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Derek Andrew Bruce, MD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine

Departments
Neurosurgery

Programs
Brain Tumor Institute (Neuro-Oncology Program)
Cystic Fibrosis Center (Pediatric and Adult)
Neurofibromatosis Institute

Specialties: Epilepsy, Brain Tumors, Craniofacial Disorder

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery
National Provider Identifier1467535815
E-Mail

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
Biography

Dr. Bruce is one of the pioneers of modern pediatric neurosurgery. His specialties include cranial base surgery, craniofacial anomalies, epilepsy, and brain tumors.
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, ScotlandDoctor of Medicine 1960 -1966
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
Top DoctorsU.S. News and World Report2011

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberNorth American Skull Base Society
MemberDHHS Maternal & Child Health GrantNational Advisory Committee
Associate MemberInternational Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surge
Associate Surgical FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
MemberAmerican Society of Neurosurgery
Publications
Journal Article, Bruce, D.A. (2004), Difficult questions facing the craniofacial team, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North American, 16, 429-438.

Journal Article, Aryan, H.E., Meltzer, H.S., Lu, D.C., Ozgur, B.M., Levy, M.L., Bruce, D.A. (2004), Management of pilocytic astrocytoma with diffuse leptomeningeal spread: two cases and review of the literature, Child's Nervous System .

Journal Article, Levy, M.L., Luu, T., Meltzer, H.S., Bennett, R., Bruce, D.A. (2004), Bacterial adhesion to surfactant-modified silicone surfaces, Neurosurgery, 54, 2, 488-490.

Journal Article, Aryan, H.E., Meltzer, H.S., Levy, M.L., Szkandera, B.J., Bruce, D.A. (2004), Hypothalamic ganglioglioma treated by temporal lobectomy. Case report and review of the literature, Journal of Neurosurgery, 100, 2, 217-219.

Journal Article, Bowers, D.C., Mulne, A.F., Weprin, B., Bruce, D.A., Shapiro, K., Margraf, L.R. (2002), Prognostic factors in children and adolescents with low-grade oligodendrogliomas, Pediatric Neurosurgery, 37, 2, 57-63.

Journal Article, Biswas, A.K., Bruce, D.A., Sklar, F.H., Bokovoy, J.L., Sommerauer, J.F. (2002), Treatment of acute traumatic brain injury in children with moderate hypothermia improves intracranial hypertension, Critical Care Medicine, 30, 12, 2742-2751.

Journal Article, Biswas, A.K., Bruce, D.A., Sklar, F.H., Bokovoy, J.L., Sommerauer, J.F. (2002), Treatment of acute traumatic brain injury in children with moderate hypothermia improves intracranial hypertension, Critical Care Medicine, 30, 12, 2742-2751.

Journal Article, Fearon, J.A., Swift, D.M., Bruce, D.A. (2001), New Methods for the Evaluation and Treatment of Craniofacial Dysostosis-Associated Cerebellar Tonsillar Herniation, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 108, 7, 1855-1861.

Journal Article, Bruce, D.A., Weprin, B. (2001), The slit ventricle syndrome, Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, 12, 4, 709-717.

Journal Article, Bruce, D.A., Bizzi, J.W.J. (2000), Surgical Technique for the Insertion of Grids and Strips for Invasive Monitoring in Children with Intractable Epilepsy, Child's Nervous System, 16, 724-730.


For a more comprehensive list of publications for Derek Bruce, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database
 


   
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