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Michael G. Kaiser, MD
Neurosurgeon
Columbia University
New York, NY

About Michael G. Kaiser, MD

Dr. Kaiser is a neurosurgeon practicing out of the Neurological Institute of New York and a faculty member at Columbia University in New York.

Dr. Kaiser received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, completed his internship from the Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and his residency from the Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He also completed a neurosurgical spine fellowship from The Emory Clinic, Emory University in Atlanta, GA. In addition, Dr. Kaiser was a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York.

Included among his accomplishments, Dr. Kaiser has received various prestigious awards including The Elsberg Award from New York Society of Neurosurgery, The Peter F. Curran Thesis Award and The American Heart Association Research Fellowship from Yale University School of Medicine. In addition, while in medical school, Dr. Kaiser was a Farr Scholar and Class President.

Dr. Kaiser is also a member of numerous professional organizations including the Joint Section on Spine & Peripheral Nerve, the American Association of Neurological Surgery, the Congress of Neurological Surgery, and a past member of the Society of Neuroscience and the American Medical Student Association.

To date, Dr. Kaiser has published over 30 articles and abstracts in such professional, peer-reviewed journals as Neurosurgical Focus and the Journal of Neurosurgery. Dr. Kaiser has also contributed to numerous medical textbooks and has made a variety of presentations at major medical meetings.

Dr. Kaiser is married and lives in New Jersey.

Publications

Publications and Papers

Kaiser MG, Haid RW, Subach GE, Barnes B, Rodts GE. Anterior Cervical Plating Enhances Arthrodesis Following Discectomy and Fusion with Cortical Allograft. Neurosugery (submitted for publication 2001).

Kaiser MG, Subach BR, Rodts GE, Haid RW. Cervical Burst Fractures. In: Neurosurgery, 3rd edition. Wilkins RH and Rengachary SS eds. New York: McGraw-Hill (in press 2001).

Kaiser MG, Subach BR, Rodts GE. Operative Approach Selection: Anterior vs Posterior. In: Lumbar Interbody Fusion. (submitted for publication).

Subach BR, Haid RW, Rodts GE, Kaiser MG. Bone Morphogenetic Protein in Spinal Fusion: Overview and Clinical Update. Neurosurgical Focus 10(4): Article 3, 2001.

Kaiser MG, Parsa AT, Fine RL, et al. Tissue Distribution and Antitumor Activity of Topotecan Delivered by Intracerebral Clysis in the Rat Glioma Model. Neurosurgery 46(6): 1391-1399, 2000.

Kaiser MG, Parsa AT, McCormick PC. Anterior Lumbar Instrumentation. In: Neurological Surgery, 6th edition. Youman JR ed. New York: WB Saunders (in press 2000).

Kaiser MG, Parsa AT, McCormick PC. Anterior Thoracic Instrumentation. In: Neurological Surgery, 6th edition. Youman JR ed. New York: WB Saunders (in press 2000).

Kaiser MG, Parsa AT, McCormick PC. Surgical management of dumbbell tumors of the thoracic spine. In: AANS-Neurosurgical Atlas. Rengachary SS ed. Park Ridge: AANS Publications (in press 2000).

Parsa AT, Kaiser MG, McCormick PC. Surgical management of dumbbell tumors of the cervical spine. In: AANS-Neurosurgical Atlas. Rengachary SS ed. Park Ridge: AANS Publications (in press 2000).

Parsa AT, Kaiser MG, McCormick PC. Resection of Intradural Extramedullary Tumors. In: Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques. Fessler R and Sekhar L eds. New York: Thieme (in press 2000).

Parsa AT, Kaiser MG, McCormick PC. Resection of Dumbbell Neurofibroma. In: Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques. Fessler R and Sekhar L eds. New York: Thieme (in press 2000).

Parsa AT, Birch BD, Kaiser MG, McCormick PC. Primary and Metastatic Tumors of the Spine. In: Combined Modality Therapy of Central Nervous System Tumors. Petrovich Z, Brady LW, Apuzzo MLJ, and Bamberg M eds. New York: Springer-Verlague (in press 2000).

Parsa AT, Kaiser MG, McCormick PC. Posterolateral Approaches to the Thoracic Spine. In: Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas. Janecka I, Mankin H, Ojemann R, Suit H and Mckenna M eds. New York: Thieme (in press 2000).

Kaiser MG, Parsa AT, Birch BD, McCormick PC. Anatomy and Physiology of the Intervertebral Disc. In: Neurosurgery, The Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice, 3rd edition. Crockard A, Hayward R, and Hoff J eds. Oxford: Blackwell Science, 1998, pp 1061-1072.

Kaiser MG, McCormick PC. Spinal Vascular Malformations. In: Textbook of Motor Disorders. Younger DS, ed. Philadelphia: Raven-Lippincott, 1998, pp 321-328

Kaiser MG, During MJ. Combining Laser Doppler Flowmetry with Microdialysis: a Novel Approach to Investigate the Coupling of Regional Cerebral Blood Flow to Neuronal Activity. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 60(1-2): 165-173, 1995.

ABSTRACTS and PRESENTATIONS:

Kaiser MG, Subach BR, Rodts GE. Haid RW. Comparison of Fusion Rates Following Anterior Cervical Discetomy with and without Plate Fixation. Spine+Science+Management Symposium. New Orleans, LA, November 17-18, 2000 (oral).

Kaiser MG, Parsa AT, Yoon JT, Blair G, Hall J, Bruce JN. Intracerebral Clysis Enhances the Distribution of Adenoviral Transfection in the Rat Brain. CNS Abstract, 1998 (poster).

Parsa AT, Kaiser MG, Yoon JT, Bruce JN. Gene therapy of human glioma can result in variable genetic expression. CNS Abstract, 1998 (poster).

Yoon JT, Kaiser MG, Parsa AT, Hall J, Chakrabarti I, Blair G, Bruce JN. Immunity to Glioma Following Cure with Topotecan. CNS Abstract, 1998 (poster).

Kaiser MG, Hall JS, Parsa AT, Yoon JT, Bruce JN. Convection-Enhanced Microinfusion of Topotecan Prolongs Survival in the Intracranial C6 Rat Tumor Model. AANS Abstract, 1998 (poster).

Parsa AT, Yoon JT, Kaiser MG, Blair G, Bruce JN. Viral Transfection of Brain Tumor Cells Modulates Biological Activity During Gene Therapy. AANS Abstract, 1998 (poster).

Kaiser MG, Yoon JT, Hall JS, Chakrabarti IP, Bruce JN, Parsa AT. Tumor Sensitivity to Herpes Simplex-Thymidine Kinase/Gancyclovir (HSV-TK/GCV) Gene Therapy Correlates with TK Gene Expression. CNS Abstract, 1997 (oral).

Parsa AT, Kaiser MG, Yoon JT, Hall JS, Chakrabarti IP, Miller JL, Bruce JN. The Effect of Gene Therapy on Major Histocompatability Complex Gene Expression (MHC I/MHC II) in Human Glioma. CNS Abstract, 1997 (poster).

Birch BD, Kaiser MG, McCormick PC. Surgical Management of Dumbbell Tumors of the Cervical Spine. CNS Abstract, 1997 (poster).

Kaiser MG. Discography: Diagnostic Intervertebral Disc Injection. Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center - Department of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, 1997 (oral).

Kaiser MG. Intracerebral Clysis Cures Gliomas in the Rat Model. New York Society of Neurosurgery, 1998 (oral).

Kaiser MG, During MJ. Nitric Oxide and Adenosine Mediate the NMDA Induced Increase in Hippocampal Blood Flow. Society of Neuroscience Abstract, 1993 (poster).

Fried, I, Leone, P, Kaiser MG, Puce, IA, Nobre, AC, Spencer, DD, McCarthy, G, During MJ. A Microdialysis Study of the Effects of Cognitive Processes on Norepinephrine Release in the Human Hippocampus. Society of Neuroscience Abstract, 1993 (poster).

Kaiser MG. Coupling of Regional Cerebral Blood Flow to Neuronal Activity Involves Multiple Mediators. International Symposium and Allied Analytical Techniques Abstract, 1993 (oral).

Case Studies Presented by Michael G. Kaiser, MD

Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease: 34-year-old Male

Presented by: M. Kaiser MD

This relatively young man (34-years-old) is diagnosed with cervical spondylotic myelopathy with associated left C7 radiculopathy.

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