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

  • 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. 2014 Dec 5:1-17. [Epub ahead of print] 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. 2014 Sep 18. pii: S0887-8994(14)00537-2. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2014.08.031. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25439485.
  • Tsui K, Gajjar A, Li C, Srivastava D, Broniscer A, Wetmore C, Kun LE, Merchant TE, Ellison DW, Orr BA, Boop FA, Klimo P, Ross J, Robison LL, Armstrong GT. Subsequent neoplasms in survivors of childhood central nervous system tumors: risk after modern multimodal therapy. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Nov 13. pii: nou279. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25395462.
  • Babajani-Feremi A, Rezaie R, Narayana S, Choudhri AF, Fulton SP, Boop FA, Wheless JW, Papanicolaou AC. Variation in the topography of the speech production cortex verified by cortical stimulation and high gamma activity. Neuroreport. 2014 Dec 17;25(18):1411-7. doi: 10.1097/WNR.0000000000000276. PubMed PMID: 25371284; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4232293.
  • Narayana S, Papanicolaou AC, McGregor A, Boop FA, Wheless JW. Clinical Applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Pediatric Neurology. J Child Neurol. 2014 Oct 23. pii: 0883073814553274. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25342309.
  • Wright KD, Panetta JC, Onar-Thomas A, Reddick WE, Patay Z, Qaddoumi I, Broniscer A, Robinson G, Boop FA, Klimo P Jr, Ward D, Gajjar A, Stewart CF. Delayed methotrexate excretion in infants and young children with primary central nervous system tumors and postoperative fluid collections. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25342291.

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