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Eric C. Leuthardt, MD

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

Specialty Areas

Epilepsy Surgery
Cervical Spine Surgery
Brain Tumors
Gamma Knife

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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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

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

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

Unilateral, Three-dimensional Arm Movement Kinematics are Encoded in Ipsilateral Human Cortex.
Bundy DT, Szrama N, Pahwa M, Leuthardt EC
J Neurosci. 2018 Oct 8; pii: 0015-18. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0015-18.2018.

PMID:
    30301759
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Glioblastoma Treated With Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy: Safety, Efficacy, and Outcomes.
Kamath AA, Friedman DD, Akbari SHA, Kim AH, Tao Y, Luo J, Leuthardt EC
Neurosurgery. 2018 Aug 22; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy375.

PMID:
    30137606
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Integration of resting state functional MRI into clinical practice - A large single institution experience.
Leuthardt EC, Guzman G, Bandt SK, Hacker C, Vellimana AK, Limbrick D, Milchenko M, Lamontagne P, Speidel B, Roland J, Miller-Thomas M, Snyder AZ, Marcus D, Shimony J, Benzinger TLS
PLoS One. 2018; 13(6)e0198349. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198349.

PMID:
    29933375
    [PubMed - in process]
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Internal dose escalation is associated with increased local control for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).
Abraham C, Garsa A, Badiyan SN, Drzymala R, Yang D, DeWees T, Tsien C, Dowling JL, Rich KM, Chicoine MR, Kim AH, Leuthardt EC, Robinson C
Adv Radiat Oncol. 2018 Apr-Jun; 3(2)146-153. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2017.11.003.

PMID:
    29904739
    [PubMed]
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Focused Ultrasound-enabled Brain Tumor Liquid Biopsy.
Zhu L, Cheng G, Ye D, Nazeri A, Yue Y, Liu W, Wang X, Dunn GP, Petti AA, Leuthardt EC, Chen H
Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 26; 8(1)6553. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24516-7.

PMID:
    29700310
    [PubMed - in process]
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Distinct phase-amplitude couplings distinguish cognitive processes in human attention.
Chacko RV, Kim B, Jung SW, Daitch AL, Roland JL, Metcalf NV, Corbetta M, Shulman GL, Leuthardt EC
Neuroimage. 2018 Jul 15; 175111-121. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.003.

PMID:
    29518565
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Single-Center Cost Analysis of Treating Primary and Metastatic Brain Cancers with Either Brain Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT) or Craniotomy.
Leuthardt EC, Voigt J, Kim AH, Sylvester P
Pharmacoecon Open. 2017 Mar; 1(1)53-63. doi: 10.1007/s41669-016-0003-2.

PMID:
    29442297
    [PubMed]
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy for Glioblastoma of the Corpus Callosum.
Beaumont TL, Mohammadi AM, Kim AH, Barnett GH, Leuthardt EC
Neurosurgery. 2018 Sep 1; 83(3)556-565. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx518.

PMID:
    29438526
    [PubMed - in process]
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MRI-Guided Interstitial Laser Ablation for Intracranial Lesions: A Large Single-Institution Experience of 133 Cases.
Kamath AA, Friedman DD, Hacker CD, Smyth MD, Limbrick DD Jr, Kim AH, Hawasli AH, Leuthardt EC
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2017; 95(6)417-428. doi: 10.1159/000485387.

PMID:
    29339639
    [PubMed - in process]
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On the role of the corpus callosum in interhemispheric functional connectivity in humans.
Roland JL, Snyder AZ, Hacker CD, Mitra A, Shimony JS, Limbrick DD, Raichle ME, Smyth MD, Leuthardt EC
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Dec 12; 114(50)13278-13283. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1707050114.

PMID:
    29183973
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Spinal Cord Injury Disrupts Resting-State Networks in the Human Brain.
Hawasli AH, Rutlin J, Roland JL, Murphy RKJ, Song SK, Leuthardt EC, Shimony JS, Ray WZ
J Neurotrauma. 2018 Mar 15; 35(6)864-873. doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5212.

PMID:
    29179629
    [PubMed - in process]
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Resting-state Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Presurgical Functional Mapping: Sensorimotor Localization.
Dierker D, Roland JL, Kamran M, Rutlin J, Hacker CD, Marcus DS, Milchenko M, Miller-Thomas MM, Benzinger TL, Snyder AZ, Leuthardt EC, Shimony JS
Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2017 Nov; 27(4)621-633. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2017.06.011.

PMID:
    28985933
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging for surgical planning in pediatric patients: a preliminary experience.
Roland JL, Griffin N, Hacker CD, Vellimana AK, Akbari SH, Shimony JS, Smyth MD, Leuthardt EC, Limbrick DD Jr
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Dec; 20(6)583-590. doi: 10.3171/2017.6.PEDS1711.

PMID:
    28960172
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hydrocephalus presenting as idiopathic aqueductal stenosis with subsequent development of obstructive tumor: report of 2 cases demonstrating the importance of serial imaging.
Roland JL, Price RL, Kamath AA, Akbari SH, Leuthardt EC, Miller BA, Smyth MD
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Oct; 20(4)329-333. doi: 10.3171/2017.5.PEDS1779.

PMID:
    28777035
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postoperative seizure freedom does not normalize altered connectivity in temporal lobe epilepsy.
Maccotta L, Lopez MA, Adeyemo B, Ances BM, Day BK, Eisenman LN, Dowling JL, Leuthardt EC, Schlaggar BL, Hogan RE
Epilepsia. 2017 Nov; 58(11)1842-1851. doi: 10.1111/epi.13867.

PMID:
    28776646
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Contralesional Brain-Computer Interface Control of a Powered Exoskeleton for Motor Recovery in Chronic Stroke Survivors.
Bundy DT, Souders L, Baranyai K, Leonard L, Schalk G, Coker R, Moran DW, Huskey T, Leuthardt EC
Stroke. 2017 Jul; 48(7)1908-1915. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.016304.

PMID:
    28550098
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrophysiological Sequelae of Hemispherotomy in Ipsilateral Human Cortex.
Hawasli AH, Chacko R, Szrama NP, Bundy DT, Pahwa M, Yarbrough CK, Dlouhy BJ, Limbrick DD, Barbour DL, Smyth MD, Leuthardt EC
Front Hum Neurosci. 2017; 11149. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00149.

PMID:
    28424599
    [PubMed]
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Laser Thermal Ablation for Metastases Failing Radiosurgery: A Multicentered Retrospective Study.
Chaunzwa TL, Deng D, Leuthardt EC, Tatter SB, Mohammadi AM, Barnett GH, Chiang VL
Neurosurgery. 2018 Jan 1; 82(1)56-63. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx142.

PMID:
    28419284
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of high grade glial neoplasms on human cortical electrophysiology.
Bandt SK, Roland JL, Pahwa M, Hacker CD, Bundy DT, Breshears JD, Sharma M, Shimony JS, Leuthardt EC
PLoS One. 2017; 12(3)e0173448. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173448.

PMID:
    28319187
    [PubMed - in process]
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Frequency-specific electrophysiologic correlates of resting state fMRI networks.
Hacker CD, Snyder AZ, Pahwa M, Corbetta M, Leuthardt EC
Neuroimage. 2017 Apr 1; 149446-457. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.01.054.

PMID:
    28159686
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: Acera

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Reporting Date: May 01, 2018


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Areas of Research Interest

Neuroprosthetics – devices linked to the brain that may lead to cures for paralysis, allow patients to move artificial limbs or restore other neurological functions.

Brain Mapping – developing advanced techniques to locate and preserve critical areas of brain function