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Richard W. Byrne, MD

Richard W. Byrne, MD
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  • Neurological Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Neurological Surgery
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Neurological Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Brain tumor
  • Cancer surgery, brain
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Microvascular decompression
  • Neurosurgery, endoscopic
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Seizure focus resection
  • Skull base surgery
  • Skull base tumors
  • Stereotactic surgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Vagus nerve stimulation
Research Interests:
  • Surgical treatment of epilepsy
  • Brain tumors
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  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 855
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-6644
  • Fax: (312) 942-2176
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Impact of therapeutic regimen and clinical presentation on overall survival in CNS lymphoma.
    Kellogg RG, Straus DC, Karmali R, Munoz LF, Byrne RW
    Acta Neurochir (Wien)
    2013 Sep 28
  2. Chiari I malformation associated with atlanto-occipital assimilation presenting as orthopnea and cough syncope.
    Mangubat EZ, Wilson T, Mitchell BA, Byrne RW
    J Clin Neurosci
    2013 Sep 27
  3. Model-based simulation for early neurosurgical learners.
    Selden NR, Origitano TC, Hadjipanayis C, Byrne R
    2013 Oct
    73 Suppl 1:S15-24.
  4. Chronic epilepsy due to low grade temporal lobe tumors and due to hippocampal sclerosis: Do they differ in post-surgical outcome?
    Vannemreddy PS, Kanner AM, Smith MC, Rossi M, Wallace D, Vannemreddy SN, Byrne RW
    J. Neurooncol.
    2013 Nov
  5. Editorial: Temporal lobectomy.
    Byrne RW.
    J Neurosurg. 2013
    2013 May 24. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
  6. Intracranial cotton ball gossypiboma mimicking recurrent meningioma: report of a case with literature review for intentional and unintentional foreign body granulomas.
    Peloquin P, Vannemreddy PS, Watkins LM, Byrne RW.
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012
    2012 Sep
    114(7):1039-41. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.01.046. Epub 2012 Feb 22. No abstract available.
  7. Tailored temporal lobectomy for medically intractable epilepsy: evaluation of pathology and predictors of outcome.
    Falowski SM, Wallace D, Kanner A, Smith M, Rossi M, Balabanov A, Ouyang B, Byrne RW.
    Neurosurgery. 2012
    2012 Sep
    71(3):703-9; discussion 709. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e318262161d.
  8. Practice on an Augmented Reality/Haptic Simulator and Library of Virtual Brains Improves Residents' Ability to Perform a Ventriculostomy.
    Yudkowsky R, Luciano C, Banerjee P, Schwartz A, Alaraj A, Lemole GM Jr, Charbel F, Smith K, Rizzi S, Byrne R, Bendok B, Frim D.
    Simul Healthc. 2012
    2012 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Cross-immunoreactivity between bacterial aquaporin-Z and human aquaporin-4: potential relevance to neuromyelitis optica.
    Ren Z, Wang Y, Duan T, Patel J, Liggett T, Loda E, Brahma S, Goswami R, Grouse C, Byrne R, Stefoski D, Javed A, Miller SD, Balabanov R.
    J Immunol. 2012
    2012 Nov 1
    189(9):4602-11. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1200486. Epub 2012 Sep 24.
  10. Temporal lobe gangliogliomas associated with chronic epilepsy: Long-term surgical outcomes.
    Wallace D, Ruban D, Kanner A, Smith M, Pitelka L, Stein J, Vannemreddy PS, Whisler WW, Byrne RW.
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012
    2012 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Corpus callosotomy with the CO2 laser suction device: a technical note.
    Falowski S, Byrne R.
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012
    90(3):137-40. doi: 10.1159/000336337. Epub 2012 Mar 2.
  12. Incidental aneurysms in temporal lobe epilepsy surgery: report of three cases and a review of the literature.
    Lad SP, Shannon L, Byrne RW.
    Br J Neurosurg.
    2011 Sep 7
  13. High-Grade Glioma Relationship to the Neural Stem Cell Compartment: A Retrospective Review of 104 Cases.
    Marsh JC, Wendt JA, Herskovic AM, Diaz A, Gielda BT, Byrne RW.
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.
    2011 May 16
  14. Frontal sinus schwannoma: case report and review of literature.
    Mangubat EZ, Pitelka L, Petruzzelli GJ, Byrne RW
    Skull Base Rep
    2011 May
  15. Temporal lobe pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma and chronic epilepsy: Long-term surgical outcomes.
    Wallace DJ, Byrne RW, Ruban D, Cochran EJ, Roh D, Whisler WW.
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg.
    2011 Jul 6
  16. Medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy in patients with normal MRI: surgical outcome in twenty-one consecutive patients.
    Smith AP, Sani S, Kanner AM, Stoub T, Morrin M, Palac S, Bergen DC, Balabonov A, Smith M, Whisler WW, Byrne RW.
    2011 Jul
  17. Emergency neurosurgical care solutions: acute care surgery, regionalization, and the neurosurgeon: results of the 2008 CNS consensus session.
    Byrne RW, Bagan BT, Bingaman W, Anderson VC, Selden NR.
    2011 Apr
    68(4):1063-7; discussion 1067-8.
  18. Surgical treatment of cerebellar metastases.
    Ghods AJ, Munoz L, Byrne R.
    Surg Neurol Int.
  19. The history of neurological surgery at Rush University Medical Center
    Boco T, Jobe KW, O'Leary ST, Byrne RW, Whisler WW
    2010 Oct
  20. Predicting white matter targets for direct neurostimulation therapy
    Rossi MA, Stebbins G, Murphy C, Greene D, Brinker S, Sarcu D, Tenharmsel A, Stoub T, Stein MA, Hoeppner TJ, Byrne RW, Moseley ME, Bammer RA, Bild S, Dennis J, Arnett N, Balabanov A, Bergen D, Kanner AM, Smith MC
    Epilepsy Res
    2010 Oct
  21. Neuro-critical care skills training using a human patient simulator
    Musacchio MJ Jr, Smith AP, McNeal CA, Munoz L, Rothenberg DM, von Roenn KA, Byrne RW
    Neurocrit Care
    2010 Oct
  22. Major intratumoral hemorrhage of a petroclival atypical meningioma: case report and review of literature.
    Mangubat EZ, Byrne RW.
    Skull Base.
    2010 Nov
  23. Occult middle fossa encephaloceles in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Byrne RW, Smith AP, Roh D, Kanner A
    World Neurosurg
    2010 May
  24. What's new in neurosurgery: Advances in neurovascular and spine surgery, epilepsy surgery, surgery for movement disorders and intraoperative imaging
    Dohrmann GJ, Byrne RW
    Med Princ Pract
  25. A lifetime psychiatric history predicts a worse seizure outcome following temporal lobectomy
    Kanner AM, Byrne R, Chicharro A, Wuu J, Frey M
    2009 Mar 3
  26. Survival of mossy cells of the hippocampal dentate gyrus in humans with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Seress L, Abrahám H, Horváth Z, Dóczi T, Janszky J, Klemm J, Byrne R, Bakay RA
    J Neurosurg
    2009 Dec
  27. Chronic epilepsy associated with temporal tumors: long-term surgical outcome
    Ruban D, Byrne RW, Kanner A, Smith M, Cochran EJ, Roh D, Whisler WW
    Neurosurg Focus
    2009 Aug
  28. Occult cervical (C1-2) dural tear causing bilateral recurrent subdural hematomas and repaired with cervical epidural blood patch
    Buvanendran A, Byrne RW, Kari M, Kroin JS
    J Neurosurg Spine
    2008 Nov
  29. Neurosurgical emergency transfers to academic centers in Cook County: a prospective multicenter study
    Byrne RW, Bagan BT, Slavin KV, Curry D, Koski TR, Origitano TC
    2008 Mar
    62(3):709-16; discussion 709-16
  30. Postoperative acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after exposure to microfibrillar collagen hemostat
    Sani S, Boco T, Lewis SL, Cochran E, Patel AJ, Byrne RW
    J Neurosurg
    2008 Jul
  31. Cervical syrinx as a cause of shoulder pain in 2 athletes
    Lewis PB, Rue JP, Byrne R, Capiola D, Steiner M, Bach BR Jr
    Am J Sports Med
    2008 Jan
  32. Papillary tumor of the pineal region
    Boco T, Aalaei S, Musacchio M, Byrne R, Cochran E
    2008 Feb
  33. Epidural cylinder electrodes for presurgical evaluation of intractable epilepsy: technical note
    Byrne RW, Jobe KW, Smith MC, Kanner A, Bergen DC, Palac SM, Balabanov AJ, Ajiboye NA, Takagi I, Whisler WW
    Surg Neurol
    2008 Aug
    70(2):160-4; discussion 164
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