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neurosurgery

Houston, Texas

A full range of modern neurosurgical specialties and techniques are provided by top BCM neurosurgery specialists.
Department of Neurosurgery
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Daniel Yoshor, M.D.

Daniel Yoshor, M.D.ProfessorChief of Neurosurgery Service, St. Luke's Medical Center; Director, Brain Tumor and Epilepsy Surgery Programs; Surgical Director, The Pituitary Center at Baylor College of Medicine; Program Director, Baylor/MD Anderson Neurosurgery Residency Program

Board Certification

  • American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Medical School

  • The University of Chicago Pritzker School, Chicago, IL (M.D. with Honors)

Internship

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Residency

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Fellowship

  • Brain Tumor and Epilepsy Surgery - University of California, San Francisco, CA

Primary Neurosurgical Interests

  • Clinical: Endoscopic pituitary and skull base surgery, brain and pituitary tumors, epilepsy surgery, brain mapping, sstereotactic radiosurgery (Cyberknife)
  • Research: Brain Mapping, Human Neurophysiology, Cortical Stimulation, Epilepsy Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • Houston Neurological Society

Contact Information:

Daniel Yoshor, M.D.

Clinic: Baylor Clinic
13th Floor, 6620 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-4696
Fax: 713-798-3739

Research Laboratory: Laboratory of Human Neurophysiology
Neurosensory Center, NB 328
6501 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-4659

Mail: Department of Neurosurgery
1709 Dryden, Suite 750
Houston, TX 77030

Sr. Administrative Assistant:
May Basso - 713-798-3845
mbasso@bcm.edu

Selected Recent Publications

  • Calzada G, Issacson B, Yoshor D, and Oghalai J; Surgical approaches to the hypoglossal canal. Skull Base, 2007 May; 17(3):187-196.
  • Yoshor D, Bosking WH, Ghose GM, Sun P, and Maunsell JHR; Electrophysiological responses in early human visual cortex are not strongly effected by attention. Journal of Neuroscience, 2007 November 28; 27(48):13205-9.
  • Murphey DK, Yoshor D, and Beauchamp MS; Perception Matches Selectivity in the Human Anterior Color Center: Current Biology, 2008 February 12;18(3):216-20.
  • Dannenbaum M, Lega BC, Suki D, Harper RL, and Yoshor D: Microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm: results from 114 operations performed without neurophysiologic monitoring. Journal of Neurosurgery, 2008 September; 109(3):410-415.
  • Dulay MF, Murphey DK, David Y, Sun P, Maunsell JHR, and Yoshor D: Computer-controlled electrical stimulation for mapping function in human cerebral cortex; Journal of Neurosurgery, 2008 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lega BC, Verma AV, Wilfong AA, Goldsmith IL, and Yoshor D: Cortical resection tailored to awake, intraoperative ictal recordings and motor mapping in the treatment of epilepsia partialis continua. Neurosurgery, 2009 Mar;64(3 Suppl):195-6.
  • Murphey DK, Maunsell JHR, Beauchamp MS, and Yoshor D; Perceiving electrical stimulation of identified human visual areas; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2009 Mar 31;106(13):5389-93. Epub 2009 Mar 10.
  • Dulay MF, Levin HS, York MK, Mizrahi EM, Goldsmith IL, Verma A, Grossman RG, and Yoshor D Predictors of individual visual memory decline after unilateral anterior temporal lobe resection; Neurology, in press.

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