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Adesh Tandon, M.D. - Department of Neurosurgery Faculty

Resume of: Adesh Tandon, M.D.

EMPLOYMENT:
July 2013-present

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Department of Neurosurgery
Neuro-Oncology Fellowship
Clinical Instructor in Neurosurgery

July 2010-June 2013 Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.
Department of Neurosurgery
Attending Physician.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery.

EDUCATION:
July 2013-present

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Department of Neurosurgery
Neuro-Oncology Fellowship

July 2009 – July 2010 Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.
Department of Neurosurgery
Neurological Surgery Chief Resident.
July 2004 July 2009 Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.
Department of Neurosurgery.
Neurological Surgery Residency.
July 2003-June2004 Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY.
Department of Surgery.
Internship in General Surgery
September 1999 June 2003 Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY.
MD completed in June 2003.
September 1995 May 1999 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
BA, Biology and Religion, Summa Cum Laude.

RESEARCH:
January 2007- January 2008 Research Assistant, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Dr. Cameron Brennan, Department of Neurosurgery, Established and genotyped human Glioblastoma tumorspheres.
January 2003 June 2003 Research Assistant, AECOM
Dr. Karen Weidenheim, Department of Neuropathology, Assisted in characterizing unusual presentations of Primary CNS lymphoma.
July 2002 December 2002 Research Assistant, Beth Israel North Hospital
Dr. Eric Elowitz, Department of Neurosurgery
Conducted clinical research concerning Primary CNS
Lymphoma in immuno-competent patients.
September 1998 May 1999

Research Assistant, Temple University.
Dr. Ralph Hillman, Characterized genetic linkage maps in mutant species of Drosophila Melanogaster.


PUBLICATIONS:

2013 Tandon A., Alzate J., Fried M., LaSala P.
"Endoscopic Endonasal Transphenoidal Approach For Pituitary Apoplexy in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy." Surgery Research and Practice. Vol. 2014.
2013 Tandon A., Chandela S., Langer D., Sen C.,
"A novel sling technique for microvascular decompression of a rare anomalous vertebral artery causing cervical radiculopathy." Neurosurg Focus. 2013 Sep 35(4).
2010-2011 Houten J., Tandon A. " Conparison of postoperative values for C-reactive protein in minimally invasive and open lumbar spinal fusion surgery." Surg Neurolog Int. 2011, 2:94.
2009-2010 Ozawa T., Brennan C., Wang L., Squatrito M., Sasayama T., Nakada M., Huse J., Pedraza A., Utsuki S., Yasui Y., Tandon A., Fomechenko El., Holland EC. "PDGFRA gene rearrangements are frequent genetic events in PDGFRA-amplified glioblastomas." Genes Dev. 2010 Oct 1;24 (19) 2205-2218.
2009-2010 Brennan C., Momota H., Ozawa T., Tandon A., Pedraza A., Holland E. "Glioblastoma Subclasses can be defined by activity among signal transduction pathways and associated genomic pathways." PLoS One. 2009 Nov 13;4(11):e7752.
2001 - 2002 Tandon A., "Therapeutic Options for Tay-Sachs Disease." Accepted for publication in the Einstein Quarterly Vol 83..

POSTERS:
2013

Tandon A., Tassler A., Baxi N., Weidenheim K.
"Sphenoid Sinus Mutiple Myeloma Presenting as Cavernous Sinus Syndrome." Poster presented at the 2013 North American Skull Base Meeting.

2011 Houten J., Nasser R., Baxi N., Schiraldi M., Tandon A.
"Accuracy of Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Placement Using the O-Arm Multidimensional Surgical Imaging System Compared with Flouroscopy." Poster presented at the 2011 AANS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves annual meeting.
2010 Nasser R., Tandon A., Schiraldi M., Baxi N., Houten.
"Accuracy of Lumbar Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Placement Using the O-Arm Multidimensional Surgical Imaging System." Poster presented at the 2010 Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery annual meeting.
2006 - 2007 Alzate J., Sen C., Costantino P., Tandon A.,
"Endoscopic Endonasal Resection of Odontoid Process." Poster presented at 2007 North American Skull Base Society annual meeting.
2005 - 2006 Chwajol M., Tandon A., Houten JK.,
"The Use of Spinal Instrumentation in Surgical Management of Spinal Osteomyelitis: A META Analysis." Poster presented at 2006 AANS annual meeting.
2002 - 2003 Mehta V., Tandon A., Rosenblum M., Elowitz E.,
"Unusual CNS Lymphoma Mimicking Bilateral Subdural Hematomas- a case report and review of the literature." Poster presented at 2003 AANS annual meeting.
2002 2003 Roonprapunt C., Ratech H., LaSala P., Brook A., Tandon A., Weidenheim K.M.,
"Primary Diffuse B-Cell Lymphoma Arising in the Dura in an Immunocompetant Individual: Case Report." Poster presented at 2003 CNS annual meeting

PRESENTATIONS:
2013 Tandon, A. "Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Spine." Grand Rounds: Division of Rheumatology, Montefiore Medical Center. March 1st, 2013.
2011 Tandon, A. "Cervical Myelopathy: The Physical Examination." Degenerative Disease of the Spine: Diagnosis and Management. Montefiore Medical Center. November 6th, 2011.
2010 Tandon, A. "The Chiari Malformation." Degenerative Disease of the Spine: Diagnosis and Management. Montefiore Medical Center. November 7th, 2010.

Fried M., LaSala P., Tandon A., Ashbach M., "How I do It : Endoscopic Trans-Sphenoidal Hypophysectomy." Podium presentation at Rhinology World 2009.
2008 Tandon A., Houten JK., "Comparison of Normative Postoperative Values for C-reactive Protein in Minimally Invasive and Open Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery." Podium presentation conducted at 2008 Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery annual meeting.
2007 Tandon A. "Renal Spondyloarthropathy and Brown Tumors" Montefiore Hospital Department of Neurosurgery Spine lecture series.
2007 Tandon A."Pediatric Brain Tumors" Montefiore Hospital Department of Neurosurgery Pediatric lecture series.
2006 Tandon A."Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine"Roosevelt Hospital Department of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds.

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2003 Recipient of the Montefiore Staff Alumni Award
2003 Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha
1999 Temple University Honors Program.
1998 Elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
1997 Elected to Golden Key National Honors Society.
1995-1999 Temple University Presidential Scholarship.

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:
2013 American Board of Neurological Surgery Certification
2007 North American Skull Base Society
2004 American Association of Neurological Surgeons
2004 Congress of Neurological Surgeons