Frederick A. Boop, M.D.

Frederick A. Boop, M.D.

Chief

Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
LeBonheur Children's Hospital

Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery


LeBonheur Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Professor and Director
Department of Neurosurgery
Email: Frederick A. Boop



Education

  • M.D. Institution: University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
  • Residency Training: Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX; Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital, Queen's Square, London; Pediatric Neurosurgery Roation, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, CAN

Research Interests

Our current research efforts are divided into clinical research and basic science research.

For an overview of our laboratory efforts, please visit our UT laboratory website Research and Education Center for Brain Tumor Research.

For an overview of our clinical trials in pediatric brain tumors, please visit the St. Jude website.

Representative Publications

  • Klimo P Jr, Venable GT, Boop FA, Merchant TE. Recurrent craniopharyngioma after conformal radiation in children and the burden of treatment. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Feb 20:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25700121.
  • Boop FA, Bate B, Choudhri AF, Burkholder B, Klimo P Jr. Preliminary experience with an intraoperative MRI-compatible infant headholder: technical note. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Feb 13:1-5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25679382.
  • McAbee JH, Ragel BT, McCartney S, Jones GM, Michael LM 2nd, DeCuypere M, Cheng JS, Boop FA, Klimo P Jr. Factors associated with career satisfaction and burnout among US neurosurgeons: results of a nationwide survey. J Neurosurg. 2015 Feb 13:1-13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25679276.
  • Sullivan MN, Gonzales AL, Pires PW, Bruhl A, Leo MD, Li W, Oulidi A, Boop FA, Feng Y, Jaggar JH, Welsh DG, Earley S. Localized TRPA1 channel Ca2+ signals stimulated by reactive oxygen species promote cerebral artery dilation. Sci Signal. 2015 Jan 6;8(358):ra2. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.2005659. PubMed PMID: 25564678.
  • Arnautovic A, Splavski B, Boop FA, Arnautovic KI. Pediatric and adult Chiari malformation Type I surgical series 1965-2013: a review of demographics, operative treatment, and outcomes. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Feb;15(2):161-77. doi: 10.3171/2014.10.PEDS14295. Epub 2014 Dec 5. PubMed PMID: 25479580.
  • Narayana S, Rezaie R, McAfee SS, Choudhri AF, Babajani-Feremi A, Fulton S, Boop FA, Wheless JW, Papanicolaou AC. Assessing motor function in young children with transcranial magnetic stimulation. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Jan;52(1):94-103. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2014.08.031. Epub 2014 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 25439485.

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