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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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures
  • Videos

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

The Cortical Physiology of Ipsilateral Limb Movements.
Bundy DT, Leuthardt EC
Trends Neurosci. 2019 Sep 10; pii: S0166-2236(19)30158-4. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2019.08.008.

PMID:
    31514976
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Segregated neural explants exhibit co-oriented, asymmetric, neurite outgrowth.
Pettigrew DB, Dobson CB, Isaacson LG, Leuthardt EC, Lilley HN, Suidan GL, Crutcher KA
PLoS One. 2019; 14(9)e0216263. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216263.

PMID:
    31487284
    [PubMed - in process]
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The State of Resting State Networks.
Seitzman BA, Snyder AZ, Leuthardt EC, Shimony JS
Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Aug; 28(4)189-196. doi: 10.1097/RMR.0000000000000214.

PMID:
    31385898
    [PubMed - in process]
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A comparison of resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging to invasive electrocortical stimulation for sensorimotor mapping in pediatric patients.
Roland JL, Hacker CD, Snyder AZ, Shimony JS, Zempel JM, Limbrick DD, Smyth MD, Leuthardt EC
Neuroimage Clin. 2019; 23101850. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101850.

PMID:
    31077983
    [PubMed - in process]
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Laser Ablation of Abnormal Neurological Tissue Using Robotic Neuroblate System (LAANTERN): Procedural Safety and Hospitalization.
Rennert RC, Khan U, Bartek J Jr, Tatter SB, Field M, Toyota B, Fecci PE, Judy K, Mohammadi AM, Landazuri P, Sloan AE, Kim AH, Leuthardt EC, Chen CC
Neurosurgery. 2019 May 11; pii: nyz141. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyz141.

PMID:
    31076762
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Staged Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT) Treatments to Left Insular Low-Grade Glioma.
Hafez DM, Liekweg C, Leuthardt EC
Neurosurgery. 2019 May 6; pii: nyz120. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyz120.

PMID:
    31058967
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Evaluation of pediatric glioma outcomes using intraoperative MRI: a multicenter cohort study.
Karsy M, Akbari SH, Limbrick D, Leuthardt EC, Evans J, Smyth MD, Strahle J, Leonard J, Cheshier S, Brockmeyer DL, Bollo RJ, Kestle JR, Honeycutt J, Donahue DJ, Roberts RA, Hansen DR, Riva-Cambrin J, Sutherland G, Gallagher C, Hader W, Starreveld Y, Hamilton M, Duhaime AC, Jensen RL, Chicoine MR
J Neurooncol. 2019 Jun; 143(2)271-280. doi: 10.1007/s11060-019-03154-7.

PMID:
    30977059
    [PubMed - in process]
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Upfront Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Stereotactic Laser-Ablation in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma: A Multicenter Review of Survival Outcomes Compared to a Matched Cohort of Biopsy-Only Patients.
Mohammadi AM, Sharma M, Beaumont TL, Juarez KO, Kemeny H, Dechant C, Seas A, Sarmey N, Lee BS, Jia X, Fecci PE, Baehring J, Moliterno J, Chiang VL, Ahluwalia MS, Kim AH, Barnett GH, Leuthardt EC
Neurosurgery. 2018 Nov 23; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy449.

PMID:
    30476325
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Management of Intracranial Metastatic Disease With Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy.
Salehi A, Kamath AA, Leuthardt EC, Kim AH
Front Oncol. 2018; 8499. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2018.00499.

PMID:
    30430083
    [PubMed]
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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation with Resting-State Network Targeting for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blinded Pilot Study.
Siddiqi SH, Trapp NT, Hacker CD, Laumann TO, Kandala S, Hong X, Trillo L, Shahim P, Leuthardt EC, Carter AR, Brody DL
J Neurotrauma. 2019 Apr 15; 36(8)1361-1374. doi: 10.1089/neu.2018.5889.

PMID:
    30381997
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unilateral, 3D Arm Movement Kinematics Are Encoded in Ipsilateral Human Cortex.
Bundy DT, Szrama N, Pahwa M, Leuthardt EC
J Neurosci. 2018 Nov 21; 38(47)10042-10056. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0015-18.2018.

PMID:
    30301759
    [PubMed - in process]
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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. 2019 Apr 1; 84(4)836-843. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy375.

PMID:
    30137606
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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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 2018:

Company Name: Acera

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Equity: Yes

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Reporting Date: May 01, 2019


Company Name: Alcyone

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Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $10,000 - $19,999

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Reporting Date: May 01, 2019


Company Name: eQuility

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

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Company Name: Inner Cosmos

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

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Company Name: Osteovantage

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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