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Eric C. Leuthardt, MD

Professor, Neurological Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Director, Center for Innovation in Neuroscience and Technology
Director, Brain Laser Center

Specialty Areas

Spine Surgery - Neurosurgery
Epilepsy Surgery
Cervical Spine Surgery
Brain Tumors

Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Brain Laser Center, neuro-oncology, spine surgery, brain tumors, brain tumors requiring motor and speech mapping, surgical treatment of epilepsy, Monteris laser ablation and Gamma Knife

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  • Education
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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: (314) 362-3577
Fax: (314) 362-2107

Education

Education

Fellowship: Spine and Epilepsy, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Washington School of Medicine and Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 2006
Chief Residency: Neurological Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 2005
Residency: Neurological Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1999
B.S.: Biology and Theology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri. 1995

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Clinical Resting-state fMRI in the Preoperative Setting: Are We Ready for Prime Time?
Lee MH, Miller-Thomas MM, Benzinger TL, Marcus DS, Hacker CD, Leuthardt EC, Shimony JS
Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Feb; 25(1)11-8. doi: 10.1097/RMR.0000000000000075.

PMID:
    26848556
    [PubMed - in process]
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Resting-State Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent Functional MRI: A Paradigm Shift in Preoperative Brain Mapping.
Leuthardt EC, Allen M, Kamran M, Hawasli AH, Snyder AZ, Hacker CD, Mitchell TJ, Shimony JS
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2015; 93(6)427-39. doi: 10.1159/000442424.

PMID:
    26784290
    [PubMed - in process]
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Radiation Therapy for Residual or Recurrent Atypical Meningioma: The Effects of Modality, Timing, and Tumor Pathology on Long-Term Outcomes.
Sun SQ, Cai C, Murphy RK, DeWees T, Dacey RG, Grubb RL, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Dowling JL, Leuthardt EC, Simpson JR, Robinson CG, Chicoine MR, Perrin RJ, Huang J, Kim AH
Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov 26;

PMID:
    26645969
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery for Epilepsy Using Stereotactic MRI Guidance.
Bandt SK, Leuthardt EC
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2016 Jan; 27(1)51-8. doi: 10.1016/j.nec.2015.08.005.

PMID:
    26615107
    [PubMed - in process]
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Optimizing the Detection of Wakeful and Sleep-Like States for Future Electrocorticographic Brain Computer Interface Applications.
Pahwa M, Kusner M, Hacker CD, Bundy DT, Weinberger KQ, Leuthardt EC
PLoS One. 2015; 10(11)e0142947. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142947.

PMID:
    26562013
    [PubMed - in process]
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A CDC20-APC/SOX2 Signaling Axis Regulates Human Glioblastoma Stem-like Cells.
Mao DD, Gujar AD, Mahlokozera T, Chen I, Pan Y, Luo J, Brost T, Thompson EA, Turski A, Leuthardt EC, Dunn GP, Chicoine MR, Rich KM, Dowling JL, Zipfel GJ, Dacey RG, Achilefu S, Tran DD, Yano H, Kim AH
Cell Rep. 2015 Jun 23; 11(11)1809-21. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.05.027.

PMID:
    26074073
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of 1p/19q codeletion and histology on outcomes of anaplastic gliomas treated with radiation therapy and temozolomide.
Speirs CK, Simpson JR, Robinson CG, DeWees TA, Tran DD, Linette G, Chicoine MR, Dacey RG, Rich KM, Dowling JL, Leuthardt EC, Zipfel GJ, Kim AH, Huang J
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Feb 1; 91(2)268-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.10.027.

PMID:
    25636755
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Resting-state blood oxygen level-dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging for presurgical planning.
Kamran M, Hacker CD, Allen MG, Mitchell TJ, Leuthardt EC, Snyder AZ, Shimony JS
Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Nov; 24(4)655-69. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2014.07.009.

PMID:
    25441506
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Molecular and cellular heterogeneity: the hallmark of glioblastoma.
Aum DJ, Kim DH, Beaumont TL, Leuthardt EC, Dunn GP, Kim AH
Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Dec; 37(6)E11. doi: 10.3171/2014.9.FOCUS14521.

PMID:
    25434380
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Stereotactic laser ablation of high-grade gliomas.
Hawasli AH, Kim AH, Dunn GP, Tran DD, Leuthardt EC
Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Dec; 37(6)E1. doi: 10.3171/2014.9.FOCUS14471.

PMID:
    25434378
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Laser ablation as treatment strategy for medically refractory dominant insular epilepsy: therapeutic and functional considerations.
Hawasli AH, Bandt SK, Hogan RE, Werner N, Leuthardt EC
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2014; 92(6)397-404. doi: 10.1159/000366001.

PMID:
    25359500
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiation therapy dose escalation for glioblastoma multiforme in the era of temozolomide.
Badiyan SN, Markovina S, Simpson JR, Robinson CG, DeWees T, Tran DD, Linette G, Jalalizadeh R, Dacey R, Rich KM, Chicoine MR, Dowling JL, Leuthardt EC, Zipfel GJ, Kim AH, Huang J
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Nov 15; 90(4)877-85. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.07.014.

PMID:
    25257812
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of resting state networks in focal neocortical seizures.
Bandt SK, Bundy DT, Hawasli AH, Ayoub KW, Sharma M, Hacker CD, Pahwa M, Leuthardt EC
PLoS One. 2014; 9(9)e107401. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107401.

PMID:
    25247680
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The freedom to heal: nonrigid immobilization by a halo orthosis.
Genin GM, Rosenberg SP, Seger LM, Tran EL, Rivet DJ, Leuthardt EC
J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Nov; 21(5)811-6. doi: 10.3171/2014.7.SPINE13747.

PMID:
    25147974
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors of individual tumor local control after stereotactic radiosurgery for non-small cell lung cancer brain metastases.
Garsa AA, Badiyan SN, DeWees T, Simpson JR, Huang J, Drzymala RE, Barani IJ, Dowling JL, Rich KM, Chicoine MR, Kim AH, Leuthardt EC, Robinson CG
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Oct 1; 90(2)407-13. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.05.047.

PMID:
    25084610
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Management of atypical cranial meningiomas, part 2: predictors of progression and the role of adjuvant radiation after subtotal resection.
Sun SQ, Cai C, Murphy RK, DeWees T, Dacey RG, Grubb RL, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Dowling JL, Leuthardt EC, Leonard JR, Evans J, Simpson JR, Robinson CG, Perrin RJ, Huang J, Chicoine MR, Kim AH
Neurosurgery. 2014 Oct; 75(4)356-63; discussion 363. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000462.

PMID:
    24932708
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Management of atypical cranial meningiomas, part 1: predictors of recurrence and the role of adjuvant radiation after gross total resection.
Sun SQ, Kim AH, Cai C, Murphy RK, DeWees T, Sylvester P, Dacey RG, Grubb RL, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Dowling JL, Leuthardt EC, Leonard JR, Evans J, Simpson JR, Robinson CG, Perrin RJ, Huang J, Chicoine MR
Neurosurgery. 2014 Oct; 75(4)347-54; discussion 354-5; quiz 355. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000461.

PMID:
    24932707
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of laser interstitial thermal therapy in enhancing progression-free survival of difficult-to-access high-grade gliomas: a multicenter study.
Mohammadi AM, Hawasli AH, Rodriguez A, Schroeder JL, Laxton AW, Elson P, Tatter SB, Barnett GH, Leuthardt EC
Cancer Med. 2014 Aug; 3(4)971-9. doi: 10.1002/cam4.266.

PMID:
    24810945
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response to journal club: Magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused laser interstitial thermal therapy for intracranial lesions: single-institution series.
Leuthardt EC, Hawasli AH
Neurosurgery. 2014 May; 74(5)565. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000314.

PMID:
    24739321
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Characterization of the effects of the human dura on macro- and micro-electrocorticographic recordings.
Bundy DT, Zellmer E, Gaona CM, Sharma M, Szrama N, Hacker C, Freudenburg ZV, Daitch A, Moran DW, Leuthardt EC
J Neural Eng. 2014 Feb; 11(1)016006.

PMID:
    24654268
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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