R. Michael Scott, MD

R Michael Scott, MD

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief-emeritus; Christopher K. Fellows Family Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Professor, Harvard Medical School

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"As I reflect on a rewarding career, what matters to me most is the children I have treated and the doctors I have trained—it's a legacy I am proud of."

Medical Services


  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cavernous Malformations
  • Chiari Malformations
  • Neurosurgery
  • Moyamoya
  • Myelodysplasia
  • Stroke
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tethered Spinal Cord
  • Vascular Anomalies


  • Neurosurgery
  • Hematology / Oncology


  • English


  • Brain Tumor Center
  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery and Intervention Center
  • Moyamoya Disease Program
  • Neurosurgical Service
  • Vascular Anomalies Center
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R. Michael Scott, MD

The decision to become a neurosurgeon was, in some ways, an obvious one for me.  

My father was a neurosurgeon and I remember making rounds with him and helping him prepare lectures. A friend wrote in my high school yearbook: "Good luck in your career in pediatric neurosurgery!"

Still, I thought long and hard about whether a career in medicine was the right path for me, since I have many other passions. I majored in English as an undergraduate at Williams College and at one point considered pursuing a Ph.D. I've kept up with that interest and recently took a course on James Joyce at Harvard. I'm a jazz piano player and perform with several bands, including a group of neurosurgeons who play at national meetings.

As I reflect on a rewarding career, what matters to me most is the children I have treated and the doctors I have trained. I cherish pictures sent to me by patients—now grown and thriving—of their weddings and their own offspring. I lead by example to teach doctors things that can't be found in books: how to talk to patients, how to conduct rounds, how to manage the operating room. It's a legacy I am proud of.

My dad died in 1979, but he was around for long enough to see me begin my career and he made rounds with me when I was a resident. So much of what we do now would have amazed him—his generation of neurosurgeons didn't even operate with a microscope, for example. The advances in technology and science that have taken place as I've practiced medicine have been extraordinary and have given me innumerable opportunities to make new discoveries for my patients and shape the next generation of leaders in the field.

Experience and Education


Undergraduate Degree

Williams College, 1962

Williamstown, Massachusetts

Medical Degree

Temple University School of Medicine, 1966

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Boston City Hospital, 1966-1967

Boston, Massachusetts

Research Fellowship

National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, 1967-1969

Bethesda, Maryland


Neurosurgery-Massachusetts General Hospital, 1969-1973

Boston, Massachusetts


  • ABNS - American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • ABPNS - American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery

  • Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Professional History

During my tenure as neurosurgeon-in-chief, I have helped to build the Neurosurgery Department at Boston Children's Hospital into a world leader. Together with colleagues, we have trained many of the country's top neurosurgeons. I am proud of my legacy of mentorship and clinical innovation.

In 1985, I made a clinical breakthrough in the treatment of moyamoya disease, a narrowing of the brain's blood vessels that leads to progressive strokes in children. I devised a new surgery, called pial synangiosis, in which I affixed a healthy donor artery to the affected area of a patient’s brain. Our studies have shown that pial synangiosis has proved to be an extremely effective long-term treatment of the condition. This ground-breaking procedure has been successfully performed on more than 500 patients since then, changing outcomes for children with moyamoya and turning our hospital into the leading center worldwide for children with this condition.

I have been fortunate in my career to practice at a time of rapid advances in imaging technology. The advent of CT scans allowed me, together with radiology and pathology colleagues, to diagnose and treat cavernous malformations of the brain. I collaborated with radiologists to use the new technology of MRI to describe and clarify for the first time the structural changes in the brain that occur in children with spina bifida and gain new understanding of their treatment.  

I've had a very fortunate and rewarding career at Boston Children's Hospital. I established the Shillito Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship in 1991, which every year supports an outstanding young neurosurgeon as he or she pursues intensive, post-graduate training in pediatric neurosurgery each year. Three of our most distinguished neurosurgical faculty -- Mark Proctor, Ed Smith, Ben Warf -- were trainees of our department.

I am Emeritus Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at Boston Children's Hospital, hold the Fellows Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery and am a Professor at Harvard Medical School. I completed medical school at Temple University and residency in neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

I was honored to receive the Franc D. Ingraham Award for Distinguished Service to Pediatric Neurosurgery from American Association of Neurological Surgery in 2011 and the William Silen Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring from Harvard Medical School in 2012. I was the chairman of the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery from 2003 until 2008, am currently chairman of the council that accredits pediatric neurosurgical fellowships (ACPNF), and have sat on Boston Children's Hospital's Physician Leadership Committee and Council of Chiefs.


My research focuses largely on moyamoya syndrome, a disease that leads to progressive strokes in children and young adults.

The laboratory I support, under the direction of Dr. Edward Smith, is evaluating various molecular compounds and growth factors in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), urine and blood, which may predict the presence and potential course of the disease and provide clues to its etiology and/or treatment. My colleagues and I are aiming to determine the etiology of moyamoya and other stroke syndromes in pediatric patients; to determine the feasibility of non surgical treatments for these conditions; and to modify surgical options based on our discoveries.

In addition to moyamoya, my research has focused on radiographically-occult blood vessel malformations of the brain in children. These lesions are tangles of blood vessels in the brain that can break and bleed to cause stroke or neurological deficits. I have contributed to the understanding of the complicated brain structural changes seen in children with spina bifida, known as the Chiari II malformation, helping us to determine how to best proceed with its treatment when symptoms occur. I have also devoted much effort to the study and management of brain tumors in children and to the utility of the intraoperative MRI in their treatment.

My research has led to several important publications that have helped to shape our understanding of these conditions, hopefully paving the way for new outcomes predictors and potential treatments. These include: 

Wolpert SM, Anderson ML, Scott RM, Kwan ESK, Runge VR. The Chiari II malformation: MR imaging evaluation. AJR 1987; 149: 1033-1042.

Scott RM, Barnes P, Kupsky W, Adelman LS. Cavernous angiomas of the central nervous system in children. J Neurosurg 1992; 76:38-46.

Adelson PD, Scott RM. Pial synangiosis for moyamoya syndrome in children. Ped Neurosurg 1995; 23:26-33.

Medlock MD, Madsen JR, Barnes PD, Anthony DS, Cohen LE, Scott RM. Optic chiasm astrocytomas of childhood. 1. Long-term follow-up. Ped Neurosurg 1997; 27:121-128.

Proctor MR, Bauer SB, Scott RM. The effect of surgery for split spinal cord malformation on neurologic and urologic function. Pediatr Neurosurg 2000; 32: 13 – 19.

Sacco D, Scott RM. Reoperation for chiari malformations. Pediatr Neurosurg 2003; 39:171-178.

Scott RM, Smith JL, Robertson RL, Madsen JR, Soriano SG, Rockoff MA. Long-term outcome in children with moyamoya syndrome after cranial revascularization by pial synangiosis. J Neurosurg: Pediatrics 2004; 100: 142-149.

Maher CO, Goumnerova L, Madsen JR, Proctor M, Scott RM. Outcome following multiple repeated spinal cord untethering operations. J Neurosurg (6 Suppl Pediatrics) 2007; 106: 434-438.

Scott RM, Smith ER. Medical progress: moyamoya disease and moyamoya syndrome. NEJM 2009 Mar; 360 (12): 1126-37.

Maher CO, Scott RM. Linear vein-based arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2009; 4:12-16.

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


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  1. Smith ER, Scott RM. Cavernous malformations. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2010 Jul; 21(3):483-90.
  2. Smith ER, Scott RM. Moyamoya: epidemiology, presentation, and diagnosis. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2010 Jul; 21(3):543-51.
  3. Thiex R, Williams A, Smith E, Scott RM, Orbach DB. The use of Onyx for embolization of central nervous system arteriovenous lesions in pediatric patients. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Jan; 31(1):112-20.
  4. Turner CD, Chordas CA, Liptak CC, Rey-Casserly C, Delaney BL, Ullrich NJ, Goumnerova LC, Scott RM, Begley HC, Fletcher WJ, Yao X, Chi S, Kieran MW. Medical, psychological, cognitive and educational late-effects in pediatric low-grade glioma survivors treated with surgery only. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Sep; 53(3):417-23.
  5. Codd PJ, Scott RM, Smith ER. Seckel syndrome and moyamoya. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Apr; 3(4):320-4.
  6. Smith ER, McClain CD, Heeney M, Scott RM. Pial synangiosis in patients with moyamoya syndrome and sickle cell anemia: perioperative management and surgical outcome. Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Apr; 26(4):E10.
  7. Scott RM, Smith ER. Introduction: moyamoya disease. Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Apr; 26(4):E1.
  8. Scott RM, Smith ER. Moyamoya disease and moyamoya syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 19; 360(12):1226-37.
  9. Qaiser R, Scott RM, Smith ER. Identification of an association between Robinow syndrome and moyamoya. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2009; 45(1):69-72.
  10. Gilheeney SW, Saad A, Chi S, Turner C, Ullrich NJ, Goumnerova L, Scott RM, Marcus K, Lehman L, De Girolami U, Kieran MW. Outcome of pediatric pineoblastoma after surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. J Neurooncol. 2008 Aug; 89(1):89-95.
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  12. Smith ER, Zurakowski D, Saad A, Scott RM, Moses MA. Urinary biomarkers predict brain tumor presence and response to therapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Apr 15; 14(8):2378-86.
  13. Smith ER, Scott RM. Progression of disease in unilateral moyamoya syndrome. Neurosurg Focus. 2008; 24(2):E17.
  14. Agarwalla PK, Dunn IF, Scott RM, Smith ER. Tethered cord syndrome. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2007 Jul; 18(3):531-47.
  15. Smith ER, Manfredi M, Scott RM, Black PM, Moses MA. A recurrent craniopharyngioma illustrates the potential usefulness of urinary matrix metalloproteinases as noninvasive biomarkers: case report. Neurosurgery. 2007 Jun; 60(6):E1148-9; discussion E1149.
  16. Klimo P, Khalil A, Slotkin JR, Smith ER, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC. Wound complications associated with the use of bovine serum albumin-glutaraldehyde surgical adhesive in pediatric patients. Neurosurgery. 2007 Apr; 60(4 Suppl 2):305-9; discussion 309.
  17. Ullrich NJ, Robertson R, Kinnamon DD, Scott RM, Kieran MW, Turner CD, Chi SN, Goumnerova L, Proctor M, Tarbell NJ, Marcus KJ, Pomeroy SL. Moyamoya following cranial irradiation for primary brain tumors in children. Neurology. 2007 Mar 20; 68(12):932-8.
  18. Ahn ES, Scott RM. Transcendent leadership: recent advances in pediatric neurosurgery. Clin Neurosurg. 2007; 54:19-22.
  19. Turner CD, Chi S, Marcus KJ, MacDonald T, Packer RJ, Poussaint TY, Vajapeyam S, Ullrich N, Goumnerova LC, Scott RM, Briody C, Chordas C, Zimmerman MA, Kieran MW. Phase II study of thalidomide and radiation in children with newly diagnosed brain stem gliomas and glioblastoma multiforme. J Neurooncol. 2007 Mar; 82(1):95-101.
  20. Ullrich NJ, Marcus K, Pomeroy SL, Turner CD, Zimmerman M, Lehmann LE, Scott RM, Goumnerova L, Gillan E, Kieran MW, Chi SN. Transverse myelitis after therapy for primitive neuroectodermal tumors. Pediatr Neurol. 2006 Aug; 35(2):122-5.
  21. Waber DP, Pomeroy SL, Chiverton AM, Kieran MW, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Rivkin MJ. Everyday cognitive function after craniopharyngioma in childhood. Pediatr Neurol. 2006 Jan; 34(1):13-9.
  22. Jea A, Smith ER, Robertson R, Scott RM. Moyamoya syndrome associated with Down syndrome: outcome after surgical revascularization. Pediatrics. 2005 Nov; 116(5):e694-701.
  23. Scott RM. Craniopharyngioma: a personal (Boston) experience. Childs Nerv Syst. 2005 Aug; 21(8-9):773-7.
  24. Fleischman A, Brue C, Poussaint TY, Kieran M, Pomeroy SL, Goumnerova L, Scott RM, Cohen LE. Diencephalic syndrome: a cause of failure to thrive and a model of partial growth hormone resistance. Pediatrics. 2005 Jun; 115(6):e742-8.
  25. Zimmerman MA, Goumnerova LC, Proctor M, Scott RM, Marcus K, Pomeroy SL, Turner CD, Chi SN, Chordas C, Kieran MW. Continuous remission of newly diagnosed and relapsed central nervous system atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor. J Neurooncol. 2005 Mar; 72(1):77-84.
  26. Smith ER, Scott RM. Surgical management of moyamoya syndrome. Skull Base. 2005 Feb; 15(1):15-26.
  27. Marcus KJ, Goumnerova L, Billett AL, Lavally B, Scott RM, Bishop K, Xu R, Young Poussaint T, Kieran M, Kooy H, Pomeroy SL, Tarbell NJ. Stereotactic radiotherapy for localized low-grade gliomas in children: final results of a prospective trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Feb 1; 61(2):374-9.
  28. Ullrich NJ, Scott RM, Pomeroy SL. Craniopharyngioma therapy: long-term effects on hypothalamic function. Neurologist. 2005 Jan; 11(1):55-60.
  29. Wise-Faberowski L, Soriano SG, Ferrari L, McManus ML, Wolfsdorf JI, Majzoub J, Scott RM, Truog R, Rockoff MA. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2004 Jul; 16(3):220-5.
  30. Scott RM, Smith JL, Robertson RL, Madsen JR, Soriano SG, Rockoff MA. Long-term outcome in children with moyamoya syndrome after cranial revascularization by pial synangiosis. J Neurosurg. 2004 Feb; 100(2 Suppl Pediatrics):142-9.
  31. Wise-Faberowski L, Soriano SG, Ferrari L, McManus ML, Wolfsdorf JI, Majzoub J, Scott RM, Truog R, Rockoff MA. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children [corrected]. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2004 Jan; 16(1):14-9.
  32. Heath JA, Turner CD, Poussaint TY, Scott RM, Goumnerova L, Kieran MW. Chemotherapy for progressive low-grade gliomas in children older than ten years: the Dana-Farber experience. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2003 Oct-Nov; 20(7):497-504.
  33. Sacco D, Scott RM. Reoperation for Chiari malformations. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2003 Oct; 39(4):171-8.
  34. Carpentieri SC, Waber DP, Pomeroy SL, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Kieran MW, Billett AL, Tarbell NJ. Neuropsychological functioning after surgery in children treated for brain tumor. Neurosurgery. 2003 Jun; 52(6):1348-56; discussion 1356-7.
  35. Scott RM, Madsen JR. Shunt technology: contemporary concepts and prospects. Clin Neurosurg. 2003; 50:256-67.
  36. Tzika AA, Cheng LL, Goumnerova L, Madsen JR, Zurakowski D, Astrakas LG, Zarifi MK, Scott RM, Anthony DC, Gonzalez RG, Black PM. Biochemical characterization of pediatric brain tumors by using in vivo and ex vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy. J Neurosurg. 2002 Jun; 96(6):1023-31.
  37. Soriano SG, Cowan DB, Proctor MR, Scott RM. Levels of soluble adhesion molecules are elevated in the cerebrospinal fluid of children with moyamoya syndrome. Neurosurgery. 2002 Mar; 50(3):544-9.
  38. Tzika AA, Zarifi MK, Goumnerova L, Astrakas LG, Zurakowski D, Young-Poussaint T, Anthony DC, Scott RM, Black PM. Neuroimaging in pediatric brain tumors: Gd-DTPA-enhanced, hemodynamic, and diffusion MR imaging compared with MR spectroscopic imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 Feb; 23(2):322-33.
  39. Carpentieri SC, Waber DP, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Kieran MW, Cohen LE, Kim F, Billett AL, Tarbell NJ, Pomeroy SL. Memory deficits among children with craniopharyngiomas. Neurosurgery. 2001 Nov; 49(5):1053-7; discussion 1057-8.
  40. Magge SN, Brunt M, Scott RM. Craniopharyngioma presenting during pregnancy 4 years after a normal magnetic resonance imaging scan: case report. Neurosurgery. 2001 Oct; 49(4):1014-6; conclusion 1016-7.
  41. Tzika AA, Zurakowski D, Poussaint TY, Goumnerova L, Astrakas LG, Barnes PD, Anthony DC, Billett AL, Tarbell NJ, Scott RM, Black PM. Proton magnetic spectroscopic imaging of the child's brain: the response of tumors to treatment. Neuroradiology. 2001 Feb; 43(2):169-77.
  42. Proctor MR, Scott RM. Long-term outcome for patients with split cord malformation. Neurosurg Focus. 2001; 10(1):e5.
  43. Scott RM. Surgery for moyamoya syndrome? Yes. Arch Neurol. 2001 Jan; 58(1):128-9.
  44. Proctor MR, Bauer SB, Scott RM. The effect of surgery for split spinal cord malformation on neurologic and urologic function. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2000 Jan; 32(1):13-9.
  45. Scott RM. Moyamoya syndrome: a surgically treatable cause of stroke in the pediatric patient. Clin Neurosurg. 2000; 47:378-84.
  46. Young Poussaint T, Yousuf N, Barnes PD, Anthony DC, Zurakowski D, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Cervicomedullary astrocytomas of childhood: clinical and imaging follow-up. Pediatr Radiol. 1999 Sep; 29(9):662-8.
  47. Nikas DC, Proctor MR, Scott RM. Spontaneous thrombosis of vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1999 Jul; 31(1):33-9.
  48. Mulliken JB, Vander Woude DL, Hansen M, LaBrie RA, Scott RM. Analysis of posterior plagiocephaly: deformational versus synostotic. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1999 Feb; 103(2):371-80.
  49. Schwartz MS, Scott RM. Moyamoya syndrome associated with cocaine abuse. Case report. Neurosurg Focus. 1998 Nov 15; 5(5):e7.
  50. Scott RM. American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons--change at the millennium. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1998 Nov; 29(5):225-7.
  51. Robertson RL, Chavali RV, Robson CD, Barnes PD, Eldredge EA, Burrows PE, Scott RM. Neurologic complications of cerebral angiography in childhood moyamoya syndrome. Pediatr Radiol. 1998 Nov; 28(11):824-9.
  52. Amin-Hanjani S, Robertson R, Arginteanu MS, Scott RM. Familial intracranial arteriovenous malformations. Case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1998 Oct; 29(4):208-13.
  53. Burrows PE, Robertson RL, Mulliken JB, Beardsley DS, Chaloupka JC, Ezekowitz RA, Scott RM. Cerebral vasculopathy and neurologic sequelae in infants with cervicofacial hemangioma: report of eight patients. Radiology. 1998 Jun; 207(3):601-7.
  54. Madsen JR, Vallat AV, Poussaint TY, Scott RM, De Girolami U, Anthony DC. Focal cortical dysplasia with glioproliferative changes causing seizures: report of 3 cases. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1998 May; 28(5):261-6.
  55. Park JK, Frim DM, Schwartz MS, Reidy P, Farley JA, Black PM, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Madsen JR. The use of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) to evaluate practice and control costs in ventriculoperitoneal shunt management. Surg Neurol. 1997 Dec; 48(6):536-41.
  56. Hansen M, Padwa BL, Scott RM, Stieg PE, Mulliken JB. Synostotic frontal plagiocephaly: anthropometric comparison of three techniques for surgical correction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1997 Nov; 100(6):1387-95.
  57. Tao ML, Barnes PD, Billett AL, Leong T, Shrieve DC, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Childhood optic chiasm gliomas: radiographic response following radiotherapy and long-term clinical outcome. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1997 Oct 1; 39(3):579-87.
  58. Malek AM, Connors S, Robertson RL, Folkman J, Scott RM. Elevation of cerebrospinal fluid levels of basic fibroblast growth factor in moyamoya and central nervous system disorders. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1997 Oct; 27(4):182-9.
  59. Medlock MD, Madsen JR, Barnes PD, Anthony DS, Cohen LE, Scott RM. Optic chiasm astrocytomas of childhood. 1. Long-term follow-up. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1997 Sep; 27(3):121-8.
  60. Medlock MD, Scott RM. Optic chiasm astrocytomas of childhood. 2. Surgical management. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1997 Sep; 27(3):129-36.
  61. Hardenbergh PH, Golden J, Billet A, Scott RM, Shrieve DC, Silver B, Loeffler JS, Tarbell NJ. Intracranial germinoma: the case for lower dose radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1997 Sep 1; 39(2):419-26.
  62. Tzika AA, Robertson RL, Barnes PD, Vajapeyam S, Burrows PE, Treves ST, Scott RM. Childhood moyamoya disease: hemodynamic MRI. Pediatr Radiol. 1997 Sep; 27(9):727-35.
  63. Robertson RL, Burrows PE, Barnes PD, Robson CD, Poussaint TY, Scott RM. Angiographic changes after pial synangiosis in childhood moyamoya disease. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 May; 18(5):837-45.
  64. Satar N, Bauer SB, Scott RM, Shefner J, Kelly M, Darbey M. Late effects of early surgery on lipoma and lipomeningocele in children less than 1 year old. J Urol. 1997 Apr; 157(4):1434-7.
  65. Park JK, Gleason PL, Madsen JR, Goumnerova LC, Scott RM. Presentation and management of Chiari I malformation in children. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1997 Apr; 26(4):190-6.
  66. Eldredge EA, Rockoff MA, Medlock MD, Scott RM, Millis MB. Postoperative cerebral edema occurring in children with slit ventricles. Pediatrics. 1997 Apr; 99(4):625-30.
  67. Malek AM, Barnett FH, Schwartz MS, Scott RM. Spontaneous rapid resolution of an epidural hematoma associated with an overlying skull fracture and subgaleal hematoma in a 17-month-old child. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1997 Mar; 26(3):160-5.
  68. Poussaint TY, Barnes PD, Anthony DC, Spack N, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Hemorrhagic pituitary adenomas of adolescence. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996 Nov-Dec; 17(10):1907-12.
  69. Martinez-Perez D, Vander Woude DL, Barnes PD, Scott RM, Mulliken JB. Jugular foraminal stenosis in Crouzon syndrome. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1996 Nov; 25(5):252-5.
  70. Cramer SC, Robertson RL, Dooling EC, Scott RM. Moyamoya and Down syndrome. Clinical and radiological features. Stroke. 1996 Nov; 27(11):2131-5.
  71. Zec N, De Girolami U, Schofield DE, Scott RM, Anthony DC. Giant cell ependymoma of the filum terminale. A report of two cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 1996 Sep; 20(9):1091-101.
  72. Frim DM, Zec N, Golden J, Scott RM. Immunohistochemically identifiable tissue plasminogen activator in cavernous angioma: mechanism for re-hemorrhage and lesion growth. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1996 Sep; 25(3):137-41; discussion 141-2.
  73. Bakardjiev AI, Barnes PD, Goumnerova LC, Black PM, Scott RM, Pomeroy SL, Billett A, Loeffler JS, Tarbell NJ. Magnetic resonance imaging changes after stereotactic radiation therapy for childhood low grade astrocytoma. Cancer. 1996 Aug 15; 78(4):864-73.
  74. Scott RM, di Rocco C, Canady A, Gonzales-Portillo G, Sotrel A. How would you treat this patient? Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor. Surg Neurol. 1996 Jul; 46(1):23-7.
  75. Logigian EL, Shefner JM, Goumnerova L, Scott RM, Soriano SG, Madsen J. The critical importance of stimulus intensity in intraoperative monitoring for partial dorsal rhizotomy. Muscle Nerve. 1996 Apr; 19(4):415-22.
  76. Schmit BP, Burrows PE, Kuban K, Goumnerova L, Scott RM. Acquired cerebral arteriovenous malformation in a child with moyamoya disease. Case report. J Neurosurg. 1996 Apr; 84(4):677-80.
  77. Kothari MJ, Kelly M, Darbey M, Bauer S, Scott RM. Neurophysiologic assessment of urinary dysfunction in children with thoracic syringomyelia. J Child Neurol. 1995 Nov; 10(6):451-4.
  78. White FV, Anthony DC, Yunis EJ, Tarbell NJ, Scott RM, Schofield DE. Nonrandom chromosomal gains in pilocytic astrocytomas of childhood. Hum Pathol. 1995 Sep; 26(9):979-86.
  79. Soriano SG, Logigian EL, Scott RM, Prahl PA, Madsen JR. Nitrous oxide depresses the H-reflex in children with cerebral palsy. Anesth Analg. 1995 Feb; 80(2):239-41.
  80. Adelson PD, Scott RM. Pial synangiosis for moyamoya syndrome in children. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1995; 23(1):26-33.
  81. Hasserjian RP, Folkerth RD, Scott RM, Schofield DE. Clinicopathologic and cytogenetic analysis of malignant rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system. J Neurooncol. 1995; 25(3):193-203.
  82. Amin-Hanjani S, Sathi S, Scott RM. De novo Chiari-I malformation in infants demonstrated by sequential magnetic resonance imaging scans. Report of two cases. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1995; 22(6):299-302.
  83. Dunbar SF, Tarbell NJ, Kooy HM, Alexander E, Black PM, Barnes PD, Goumnerova L, Scott RM, Pomeroy SL, La Vally B, et al. Stereotactic radiotherapy for pediatric and adult brain tumors: preliminary report. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1994 Oct 15; 30(3):531-9.
  84. Li VW, Folkerth RD, Watanabe H, Yu C, Rupnick M, Barnes P, Scott RM, Black PM, Sallan SE, Folkman J. Microvessel count and cerebrospinal fluid basic fibroblast growth factor in children with brain tumours. Lancet. 1994 Jul 9; 344(8915):82-6.
  85. Soriano SG, McManus ML, Sullivan LJ, Scott RM, Rockoff MA. Doppler sensor placement during neurosurgical procedures for children in the prone position. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1994 Jul; 6(3):153-5.
  86. Logigian EL, Wolinsky JS, Soriano SG, Madsen JR, Scott RM. H reflex studies in cerebral palsy patients undergoing partial dorsal rhizotomy. Muscle Nerve. 1994 May; 17(5):539-49.
  87. Tarbell NJ, Barnes P, Scott RM, Goumnerova L, Pomeroy SL, Black PM, Sallan SE, Billett A, LaVally B, Helmus A, et al. Advances in radiation therapy for craniopharyngiomas. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1994; 21 Suppl 1:101-7.
  88. Scott RM, Hetelekidis S, Barnes PD, Goumnerova L, Tarbell NJ. Surgery, radiation, and combination therapy in the treatment of childhood craniopharyngioma--a 20-year experience. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1994; 21 Suppl 1:75-81.
  89. Shady JA, Black PM, Kupsky WJ, Tarbell NJ, Scott RM, Leong T, Holmes G. Seizures in children with supratentorial astroglial neoplasms. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1994; 21(1):23-30.
  90. Lais A, Kasabian NG, Dyro FM, Scott RM, Kelly MD, Bauer SB. The neurosurgical implications of continuous neurourological surveillance of children with myelodysplasia. J Urol. 1993 Dec; 150(6):1879-83.
  91. Soriano SG, Sethna NF, Scott RM. Anesthetic management of children with moyamoya syndrome. Anesth Analg. 1993 Nov; 77(5):1066-70.
  92. Tice H, Barnes PD, Goumnerova L, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Pediatric and adolescent oligodendrogliomas. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1993 Nov-Dec; 14(6):1293-300.
  93. Hetelekidis S, Barnes PD, Tao ML, Fischer EG, Schneider L, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. 20-year experience in childhood craniopharyngioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1993 Sep 30; 27(2):189-95.
  94. Sathi S, Madsen JR, Bauer S, Scott RM. Effect of surgical repair on the neurologic function in infants with lipomeningocele. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1993 Sep-Oct; 19(5):256-9.
  95. Madsen JR, Scott RM. Chiari malformations, syringomyelia, and intramedullary spinal cord tumors. Curr Opin Neurol Neurosurg. 1993 Aug; 6(4):559-63.
  96. O'Tuama LA, Treves ST, Larar JN, Packard AB, Kwan AJ, Barnes PD, Scott RM, Black PM, Madsen JR, Goumnerova LC, et al. Thallium-201 versus technetium-99m-MIBI SPECT in evaluation of childhood brain tumors: a within-subject comparison. J Nucl Med. 1993 Jul; 34(7):1045-51.
  97. Zerbini C, Gelber RD, Weinberg D, Sallan SE, Barnes P, Kupsky W, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Prognostic factors in medulloblastoma, including DNA ploidy. J Clin Oncol. 1993 Apr; 11(4):616-22.
  98. Schutzman SA, Barnes PD, Mantello M, Scott RM. Epidural hematomas in children. Ann Emerg Med. 1993 Mar; 22(3):535-41.
  99. Warf BC, Scott RM, Barnes PD, Hendren WH. Tethered spinal cord in patients with anorectal and urogenital malformations. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1993; 19(1):25-30.
  100. Bauer SB, Lais A, Scott RM. Continuous urodynamic surveillance of babies with myelodysplasia: implications for further neurosurgery. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1992 Dec; 2 Suppl 1:35-6.
  101. Atala A, Bauer SB, Dyro FM, Shefner J, Shillito J, Sathi S, Scott RM. Bladder functional changes resulting from lipomyelomeningocele repair. J Urol. 1992 Aug; 148(2 Pt 2):592-4.
  102. Yu JS, Moore MR, Kupsky WJ, Scott RM. Intracranial melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy: two case reports. Surg Neurol. 1992 Feb; 37(2):123-9.
  103. Scott RM, Barnes P, Kupsky W, Adelman LS. Cavernous angiomas of the central nervous system in children. J Neurosurg. 1992 Jan; 76(1):38-46.
  104. Tarbell NJ, Loeffler JS, Silver B, Lynch E, Lavally BL, Kupsky WJ, Scott RM, Sallan SE. The change in patterns of relapse in medulloblastoma. Cancer. 1991 Oct 1; 68(7):1600-4.
  105. O'Tuama LA, Janicek MJ, Barnes PD, Scott RM, Black PM, Sallan SE, Tarbell NJ, Kupsky WJ, Wagenaar D, Ulanski JS, et al. 201Tl/99mTc-HMPAO SPECT imaging of treated childhood brain tumors. Pediatr Neurol. 1991 Jul-Aug; 7(4):249-57.
  106. Ellenbogen RG, Scott RM. Transfalcine approach to a callosomarginal artery aneurysm. Neurosurgery. 1991 Jul; 29(1):140-3.
  107. Healey EA, Barnes PD, Kupsky WJ, Scott RM, Sallan SE, Black PM, Tarbell NJ. The prognostic significance of postoperative residual tumor in ependymoma. Neurosurgery. 1991 May; 28(5):666-71; discussion 671-2.
  108. Ghogawala Z, Moore M, Strand R, Kupsky WJ, Scott RM. Clival chondroma in a child with Ollier's disease. Case report. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1991-1992; 17(1):53-6.
  109. Scott RM. The fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1991-1992; 17(6):281-3.
  110. Scott RM. Brain stem cavernous angiomas in children. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1990-1991; 16(6):281-6.
  111. Kretschmar CS, Tarbell NJ, Kupsky W, Lavally BL, Loeffler JS, Wolfe L, Strand R, Scott RM, Sallan SE. Pre-irradiation chemotherapy for infants and children with medulloblastoma: a preliminary report. J Neurosurg. 1989 Dec; 71(6):820-5.
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