William Couldwell

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William Couldwell
Born
William T. Couldwell

EducationMcGill University
OccupationSurgeon; Neurosurgeon
OrganizationAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons,
American Board of Neurological Surgery,
World Academy of Neurological Surgery

William T. Couldwell M.D., Ph.D. , a neurosurgeon, was born in British Columbia, Canada. He is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Utah,[1] a position he assumed in 2001.

Career[edit]

Couldwell is currently (or has served) on the Editorial Boards of several journals (including the Journal of Neurosurgery, Chairman 2007-2008). He has served as on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), and is a Former Director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS).[2]

He was President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) (2013-2014),[3] and was President of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery (AAcNS; 2016-2017).[4]

He is currently President-Elect of the World Academy of Neurological Surgery.[5]

Publications[edit]

He has published over 400 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 100 book chapters and seven books.

  • Neurosurgery Knowledge Update: A Comprehensive Review (2015)[6]
  • Skull Base Surgery of the Posterior Fossa (2017)[7]
  • Analysis of cerebrovascular aneurysm treatment cost: Retrospective cohort comparison of clipping, coiling, and flow diversion (2018) Couldwell, WT; Twitchell, S; Shaar, H; Reese, J; Karsy, M; Eli, IM; Guan, J; Taussky, P (2018). "Analysis of cerebrovascular aneurysm treatment cost: Retrospective cohort comparison of clipping, coiling, and flow diversion". Neurosurgical Focus. 44 (5): E3. doi:10.3171/2018.1.FOCUS17775. PMID 29712525.
  • Assessment of cost drivers and cost variation for lumbar interbody fusion procedures using the value driven outcomes database (2018) Couldwell, WT; Twitchell, S; Karsy, M; Reese, J; Dailey, A; Guan, J; Bisson, EF (2018). "Assessment of cost drivers and cost variation for lumbar interbody fusion procedures using the value driven outcomes database". Neurosurgical Focus. 44 (5): E10. doi:10.3171/2018.1.FOCUS17724. PMID 29712516.
  • Contemporary endovascular and open aneurysm treatment in the era of flow diversion (2018) Couldwell, WT; Mazur, MD; Taussky, P; Park, MS (2018). "Contemporary endovascular and open aneurysm treatment in the era of flow diversion". Neurology Neurosurgery Psychiatry. 89 (3): 277–286. doi:10.1136/jnnp-2016-314477. PMID 29025918. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  • Subclavian-to-extracranial vertebral artery bypass in a patient with vertebrobasilar insufficiency: 3-dimensional operative video (2018) Couldwell, WT; Raheja, A; Taussky, P; Kumpati, GS (2018). "Subclavian-to-extracranial vertebral artery bypass in a patient with vertebrobasilar insufficiency: 3-dimensional operative video". Operative Neurosurgery. 14 (3): 312. doi:10.1093/ons/opx130. PMID 28973539.
  • Delayed Complications After Transsphenoidal Surgery for Pituitary Adenomas (2018) Couldwell, WT; Alzhrani, G; Sivakumar, W; Park, MS; Taussky, P (2018). "Delayed Complications After Transsphenoidal Surgery for Pituitary Adenomas". World Neurosurgery. 109: 233–241. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2017.09.192. PMID 28989047.
  • A description of familial clustering of meningiomas in the Utah population (2017) Couldwell, WT; CannonAlbright, LA (2017). "A description of familial clustering of meningiomas in the Utah population". Neuro-Oncology. 19 (12): 1683–1687. doi:10.1093/neuonc/nox127. PMC 5716076. PMID 29016976.
  • Clinical Outcomes with Transcranial Resection of the Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma (2017) Couldwell, WT; CannonAlbright, LA (2017). "Clinical Outcomes with Transcranial Resection of the Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma". World Neurosurgery. 108: 748–755. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2017.09.090. PMID 28951179. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  • Intraparenchymal hemorrhage after electroconvulsive therapy (2017) Couldwell, WT; Carlson, EWJ; Weeks, H; Kalani, MYS (2017). "Intraparenchymal hemorrhage after electroconvulsive therapy". Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery. 9: 89–91. doi:10.1016/j.inat.2017.07.012.
  • Overlapping Surgery: A Review of the Controversy, the Evidence, and Future Directions (2017) Couldwell, WT; Guan, JG; Karsy, M; Brock, AA; Schmit, RH (2017). "Overlapping Surgery: A Review of the Controversy, the Evidence, and Future Directions". Neurosurgery. 64 (CN_suppl_1): 110–113. doi:10.1093/neuros/nyx200. PMID 28899036.
  • Factors influencing management of unruptured intracranial aneurysms: an analysis of 424 consecutive patients (2017) Couldwell, WT; Guan, JG; Karsy, M; Schmit, RH (2017). "Factors influencing management of unruptured intracranial aneurysms: an analysis of 424 consecutive patients". Journal of Neurosurgery. 127 (1): 96–101. doi:10.3171/2016.7.JNS16975. PMID 27715433.
  • Navigation-guided transsylvian approach and microsurgical resection of a deep left temporal low-grade arteriovenous malformation (2017) Couldwell, WT (2017). "Navigation-guided transsylvian approach and microsurgical resection of a deep left temporal low-grade arteriovenous malformation". Neurosurgical Focus. 43 (VideoSuppl1): V6. doi:10.3171/2017.7.FocusVid.17121. PMID 28669266.
  • Unusual presentation of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (2017) Couldwell, WT; Taussky, P; Tyser, AR (2017). "Unusual presentation of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage". British Journal of Neurosurgery. 33 (1): 1–2. doi:10.1080/02688697.2017.1330946. PMID 28532166.
  • Middle fossa approach for resection of vestibular schwannoma (2017) Couldwell, WT; Alzhrani, G; Shelton, C (2017). "Middle fossa approach for resection of vestibular schwannoma". Acta Neurochirurgica. 159 (6): 1013–1026. doi:10.1007/s00701-017-3169-1. PMID 28397138.
  • Management of Cavernous Sinus Involvement in Sinonasal and Ventral Skull Base Malignancies (2017) Couldwell, WT; Raheja, A (2017). "Management of Cavernous Sinus Involvement in Sinonasal and Ventral Skull Base Malignancies". Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. 50 (2): 365–383. doi:10.1016/j.otc.2016.12.011. PMID 28314403.
  • GoPro Hero Cameras for Creation of a Three-Dimensional, Educational, Neurointerventional Video (2017) Couldwell, WT; Park, MS; Brock, A; Mortimer, V; Taussky, P; Quigley, E (2017). "GoPro Hero Cameras for Creation of a Three-Dimensional, Educational, Neurointerventional Video". Journal of Digital Imaging. 30 (5): 561–565. doi:10.1007/s10278-017-9948-7. PMC 5603432. PMID 28097497.
  • Focusing on the future (2017) Couldwell, WT (2017). "Focusing on the future". Neurosurgical Focus. 42 (1): E1. doi:10.3171/2016.10.FOCUS16437. PMID 28041325.
  • Dramatic radiographic response resulting in cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea associated with sunitinib therapy in recurrent atypical meningioma: case report (2017) Couldwell, WT; Raheja, A; Colman, H; Palmer, CA (2017). "Dramatic radiographic response resulting in cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea associated with sunitinib therapy in recurrent atypical meningioma: case report". Journal of Neurosurgery. 127 (5): 965–970. doi:10.3171/2016.9.JNS161629. PMID 27935362.
  • IGFBP2 expression predicts IDH-mutant glioma patient survival (2016) Couldwell, WT; Huang, LE; Cohen, AL; Colman, H; Jensen, RL; Fults, DW (2016). "IGFBP2 expression predicts IDH-mutant glioma patient survival". Oncotarget. 8 (8): 191–202. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.13329. PMC 5352106. PMID 27852048.
  • Adjuvant radiotherapy for atypical meningiomas (2017) Couldwell, WT; Bagshaw, HP; Burt, LM; Suneja, G; Jensen, RL; Palmer, CA (2016). "Adjuvant radiotherapy for atypical meningiomas". Journal of Neurosurgery. 126 (6): 1822–1828. doi:10.3171/2016.5.JNS152809. PMID 27611201.

Board Certifications[edit]

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurosurg)[8]
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Canada[9]
  • National Board of Medical Examiners[10]
  • Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada[11]

Family[edit]

Couldwell and his wife, an endocrinologist, have three children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Department of Neurosurgery". Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  2. ^ "William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FAANS". Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  3. ^ "AANS Past Presidents". Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  4. ^ "PAST PRESIDENTS". Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Executive Commitee [sic]". Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  6. ^ Couldwell, William T; Harbaugh, Robert; Shaffrey, Chriatopher (2015). Neurosurgery Knowledge Update: A Comprehensive Review. Thieme. ISBN 978-1-626-23036-1. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  7. ^ Couldwell, William T (2017). Skull Base Surgery of the Posterior Fossa. Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-67037-9. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  8. ^ "American Board of Neurological Surgery". Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  9. ^ "The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada". Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  10. ^ "National Board of Medical Examiners". Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  11. ^ "Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada". Retrieved 1 June 2018.