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Charles Stevenson, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical-Affiliate

Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: Pediatric Neurosurgery: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Residency: Neurosurgery: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Research Interests

Clinical Interests — Pediatric neurosurgery for brain tumors; spasticity; Chiari malformations; fetal surgery; neurovascular disorders; minimal access surgery

Research Interests Neuro-oncology; epilepsy; spasticity

Peer Reviewed Publications

Geddam, Lakshmi M; Mahmoud, Mohamed A; Pan, Brian S; Stevenson, Charles B; Kandil, Ali I 2018. Frontoethmoidal encephalocele: a pediatric airway challenge. Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie, 65 2, 208-209

Arroyo, Monica S; Krueger, Darcy A; Broomall, Eileen; Stevenson, Charles B; Franz, David N 2017. Acute Management of Symptomatic Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma With Everolimus. Pediatric neurology, 72 , 81-85

Kumar, Shiva Senthil; Sengupta, Satarupa; Lee, Kyungwoo; Hura, Nanki; Fuller, Christine; DeWire, Mariko; Stevenson, Charles B; Fouladi, Maryam; Drissi, Rachid 2017. BMI-1 is a potential therapeutic target in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. Oncotarget, ,

Kumar, Shiva Senthil; Sengupta, Satarupa; Lee, Kyungwoo; Hura, Nanki; Fuller, Christine; DeWire, Mariko; Stevenson, Charles B; Fouladi, Maryam; Drissi, Rachid 2017. BMI-1 is a potential therapeutic target in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. Oncotarget, 8 38, 62962-62975

Infinger, Libby Kosnik; Stevenson, Charles B 2016. Re-examining the need for tissue diagnosis in Pediatric Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas: a review. Current neuropharmacology, ,

Davis, Jennifer; Kreppel, Andrew J; Brady, Rebecca C; Jones, Blaise; Stevenson, Charles B; Fouladi, Maryam; Hummel, Trent R 2015. Nocardia farcinica Meningitis Masquerading as Central Nervous System Metastasis in a Child With Cerebellar Pilocytic Astrocytoma. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, 37 6, 482-5

Brahimaj, Bledi; Greiner, Hansel M; Leach, James L; Horn, Paul S; Stevenson, Charles B; Miles, Lili; Byars, Anna; Holland, Katherine; Sutton, Mary; Mangano, Francesco T 2014. The surgical management of pediatric brain tumors causing epilepsy: consideration of the epileptogenic zone. Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, ,

Dorris, Kathleen; Sobo, Matthew; Onar-Thomas, Arzu; Panditharatna, Eshini; Stevenson, Charles B; Gardner, Sharon L; Dewire, Mariko D; Pierson, Christopher R; Olshefski, Randal; Rempel, Sandra A; Goldman, Stewart; Miles, Lili; Fouladi, Maryam; Drissi, Rachid 2014. Prognostic significance of telomere maintenance mechanisms in pediatric high-grade gliomas. Journal of neuro-oncology, 117 1, 67-76

Pokharel, Saraswati; Parker, John R; Parker, Joseph C; Coventry, Susan; Stevenson, Charles B; Moeller, Karen K 2011. Angiocentric glioma with high proliferative index: case report and review of the literature. Annals of clinical and laboratory science, 41 3, 257-61

Stevenson, Charles B; Chambless, Lola B; Rini, David A; Thompson, Reid C 2011. Bilateral infraoptic A1 arteries in association with a craniopharyngioma: Case report and review of the literature. Surgical neurology international, 2 , 89

Desai, Rasesh; Stevenson, Charles B; Crawford, Alvin H; Durrani, Abubakar Atiq; Mangano, Francesco T 2010. C-1 lateral mass screw fixation in children with atlantoaxial instability: case series and technical report. Journal of spinal disorders & techniques, 23 7, 474-9

Hertzler, Dean A; DePowell, John J; Stevenson, Charles B; Mangano, Francesco T 2010. Tethered cord syndrome: a review of the literature from embryology to adult presentation. Neurosurgical focus, 29 1, E1

Reig, Adam S; Stevenson, Charles B; Tulipan, Noel B 2010. CT-based, fiducial-free frameless stereotaxy for difficult ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion: experience in 26 consecutive patients. Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, 88 2, 75-80

Ehtesham, Moneeb; Mapara, Khubaib Y; Stevenson, Charles B; Thompson, Reid C 2009. CXCR4 mediates the proliferation of glioblastoma progenitor cells. Cancer letters, 274 2, 305-12

McMillan, Kathryn M; Ehtesham, Moneeb; Stevenson, Charles B; Edgeworth, Michael L; Thompson, Reid C; Price, Ronald R 2009. T2 detection of tumor invasion within segmented components of glioblastoma multiforme. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 29 2, 251-7

Stevenson, Charles B; Leach, James L; Gupta, Anita; Crone, Kerry R 2009. Cystic degeneration of the cerebellar tonsils in pediatric patients with Chiari Type I malformation. Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 4 6, 557-63

Ehtesham, Moneeb; Stevenson, Charles B; Thompson, Reid C 2008. Preferential expression of chemokine receptor CXCR4 by highly malignant human gliomas and its association with poor patient survival. Neurosurgery, 63 4, E820; author reply E

Stevenson, Charles B; Ehtesham, Moneeb; McMillan, Kathryn M; Valadez, J Gerardo; Edgeworth, Michael L; Price, Ronald R; Abel, Ty W; Mapara, Khubaib Y; Thompson, Reid C 2008. CXCR4 expression is elevated in glioblastoma multiforme and correlates with an increase in intensity and extent of peritumoral T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging signal abnormalities. Neurosurgery, 63 3, 560-9; discussion 56

Johnson, Mahlon D; Stevenson, Charles B; Thompson, Reid C; Atkinson, James; Boyer, Phillip 2007. December 2006: 31-year-old woman with hemiparesis. Brain pathology (Zurich, Switzerland), 17 2, 255-7

Mapara, Khubaib Y; Stevenson, Charles B; Thompson, Reid C; Ehtesham, Moneeb 2007. Stem cells as vehicles for the treatment of brain cancer. Neurosurgery clinics of North America, 18 1, 71-80, ix

Ehtesham, Moneeb; Stevenson, Charles B; Thompson, Reid C 2005. Stem cell therapies for malignant glioma. Neurosurgical focus, 19 3, E5

Stevenson, Charles B; Johnson, Mahlon D; Thompson, Reid C 2005. Cystic cavernous malformation of the cerebellopontine angle. Case illustration. Journal of neurosurgery, 103 5, 931

Stevenson, Charles B; Thompson, Reid C 2005. The clinical management of intracranial neoplasms in pregnancy. Clinical obstetrics and gynecology, 48 1, 24-37

Stevenson, C B; Fox, A N; Kennell, J C 2000. Senescence associated with the over-replication of a mitochondrial retroplasmid in Neurospora crassa. Molecular & general genetics : MGG, 263 3, 433-44