duraplasty in Chiari malformation type I with syrinx: outcomes on scoliosis from the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Jun 18:1-9. doi: 10.3171/2020.12.PEDS20552. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34144521.

Yahanda AT, Adelson PD, Akbari SHA, Albert GW, Aldana PR, Alden TD, Anderson RCE, Bauer DF, Bethel-Anderson T, Brockmeyer DL, Chern JJ, Couture DE, Daniels DJ, Dlouhy BJ, Durham SR, Ellenbogen RG, Eskandari R, George TM, Grant GA, Graupman PC, Greene S, Greenfield JP, Gross NL, Guillaume DJ, Hankinson TC, Heuer GG, Iantosca M, Iskandar BJ, Jackson EM, Johnston JM, Keating RF, Krieger MD, Leonard JR, Maher CO, Mangano FT, McComb JG, McEvoy SD, Meehan T, Menezes AH, O'Neill BR, Olavarria G, Ragheb J, Selden NR, Shah MN, Shannon CN, Shimony JS, Smyth MD, Stone SSD, Strahle JM, Torner JC, Tuite GF, Wait SD, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Park TS, Limbrick DD. Dural augmentation approaches and complication rates after posterior fossa decompression for Chiari I malformation and syringomyelia: a Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Feb 12:1-10. doi: 10.3171/2020.8.PEDS2087. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33578390.

CreveCoeur TS, Yahanda AT, Maher CO, Johnson GW, Ackerman LL, Adelson PD, Ahmed R, Albert GW, Aldana PR, Alden TD, Anderson RCE, Baird L, Bauer DF, Bierbrauer KS, Brockmeyer DL, Chern JJ, Couture DE, Daniels DJ, Dauser RC, Durham SR, Ellenbogen RG, Eskandari R, Fuchs HE, George TM, Grant GA, Graupman PC, Greene S, Greenfield JP, Gross NL, Guillaume DJ, Haller G, Hankinson TC, Heuer GG, Iantosca M, Iskandar BJ, Jackson EM, Jea AH, Johnston JM, Keating RF, Kelly MP, Khan N, Krieger MD, Leonard JR, Mangano FT, Mapstone TB, McComb JG, Menezes AH, Muhlbauer M, Oakes WJ, Olavarria G, O'Neill BR, Park TS, Ragheb J, Selden NR, Shah MN, Shannon C, Shimony JS, Smith J, Smyth MD, Stone SSD, Strahle JM, Tamber MS, Torner JC, Tuite GF, Wait SD, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Limbrick DD. Occipital-Cervical Fusion and Ventral Decompression in the Surgical Management of Chiari-1 Malformation and Syringomyelia: Analysis of Data From the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium. Neurosurgery. 2021 Jan 13;88(2):332-341. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyaa460. PMID: 33313928; PMCID: PMC7803430.

Chiari and Syringomyelia Manuscripts 
Lara-Reyna J, Chae J, Tosi U, Souweidane MM, Uribe-Cardenas R, Greenfield JP. Syringomyelia Resolution Following Chiari Surgery: A Novel Scale for Communication and Research. Neurosurgery. 2020 Dec 15;88(1):E60-E66. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyaa326. PMID: 32779709.

Chiari and Complex OC Junction/Odontoid Manuscripts
Husain Q, Kim MH, Hussain I, Anand VK, Greenfield JP, Schwartz TH, Kacker A. Endoscopic endonasal approaches to the craniovertebral junction: The Otolaryngologist's perspective. World J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Mar 16;6(2):94-99. doi: 10.1016/j.wjorl.2020.01.001. PMID: 32596653; PMCID: PMC7296474.

Our Care Team

  • Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
  • Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Vice Provost of Business Affairs and Integration
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  • Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Associate Residency Director
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  • Victor and Tara Menezes Clinical Scholar in Neuroscience
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics
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  • Vice Chairman, Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
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