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Robert E Elliott , MD

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Medical Group:

Main Line HealthCare Neurosurgery

Primary Office:

MLH Center in Newtown Square, Suite 245
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073

Office Phone: 610.325.3880
Main Line HealthCare Physician
Specialty Accepting New Patients
Neurosurgery Yes
Age: 36     Gender: M
Second Language: Spanish
Years in practice: 3
Areas of Clinical Interest:
Brain tumors (metastases, gliomas, meningiomas)
Degenerative cervical spine disease
Degenerative lumbar spine disease and scoliosis
Atlantoaxial (C1-2) instability and fractures
Spinal metastases and fractures

Medical School:
New York University School of Medicine

Internship:
New York University Medical Center

Residencies:

  • Bellevue Hospital and Manhattan Veteran’s Affairs Hospital – New York
  • New York University Langone Medical Center
  • New York University Medical Center

Primary Affiliation:  Bryn Mawr Hospital

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

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Office Information

Location:
MLH Center in Newtown Square, Suite 245
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073

TEL: 610.325.3880 FAX: 610.325.3887
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Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

 
Main Line HealthCare Neurosurgery
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073

TEL: 610.325.3880 FAX: 610.325.3887

View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access



Statement of Practice Philosophy

Dr. Elliott works closely with his patients as well as their primary care and pain management physicians to attempt conservative measures before surgery is considered.

Physician Notes:

Robert Elliott, M.D., specializes in brain and spine surgeries, treating oncological, degenerative and traumatic conditions. He performs minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery for cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral disorders. Dr. Elliott also treats spinal metastases and fractures, and benign and malignant brain tumors.

  • Speaks Spanish fluently
  • Is available as a speaker for community events

Recent Clinical Studies Published

Elliott R, Bollo R, Berliner J, Silverberg A, Carlson C, Geller E, Devinsky O, Doyle W.  Anterior temporal lobectomy and amygdalo-hippocampectomy for mesial temporal sclerosis:  Predictors of long-term seizure control. J of Neurosurg 2013 (In press).

Elliott R, Tanweer O, Boah A, Ma T, Morsi A, Frempong-Boadu A, Smith M. Comparison of screw malposition and vertebral artery injury of C2 pedicle and transarticular screws:  Meta-Analysis and Review of the Literature. J of Spinal Disorders and Techniques 2013 (In press).

Elliott R, Tanweer O, Boah A, Smith M, Frempong-Boadu A.  Comparison of safety and stability of C2 pars and pedicle screws for atlantoaxial fusion: Meta-analysis and review of literature: A systematic review. J of Neurosurg: Spine 2012; 17(6): 577-93.

Elliott R, Tanweer O, Morsi A Boah A, Ma T, Smith M, Frempong-Boadu A.  Atlantoaxial fusion with screw-rod constructs: Meta-analysis and review of literature. World Neurosurg 2012 (In press).

Elliott R, Kang M, Smith M, Frempong-Boadu A. C2 Nerve Root Sectioning in Posterior Atlantoaxial Instrumented Fusions: A Structured Review of Literature. World Neurosurg 2012; 78(6): 697-708.

Kang M, Anderer E, Elliott R, Kalhorn S, Frempong-Boadu A.  C2 Nerve Root Sectioning in Posterior C1-2 Instrumented Fusions. World Neurosurg 2012; 78(1-2): 170-7.

Elliott R, Jane, Jr., J, Wisoff, J. Surgical management of craniopharyngiomas in children:  Meta-analysis and comparison of transcranial and transsphenoidal approaches. Neurosurg 2011; 69(3): 630-43.

Rush S, Elliott R, Morsi A, Mehta N, Spriet J, Narayana A, Donahue B, Parker E, Golfinos J.  Incidence, timing and treatment of new brain metastases after gamma knife radiosurgery for limited brain disease:  The case for reducing the use of whole brain radiation therapy. J of Neurosurg 2011; 115(1): 37-48.

Elliott R, Parker E, Rush S, Kalhorn S, Moshel Y, Narayana A, Donahue B, Golfinos J.  Efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery for small-volume recurrent malignant gliomas after initial radical resection.  World Neurosurg 2011; 76(1-2): 128-40.
 
Elliott R, Rush S, Morsi A, Mehta N, Spriet J, Narayana A, Donahue B, Parker E, Golfinos J. Local Control of Newly Diagnosed and Distally Recurrent, Low-Volume Brain Metastases Using Fixed Dose (20 Gy) Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.  Neurosurg 2011; 68(4): 921-31.

Elliott R, Morsi A, Kalhorn S, Marcus J, Sellin J, Kang M, Siverberg A, Rivera E, Geller E, Carlson C, Devinsky O, Doyle W. Vagus nerve stimulation in 436 consecutive patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy:  Long-term outcomes and predictors of response. Epilepsy & Behavior 2011; 20: 57-63.

Elliott R, Rush S, Morsi A, Mehta N, Spriet J, Narayana A, Donahue B, Parker E, Golfinos J.  Neurological Complications and Symptom Resolution of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases 2 cm or less in Size in Relation to Eloquent Cortices. J Neurosurg Gamma Knife® Surgery Supplement (The Proceedings of the 15th International Meeting of the Leksell Gamma Knife® Society) 2010; 113: 53-64.

Elliott R, Hsieh K, Hochman T, Belitskaya-Levy I, Wisoff J, Wisoff J.  Efficacy and safety of radical resection of primary and recurrent craniopharyngiomas in 86 children. J Neurosurg Pediatr 2010; 5(1): 30-48.

Russell S, Elliott R, Forshaw D, Kelly P, Golfinos J. Glioma vascularity correlates with reduced patient survival and increased malignancy.  Surg Neurol 2009; 72(3):  242-6.

Russell S, Elliott R, Forshaw D, Kelly P, Golfinos J.  Resection of parietal lobe gliomas: incidence and evolution of neurological deficits in 28 consecutive patients correlated to the location and morphological characteristics of the tumor.  J Neurosurg 2005; 103(6): 1010-7.

 

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

July 2010-June 2011 - Chief Resident, Neurosurgery
New York University Langone Medical Center

July 2009-June 2010 - Chief Resident, Neurosurgery
Bellevue Hospital and Manhattan Veteran's Affairs Hospital

December 2009 - Young Investigator Award
American Epilepsy Society, 63rd annual meeting, Boston, MA

 

Current Memberships and Activities

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

GENERAL

Specialty: Neurosurgery - Accepting New Patients
Age: 36     Gender: M
Second Language: Spanish
Years in practice: 3

Medical School:
New York University School of Medicine

Internship:
New York University Medical Center

Residencies:

  • Bellevue Hospital and Manhattan Veteran’s Affairs Hospital – New York
  • New York University Langone Medical Center
  • New York University Medical Center

Primary Affiliation:  Bryn Mawr Hospital

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

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PRACTICE

Practice Name:
Main Line HealthCare Neurosurgery

appointment icon Location:

MLH Center in Newtown Square, Suite 245
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA  19073
TEL: 610.325.3880 FAX: 610.325.3887
transportation icon Access Information:  Public Transportation,Handicap Access
Areas of Clinical Interest:
Brain tumors (metastases, gliomas, meningiomas)
Degenerative cervical spine disease
Degenerative lumbar spine disease and scoliosis
Atlantoaxial (C1-2) instability and fractures
Spinal metastases and fractures

Statement of Practice Philosophy

Dr. Elliott works closely with his patients as well as their primary care and pain management physicians to attempt conservative measures before surgery is considered.

Physician Notes:

Robert Elliott, M.D., specializes in brain and spine surgeries, treating oncological, degenerative and traumatic conditions. He performs minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery for cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral disorders. Dr. Elliott also treats spinal metastases and fractures, and benign and malignant brain tumors.

  • Speaks Spanish fluently
  • Is available as a speaker for community events

PUBLICATIONS & CITATIONS

Recent Clinical Studies Published

Elliott R, Bollo R, Berliner J, Silverberg A, Carlson C, Geller E, Devinsky O, Doyle W.  Anterior temporal lobectomy and amygdalo-hippocampectomy for mesial temporal sclerosis:  Predictors of long-term seizure control. J of Neurosurg 2013 (In press).

Elliott R, Tanweer O, Boah A, Ma T, Morsi A, Frempong-Boadu A, Smith M. Comparison of screw malposition and vertebral artery injury of C2 pedicle and transarticular screws:  Meta-Analysis and Review of the Literature. J of Spinal Disorders and Techniques 2013 (In press).

Elliott R, Tanweer O, Boah A, Smith M, Frempong-Boadu A.  Comparison of safety and stability of C2 pars and pedicle screws for atlantoaxial fusion: Meta-analysis and review of literature: A systematic review. J of Neurosurg: Spine 2012; 17(6): 577-93.

Elliott R, Tanweer O, Morsi A Boah A, Ma T, Smith M, Frempong-Boadu A.  Atlantoaxial fusion with screw-rod constructs: Meta-analysis and review of literature. World Neurosurg 2012 (In press).

Elliott R, Kang M, Smith M, Frempong-Boadu A. C2 Nerve Root Sectioning in Posterior Atlantoaxial Instrumented Fusions: A Structured Review of Literature. World Neurosurg 2012; 78(6): 697-708.

Kang M, Anderer E, Elliott R, Kalhorn S, Frempong-Boadu A.  C2 Nerve Root Sectioning in Posterior C1-2 Instrumented Fusions. World Neurosurg 2012; 78(1-2): 170-7.

Elliott R, Jane, Jr., J, Wisoff, J. Surgical management of craniopharyngiomas in children:  Meta-analysis and comparison of transcranial and transsphenoidal approaches. Neurosurg 2011; 69(3): 630-43.

Rush S, Elliott R, Morsi A, Mehta N, Spriet J, Narayana A, Donahue B, Parker E, Golfinos J.  Incidence, timing and treatment of new brain metastases after gamma knife radiosurgery for limited brain disease:  The case for reducing the use of whole brain radiation therapy. J of Neurosurg 2011; 115(1): 37-48.

Elliott R, Parker E, Rush S, Kalhorn S, Moshel Y, Narayana A, Donahue B, Golfinos J.  Efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery for small-volume recurrent malignant gliomas after initial radical resection.  World Neurosurg 2011; 76(1-2): 128-40.
 
Elliott R, Rush S, Morsi A, Mehta N, Spriet J, Narayana A, Donahue B, Parker E, Golfinos J. Local Control of Newly Diagnosed and Distally Recurrent, Low-Volume Brain Metastases Using Fixed Dose (20 Gy) Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.  Neurosurg 2011; 68(4): 921-31.

Elliott R, Morsi A, Kalhorn S, Marcus J, Sellin J, Kang M, Siverberg A, Rivera E, Geller E, Carlson C, Devinsky O, Doyle W. Vagus nerve stimulation in 436 consecutive patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy:  Long-term outcomes and predictors of response. Epilepsy & Behavior 2011; 20: 57-63.

Elliott R, Rush S, Morsi A, Mehta N, Spriet J, Narayana A, Donahue B, Parker E, Golfinos J.  Neurological Complications and Symptom Resolution of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases 2 cm or less in Size in Relation to Eloquent Cortices. J Neurosurg Gamma Knife® Surgery Supplement (The Proceedings of the 15th International Meeting of the Leksell Gamma Knife® Society) 2010; 113: 53-64.

Elliott R, Hsieh K, Hochman T, Belitskaya-Levy I, Wisoff J, Wisoff J.  Efficacy and safety of radical resection of primary and recurrent craniopharyngiomas in 86 children. J Neurosurg Pediatr 2010; 5(1): 30-48.

Russell S, Elliott R, Forshaw D, Kelly P, Golfinos J. Glioma vascularity correlates with reduced patient survival and increased malignancy.  Surg Neurol 2009; 72(3):  242-6.

Russell S, Elliott R, Forshaw D, Kelly P, Golfinos J.  Resection of parietal lobe gliomas: incidence and evolution of neurological deficits in 28 consecutive patients correlated to the location and morphological characteristics of the tumor.  J Neurosurg 2005; 103(6): 1010-7.

 

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

July 2010-June 2011 - Chief Resident, Neurosurgery
New York University Langone Medical Center

July 2009-June 2010 - Chief Resident, Neurosurgery
Bellevue Hospital and Manhattan Veteran's Affairs Hospital

December 2009 - Young Investigator Award
American Epilepsy Society, 63rd annual meeting, Boston, MA

 

Current Memberships and Activities

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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