Faculty Profile

Dr. Nrupen Baxi, M.D.

Nrupen Baxi, M.D.

Assistant Professor, The Leo M. Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery

Professional Interests

Areas of Expertise:

Neurological Surgery, Neuromodulation, Deep Brain Stimulation, Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Chronic Pain, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Degenerative Spinal Disorders, Spinal Oncology, Brain Tumors, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery, Epilepsy, Brain Trauma, Brain Mapping, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Signal Processing 

Education:

BS - Electrical and Biomedical Engineering - Tufts University, Medford MA
MS - Biomedical Engineering - Tufts University, Medford, MA
MD - Medicine - Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Residency:

Internship - General Surgery - Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY
Resident - Neurological Surgery - Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY / St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
Chief Resident - Neurological Surgery - Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Fellowship:

Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery - New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

• Baxi, N. and Mogilner, A. Comment on: Long-term Outcomes after Replacement of Percutaneous Leads with Paddle Leads in a Retrospective Cohort of Patients with Spinal Cord Stimulation Systems. Neurosurgery. 2014:75(4) 436.
• Dowd, R., Pourfar, M., Baxi, N., Mogilner, A. Deep Brain Stimulation for Refractory Tourette Syndrome: Analysis of Thalamic CM-Pf/Voi Target with Symptomatic Improvement. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. 2014:92(Suppl 1) 1-75.
• Houten, J., Nasser, R., Baxi, N. Clinical Assessment of Percutaneous Lumbar Pedicle Screw Placement Using the O-Arm Multidimensional Surgical Imaging System. Neurosurgery. 2012:70(4) 990-995.
• Baxi, N., Flamm, E., Brook A., Miller, T. Size of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms in a Series of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhages. Neurosurgical Focus. 2011:30(2) A1-A35.
• Biswal, B. and Baxi, N. Time-frequency analysis of fMRI signal response. Proceedings of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2004. 11:2534.

Conference Presentations:

• Dowd, R., Pourfar, M., Baxi, N., Mogilner, A. Deep Brain Stimulation for Refractory Tourette Syndrome: Analysis of Thalamic CM-Pf/Voi Target with Symptomatic Improvement. American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Biannual Meeting. Washington, DC – May 2014
• Baxi, N., Yassari, R. Intraoperative O-arm Image Guided Navigation for the Localization and Resection of Spinal Tumors. American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA – April 2013
• Baxi, N. Yassari, R. Intraoperative O-arm Image Guided Navigation for the Localization and Resection of Spinal Tumors. American Association of Neurological Surgeons / Congress of Neurological Surgeons Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ – March 2013
• Baxi, N. Tandon, A., Tassler, A. Sphenoid Sinus Multiple Myeloma Presenting As Cavernous Sinus Syndrome. North American Skull Base Society Annual Meeting. Miami, FL – February 2013
• Baxi, N. Hughes, K. Lasala, P. Risks and Complications in a Series of Ommaya Reservoirs Placed Using Frameless Stereotactic Image-Guided Navigation With Intraoperative CT Confirmation. American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting. Denver, CO – April 2011.
• Houten, J., Nasser, R., Baxi, N., Tandon, A., Schiraldi, M. Accuracy of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Placement Using the O-ARM Multidimensional Surgical Imaging System Compared with Fluoroscopy. Joint Congress of Neurological Surgeons and American Association of Neurological Surgeons Spine and Peripheral Nerve Section Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ – March 2011.
• Baxi, N., Flamm, E., Brook A., Miller, T. Size of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms in a Series of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhages. Joint Congress of Neurological Surgeons and American Association of Neurological Surgeons Cerebrovascular Section Annual Meeting. Los Angeles – February 2011.
• Houten, J., Nasser, R., Baxi, N., Tandon, A., Schiraldi, M. Accuracy of Lumbar Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Placement Using the O-ARM Multidimensional Surgical Imaging System. Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Annual Meeting. Miami, FL – November 2010.
• Baxi, N., Flamm, E., Brook A., Miller, T. Size of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms in a Series of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhages. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA – October 2010.
• Biswal, B. and Baxi, N. Time-frequency analysis of fMRI signal response. Proceedings of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2004. 11:2534. 12th Annual Conference in Kyoto May 15-21.

Book Chapters:

• Baxi, N. and Mogilner, A.: Chronic Therapeutic Brain Stimulation: History, Current Clinical Indications, and Future Prospects, in Rosch, P. (ed) Bioelectromagnetic and Subtle Energy Medicine, Second Edition. Boca Raton. CRC Press 2014.
• Baxi, N., Brunswick, A., Mazel, E., Kondziolka, D.: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, in Lunsford, L. and Sheehan, J.(eds) Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery, 2nd Edition. New York. Thieme 2014.
• Baxi, N. and Mogilner, A.: Patient Selection and Complication Avoidance in Occipital Nerve Stimulation, in Mammis, A. (ed) Migraine Surgery. Hauppauge. Nova Science 2014.
• Kinon, M. and Baxi, N.: Subdural Hematomas, in Yunen, J.(ed), 5 Minute ICU Consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott 2012.

Thesis:

• Baxi, N. Time-frequency analysis of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). (MS Thesis – Tufts University 2004)
• Baxi, N. Analysis of Siemens Near-Infrared Mammography Prototype. (BS Thesis – Tufts University 2003)

Oral Presentations:

• Risks and Complications in a Series of Ommaya Reservoirs Placed Using Frameless Stereotactic Image-Guided Navigation With Intraoperative CT Confirmation. Montefiore Medical Center Department of Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds. Bronx, NY – October 2010.
• Size of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms in a Series of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhages. New York Society for Neurosurgery – Resident Research Night. New York, NY – May 2010
• Size of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms in a Series of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhages. New York State Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting. Valhalla, NY – June 2010.

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