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Joshua L. Dowling, MD

Professor, Neurological Surgery

Specialty Areas

Neurological Surgery
Epilepsy Surgery
Brain Tumors

Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Neurological surgery, neurosurgical procedures for pain, trigeminal neuralgia, epilepsy surgery, stereotactic treatment of movement disorders, Vagus Nerve Stimulation implantation

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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: Stereotatic and Functional Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 1997
Chief Resident: Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
Residency: Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1995
Medical Degree: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 1989
B.A.: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticutt 1985

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

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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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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Simpson Grade I-III Resection of Spinal Atypical (World Health Organization Grade II) Meningiomas is Associated With Symptom Resolution and Low Recurrence.
Sun SQ, Cai C, Ravindra VM, Gamble P, Yarbrough CK, Dacey RG, Dowling JL, Zipfel GJ, Wright NM, Santiago P, Robinson CG, Schmidt MH, Kim AH, Ray WZ
Neurosurgery. 2015 Jun; 76(6)739-46. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000720.

PMID:
    25774702
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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A retrospective analysis of survival and prognostic factors after stereotactic radiosurgery for aggressive meningiomas.
Ferraro DJ, Funk RK, Blackett JW, Ju MR, DeWees TA, Chicoine MR, Dowling JL, Rich KM, Drzymala RE, Zoberi I, Simpson JR, Jaboin JJ
Radiat Oncol. 2014 Jan 27; 938. doi: 10.1186/1748-717X-9-38.

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    24467972
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Codeletions at 1p and 19q predict a lower risk of pseudoprogression in oligodendrogliomas and mixed oligoastrocytomas.
Lin AL, Liu J, Evans J, Leuthardt EC, Rich KM, Dacey RG, Dowling JL, Kim AH, Zipfel GJ, Grubb RL, Huang J, Robinson CG, Simpson JR, Linette GP, Chicoine MR, Tran DD
Neuro Oncol. 2014 Jan; 16(1)123-30. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/not142.

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    24285548
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Survival following gamma knife radiosurgery for brain metastasis from breast cancer.
Jaboin JJ, Ferraro DJ, DeWees TA, Rich KM, Chicoine MR, Dowling JL, Mansur DB, Drzymala RE, Simpson JR, Magnuson WJ, Patel AH, Zoberi I
Radiat Oncol. 2013 May 29; 8131. doi: 10.1186/1748-717X-8-131.

PMID:
    23718256
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Biopsy of the superficial cortex: predictors of effectiveness and outcomes.
Hawasli AH, Buckley RT, Gao F, Limbrick DD, Smyth MD, Leonard JR, Santiago P, Stewart TJ, Park TS, Grubb RL, Dowling JL, Leuthardt EC, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Dacey RG, Chicoine MR
Neurosurgery. 2013 Aug; 73(2)224-31; discussion 231-2; quiz 232. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000430310.63702.3e.

PMID:
    23632761
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Trigeminal neuralgia post-styloidectomy in Eagle syndrome: a case report.
Blackett JW, Ferraro DJ, Stephens JJ, Dowling JL, Jaboin JJ
J Med Case Rep. 2012 Oct 2; 6333. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-6-333.

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    23031688
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Oligodendrogliomas in children.
Creach KM, Rubin JB, Leonard JR, Limbrick DD, Smyth MD, Dacey R, Rich KM, Dowling JL, Grubb RL Jr, Linette GP, King AA, Michalski JM, Park TS, Perry A, Simpson JR, Mansur DB
J Neurooncol. 2012 Jan; 106(2)377-82. doi: 10.1007/s11060-011-0674-6.

PMID:
    21842314
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Implementation and preliminary clinical experience with the use of ceiling mounted mobile high field intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging between two operating rooms.
Chicoine MR, Lim CC, Evans JA, Singla A, Zipfel GJ, Rich KM, Dowling JL, Leonard JR, Smyth MD, Santiago P, Leuthardt EC, Limbrick DD, Dacey RG
Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2011; 10997-102. doi: 10.1007/978-3-211-99651-5_15.

PMID:
    20960327
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Clinicopathologic features of recurrent dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor and rare malignant transformation: a report of 5 cases and review of the literature.
Ray WZ, Blackburn SL, Casavilca-Zambrano S, Barrionuevo C, Orrego JE, Heinicke H, Dowling JL, Perry A
J Neurooncol. 2009 Sep; 94(2)283-92. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9849-9.

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    19267228
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Combined surgical resection and stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of cerebral metastases.
Limbrick DD Jr, Lusis EA, Chicoine MR, Rich KM, Dacey RG, Dowling JL, Grubb RL, Filiput EA, Drzymala RE, Mansur DB, Simpson JR
Surg Neurol. 2009 Mar; 71(3)280-8, disucssion 288-9. doi: 10.1016/j.surneu.2007.12.019.

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    18423536
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Safety and efficacy of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation performed with limited intraoperative mapping for treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Tabbal SD, Revilla FJ, Mink JW, Schneider-Gibson P, Wernle AR, de Erausquin GA, Perlmutter JS, Rich KM, Dowling JL
Neurosurgery. 2007 Sep; 61(3 Suppl)119-27; discussion 127-9.

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    17876242
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Gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia: the Washington University initial experience.
Drzymala RE, Malyapa RS, Dowling JL, Rich KM, Simpson JR, Mansur DB
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2005; 83(4)148-52.

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    16205107
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Correlation of severity of FDG-PET hypometabolism and interictal regional delta slowing in temporal lobe epilepsy.
Erbayat Altay E, Fessler AJ, Gallagher M, Attarian HP, Dehdashti F, Vahle VJ, Ojemann J, Dowling JL, Gilliam FG
Epilepsia. 2005 Apr; 46(4)573-6.

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    15816953
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