Current Residents

Nicholas Brandmeir, M.D.

Neurosurgical Resident

 

Class Year: PGY-6

 

Department/Institute/Center(s):

  • Department of Neurosurgery

 

Contact Information:

  • Phone: 717-531-1279
  • Fax: 717-531-3858

 

Education:

Medical Doctorate
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
2010

Neurological Surgery Residency
Penn State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA
2010-present

 

Clinical Interests:

Neurointensive care
Functional neurosurgery
 

 

Research Interests:

Gait dysfunction in movement disorders
Evidence based medicine
Neuro-intensive care
 

 

Publications:

Book Chapters:

Brandmeir, N: Nerve Injuries of the Neck. In Nerves and Nerve Injuries 3e, Chapter 83. Elsevier. 2015

Brandmeir, N: Stretch and Laceration Injuries. In Nerves and Nerve Injuries 3e, Chapter 95. Elsevier. 2015

Journal Articles:

1. Brandmeir, N and Sather, M.  Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Associated With Leprosy: A Case Report.  Neuromodulation. E-published ahead of print. 2015
2. Brandmeir N, Rizk E, Harbaugh R.  EBM Training: Problem-based Learning in Resident Education. AANS Neurosurgeon.  24(1). 2015

3. Sieg E, Cooke J, Davies G, Einar B, Brandmeir N, Church E, Rohatgi P, Anderson B, Payne R, Ziu E, Davanzo J, McDermott D. Journal club: 5-Aminolevulinic Acid-derived Tumor Fluorescence: The Diagnostic Accuracy of Visible Fluorescence Qualities as Corroborated by Spectrometry and Histology and Postoperative Imaging.  Neurosurgery-online.  2015.

4. Payne R, Bogason E, Anderson B, Brandmeir N, Church E, Cooke J, Davies G, Hussain N, Patel A, Rohatgi P, Sieg E, Zalatimo O, Ziu E, Davanzo J. Journal club: the impact of body mass index on hospital stay and complications after spinal fusion. Neurosurgery 75(5) 599-601. 2014

5. Anderson B, Bogason E, Brandmeir, N, Church E, Cooke J, Davanzo J, Davies G, Hussain N, Patel A, Payne R, Rohatgi P, Sieg E, Zalatimo O. Journal club: national variability in intracranial pressure monitoring and craniotomy for children with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. Neurosurgery. 75(2). 194. 2014

6. Rohatgi P, Bogason E, Anderson B, Brandmeir N, Church E, Cooke J, Davies G, Hussain N, Patel A, Payne R, Sieg E, Zalatimo O, Ziu E. Journal club: Magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused laser interstitial thermal therapy for intracranial lesions: single-institution series.  Neurosurgery 74(5), 562-564.  2014

7. Bogason E, Anderson B, Brandmeir N, Church E, Cooke J, Davies G, Hussain N, Patel A, Payne R, Rohatgi P, Sieg E, Zalatimo O, Ziu E.  Journal club: the epidemiology of admissions of nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage in the United States.  Neurosurgery. 74(2). 227-9. 2014

8. Brandmeir N, Anderson B, Bogason E, Church E, Cooke J, Davies G, Kainth K, Kelleher J, Patel A, Payne R, Rohatgi P, Sieg E, Zalatimo O.  Journal club: Role of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy and Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt in Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Preliminary Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Neurosurgery-online. 2013

9. Doerzbacher M, Barnett A, Brandmeir N, Wolfe D, Zheng S, Moore J. Advanced Needle Coatings for Improved Lumbar Drain Procedure.  Journal of medical devices. 7(3). 2013

10. Church E, Anderson B, Bogason E, Brandmeir N, Cooke J, Davies G, Kainth K, Kelleher J, Patel A, Payne R, Rohatgi P, Sieg E, Zalatimo O.  Journal Club: The Impact of Provider Volume on the Outcomes After Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.  Neurosurgery 72(2). E314-E317.  2013.

11. Geser F, Martinez-Lage M, Robinson J, Uryu K, Neumann M, Brandmeir N, Xie S, Kwong L, Elman L, McCluskey L, Clark C, Malunda J, Miller B, Zimmerman E, Qian J, van Deerlin V, Grossman M, Lee V, Trojanowski J.  The Clinical and Pathological Continuum of Multisystem TDP-43 Proteinopathies.  Archives of Neurology.  66(2).  180-189. 2008

12. Geser F, Brandmeir N, Kwong L, Martinez-Lage M, Elman L, McCluskey L, Xie SX, Lee VM-Y, Trojanowski J. Evidence of Multisystem Disorder in Whole-Brain Map of Pathological TDP-43 in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.  Archives of Neurology; 65(5). 636-641. 2008.

13. Brandmeir N, Geser F, Kwong LK, Zimmerman EA, Qian J, Lee VM-Y, Trojanowski J.  Severe Subcortical Pathology in Sporadic Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration with Motor Neuron Disease.  Acta Neuropathologica. 115(1). 123-131. 2008.

 

 

 

 

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