Doctor Profile

Rohan Ramakrishna
MD

Rohan Ramakrishna
MD

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine
525 E 68th Street, Box 99
New York, NY 10021

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Neurological Surgery

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Dr. Ramakrishna, Chief of Neurological Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist, is an award-winning, board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of brain tumors and other central nervous system tumors, including gliomas, metastatic disease, skull base lesions, and pituitary disorders. He employs advanced awake mapping, imaging techniques, and microsurgery to ensure maximal tumor removal and achieve the safest possible surgical outcomes. Dr. Ramakrishna sees patients at both the main campus, where he directs the Brain Metastases Clinic and is co-director of the Rhodes Center for Glioblastoma, and in Brooklyn, where he heads a multidisciplinary brain tumor team.

Published In:

New York Super Doctors 2021
New York Super Doctors 2020
New York Rising Stars 2017
New York Rising Stars 2016
New York Rising Stars 2015

About Rohan Ramakrishna

Medical School: Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University of

Graduation Year: 2006

Professional Webpage: weillcornell.org/rramakrishna

Honors and Awards:


Preuss Award Recipient for Best Basic Science Research Paper, AANS, 2018

Byron Cove Pevehouse Young Neurosurgeons Award for Best Socioeconomic Research Paper, AANS, 2018

Weill Healthcare Leadership Fellow Recipient, 2017

Best of Manhattan – Doctor Award, 2016

Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program(ECRIP) Fellowship Recipient,  2016

Alvina and Willis Murphy Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, 2016

Travel award to attend ARO conference, provided by National Institutes of Mental Health, 2004

Travel award to attend Neuroprotection conference, provided by National Institutes of Mental Health, 2003

Phi Beta Kappa , 2002

Magna Cum Laude, 2002

University Scholar Honors Program, 1998-2002

Dean’s List, 2001

Golden Key National Honor Society, 2000

American Scholars National Honor Society, 2000

$2000 Research Grant received from University Scholar Funding Committee, 1999

Professional Activity:

Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeon

Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Member, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors

Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO)

North American Skull Base Society 

Publications, Lectures and Presentations:

Articles in professional peer-reviewed journals

1. Brain oxygen and outcome after aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Rohan Ramakrishna, Alejandro M Spiotta, Michael Stiefel; Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, Eric L. Zager; Peter Le Roux. J Neurosurg-109(6):1075-82. 2008

2. Intrathecal Tissue Plasminogen Activator for the treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Rohan Ramakrishna, Laligam Sekhar, Dinesh Ramanathan, Danial Hallam, Basavaraj Ghodke, Louis Kim. Neurosurgery. 2010 Jul;67(1):110-7

3. Younger age is associated with an Increased Risk of Angiographic and Symptomatic Vasospasm after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Suresh Magge, MD, Isaac Chen, MD, Rohan Ramakrishna, MD, Liyi Chen, MS, Zen Chen PhD, Paul Elliot, MD, H. Richard Winn, MD, Peter Le Roux, MD. J Neurosurg. 2010 Jun;112(6):1208-15

4. Letter to the Editor: Age as a predictive factor in Glioblastomas: a Population Based Study. Mikheev A, Horner P, Ramakrishna R, Maxwell JP, Stoll E, Rostomily R. Neuroepidemiology. 2010;34(2):130
5. Left Iliac Artery Injury during Anterior Lumbar Spine Surgery Diagnosed by Motor Evoked Potential monitoring. M. Nathan Nair, MD, MPH1, Rohan Ramakrishna, MD1, Jeff Slimp, PhD2, Gregory Kinney, PhD2, Randall M. Chesnut, MD. Eur Spine J. 2010 Jul;19 Suppl 2:S203-5. Epub 2010 Apr 17

6. Human Motor Evoked Potentials following Spinal Cord Transection, an In Vivo Study. M. Nathan Nair, MD, MPH1, Rohan Ramakrishna, MD1, Kit Song, MD2, Gregory Kinney, PhD3, Jeff Slimp, PhD3, Andrew L. Ko, MD1, and Anthony M. Avellino, MD Neurosurg Focus. 2010 Jul;29(1):E4

7. Transmagnetic Stimulation; A Potentially Novel Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Rohan Ramakrishna and Louis Kim; World Neurosurg. 2010 May;73(5):427-8

8. Imaging Features of Invasion and Pre- and Post-Operative Tumor Burden in Previously Untreated Glioblastoma: Correlation with Survival. Ramakrishna R, Barber J, Kennedy G, Rizvi A, Goodkin R, Winn HR, Ojemann G, Berger M, Rostomily R, Spence A. Surg Neurol Int. 2010 Aug 10;1. pii: 4

9. Letter to the Editor: Toxicity of Intraventricular Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Rohan Ramakrishna and Laligam Sekhar. Neurosurgery. In Press Neurosurgery

10. The Importance of Not Being Ageist. Rohan Ramakrishna, Louis Kim, Robert Rostomily. World Neurosurgery. 2011 Nov; 76(5): 369-70

11. Brainstem hypertrophy, acquired Chiari Malformation, Syringomyelia, and Hydrocephalus: Case Report and Diagnostic Dilemma. Ramakrishna R, Mai J, Filardi T, Browd S, Ellenbogen R. JNS Pediatrics. 2011. Aug;8(2): 184-8

12. A Rare Case of Gamma Knife Induced Smoking Cessation in a Patient with Vestibular Schwannoma. Rohan Ramakrishna MD, Robert Rostomily MD, Jason Rockhill MD. In Press British Journal of Neurosurgery

13. Age Driven Cell Intrinsic Factors are Important Drivers of Malignancy in a Aging Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, Andrei Mikheev, Svetlana Mikheev, Beth Stoll, Phil Horner, Robert Rostomily. Aging Cell. 2012 Dec;11(6): 1027-35

14. A Rare Case of Recurrent Frontal Osteoma complicated by Mucopyocele with an Unusual Organism, Moraxella Catarrhalis Ramakrishna R, Nair MN, Russell B, Sekhar L. World Neurosurgery. 2012 Nov 29 S1878-8750(12)01364-2.

15. Seed, Soil and beyond: the basic biology of brain metastasis, Rohan Ramakrishna MD, Robert Rostmily MD. Surgical Neurology Intl 2013 May 2;(4) S256-64.

16. Geropotency: Increased malignant potential of aging cell progenitors. Mikheev A, Stoll E, Ramakrishna R, Horner PJ, Rostomily R. Aging 2012 Dec 4(12): 854-5

17. Intraventricular fibrinolysis versus external ventricular drainage alone in the management of aneurysmal intraventricular hemorrhage: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Thomas Gaberel, Magheru Christian, Rohan Ramakrishna, Fabien Almeirac, Litrico Stephane, Evelyne Emery. Neurosurg Rev. 2013 May 2

18. Postoperative Ambulatory Status Predicts Survival in Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme. L Bohman, J Stephen, R Ramakrishna, J Schuster, N Malhotra. J Spine Neurosurg S1. 2013

19. Low Dose CT in the Management of Pediatric Neurologic Disease. Ryan Morton MD, Rohan Ramakrishna MD, Ryan Morton MD, Jeffrey Ojemann MD, Richard Ellenbogen MD, Sam Browd MD. J Nrsg Pediatrics 2013 Oct 12(4):406-10

20. A novel Transorbital Endoscopic Approach to the Cavernous Sinus. Rohan Ramakrishna MD, Randy Bly MD, Manuel Ferreira MD, Kris Moe MD. 2014 Feb;75(1):11-7 Skull Base

21. Outcomes in Aggressive Multi-Modality Treatment of Hemangiopericytoma. Rohan Ramakrishna, Jason Rockhill, Laligam Sekhar, Robert Rostomily, Manuel Ferreira. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2013 Aug 27 S0967-5868(13)00455-4.

22. Nonmelanoma cutaneous cancers involving the skull base; outcomes of aggressive multimodal management. Shaan Raza, Rohan Ramakrishna, Michael Kupferman, Ehab Hanna, Franco Demonte. 2015 March JNS DOI: 10.3171/2014.10.JNS141037

23. Outcomes in reoperated patients with low grade gliomas. Rohan Ramakrishna, Adam Hebb, Robert Rostomily, Daniel Silbergeld. Neurosurgery. 2015 Aug;77(2): 175-84

24. A multidisciplinary, aggressive approach to the management of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. Rohan Ramakrishna, Shaan Raza, Ehab Hanna, Franco Demonte. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016 Jan;124(1):115-121

25. Recent Molecular Advances in Our Understanding of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, David Pisapia. Cureus 7(7): e287; 2015.
26. Transorbital Neuroendoscopic Surgery for the Treatment of Skull Base Lesions. Rohan Ramakrishna, Louis Kim, Randall Bly, Kris Moe, Manuel Ferreira. J Clin Neuroscience. Epub ahead of print 2015 Nov 9

27. Neurocognitive function and quality of life in patients with newly diagnosed brain metastases after treatment with intra-operative cesium-131 brachytherapy: a prospective trial. Pham A, Yondorf M, Pharashar B, Scheff R, Pannullo S, Ramakrishna R, Stieg P, Schwartz TH, Wernicke AG. J Neuro-oncology. 2015 Dec

28. Advanced Imaging for Biopsy Guidance in Primary Brain Tumors. Nelson Moussazadeh, John Tsouris, Rohan Ramakrishna Cureus 2016 Feb22;8(2): e504

29. Cesium-131 Brachytherapy for Recurrent Brain Metastases offers Durable Salvage Treatment for Previously Irradiated Patients. Gabriella Wernicke, S Taube, Parashar, Nedialkova, Sabbas, Christos, Rohan Ramakrishna, S Pannullo, P Stieg, T Schwartz. Journal of Neurosurgery. JNS 2016 Jun 3:1-8

30. Neurosurgical Guidelines in Medicolegal Minefield. Susan Pannullo and Rohan Ramakrishna. World Neurosurgery. 2016 May pii:S1878-8750(16)303000x

31. Repeat Surgery for Low grade Gliomas should be standard of care. Uppstrom, Singh R, Hadjigeorgiu GF, Magge R, Ramakrishna R. Clin Neuro Neurosurg. 2016 Sep 30 151:18-23

32. A Matched Pair Analysis if Clinical Outcomes of Intracavitary Cesium 131 Brachytherapy versus Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Resected Brain Metastases. Taube S, Lazow SP, Yondorf M, Parashar B, Kovanlikaya I, Nedialkova, Christos p, Ramakrishna R, Pannullo S, Stieg P, Schwartz T, Wernicke AG. Int J Radiation Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 1; 96(2s)E67

33. Clinical Outcomes of Large Brain Metastases Treated with Neurosurgical Resection and Intraoperative Cesium 131 Brachytherapy: results of a prospective trial. Taube, Smith, Hirschefeld, Nori, Ramakrishna R, Pannullo S, Stieg P, Schwartz T, Wernicke AG. Int J Radiation Onc Bjol Phys 2016 Oct1;96(2s): E75

34. Calvarial Plasmacytoma Mimicking Meningioma As Initial Presentation of Multiple Myeloma. Peter Morgenstern, David Pisapia, Rohan Ramkrishna. Cureus. 2017. Mar; 9(3); e216

35. Improved Molecular Classification and Role of Precision Oncology in Glioblastoma. David Pisapia, Rajiv Magge, Rohan Ramakrishna. Front. Neurol., 19 December 2017 https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2017.00707

36. Advances in Radiotherapy for Glioblastoma. Justin Mann, Rohan Ramakrishna, Rajiv Magge, Gabriella Wernicke. Front. Neurol., 15 January 2018 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2017.00748

37. Diffusion tensor Imaging, fMRI and Perfusion in Glioblastoma – Foundations and Future. Gayle Salama, Linda Heier, Pranei Patel, Rohan Ramakrishna, Rajiv Magge, John Tsiouris. Front. Neurol., 22 January 2018 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2017.00660

38. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Positron Emission Tomography, and Radiogenomics: Relevance to Glioma. Gloria Chiang, Ilhami Kovanlikaya, Chanho Choi, Rohan Ramakrishna, Rajiv Magge, Dikoma Shungu. Front. Neurol., 05 February 2018 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2018.00033

39. Surgeon Annual and Cumulative Volumes Predict Early Postoperative Outcomes After Brain Tumor Resection. Rohan Ramakrishna, Wei Chu Hsu, Jialin Mao, Art Sedrakyan. World Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;114:e254-e266. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.02.172

40. Molecular Pathogenesis and emerging Treatment for Glioblastoma. Alexander Ramos, Rajiv Magge, Rohan Ramakrishna. World Neurosurgery 2018 Aug;116:495-504. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.04.021.

41. Challenges in Treatment of Glioblastoma: MultiSystem Mechanisms of therapeutic Response. Evan Noch, Rohan Ramakrishna, Rajiv Magge World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;116:505-517. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.04.022.

42. Immunotherapy in GBM – Challenges and Directions. Jessica Wilcox, Rohan Ramakrishna, Rajiv Magge. World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;116:518-528. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.04.020.

43. Advances in Glioblastoma Operative Techniques. Evan Bander, Rajiv Magge, Rohan Ramakrishna. World Neurosurgery. 2018 Aug;116:529-538. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.04.023.

44. Letter to the editor: How safe, really, is paraganglioma radiosurgery. Jonathan Knisely, Rohan Ramakrishna, Theodore Schwartz. J Neurosurg. 2018 Aug 3:1-3. doi: 10.3171/2018.6

45. Tubular brain tumor biopsy improves diagnostic yield for subcortical lesions.Bander ED, Jones SH, Pisapia D, Magge R, Fine H, Schwartz TH, Ramakrishna R. J Neurooncol. 2019 Jan;141(1):121-129. doi: 10.1007/s11060-018-03014-w. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

46. MRI based texture analysis to classify low grade gliomas into astrocytoma and 1p/19q codeleted oligodendroglioma. Zhang S, Chiang GC, Magge RS, Fine HA, Ramakrishna R, Chang EW, Pulisetty T, Wang Y, Zhu W, Kovanlikaya I.. Magn Reson Imaging. 2018 Nov 19. pii: S0730-725X(18)30305-9. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2018.11.008

47. Texture analysis on conventional MRI images to predict malignant transformation of low grade gliomas. Shun Zhang, Gloria Chia-Yi Chiang, Rajiv S. Magge, Howard Alan Fine, Rohan Ramakrishna, Eileen Wang Chang, Tejas Pulisetty, Yi Wang, Wenzhen Zhu, Ilhami Kovanlikaya. European Radiology Jan 7 2019

48. MRI features associated with TERT promoter mutation status in glioblastoma.Jana Ivanidze, Mark Lum, David Pisapia, Rajiv Magge, Rohan Ramakrishna, Ilhami Kovanlikaya, Howard A Fine, and Gloria C Chiang. Journal of Neuroimaging. Jan 15 2019

49. Outcomes and imaging findings of respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartoma: A systematic review. C Safi, A Riley, C Li, R Ramakrishna, A Tabaee. In Press, Intl Forum Allergy Rhinology. In Press

50. Gallium Ga 68-DOTATATE PET/CT in Predicting Tumor Growth in Patients With Meningiomas. (2019). Case Medical Research. doi:10.31525/ct1-nct03953131

51. Grading Meningiomas Utilizing Multiparametric MRI with Inclusion of Susceptibility Weighted Imaging and Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping. Zhang S, Chiang GC, Knapp JM, Zecca CM, He D, Ramakrishna R, Magge RS, Pisapia DJ, Fine HA, Tsiouris AJ, Zhao Y, Heier LA, Yi W, Kovanlikaya I. J Neuroradiol. 2019 May 25. pii: S0150-9861(19)30162-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neurad.2019.05.002

52. Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging perfusion characteristics in meningiomas treated with resection and adjuvant radiosurgery.Chidambaram S, Pannullo SC, Roytman M, Pisapia DJ, Liechty B, Magge RS, Ramakrishna R, Stieg PE, Schwartz TH, Ivanidze J. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 Jun 1;46(6):E10. doi: 10.3171/2019.3.FOCUS1954.


53. Transtubular Biopsy Improves Diagnostic Yield Compared to Stereotactic Needle Biopsy for Subcortical lesions. Evan Bander, Samuel Jones, Howard Fine, Rajiv Magge, Theodore Schwartz, Rohan Ramakrishna. In Press Journal of Neuro-Oncology

54. Awake Mapping in Dysphasic Patients – Strategies for success. Emilie George, Kenneth Perrine, Theodore Schwartz, Rohan Ramakrishna. In Press Cureus


55. Radiosurgery and Immunotherapy – A Synergy Ready for Prime Time? Rohan Ramakrishna and Silvia Formenti. In press World Neurosurgery

56. Reproducibility and Concordance of published FDG-PET and DCE-MR perfusion quantitative Gallium-68-DOTATATE PET/MRI in the Diagnosis and Management of Intracranial Meningiomas. Jana Ivanidze, Rohan Ramakrishna, S Pannullo., Neurosurgery Focus. In Press


57. Reproducibility and Concordance of published FDG-PET and DCE-MR perfusion quantitative cutoffs for detection of recurrent high grade glioma with integrated PET-MR. Lee Seligman, Ilhami Kovanlikaya, David Naeger, Susan Pannullo, Rajiv Magge, Rohan Ramakrishna, Howard Fine, Gloria Chiang. Submitted

58. Grading meningiomas Utilizing Multiparametric MRI with Inclusion of Susceptibility Weighted Imaging and Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping. Gloria Chiang, Christina Zecca, Yize Zhao, Howard Fine, Apostolos Tsiouris, Rajiv Magge, David Pisapia, Yi Wang, Jacquelyn Knapp, Rohan Ramakrishna, Linda Heier, Shun Zhang, Ilhami Kovanlikaya Submitted Journal Neuroradiology

59. Incidence and Risk factors associated with reoperation for sellar hematoma following endoscopic transphenoidal pituitary surgery. I Younas, R Uribe-cardenas, Georgiana Dobri, Rohan Ramakrishna, Theodore Schwartz. In Press

60. Readmission after endoscopic transphenoidal surgery: analysis of 584 cases. I Younus, G Dobri, Rohan Ramakrishna, T Schwartz. Submitted


1. Non-Peer Reviews

1. Vasospasm after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Laligam Sekhar, Dinesh Ramanathan, Rohan Ramakrishna, Louis Kim. AANS Joint Newsletter 2010

2. Ramakrishna R: The Story of Cindy: The Times Tribune. Scranton, PA Sep 6, 2009.

3. The Case of the Girl who Laughed Too Much. Rohan Ramakrishna MD. The Faster Times. Health Section Columnist. 8.27.2010

4. The Headache of a Lifetime. Rohan Ramakrishna MD. The Faster Times. Health Section Columnist. 11.18.2010

5. George’s Unnerving Surprise. Rohan Ramakrishna MD. The Faster Times. Health Section Columnist. 9.9.2010

6. Tooth for thought? Rohan Ramakrishna MD. The Faster Times. Health Section Columnist. 5.22.2011

7. Atlantoaxial Subluxation – A Review. Rohan Ramakrishna and Francis Johnston. Epub www.ebrainjnc.com Module 10, 2011

8. New Treatments for Coma? Rohan Ramakrishna MD. MSNBC.com. Published online May 15, 2012 http://vitals.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/05/15/11704131-awakened-immune-cells-revive-woman-in-coma

9. Interviewed as expert for Yahoo! Health story “Should a 17 year old be allowed to choose death?” 1/2015 https://www.yahoo.com/health/should-a-17-year-old-be-allowed-to-choose-death-107518648817.html

10. Interviewed as expert for Yahoo! Health story “Depressed? Anxious? It could be an early symptom…” 2/2015 https://www.yahoo.com/health/depressed-anxious-it-could-be-an-early-symptom-111272880413.html

11. Interviewed as expert for Washington Post story “It doesn’t take a warrior to beat cancer. It takes a treatment that works.7/3/0/2017 https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/it-doesnt-take-a-warrior-to-beat-cancer-it-takes-a-treatment-that-works/2017/07/28/eb15326a-7171-11e7-8839-ec48ec4cae25_story.html?utm_term=.1e41b24aa238

12. What can gene expression teach us about the GBM tumor microenvironment? Alexander Ramos and Rohan Ramakrishna. AANS Tumor Section Newsletter Fall 2017

13. Awake Craniotomies – a Patient Discussion. The Phil Stieg Show Podcast 10/2017


14. Perspective on Tumor Treating Fields in Glioblastoma for Medscape. 12/2017
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/890317 - vp_1


2. Books
1. “Central Nervous System Metastases: Diagnosis and Treatment”. Lead Editor: Rohan Ramakrishna. Co-Editors: Jonathan Knisely MD, Rajiv Magge MD, Ali Baaj MD. Publisher: Springer. Status: In Preparation Scheduled publication Fall 2019


3. Chapter

1. “Non-invasive Brain Monitoring.” Marek Czosynka, Bernard Schmidt, Eric Schmidt, Rohan Ramakrishna, Pierre Mourad, Michel Kliot, Monitoring in Neurocritical Care 2013. Editors Peter LeRoux, Joshua Levine, and Andrew Kofke

2. “sChordomas and Chondroscarcomas.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Robert Rostomily. Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques. Editors Laligam Sekhar and Richard Fessler 1/2016

3. “Modern Management of Gliomas.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Raymond Sawaya. Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques. Editors Laligam Sekhar and Richard Fessler. Updated edition 1/2016

4. “Synergy of Immunotherapy and Radiosurgery” Rohan Ramakrishna and Silvia Formenti Central Nervous System Metastases: Diagnosis and Treatment. In Preparation

5. Pre-surgical evaluation and operative treatment of brain metastases. X, Rohan Ramakrishna, Ganesh Rao. Central Nervous System Metastases: Diagnosis and Treatment. In Preparation

6. Brachytherapy for Brain Metastases. Gabriella Wernicke, Rohan Ramakrishna, Theodore Schwartz. Central Nervous System Metastases: Diagnosis and Treatment. In Preparation

7. Preventing Cranial Wound Complications in Cancer Patients. X, Rohan Ramakrishna, David Otterburn Central Nervous System Metastases: Diagnosis and Treatment. In Preparation

8. Transtubular biopsy for subcortical lesions. Evan Bander, Rohan Ramakrishna. Editors: Zada, Pradilla, Day. Subcortical Neurosurgery: Open And Parafascicular Channel-Based Approaches For Subcortical And Intraventricular Lesions. Publisher: Springer. Scheduled publication Fall 2019

9. Anterior Petrosectomy. Joao Almeida, Sacit Bulent, Theodore Schwartz, Rohan Ramakrishna. Surgery of the CerebelloPontine Angle. Editors Bambakidis, Megerian, Spetzler. Publisher: Springer. Scheduled Publication Spring 2019

Educational Supplements
1. Anterior Petrosectomy: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Nexus Case Series Platform. Joao Almeida, Sacit Bulent, Theodore Schwartz, Rohan Ramakrishna 5/2018

2. LINAC Radiosurgery. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Nexus Case Series Platform. Visheh Agrawal, Jonathan Knisely, Rohan Ramakrishna 5/2018

3. Supracerebellar Approach for Pineal Tumors. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Nexus Case Series Platform . Evan Bander, Rohan Ramakrishna. 5/2018

4. Asleep Motor Mapping for High Grade Lesions. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Nexus Case Series Platform. Alexander Ramos, Rohan Ramakrishna 5/2018


5. Awake Mapping for High Grade Gliomas. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Nexus Case Series Platform. Ibrahim Hussain, Rohan Ramakrishna 5/2018

6. Posterior Petrosectomy for Petroclival Lesions. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Nexus Case Series Platform . Benjamin Hartley, Rohan Ramakrishna 5/2018


4. Other (media, DVD’s, etc.)

1. Interviewed as expert for Yahoo! Health story “Should a 17 year old be allowed to choose death?” 1/2015 https://www.yahoo.com/health/should-a-17-year-old-be-allowed-to-choose-death-107518648817.html

2. Interviewed as expert for Yahoo! Health story “Depressed? Anxious? It could be an early symptom…” 2/2015 https://www.yahoo.com/health/depressed-anxious-it-could-be-an-early-symptom-111272880413.html


5. Abstracts

1. Update interim results of a Phase II multicenter study of oncolytic adenovirus DNX-2401 with pembrolizumab for recurrent glioblastoma; Captive study. R Aiken, C Chen, T Cloughesy, H Colman, M Daras, M Groves, S Khagi, P Kumthekar, F Lang, F Nassiri, S Ong, Rohan Ramakrishna, M Vogelbaum, G zadeh, L Agensky, C Bidwell, B Watkins, F Tufaro, J Peterkin. Presented at SNO 2019

2. Identification of MXRA5 and DSP as relevant targets in infiltrating astrocytomas: A Whole exome analysis at a single institution. David J. Pisapia, Samaneh Motanagh, Andrea Sboner, Kenneth Eng, Mike Kluk, Juan Miguel Mosquera, Howard Fine, Mark A. Rubin, Himisha Beltran, Olivier Elemento, Rohan Ramakrishna. Accepted SNO 2018

3. Interim Results of a phase II multi-center study of conditionally replicative oncolytic adenovirus DNX 2401 with pembrolizumab for recurrent glioblastoma. Galerah Zadeh, Mariza Daras, Timothy F. Cloughesy, Howard Colman, Shirley Ong, Rohan Ramakrishna, Michael A. Vogelbaum, Morris D. Groves, Karen Gammon, Sheila Fulling, Kari Anne Rowland, Brett Ewald, Joanna J. Peterkin, Frederick F. Lang. Submitted to SNO 2018

4. Reproducibility and Concordance of published FDG-PET and DCE-MR perfusion quantitative cutoffs for detection of recurrent high grade glioma with integrated PET-MR. Lee Seligman, Ilhami Kovanlikaya, David Naeger, Susan Pannullo, Rajiv Magge, Rohan Ramakrishna, Howard Fine, Gloria Chiang Presented at ASNR 2018

5. Radiation therapy and PD-1 Blockade in brain metastasis from breast cancer. Silvia Formenti, Kimberly Benjamin, Rohan Ramakrishna, Jonathan Knisely. Accepted at AACR 2018

6. Radiogenomic Analysis of TERT Promoter Mutation Status in Patients with Glioblastoma Assessing Morphological and Quantitative Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Differences. Mark Lum, Gloria Chiang, Rajiv Magge, Howard Fine, Rohan Ramakrishna, Ilhami Kovanlikaya. Accepted at ASNR 2018

7. MRI based texture analysis on FLAIR and ADC to predict malignant transformation of Low Grade Gliomas. Shun Zang, Gloria Chiang, Yihao Rao, Ramin Jafari, Rajiv Magge, Howard Fine, Rohan Ramakrishna, Yi Wang, Ilhami Kovanlikaya. Accepted at ISMRM 2018
8. Whole exome and Targeted Sequencing of Adult Infiltrating Astrocytomas: Experience at a single institution. David J. Pisapia, Samaneh Motanagh, Andrea Sboner, Kenneth Eng, Mike Kluk, Juan Miguel Mosquera, Howard Fine, Mark A. Rubin, Himisha Beltran, Olivier Elemento, Rohan Ramakrishna. Presented at AANS 2018

9. Surgeon Annual and Cumulative Volumes Predict Early Postoperative Outcomes After Brain Tumor Resection. Rohan Ramakrishna, Wei Chu Hsu, Jialin Mao, Art Sedrakyan. Accepted at AANS 2018

10. Whole exome and Targeted Sequencing of Adult Infiltrating Astrocytomas: Experience at a single institution. Samaneh Motanagh, Andrea Sboner, Kenneth Eng, Mike Kluk, Juan Miguel Mosquera, Howard Fine, Mark A. Rubin, Himisha Beltran, Olivier Elemento, Rohan Ramakrishna, David J. Pisapia. Presented at USCAP 2018

11. TERT promoter mutations and Blood Brain Barrier Permeability – An Imaging Analysis. J Ivandize, Ilhami Kovanlikaya, Rajiv Magge, Rohan Ramakrishna, Howard Fine, David Pisapia, Gloria Chiang. Presented as Oral Presentation at ASNR 2017

12. Precision Neuropathology: Experience at Weill Cornell. David Pisapia, Rohan Ramakrishna, Theodore Scwhartz, Olivier Elemento, Andrea Shobner, Himisha Beltran, Howard Fine, Jeff Greenfield, Juan Miguel Mosquera, Mark Rubin

13. Re-irradiation of recurrent GBM with Cs-131 brachytherapy and bevacizumab offers great promise in prevention radiation necrosis. Results of a pilot trial. Alex Herskovic, Shoshama Tabue, Menachem Yondorf, Theodore Schwartz, Rohan Ramakrishna, Philip Stieg ,Bhupesh Parashar, Data Nori, Samuel Trichter, Lucy Niedalkova, Albert Sabbas, Gabriella Wernicke

14. Innovative Hypofractionated Stereotactic Regimen Achieves Excellent Local Control with no Radiation Necrosis. Angelia Jia, Susan Pannullo, Theodore Schwartz, Rohan Ramakrishna, Philip Stieg ,Bhupesh Parashar, Jengwha Chang, Gabriella Wernicke. Accepted to ASTRO 2015

15. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Skull Base: Improved results with an Aggressive Multidisciplinary Approach. Rohan Ramakrishna, Shaan Raza, Michael Kupferman, Ehub Hanna, Franco Demonte. Accepted as oral presentation to NASBS 2015

16. Outcomes in Reoperated Low Grade Gliomas. Rohan Ramakrishna, Adam Hebb, Robert Rostomily, Daniel Silbergeld. Accepted to AANS 2014

17. Squmous Cell Carcinoma of the Skull Base. Shaan Raza, Rohan Ramakrishna, Michael Kupferman, Ehub Hanna, Franco Demonte. Presented to North American Skull Base Meeting 2014

18. Transorbital Endoscopic Approaches to the Anterior and Middle Cranial Fossa. Rohan Ramakrishna MD, Louis Kim MD, Manuel Ferreira MD, Kristen Moe MD. Presented at NASBS 2013

19. Accurate Sampling of Surgical Brain Tumor Specimens for Correlation to Advanced PET Imaging. Mark Muzi, James Fink, Daniel Silbergeld, Rohan Ramakrishna, Donald Born, Robert Rostomily, Finbarr O Sullivan, Jason Rockhill, Janet Eary, Kenneth Kroh. Accepted to Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting 2013

20. Transorbital Endoscopic Approaches to the Lateral Cavernous Sinus. Rohan Ramakrishna MD, Randall Bly, Louis Kim MD, Manuel Ferreira MD, Kristen Moe MD. Presented at North American Skull Base Society Meeting 2013

21. Modeling the Impact of Cell of Origin and Host Aging on Clinical Features of Glioma Malignancy. Andrei Mikheev, Rohan Ramakrishna, Elizabeth Stoll, Svetlana Mikheeva, Richard Beyer, Don Born, Jason Rockhill, John Silber, Phil Horner, Robert Rostomily. Society of Neuro-Onology Meeting 2012.
22. Outcomes in Aggressive Multi-Modality Treatment of Hemangiopericytoma. Rohan Ramakrishna, Jason Rockhill, Laligam Sekhar, Robert Rostomily, Manuel Ferreira. Presented at CNS 2012

23. Comparison of Left vs Right Hemicraniectomy in the Management of Malignant MCA Stroke. Rohan Ramakrishna, Ali Ravanpay, Claire Creutzfeldt, Laligam Sekhar, Louis Kim. Presented at CNS 2012

24. Formation and Characterization of Drug Encapsulated Polymeric Microspheres for localized brain tumor therapy. J. Alaina Floyd, Anna Galperin, Rohan Ramakrishna, Robert Rostomily MD, Buddy Ratner. Presented at Society For Biomaterials 2011

25. Age Driven Cell Intrinsic Factors are Important Drivers of Malignancy in a Aging Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, Andrei Mikheev, Svetlana Mikheev, Beth Stoll, Phil Horner, Robert Rostomily. Presented at Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting 2010

26. “Intraventricular Tissue Plasminogen Activator for the treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in endovascular treated patients.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Dinesh Ramanathan, Nancy Temkin, Michael Souter, Basavaraj Ghodke, Louis Kim, Laligam Sekhar. Accepted to SNIS 2009

27. “Intrathecal Tissue Plasminogen Activator for the treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Sabreesh Natarajan, Gavin Britz, Louis Kim, Raj Ghodke, Laligam Sekhar. Presented at AANS 2009 as oral presentation

28. “Cerebral Perfusion Pressure and Brain Oxygen in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Michael Stiefel, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, Eric Zager, Peter LeRoux. Presented at AANS 2006

29. Age and Brain Oxygen in patients with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Michael Stiefel, Joshua Udoetuk, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, Eric Zager, Peter Le Roux. Presented to AANS 2006

30. “Survival in patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme as a function of postoperative ambulation.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Neil Malhotra, Mark Burnett, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, James Schuster. Accepted to AANS 2006

31. Brain oxygen and outcome after aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Alejandro Spiotta,, Michael Stiefel; Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, Eric Zager; Peter Le Roux. Presented at CNS meeting 8/05

32. ICU Interventions Maintain Cerebral Oxygenation in Poor Grade Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients.” Michael F. Stiefel, Rohan Ramakrishna, Joshua Udoetuk, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, M. Sean Grady, Eric Zager, and Peter LeRoux. Accepted to AANS 2006

33. Hypervolemia does not Always Ensure Adequate Cerebral Oxygenation after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.” Joshua D. Udoetuk, Michael F. Stiefel, Rohan Ramakrishna, Alejandro Spiotta, Gregory Heuer, Stephanie Bloom, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, Peter Le Roux. Accepted to AANS 2006

34. Cerebral Perfusion Pressure to Maintain Cerebral Oxygen varies in TBI and SAH Patients.” Michael F. Stiefel, Alejandro Spiotta, Rohan Ramakrishna, Joshua D. Udoetuk, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, M. Sean Grady, Eric Zager, and Peter D. LeRoux. Accepted to AANS 2006

35. Recovery of the Tegmentum Vasculosum in the Noise exposed Chick.” Rohan Ramakrishna, Rachel Kurian, Jim Saunders, Michael-Anne Gratton. Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Conference Abstract Edition (1/01).

36. Morphometric Analysis of African Americans and Caucasians with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.” Rohan Ramakrishna and Richard Schwab. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Abstract Edition (5/01).

37. Morphometric Analysis of Normals and Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.” Joseph Schellenberg MD, Rohan Ramakrishna, V McDonald, RJ Schwab MD. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Abstract Edition (5/00).


6. Presentations:

1. Transtubular approaches for brain biopsy: a new paradigm? Subcortical Surgery Meeting 7/2016

2. Endoscopic approaches to the lateral ventricles, EndoChicago Meeting 5/18/2016

3. Invited Faculty for Neurosurgical Bootcamp Course for East Course Neurosurgical Residents, new York, New York 5/2016

4. Recent Advances in Brain Tumor Therapy. National Brain Tumor Society New Jersey Walk. 4/2/2016

5. Use of Minimal Access Tubes for Resection of Intraventricular Lesions. EndoChicago International Meeting. 5/2016

6. Resection of Deep Subcortical Lesions using Minimal Access Tubes. Cornell Symposia on Minimal Access to Subcortical lesion. 3/13/2016

7. Current Management of Glioblastoma. New York Roentegen Society Meeting, NYC 10/2015

8. Invited Faculty for Neurosurgical Bootcamp Course for East Course Neurosurgical Residents, new York, New York 5/2015

9. Moderator for CNS section of International Brachytherapy Meeting, New York, New York May 8 2015

10. So You Want to be a Neurosurgeon? E-Med Medical Student Society, Weill Cornell Medical College, NYC 4/2015

11. Multidisciplinary, Aggressive Approaches to Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, North American Skull Bsae Society Meeting, 2/2015

12. Age related Cell Intrinsic Factors Drive Malignancy in a Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, Cornell Medical College Neurology Grand Rounds, 2/2015

13. Age related Cell Intrinsic Factors Drive Malignancy in a Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, Memorial Sloan Kettering Dept of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, 2/2015

14. Management of Cerebral Metastatic Disease, Weill Cornell Department of Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds, 12/2014

15. Age related Cell Intrinsic Factors Drive Malignancy in a Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, Cornell Medical College Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, 10/2014

16. Age related Cell Intrinsic Factors Drive Malignancy in a Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, National Institutes of Health Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, 4/2014


17. Age related Cell Intrinsic Factors Drive Malignancy in a Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, University of Utah Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, 1/2014

18. Age related Cell Intrinsic Factors Drive Malignancy in a Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, MD Anderson Cancer Center Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, 11/2013

19. Age related Cell Intrinsic Factors Drive Malignancy in a Mouse Model of Glioma. Rohan Ramakrishna, University of Washington Grand Rounds 6/2013

20. Intraventricular and intracisternal tPA –when and how? International neurosurgical Symposium: Update on the management of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and cerebral vasospasm. Rohan Ramakrishna and Louis Kim. Mater Del Hospital, Belo Horizonte, Brazil March 10, 2011

7. In review: manuscripts submitted or in preparation – list separately.

1. Comparison of Left vs Right Hemicraniectomy in the Management of Malignant MCA Stroke. Rohan Ramakrishna, Ali Ravanpay, Claire Creutzfeldt, Laligam Sekhar, Louis Kim. In Preparation

2. Modern Management of Secretory Pituitary Adenomas: A Review. Rohan Ramakrishna, Kristen Moe, Manuel Ferreira MD. In Preparation

3. Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition as a putative mechanism for Gliomagenesis. Rohan Ramakrishna MD, Robert Rostomily MD

4. Glioma care in a geographical context – does location matter in terms of cost and outcome? Rohan Ramakrishna, Dima Suki, Raymond Sawaya

5. Cost effectiveness of intraoperative MRI – A Markov Decision analysis approach.. Rohan Ramakrishna, Art Sedrakyan

6. National trends in hospital acquired adverse events after major neuro-oncologic surgery. Rohan Ramakrishna, Art Sedrakyan

7. Outcomes and cost related to use of cancer genomics in patient care. Rohan Ramakrishna, Art Sedrakyan

8. Management of atypical and malignant meningioma: A review. Nelson, Moussazadeh, Rohan Ramakrishna.

9. Awake Mapping in Dysphasic Patients – Strategies for success. Emilie George, Kenneth Perrine, Rohan Ramakrishna

10. Giant Cell Tumors of the Skull Base – Case Report and Review of the Literature. Aditi Gupta, David Pisapia, Ehud Lavi, Rohan Ramakrishna

11. Metabolomics in GBM. Rohan Ramakrishna, Howard Fine

12. Capitalism in Oncology – Friend or Foe. Brenton Pennicooke, Rohan Ramakrishna

13. Age Related changes related to brain invasion in glioblastoma – an imaging analysis. Aditi Gupta, Ranjodh Singh, John Tsouris, Linda Heier, Ilhami Kovanlikaya, Rohan Ramakrishna

14. Eosinophilic Arachnoiditis – Case Report and Review of the literature. Whitney parker, Ehud Lavi, Rohan Ramakrishna

15. Approaches to intraventricular glioblastoma – Case Report and Review of the Literature. Whitney Parker, Ehud Lavi, David Pisapia, Rohan Ramakrishna


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