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Joshua W. Osbun, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurosurgery
Neurovascular Disorders
Aneurysms and Vascular Malformations
Aneurysms
Arteriovenus Malformation
Carotid Disease
Cerebrovascular Disease

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Open surgical and endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular disease and complex tumors of the skull base. special expertise in clipping, coiling and flow diversion for brain aneurysms, surgical resection and embolization of brain arteriovenous malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulas, the surgical treatment of cavernous malformation, meningioma, and moya-moya disease, carotid stenting and carotid endarterectomy for carotid artery stenosis, and mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-3577

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cerebrovascular & Interventional Neuroradiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016
Specialist Registrar in Neurosurgery: Atkinson Morley & St. George’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 2011
Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2014
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 2007
Bachelor of Arts: Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, 2002

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Direct puncture Onyx embolization of a large calvarial metastasis with intracranial extension: Case report.
Zhou MH, Dunn GP, Osbun JW, Cross DT Rd, Moran CJ, Dacey RG Jr, Kansagra AP
Interv Neuroradiol. 2017 Jan 1; 1591019917740353. doi: 10.1177/1591019917740353.

PMID:
    29119877
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Isolated Internal Carotid Artery Thrombus and Cerebral Infarction in a Patient with Necrotizing Pancreatitis: Case Report.
Ludwig DR, Austin MJ, Wallace AN, Kamran M, Kansagra AP, Osbun JW, Cross DT, Moran CJ
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Jan; 27(1)e1-e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.08.012.

PMID:
    28893576
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparative Proteomic Profiling Using Two-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis and Identification via LC-MS/MS Reveals Novel Protein Biomarkers to Identify Aggressive Subtypes of WHO Grade I Meningioma.
Osbun JW, Tatman PD, Kaur S, Parada C, Busald T, Gonzalez-Cuyar L, Shi M, Born DE, Zhang J, Ferreira M
J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2017 Oct; 78(5)371-379. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1601889.

PMID:
    28875114
    [PubMed]
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Pipeline embolization of posterior communicating artery aneurysms associated with a fetal origin posterior cerebral artery.
Wallace AN, Kayan Y, Austin MJ, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kamran M, Cross DT 3rd, Moran CJ, Osbun JW, Kansagra AP
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2017 Sep; 16083-87. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.06.014.

PMID:
    28692909
    [PubMed - in process]
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Arteriovenous malformations: epidemiology, clinical presentation, and diagnostic evaluation.
Osbun JW, Reynolds MR, Barrow DL
Handb Clin Neurol. 2017; 14325-29. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63640-9.00003-5.

PMID:
    28552148
    [PubMed - in process]
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Classification and pathophysiology of spinal vascular malformations.
Abecassis IJ, Osbun JW, Kim L
Handb Clin Neurol. 2017; 143135-143. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63640-9.00013-8.

PMID:
    28552135
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reduced Efficacy of the Pipeline Embolization Device in the Treatment of Posterior Communicating Region Aneurysms with Fetal Posterior Cerebral Artery Configuration.
Roy AK, Howard BM, Haussen DC, Osbun JW, Halani SH, Skukalek SL, Tong F, Nogueira RG, Dion JE, Cawley CM, Grossberg JA
Neurosurgery. 2017 May 25; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx293.

PMID:
    28541503
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Carotid cavernous fistula after Pipeline placement: a single-center experience and review of the literature.
Roy AK, Grossberg JA, Osbun JW, Skukalek SL, Howard BM, Ahmad FU, Tong F, Dion JE, Cawley CM
J Neurointerv Surg. 2017 Feb; 9(2)152-158. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012586.

PMID:
    27596802
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Self-injection of household cleaning detergents into a ventriculoperitoneal shunt reservoir during a suicide attempt: a case report and literature review.
Signorelli JW, Osbun JW, Arias EJ, Reynolds LC, Chyatte D, Reynolds MR
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2016 Sep; 158(9)1655-60. doi: 10.1007/s00701-016-2888-z.

PMID:
    27395018
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Internal carotid artery stenting for intracranial atherosclerosis.
Osbun JW, Kim LJ
Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2014 Oct-Dec; 10(4)245-50. doi: 10.14797/mdcj-10-4-245.

PMID:
    25624980
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Endovascular treatment of complex dural arteriovenous fistula using the dual-microcatheter technique.
Levitt MR, Osbun JW, Nerva JD, Kim LJ
Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Jul; 37(1 Suppl)1. doi: 10.3171/2014.V2.FOCUS14177.

PMID:
    24983721
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Are aneurysms treated with balloon-assisted coiling and stent-assisted coiling different? Morphological analysis of 113 unruptured wide-necked aneurysms treated with adjunctive devices.
Peterson E, Hanak B, Morton R, Osbun JW, Levitt MR, Kim LJ
Neurosurgery. 2014 Aug; 75(2)145-51; quiz 151. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000366.

PMID:
    24739363
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pipeline Embolization Device as primary treatment for blister aneurysms and iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms of the internal carotid artery.
Nerva JD, Morton RP, Levitt MR, Osbun JW, Ferreira MJ, Ghodke BV, Kim LJ
J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Mar; 7(3)210-6. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2013-011047.

PMID:
    24578484
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiation dose reduction in neuroendovascular procedures.
Levitt MR, Osbun JW, Ghodke BV, Kim LJ
World Neurosurg. 2013 Dec; 80(6)681-2. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.10.028.

PMID:
    24134907
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intracranial pressure monitoring in severe traumatic brain injury.
Levitt MR, Osbun JW, Kim LJ
World Neurosurg. 2013 May-Jun; 79(5-6)600-1. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.03.047.

PMID:
    23531729
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Aberrant venous drainage pattern in a medial sphenoid wing dural arteriovenous fistula: a case report and review of the literature.
Osbun JW, Kim LJ, Spetzler RF, McDougall CG
World Neurosurg. 2013 Dec; 80(6)e381-6. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.02.022.

PMID:
    23403353
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comment.
Osbun JW, Kim LJ
Neurosurgery. 2012 Oct; 71(4)875-6.

PMID:
    23162840
    [PubMed]
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A multicenter, single-blind, prospective randomized trial to evaluate the safety of a polyethylene glycol hydrogel (Duraseal Dural Sealant System) as a dural sealant in cranial surgery.
Osbun JW, Ellenbogen RG, Chesnut RM, Chin LS, Connolly PJ, Cosgrove GR, Delashaw JB Jr, Golfinos JG, Greenlee JD, Haines SJ, Jallo J, Muizelaar JP, Nanda A, Shaffrey M, Shah MV, Tew JM Jr, van Loveren HR, Weinand ME, White JA, Wilberger JE
World Neurosurg. 2012 Nov; 78(5)498-504. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.12.011.

PMID:
    22381303
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The pharmacogenomics of clopidogrel.
Levitt MR, Osbun JW, Kim LJ
World Neurosurg. 2012 Mar-Apr; 77(3-4)406-7. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2012.02.040.

PMID:
    22366366
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In the News

In the News

Joshua Osbun, MD

Areas of Research Interest

Clinical outcome measures in the surgical, endovascular and medical treatment of cerebrovascular disease, and new device development and evaluation for use in interventional neuroangiography techniques