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Bradley Gross, MD

Bradley Gross, MD

Bradley Gross, MD, joined the Department of Neurological Surgery as an assistant professor in July of 2016 specializing in cerebrovascular disease. His particular clinical and research interests include the comprehensive management of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, arteriovenous fistulas and cavernous malformations of the brain and spinal cord. He also performs embolization of brain and spinal cord tumors, revascularization for acute ischemic stroke as well as cervical, intracranial and venous stenting.

Dr. Gross graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University and then earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School.  He completed his internship and neurosurgical residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He then had the privilege to serve as an endovascular fellow at the Barrow Neurological Institute.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Intracranial aneurysms; arteriovenous malformations; arteriovenous fistulas; cavernous malformations; brain tumors; carotid stenosis; intracranial stenosis; venous sinus stenosis; ischemic stroke.

Hospital Privileges

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

Professional Organization Membership

Alpha Omega Alpha
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
AANS/CNS Joint Section of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Society of Neurointerventional Surgery
Phi Beta Kappa

Education & Training

BA with Honors, Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2004
MD, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2008
Internship, Harvard Medical School, 2009
Residency, Harvard Medical School, 2015
Fellowship, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, 2016

Selected Publications

Gross BA, Moon K, Kalani MY, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Nakaji P, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF. Clinical and anatomic insights from a series of ethmoidal dural arteriovenous fistulas at the Barrow Neurological Institute. World Neurosurg [in press], 2016.

Gross BA, Albuquerque FC, Moon K, McDougall CG. Validation of an “endovascular-first” approach to spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas. J Neurointerv Surg [in press], 2016.

Gross BA, Storey A, Orbach DB, Scott RM, Smith ER. Microsurgical treatment of pediatric arteriovenous malformations: The Boston Children’s Hospital experience. J Neurosurg Ped 15:71-77, 2015.

Gross BA, Smith ER, Goumnerova L, Proctor MR, Madsen JR, Scott RM. Resection of supratentorial lobar cavernous malformations in children. J Neurosurg Ped 12:367-373, 2013.

Gross BA, Du R. The natural history of cerebral arteriovenous malformations—A meta analysis. J Neurosurg 118:437-443, 2013.

Gross BA, Du R. Spinal Glomus (Type II) Arteriovenous Malformations: A Pooled Analysis of Hemorrhage Risk and Results of Intervention. Neurosurgery 72:25-32, 2013.

Gross BA, Tavanaiepour D, Du R, Al-Mefty O, Dunn IF. Evolution of the posterior petrosal approach. Neurosurg Focus 33 (2):E7, 2012.

Gross BA, Du R. The natural history of cerebral dural arteriovenous fistulae. Neurosurgery 71:594-603, 2012.

Gross BA, Du R. Hemorrhage from arteriovenous malformations during pregnancy. Neurosurgery 71:349-356, 2012.

Gross BA, Batjer HH, Awad IA, Bendok BR. Brainstem cavernous malformations. Neurosurgery 64:805-818, 2009.

A complete list of Dr. Gross's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

Research Activities

Clinical cerebrovascular neurosurgery, including, but not limited to, the natural history and comprehensive management of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, arteriovenous fistulas, and cavernous malformations of the brain and spinal cord.

CME Courses

Neurosurgery News December 2016

Neurosurgery News December 2016

Publish Date: 12/21/2016
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Neurosurgery News Fall 2017: Advancements in Neurological Surgery

Neurosurgery News Fall 2017: Advancements in Neurological Surgery

Publish Date: 11/30/2017
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