Positions

Assistant Professor
Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US

Board Certifications

Texas Medical Board

Clinical Interests

  • with special interest in minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of degenerative and traumatic spinal conditions

Education

MD from Tufts University School of Medicine
Internship at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute
Complex Spine Surgery
BA from University of Pennsylvania
Neuroscience and Classical Studies

Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
AO Spine
American College of Surgeons

Honors & Awards

Mayfield Basic Science Award, 2012 & 2015
Kadson Neuroscience Award, 2007
Alpha Omega Alpha, 2007
Harold Williams Research Fellowship Award

Selected Publications

  • Ropper AE, Neal MT, Theodore N. "Acute management of traumatic cervical spinal cord injury." Pract. Neurol.. 2015 August;15(4):266-72.
  • Yu D, Thakor DK, Han I, Ropper AE, Haragopal H, Sidman RL, Zafonte R, Schachter SC, Teng YD. "Alleviation of chronic pain following rat spinal cord compression injury with multimodal actions of huperzine A." Proc Natl Acad Sci. 2013 February 19;110(8):E746-55.
  • Ropper AE, Cahill KS, Hanna JW, McCarthy EF, Gokaslan ZL, Chi JH. "Primary vertebral tumors: A review of epidemiologic, histologic and imaging findings part I: Benign tumors." Neurosurgery. 2011 December;69(6):1171-80.
  • Ropper AE, Cahill KS, Hanna JW, McCarthy EF, Gokaslan ZL, Chi JH. "Primary vertebral tumors: A review of epidemiologic, histologic and imaging findings part II: Locally aggressive and malignant tumors." Neurosurgery. 2012 January;70(1):211-19.
  • Ropper AE, Gross BA, Du R. "Surgical treatment of type I spinal dural arteriovenous fistulae." Neurosurgical Focus. 2012 May;32(5):E3.