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Curriculum Vitae - Kureshi

Certification:
2005
Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Professional Training:
1999-2000           
Chief Neurosurgical Resident
Division of Neurosurgery
Duke University Medical Center

1995-2000           
Neurosurgical Residency
Division of Neurosurgery
Duke University Medical Center

1997-1998           
Postdoctoral Scholar
Neuroscience Fellowship Award
Division of Biology and Computational Neural Systems
California Institute of Technology

1994-1995           
General Surgical Internship      
Department of Surgery
Duke University Medical Center

Education:
1990-1994           
School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Doctorate in Medicine

1985-1990           
University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Science:  Bioengineering
Minor:  Philosophy

Academic Honors and Awards:
Medical School: University of Southern California
Dean’s Scholar for Academic Excellence
American Brain Tumor Association:  Research Fellowship Award

Undergraduate: University of California San Diego
Graduation with Honors
Provost’s Honor List for Academic Excellence
Basic Science Research Award

Hospital Affiliations:
Sharp Memorial Hospital 
7901 Frost Street
San Diego, CA 92123

Scripps Mercy Hospital                                       
4077 Fifth Avenue                                               
San Diego, CA 92103                                 

Scripps Mercy Hospital, Chula Vista                     
435 H Street                                                                  
Chula Vista, CA 91910                      

Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla                      
9888 Genesee Avenue                                          
La Jolla, CA 92037                                     

Palomar Medical Center                                       
2185 Citracado Parkway                            
Escondido, CA 920029                                                 

Sharp Grossmont Hospital                                    
5555 Grossmont Center Drive                                        
La Mesa, CA 91944                                              

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center                        
751 Medical Center Court                                             
Chula Vista, CA 91911                                                                     

Peer Reviewed Publications:

1.       Kureshi SA, Hofman FM, Schneider JH, Apuzzo MLJ, Hinton DR:  Cytokine Expression in Radiation-Induced Delayed Cerebral Injury
Neurosurgery 35:  822-829, 1994

2.       Kureshi, SA, Wilkins RH:  Posterior Fossa Re-exploration for Recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia or Recurrent Hemifacial Spasm:  Surgical Findings and Therapeutic Implications.  Neurosurgery 43:  1111-1117, 1998

3.       Villavicencio AT, Gray L, Kureshi SA, Friedman AH:  Three Dimensional CT Angiography for Planning Skull Base Approaches to Vertebrobasilar Aneurysms:  A Radiographic and Cadaveric Study Skull Base Surgery [Abstract] 9(Supp1):34, 1999.

4.       Villavicencio AT, Gray L, Kureshi SA, Friedman AH:  Three Dimensional CT Angiography for Evaluation Anatomic Variations of the Intrapetrous Carotid.  Skull Base Surgery [Abstract] 9(Supp1):33, 1999.

5.       Villavicencio AT, MD, Leveque JC, Rubin L, RN, Bulsara K, MD, Kureshi SA, MD, Gorecki JP, MD:  Critical Evaluation of Results Following Laminectomy Versus Percutaneous Lead Placement for Spinal Cord Stimulation.  International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, Conference Proceedings.  Feb. 1999.

Presentations:

1.       Villavicencio AT, Leveque JC, Gray L, Kureshi SA, Kim J, Fukushima T, Friedman AH. 3-D CT Angiography Measurements for Improving Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base.  Presented at the Southern Neurosurgical Society – Jacksonville, FL. (2000)

2.       Villavicencio AT, Bulsara KR, Kureshi SA, Gorecki JP:  Spinal Stimulation for Failed Back Syndrome.  Presented at the AANS/CNS Section on disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Orlando, Florida (1999)

3.       Shenoy KV, Kureshi SA, Meeker D, Dubowitz DJ, Batista AP, Buneo CA, Coa S, Burdick JW, Andersen RA:  Toward Prosthetic Systems Controlled by Parietal Cortex.  Presented at the Society of Neuroscience, Miami Beach, Florid (1999)

4.       Villavicencio AT, Gray L, Kureshi SA, Friedman AH:  Three Dimensional CT Angiography for Planning Skull Base Approaches to the Vertebrobasilar Aneurysms:  A Radiographic and Cadaveric Study.  Presented at the North American Skull Base Society, 10th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois (1999)

5.       Villavicencio AT, Gray L, Kureshi SA, Friedman AH:  Three Dimensional CT Angiography for Evaluation Anatomic Variations of the Skull Base in the Region of the Intrapetrous Carotid.  Presented at the North American Skull Base Society, 10th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois (1999).

6.       Villavicencio AT, Bulsara KR, Kureshi SA, Gorecki JP:  Results Following Laminectomy versus Percutaneous Lead Placement in 48 Patients Undergoing Spinal Cord Stimulation for Intractable Pain.  Presented at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana (1999).

7.       Villavicencio AT, Bulsara KR, Kureshi SA, Gorecki JP.  Spinal Cord Stimulation for Failed Back Syndrome.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of The Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, Fl.

8.       Villavicencio AT, Bulsara KR, Kureshi SA, Gorecki JP:  Critical Evaluation of Technique in Spinal Cord Stimulation for Intractable Pain.  Presented at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana (1999).

9.       Kureshi SA, David J. Dubowitz, J Michael Tyszka, Rex A Moats, Eric A Ahrens, Russell E Jacobs, William L Caton III:  MR Microscopy at 11.7 Tesla in a Murine Spinal Cord Injury Model.  Presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting, Seattle, Washington (1998).

10.     Kureshi SA, Bradley DC, Andersen RA:  Computation of Structure by Motion Selective Middle Temporal Neurons.  Presented at the 11th Annual Neurosurgery in the Rockies Meeting, Vail, Colorado (1998).

11.     Kureshi SA, George TM, Fuchs H:  Improved Outcome with Aggressive Surgical Management of Adult Tethered Cord Syndrome.  Presented at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1998).

12.     Kureshi SA, Wilkins RH:  Posterior Fossa Re-exploration for recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm:  Surgical Findings and Therapeutic Implications.  Presented at the Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery and the Canadian Neurosurgical Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada (1997) and the Southern Neurosurgical Society, Pinehurst, North Carolina (1997).

13.     Kureshi, SA, George TM, Sharpe R, Fuchs H:  Intraoperative EMG Monitoring for Tethered Cord Release.  Presented at the Southern Neurological Society, Pinehurst, North Carolina (1997).

14.     Bulsara K, Kureshi SA, George TM, Enterline D:  Cine-MRI Flow Studies in the Evaluation of Chiari I Malformations.  Presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana (1997).

15.     Kureshi SA, George TM:  Drop Attacks in Chiari I Malformations:  A Prelude to Sudden Death?  Presented at the Joint Section of Pediatric Neurological Surgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Charleston, South Carolina (1996).

16.     Kureshi SA, Hofman FM, Apuzzo MLJ, Hinton DR:  An Immunohistochemical Analysis of Radiation Necrosis and Recurrent Brain Tumor:  Proliferative Markers and Cytokine Expression.  Presented at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, California (1994)

17.     Kureshi SA, Ghiassi A, Schmid-Schoenbein G:  Leukocyte Activation Sensitivity in Hypersensitive Rats.  Presented at the Congress of Bioengineering, La Jolla, California (1990).

Chapters:

Kureshi SA, Friedman AH:  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Techniques in Neurosurgery (in press).

George TM, Kureshi SA:  Surgical Management of Infected Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt.  Neurosurgical Operative Atlas, Volume 6:  The American Association of Neurological Surgeons:  193-200; 1997

Patents:

Andersen RA, Shenoy KV, Kureshi SANeural Prosthesis in Parietal Cortex.  Reference No CIT 2847.  California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California.

Professional Society Memberships:

American Association of Neurosurgeons
American Board of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
San Diego County Medical Society

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