Frederick A. Boop, M.D.

Frederick A. Boop, M.D.


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


  • 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

  • Choudhri AF, Chin EM, Klimo P, Boop FA. Spatial distortion due to field inhomogeneity in 3.0 tesla intraoperative MRI. Neuroradiol J. 2014 Sep;27(4):387-92. doi: 10.15274/NRJ-2014-10081. Epub 2014 Aug 29. PubMed PMID: 25196608.
  • Rezaie R, Narayana S, Schiller K, Birg L, Wheless JW, Boop FA, Papanicolaou AC. Assessment of hemispheric dominance for receptive language in pediatric patients under sedation using magnetoencephalography. Front Hum Neurosci. 2014 Aug 21;8:657. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00657. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25191260; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4140211.
  • Choudhri AF, Klimo P Jr, Auschwitz TS, Whitehead MT, Boop FA. 3T Intraoperative MRI for Management of Pediatric CNS Neoplasms. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25059696.
  • Nesvick CL, Thompson CJ, Boop FA, Klimo P Jr. Case-control studies in neurosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2014 Aug;121(2):285-96. doi: 10.3171/2014.5.JNS132329. Epub 2014 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: 24949675.
  • Papanicolaou AC, Rezaie R, Narayana S, Choudhri AF, Wheless JW, Castillo EM, Baumgartner JE, Boop FA. Is it time to replace the Wada test and put awake craniotomy to sleep? Epilepsia. 2014 May;55(5):629-32. doi: 10.1111/epi.12569. Epub 2014 May 9. PubMed PMID: 24815532.
  • Klimo P Jr, Thompson CJ, Ragel BT, Boop FA. Methodology and reporting of meta-analyses in the neurosurgical literature. Response. J Neurosurg. 2014 Apr;120(4):794-5. PubMed PMID: 24809077.

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