Dr. Rosenberg’s CV


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EDUCATION

College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara 1982 B.A.

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 1987 M.D.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Postgraduate Training
Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Internship 1987-88

Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Residency Training 1988-92

Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Chief Resident 1993


FACULTY POSITIONS

Assistant in Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 1994

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 1994-98

Director, Division of Neurotrauma and Critical Care, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 1994-97

Research Director, Center for Computational Neurobiology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, College of Engineering 1996-98

Assistant Professor-In-Residence, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, Department of Neurological Surgery 1998-2002

Co-Director, Neurospinal Disorders Program, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, Department of Neurological Surgery Medical Director, Menorah Medical Center CyberKnife Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, KS 1998-2002, 2004-09


CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS

Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1994-98

Veterans Administration Medical Centers Cincinnati, Ohio 1994-98, San Francisco, California 1998-2002

Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas 2002-2010

Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri 2002-

St. Luke’s Health System, Kansas City, Missouri 2010-2011


HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION

Founder and Medical Director, Center for the Relief of Pain, Midwest Neuroscience Institute, Research Medical Center 2011-

Mission: To manage complex pain, using a patient-centered, evidence-based approach, through innovation, research, and collaboration, with surgical skill, experience, specialized knowledge, compassion, and empathy, that views each individual’s pain experience as unique, in order to improve quality of life.

Cancer Committee, Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri 2013-

Informatics Committee, Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas 2003-2008-2013

Executive Committee, Menorah Medical Center 2005-2008

Chairman, IRB Committee, Menorah Medical Center 2005-2007

Informatics Committee, Menorah Medical Center 2005-2007


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Core Clerkship in Neurology and Neurosurgery #110, One and one-half hour ward rounds and lectures, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California

Core Clerkship in Neurology and Neurosurgery #110, Neurotrauma Lecture (3 hours), University of California Medical Center. San Francisco, California

Neurosurgery Residents, Intern and Student Teaching, 1-4hrs/day on rounds, in operating room and in conferences, (5 days/week – continuous), University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California

Faculty Lecture Series for Student Teaching, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California


RESEARCH SUPERVISION

Graduate Students
Mentor and Thesis Committee member, Ms. Ying Huang, Master of Science, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, “Quantitative Characterization of the Effect of Medication on Heart Rate Variability of Patients in a Critical Care Environment”, 1997.

Mentor and Thesis Committee member, Dr. Hao Hu, Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Cincinnati, “Modeling of Human Head Impact Response”, 1997.

Mentor, Mr. William Palm, Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1999-2000

Post Doctoral
Michael Liebschner, Ph.D. 1999-2000

Praveen Mummaneni, M.D. 1999-2001


RESEARCH POSITIONS

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Research Fellow in Neuroscience, McLean Hospital (Ole Isacson, Ph.D.) 1991-94

Charles A. Dana Fellow, Department of Molecular Neurogenetics and Neuroscience, Massachusetts General Hospital (Xandra O. Breakefield, Ph.D.) 1990-92

Research Fellow, Department of Immunology (K. Frank Austen, M.D.) 1985-86

University of California, Santa Barbara

President’s Undergraduate Research Fellow, Department of Virology (Charles E. Samuel, Ph.D.)


GRANT SUPPORT AND CLINICAL RESEARCH

Co-principal investigator with Peter B. Nagy, Ph.D. 4th Biomedical Seed

Grant, University of Cincinnati College of Engineering,

“Development of an Ultrasonic System for Monitoring Intracranial
Changes in Head Injured Patients”, $30,000
1996-97

Principal Investigator, HealthSouth Corporation, “Neurotrauma Database
Project”, $50,000
1996-97

Co-investigator with Lea McLaughlin, Ph.D. and Frank Zemlan, Ph.D.,
Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Grant
(DHHS-PHS), “CSF Cleaved-Tau in Traumatic Brain Injury”,
$99,332
1997-98

Principal Investigator, University of California Academic Senate Grant,
“Biomechanics of Vertebroplasty” (Co-investigator: Tony M.
Keaveny, Ph.D.), $29,973
1998-99

Principal Investigator, Sofamor-Danek, Inc. Unrestricted Research
Funding, $250,000
1998-00
Principal Investigator, Midas-Rex, Unrestricted Research Funding,
$50,000/year
1998-2002

Principal Investigator, St. Jude Medical, “Determination of Somatosensory
Evoked Potential (SSEP) Collision Testing Parameters During
Spinal Cord Stimulation for Characterization of Physiologic
Midline/Lead Position Relationship and Dermatome Sensory
Thresholds (Protocol C-11-16).”
2011

Principal Investigator, St. Jude Medical, “A Retrospective Evaluation and
Data Collection Study to Evaluate the Specificity of the Penta™
Paddle Lead in Patients Implanted with an ANS 16-Channel
Implantable Pulse Generator (IPG) (Protocol C-11-04)”
2011

Study Principal Investigator, SI-Bone, “INSITE – Investigation of
Sacroiliac Fusion Treatment” – multicenter, randomized, blinded
trial of minimally-invasive sacroiliac fusion
2012-

Site Principal Investigator, SI-Bone, “SIFI – Sacroiliac Joint Fusion with
iFuse Implant System” – multicenter, single arm study of
minimally-invasive sacroiliac fusion
2012-

Co-Investigator, “Post-operative Pain Control in Spine Surgery Patients
With Use of Ketorolac
2014


LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

National Board of Medical Examiners 1988

Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgeons 1999

Recertified 2009

Massachusetts License 1988

Ohio License 1994

Kentucky License 1994

California License 1998

Kansas License 2002 (current)

Missouri License 2002 (current)


MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Captain, Medical Corps, United States Army Reserve 1990-2000


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Cancer Pain Research Consortium (Founder) 2013-

President 2013-
Annual Meeting Co-Chair 2015-16
A multidisciplinary physician group, comprised of practitioners from across North
America representing many major cancer centers and large practices, dedicated to
generating and promoting interdisciplinary, patient-centered, evidence-based care for
cancer-related pain and suffering.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons 1993-

Abstract Reviewer, 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting

North American Neuromodulation Society 2009-

Reviewer, Neuromodulation 2009-

Member, Website Committee 2011-

Member, Education Committee 2011-

International Neuromodulation Society 2009-

American Academy of Pain Medicine 2011-

Scientific Review and Guidelines Committee 2012-

Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2000-

CNS University Editorial Board, Pain Section 2013-

American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Written Examination Review Committee 2001-2003

AANS/CNS Clinical Outcomes Committee 2000-2002

Representative from Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerves

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care 1994-1998

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pain 2009-

Executive Council 2013-

Secretary/Treasurer 2015-

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerves 1998-

Scientific Program Committee, 2000 Annual Meeting 2000

Guideline Committee 2000-2002

Clinical Outcomes Committee 2000-2002

Executive Committee 2001-2002

American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2011-

Education Committee 2014-

American Society for Clinical Oncology 2012-

Advisory Board, Spine (journal) 2000-2002

North American Spine Society 1999-2013

San Francisco Neurological Society 1999-2002

American Brain Injury Consortium 1994-97

Academy of Medicine, Ohio State Medical Association 1994-98

Emergency and Disaster Services Committee 1994-98

Electronic Comm. and Data Interchange Committee 1994-98


INDUSTRY AND CONSULTING

Medtronic Sofamor-Danek: Initially consultant with Sofamor-Danek from 1993 and then with
Medtronic after acquisition. Evaluated and developed a number of systems for spinal
fixation, minimally-invasive surgery and computer-aided image-guided surgery.
Participated in business planning and market strategy development. More recently,
consultant with Medtronic Neuromodulation on issues regarding neurostimulation and
targeted drug delivery.

Medtronic Midas Rex: Consultant from 1997. Evaluated and developed ideas related to robotic
surgery and power-driven tools.

Medtronic Neuromodulation: Beginning in 2011, consulting on all aspects of
neuromodulation, including deep brain stimulation, spinal cord and peripheral nerve
stimulation and intrathecal drug delivery. Chairman of National Cancer Pain Advisory
Committee. Faculty for various seminars.

Depuy/Acromed: Consultant from 1999. Intellectual property resulted in patented instruments
for implantation of cervical systems now distributed world-wide. Evaluated and
developed systems for cervical fixation.

Spine Wave, Inc.: Founding Consultant and Advisor to clinical start-up with intellectual
property regarding intradiscal reconstruction. Revised market and regulatory strategy,
developed FDA presentation and assisted in venture capital acquisition. Currently
assisting in design and clinical trial architecture of several platform products.

St. Jude Medical: Consulting on all aspects of neurostimulation. Serving on Surgeon Advisory
Panel. Faculty for various seminars, events, etc.

SI-Bone: Consultant from 2012. Involved in all clinical aspects, including refining technique and
implant and clinical study design and implementation for minimally invasive sacroiliac
joint fusion procedure. Study principal investigator for centerpiece national, multicenter,
randomized, blinded study on procedural efficacy.

CyberKnife Associates: Founder and Managing Partner of LLC bringing cutting edge full-body
stereotactic radiosurgical equipment (CyberKnife, Accuray Inc.) to Kansas City.
Currently in joint venture with HCA.

Menorah Medical Center CyberKnife: Managing Partner of joint venture between CyberKnife
Associates, LLC and HCA bringing stereotactic radiosurgery to Kansas City.

Sunflower Biotechnology Group: Principal and Founder of multidisciplinary group focused on
development of internal intellectual property related to medical devices.

KTEC Pipeline Fellow: Selected for the inaugural class of fellowship (www.ktecpipeline.com),
sponsored by the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation (a public/private venture;
www.ktec.com), designed to foster and support entrepreneurship in technology.

Anjon, LLC: Vice President of Business Development. Assisted private equity group Tech
Investments, LLC (www.ti-kc.com) in due diligence to acquire medical device contract
manufacturer, Anjon, LLC (www.anjoninc.com). Responsible for developing strategic
contacts and partnerships for Anjon, as well as participating with engineering team in
executing projects.

OsteoGeneX: Chief Medical Officer to clinical startup (www.osteogenex.com) developing bone
growing technology for both systemic and local therapies. Responsible for all facets of
startup, including determining strategy and business model, helping design and deliver
presentations, raising venture capital, overseeing clinical strategies, physician relations
and regulatory issues, assembling and chairing Scientific Advisory Board.

Patient Resource: First non-oncologist appointed to the National Advisory Board
(www.patientresource.com). Revised and developed pain content for all materials related
to cancers that generate pain as a dominant symptom. Supervised content selection,
organization and creation for new Cancer Pain Guide, in collaboration with the Cancer
Pain Research Consortium.
Have evaluated business opportunities and clinical intellectual property for a number of venture
capital funds, including Canaan Partners, MPM Capital and Medica Venture
Partners.


PATENTS

Rosenberg et al., Spinal Rod Approximator, US Application Num 10/352,687, Filed June 28,
2003, Pub. No. US 2004/0147936 A1

Ellies and Rosenberg, Gamma-lactam compounds for promoting bone growth, US Application
Num 12/472,134, Filed May 26, 2009, Patent Number 8,080,575

Ellies and Rosenberg, Vinpocetine And Eburnamonine Derivatives For Promoting Bone Growth,
Treating Renal Damage And Cancer, And Devices Thereof, US Application Num
12/494,670, Filed June 30, 2009, Patent Number 8,198,292 B2


LECTURES, TALKS, PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Invited Faculty, Complicated Cases, Cancer Pain Research Consortium Annual Meeting,
Scottsdale, Arizona, April 24, 2015

Invited Faculty, Pelvic Sarcoma, Cancer Pain Research Consortium Annual Meeting,
Scottsdale, Arizona, April 24, 2015

Invited Faculty, Multidisciplinary Treatment of Cancer Pain, Medtronic Sponsored Lunch, Cancer Pain Research Consortium Annual Meeting,
Scottsdale, Arizona, April 24, 2015

Invited Faculty, Cancer Pain, Neuromodulation Workshop for Pain Fellows and Neurosurgery Residents, North American Neuromodulation Society
18th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada,
December 11, 2014

Invited Faculty, Intrathecal Therapy Maintenance, Certificate of Attendance Neuromodulation Workshop, North American Neuromodulation Society
18th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada,
December 11, 2014

Invited Faculty, Advanced Neurosurgical Procedures for Cancer Pain,
Midwest Pain Society 38th Scientific Meeting, Chicago, Illinois,
October 24, 2014

Invited Speaker, Complex Cancer Pain Cases, Management of Cancer Pain (Section on Pain),
Congress of Neurological Surgeons 14th Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts,
October 20, 2014

Co-moderator, Management of Cancer Pain, Section on Pain, Congress of Neurological
Surgeons 14th Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, October 20, 2014

Invited Faculty, Neurosurgical Options for Treatment of Cancer Pain, Third Annual Cancer Pain
Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, April 25, 2014

Invited Faculty, Optimizing Patient Care Through Collaboration, Third Annual Cancer Pain
Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, April 25, 2014

Invited Presentation, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Neurosurgical Treatment of Pediatric Cancer
Pain
, Kansas City, Missouri, March 11, 2014

Grand Rounds, Department of Neurosurgery, Kansas University Medical Center, Neurosurgical
Treatment of Cancer Pain
, Kansas City, Missouri, January 10, 2014

Moderator, Cancer Pain: The Continuum of Care, North American Neuromodulation Society
17th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 6, 2013

Moderator, Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Symposium, Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society
91st Annual Meeting, Overland Park, Kansas, November 1, 2013

Invited Speaker, Role of Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain, Treatment of
Neuropathic Pain Symposium, Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society, Overland Park,
Kansas, November 1, 2013

Invited Speaker, Efforts to Control Prescription Drug Abuse: The Other Side of the Coin,
National Association of State Controlled Substances Authorities 29th Annual Educational
Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, October 24, 2013

Invited Speaker, Profitably Integrating Spinal Cord Stimulation Into Your Practice,
Neuromodulation 2013: What Every Neurosurgeon Needs To Know, Congress of
Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 20, 2013

Invited Speaker, The Difficult Paddle Lead, Neurosurgical Approaches to the Pain Patient,
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October
19, 2013
Invited Speaker, Neurotechnology – Leaders in Industry and Medicine Meet Promising Israeli
Companies
, Ernst & Young JOURNEY Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, October 17, 2013

Invited Faculty, Management of Chronic Intractable Cancer Pain: A Dialogue (Medtronic),
Dallas, TX, January 2013

Invited Lecturer, Neuroablative Techniques for the Treatment of Pain, Southwest Clinical
Society, Overland Park, Kansas, November 2, 2012

Invited Faculty, Management of Chronic Intractable Cancer Pain: A Dialogue (Medtronic),
Minneapolis, MN, October 2012

Grand Rounds, Department of Neurosurgery, North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System,
Neurosurgical Treatment of Cancer Pain, Manhasset, New York, October 2012

Invited Faculty, Cancer Pain Forum, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 2011

Grand Rounds, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Image-Guided
Spinal Surgery
, Visiting Professor, Baltimore, Maryland, December 2000

Congress of Neurological Surgeons 50th Annual Meeting, Spinal Infections: Contemporary
Diagnosis and Management
, Invited Lecturer, San Antonio, Texas, September 2000

Fundamental Principles & Techniques of Spinal Surgery, Discogenic Back Pain – Diagnosis,
Work-Up, and Patient Management
, Invited Lecturer, Barrow Neurological Institute,
Phoenix, Arizona, June 2000

Fundamental Principles & Techniques of Spinal Surgery, Safe Navigation of the Spine, Invited
Lecturer, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, June 2000

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, “Anterior Lumbar Interbody
Fusion” in Lumbar Spine Fusion: Indications, Patient Selection and Current Techniques,
Invited Faculty, San Francisco, California, April 2000.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Low Back Pain, Invited
Lecturer, San Francisco, California, April 2000.

Practical Innovations in Image Guided Surgery, Intraoperative 3D and Fluoroscopic Guided
Spinal Surgery
, Program Chairman; University of California, San Francisco, California,
April 2000.

Current Techniques in Lumbosacral Fixation: Minimizing Complications in Spine Surgery,
Pseudarthrosis, Invited Faculty; University of California, San Francisco, California,
April 2000.

Current Techniques in Lumbosacral Fixation: Minimizing Complications in Spine Surgery,
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Invited Faculty; University of California, San
Francisco, California, April 2000.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons 49th Annual Meeting, Lumbosacral Fusions: Cages,
Dowels, and Pedicle Screws,
Invited Faculty, Boston, Massachusetts, October-November
1999

Congress of Neurological Surgeons 49th Annual Meeting, “Operative Treatment of Spinal
Infections” in Spinal Infections: Contemporary Diagnosis and Management, Invited
Lecturer; Boston, Massachusetts, October-November 1999

Clinical Neurosciences by the Bay, Surgical Treatment of Myelopathy, San Francisco,
California, September 1998

Grand Rounds, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,
Management of Intracranial Pressure, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 1996

Pulmonary Critical Care Lecture Series, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,
Intracranial Hypertension, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 1996

Emergency Medicine Symposium 1995, Emergency Management of Head Injuries, Cincinnati,
Ohio, May 1995

Advances in Clinical Neurosurgery, Mayfield Winter Neurosurgical Symposium, Demonstration
of Cervical Spine Stabilization,
Snowmass, Colorado, March 1995

Advances in Clinical Neurosurgery, Mayfield Winter Neurosurgical Symposium, Lumbar Spine
Stabilization Techniques,
Snowmass, Colorado, March 1995

Orthopedic Grand Rounds, The Christ Hospital, Post-laminectomy Kyphosis, Cincinnati, Ohio,
January 1995


ABSTRACTS

Rosenberg WS, Kowall NW: Early changes in subpopulations of cortical neurons and immediate
early gene products in human cerebral contusions. J Neurosurgery 74:350-351A, 1991

Schumacher JM, Rosenberg WS, Short MP, Bossi SR, Breakefield XO, Isacson O: Genetically
engineered cells producing NGF reduce the neurotoxicity of quinolinate and quisqualate
in vivo. Soc Neurosci Abstr 17:18, 1991

Davar G, Meaney C, Andersen JK, Kramer M, Bebrin W, Vos BP, Burstein R, Garber D,
Rosenberg W, Maciewicz R: Gene delivery to rat sensory ganglia and spinal cord cells
using herpes virus vectors. Soc Neurosci Abstr 17:1004, 1991

Rosenberg WS, Breakefield XO, Isacson O: A potential new method of delivery of an expressed
gene to central neurons of the adult rat. Soc Neurosci Abstr 17:1439, 1991

Rosenberg WS: Role of Rigid Cervical Orthoses Following Internal Fixation, Joint AANS/CNS
Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 12th Annual Meeting
, Lake
Buena Vista, Florida, February 1996

Rosenberg WS, Stankovitz L, Nagy P: Noninvasive Real-Time Detection of Acute Intracranial
Mass Lesions Using Ultrasonic Fingerprinting, American Association of Neurological
Surgeons Annual Meeting
, Denver, Colorado, April 1997

Rosenberg WS: Geographic Distribution of Head Trauma Injuries in the Greater Cincinnati
Metropolitan Area in 1996, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting,
Ft. Worth, Texas, March 1997

Hu H, Nayfeh AH, Rosenberg WS: Modeling of Human Brain Movability During Impact.
Proceedings of 5th International LS-DYNA Users Conference, 1998

Rosenberg WS: Transforaminal Lumbosacral Interbody Fusion: Technique, Complications and
Early Results, Joint AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral
Nerves 15th Annual Meeting
, Orlando, Florida, February 1999

Kager C, Weiner N, Rosenberg WS: Analysis of the Codman Ti-Frame System for Posterior
Cervical Stabilization, Joint AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and
Peripheral Nerves 15th Annual Meeting
, Orlando, Florida, February 1999

Chun J, Rosenberg WS: Use of Titanium Mesh and Vertebral Autograft in the Reconstruction of
Anterior Spinal Column Joint AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and
Peripheral Nerves 16th Annual Meeting
, Palm Desert, California, February 2000

Liebschner MAK, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Effects of Bone Cement Volume and
Distribution on Vertebral Body Stiffness Recovery after Vertebroplasty, Orthopedic
Research Society 46th Annual Meeting
, Orlando, Florida, March 2000. [“Best Basic
Science Study” Award for New Young Investigators]

Mummaneni PV, Haddock SM, Yeh O, Keaveny TM, Rosenberg WS: Low Cycle Fatigue
Behavior of Human Vertebral Trabecular Bone, Orthopedic Research Society 46th
Annual Meeting
, Orlando, Florida, March 2000.

Mummaneni PV, Haddock SM, Yeh O, Keaveny TM, Rosenberg WS: Low Cycle Fatigue of
Human Vertebral Trabecular Bone. American Association of Neurological Surgeons
68th Annual Meeting
, San Francisco, California, April 2000

Chun J, Rosenberg WS: Use of Titanium Mesh and Vertebral Autograft in the Reconstruction of
Anterior Spinal Column. American Association of Neurological Surgeons 68th
Annual Meeting
, San Francisco, California, April 2000

Rosenberg WS, Liebschner MAK, Keaveny TM: Biomechanics of Vertebroplasty: A
Computational Study. American Association of Neurological Surgeons 68th Annual
Meeting
, San Francisco, California, April 2000

Mathern BE, Matthews HH, Long BH, Bartie B, Stratmann J, Moldawer T, Rosenberg WS:
Clinical Experience Following Application of ADCON-L Anti-adhesion Gel. 13th
Annual International Intradiscal Therapy Society Meeting
, Williamsburg, Virginia,
June 2000

Mummaneni PV, Rosenberg WS: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Clinical Series,
Congress of Neurological Surgeons 50th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas,
September, 2000.

Mummaneni PV, Rosenberg WS: Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: the UCSF
experience, Spine+Science+Management Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana,
November, 2000.

Rosenberg WS, Palm WJ IV, Keaveny TM: Effect of Implant and Bone Material Properties on
Load Transfer in Cylindrical Interbody Cages: A Computational Study, AANS/CNS
Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 17th Annual Meeting
,
Phoenix, Arizona, February, 2001.

Mummaneni P, Haddock S, Liebschner M, Keaveny T, Rosenberg W: Biomechanical Evaluation
of a Double-Threaded Pedicle Screw in Elderly Vertebrae, AANS/CNS Section on
Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 17th Annual Meeting
, Phoenix,
Arizona, February, 2001.

Rosenberg WS, Liebschner MAK, Keaveny TM: Cortical Shell Carries Negligible Load in
Human Thoracolumbar Vertebrae, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and
Peripheral Nerves 17th Annual Meeting
, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 2001

Liebschner MAK, Kopperdahl DL, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Contribution of Cortical Shell
and Endplate to Vertebral Body Stiffness, ASME (American Society of Mechanical
Engineers) Summer Bioengineering Conference
, San Diego, California, June, 2001

Liebschner MAK, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Effects of Cortical Shell Concavity on
Vertebral Body Compressive Properties, BED-Vol. 51, ASME Advances in
Bioengineering
, 2001

Quinones-Hinojosa A and Rosenberg WS: The Use of Computer-Assisted Fluoroscopic
Navigation in the Lumbar Spine In Vivo: Accuracy Over Space and Time, AANS/CNS
Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 18th Annual Meeting
,
Orlando, Florida, February-March, 2002

Crawford RP, Keaveny TM, Rosenberg WS: Prediction of Vertebral Body Compressive Strength
Using Automated QCT-based Finite Element Modeling, AANS/CNS Section on
Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 18th Annual Meeting
, Orlando,
Florida, February-March, 2002

Koffman BH, Rosenberg WS, Nguyen DM, Pointer AM, Cates JA, Edwards FM: Large Lung
and Liver Tumors Can Be Treated with CyberKnife, CyberKnife Users’ Meeting,
Carlsbad, California, February 2006

Rosenberg WS, Koffman BH, Rosenthal HG, Hendon E, Pointer AM, Edwards FM: Stereotactic
Radiosurgery of Large Volume Intracranial and Spinal Tumors, American Association
of Neurological Surgeons 74th Annual Meeting
, San Francisco, California, April 2006

Rosenthal HG, Rosenberg WS, Koffman BH: Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Soft
Tissue Sarcomas, Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, Key West, Florida, June 2006

Rosenberg WS: Spinal Anesthesia for Placement of Surgical Spinal Cord Neurostimulation
Paddle Electrodes: A Case Series, North American Neuromodulation Society, Las
Vegas, Nevada, December 2011

Rosenberg WS: Concurrent Use of Intrathecal Pharmacotherapy and Midline Myelotomy in
Treatment of Distant Regions of Cancer-Related Pain: A Case Report, North American
Neuromodulation Society
, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2011

Feler C, Peloza J, Sabo R, Richter E, Rosenberg WS: Pain Coverage and Programming
Optimization Using a Programming Algorithm for a 5-Column Paddle Lead, North
American Neuromodulation Society
, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2011

Rosenberg WS, Liebschner MAK, Keaveny TM: Cortical Shell Carries Negligible Load in
Human Thoracolumbar Vertebrae, AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and
Peripheral Nerves 17th Annual Meeting
, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 2001

Liebschner MAK, Kopperdahl DL, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Contribution of Cortical Shell
and Endplate to Vertebral Body Stiffness, ASME (American Society of Mechanical
Engineers) Summer Bioengineering Conference
, San Diego, California, June, 2001

Liebschner MAK, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Effects of Cortical Shell Concavity on
Vertebral Body Compressive Properties, BED-Vol. 51, ASME Advances in Bioengineering, 2001

Quinones-Hinojosa A and Rosenberg WS: The Use of Computer-Assisted Fluoroscopic
Navigation in the Lumbar Spine In Vivo: Accuracy Over Space and Time, AANS/CNS
Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 18th Annual Meeting,
Orlando, Florida, February-March
, 2002

Crawford RP, Keaveny TM, Rosenberg WS: Prediction of Vertebral Body Compressive Strength
Using Automated QCT-based Finite Element Modeling, AANS/CNS Section on
Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 18th Annual Meeting
, Orlando,
Florida, February-March, 2002

Koffman BH, Rosenberg WS, Nguyen DM, Pointer AM, Cates JA, Edwards FM: Large Lung
and Liver Tumors Can Be Treated with CyberKnife, CyberKnife Users’ Meeting,
Carlsbad, California
, February 2006

Rosenberg WS, Koffman BH, Rosenthal HG, Hendon E, Pointer AM, Edwards FM: Stereotactic
Radiosurgery of Large Volume Intracranial and Spinal Tumors, American Association
of Neurological Surgeons 74th Annual Meeting
, San Francisco, California, April 2006

Rosenthal HG, Rosenberg WS, Koffman BH: Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Soft
Tissue Sarcomas, Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, Key West, Florida, June 2006

Rosenberg WS: Spinal Anesthesia for Placement of Surgical Spinal Cord Neurostimulation
Paddle Electrodes: A Case Series, North American Neuromodulation Society, Las
Vegas, Nevada, December 2011

Rosenberg WS: Concurrent Use of Intrathecal Pharmacotherapy and Midline Myelotomy in
Treatment of Distant Regions of Cancer-Related Pain: A Case Report, North American
Neuromodulation Society
Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2011

Feler C, Peloza J, Sabo R, Richter E, Rosenberg WS: Pain Coverage and Programming
Optimization Using a Programming Algorithm for a 5-Column Paddle Lead, North
American Neuromodulation Society
, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2011

Rosenberg WS, Helgeson SA: Concurrent Intrathecal Pharmacotherapy and Percutaneous
Cordotomy in the Control of Cancer Pain: A Case Report, North American
Neuromodulation Society
, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2012

Rosenberg WS: Percutaneous Cervical and Thoracic Spinal Cord Paddle Stimulation for
Complex Centeral Pain Syndrome, North American Neuromodulation Society, Las
Vegas, Nevada, December 2012

Bentley JN, Vishwanathan A, Rosenberg WS and Patil PG: Treatment of Medically Refractory
Cancer Pain with a Combination of Neuromodulation and Neuroablation, Congress of
Neurological Surgeons
, San Francisco, California, October 2013

Rosenberg WS: Assessment of Spinal Cord Stimulation Efficacy in Patients Implanted with a
Five-Column Paddle Lead, North American Neuromodulation Society, Las Vegas,
Nevada, December 2013

Rosenberg WS: Assessment of Spinal Cord Stimulation Efficacy in Patients Implanted with a
Five-Column Paddle Lead, North American Neuromodulation Society, Las Vegas,
Nevada, December 2013

Clark CM, Rosenberg WS: Placement of Spinal Cord Neurostimulation Paddle Electrodes Using
Advanced Fluoroscopic Techniques, North American Neuromodulation Society, Las
Vegas, Nevada, December 2013

Rosenberg WS: Use of the PlasmaBlade System in Revising Neuromodulation Implants, North
American Neuromodulation Society
, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2013

Basara HG, Kelinpeter S, Rosenberg WS, Richter EO: Neural Networks and Patient Perspectives
for Paresthesia Coverage of Complex Pain, North American Neuromodulation Society,
Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2013

Viswanathan A, Raslan A, Patil PG, Richter EO, Rosenberg WS: CT-Guided Percutaneous
Cordotomy for Refractory Cancer Pain: A Multicenter Experience, American
Association of Neurological Surgeons
, San Francisco, California, April 2014


PUBLICATIONS

Rosenberg WS, Swearingen B, Poletti CE: Contralateral trigeminal dysesthesias associated with
second cervical nerve compression: A case report. Cephalgia 10:259-262, 1990

Rosenberg WS, Rosenberg AE, Poletti CE: Cervical disc herniation presenting as a mass lesion
posterior to the odontoid process. Report of two cases. J Neurosurgery 75: 954-959,
1991

Rosenberg WS, Breakefield XO, DeAntonio C, Isacson O: Authentic and artifactual detection of
the E. coli LacZ gene product in the rat brain by histochemical methods. Mol Brain Res
16:
311-315, 1992

Frim DM, Short MP, Rosenberg WS, Simpson J, Breakefield XO, Isacson O: Local protective
effects of nerve growth factor-secreting fibroblasts against excitotoxic lesions in the rat
striatum. J Neurosurgery 78:267-273, 1993

Rosenberg WS, Harsh GR IV: Penetrating Cerebral Trauma, Including Scalp Lacerations,
Depressed Fractures, and Missile Wounds. In: Loftus CM (ed.): Neurosurgical
Emergencies,
Volume 1, Chapter 4. New York: McGraw-Hill; 1994, pp 59-72

Godley CD, McCabe CJ, Warren RL, Rosenberg WS: Traumatic subarachnoid-pleural fistula:
Case report. J Trauma 38:808-811, 1995

Rosenberg WS, Harsh GR IV: Penetrating Wounds of the Head. In: Wilkins RH, Rengachary SS
(eds.): Neurosurgery, 2nd Edition, Volume II. New York: McGraw-Hill; 1996, pp
2813-2820
Rosenberg WS, Tew JM Jr.: Tew cranial/spinal retractor. Neurosurgery 40:1096-1098, 1997

Hu H, Nayfeh AH, Rosenberg WS: Composite modeling of human cranial bone. In: Mahmood
HF, Barbat SD, Baccouche MR (eds.): Crashworthiness, Occupant Protection and
Biomechanics in Transportation Systems,
AMD-Vol. 225/BED-Vol. 38. New York:
ASME; 1997, pp 221-32

Roberson JB, Rosenberg WS: Traumatic cranial defects reconstructed with the HTR-PMI
cranioplastic implant. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma 3:8-13, 1997

Rosenberg WS, Salame KS, Shumrich KV, Tew JM Jr.: Compression of the upper cervical
spinal cord causing symptoms of brainstem compromise. A case report. Spine 23:1497-
500, 1998

Rosenberg WS, Harsh GR IV: Penetrating Cerebral Trauma. In: Grossman, GR and Loftus CM
(eds.): Principles of Neurosurgery, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven
Publishers, 1999

Nagy PB, Rosenberg WS, Stankovits LM: Non-invasive monitoring of acute intracranial mass
lesions using ultrasonic fingerprinting. In: Nondestructive Characterization of
Materials in Aging Systems,
Pittsburgh: Materials Research Society, Volume 503, pp.
249-54, 1998

Hu H, Rosenberg WS, Nayfeh AH: Modeling human brain movability effect on brain response
during impact. In: Mahmood HF, Barbat SD, Baccouche MR (eds.): Crashworthiness,
Occupant Protection and Biomechanics in Transportation Systems,
AMD-Vol.
230/BED-Vol. 41. New York: ASME; 1998, pp 267-80

Zemlan FP, Rosenberg WS, Luebbe PA, Campbell TA, Weiner NE, Cohen JA, Rudick RA, Woo
D: Quantification of axonal damage in traumatic brain injury: affinity purification and
characterization of cerebrospinal fluid Tau proteins. J Neurochemistry 72:741-50, 1999

Mummaneni PV, Rosenberg WS: Spinal Chondrosarcoma Following Adenocarcinoma of the
Breast: Case Report. Surgical Neurology 53:580-2, 2000

Mummaneni PV, Rosenberg WS, McDermott MW: Mucopolysaccharidoses and Spinal Cord
Compression: Case Study and Review of the Literature with Implications of Bone
Marrow Transplantation [comment]. Neurosurgery 47:229, 2000

Rosenberg WS, Mummaneni PV: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Technique,
Complications and Early Results. Neurosurgery 48:569-75, 2001

Octavio J, Rosenberg W, Conte JE Jr: Surgical Wound Infection from Pasturella Multocida from
Pet Dogs. New Engl J Med 345:549, 2001

Liebschner MAK, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Effects of Bone Cement Volume and
Distribution After Vertebroplasty. Spine 26: 1547-54, 2001

Rosenberg WS, Theodosopoulos PV: Spinal Tumors In: Prados M (ed.): ACS Atlas of Clinical
Oncology: Brain Cancer
Hamilton: BC Decker, Inc; 2002, pp 365-74

Mummaneni PV, Haddock SM, Liebschner MAK, Keaveny TM, Rosenberg WS: Biomechanical
Evaluation of a Double-Threaded Pedicle Screw in Elderly Vertebrae. J Spinal
Disorders 15
:64-8, 2002

Palm WJ, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Load Transfer Mechanisms in Cylindrical Interbody
Cage Constructs. Spine 27:2101-7, 2002

Schmidt MH, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Rosenberg WS: Cervical Myelopathy Associated with
Degenerative Spine Disease and OPLL. Seminars in Neurology 22(2):143-8, 2002

Zemlan FP, Jauch EC, Mulchahey JJ, Gabbita SP, Rosenberg WS, Speciale SG, Zuccarello M.
C-Tau Biomarker of Neuronal Damage in Severe Brain Injured Patients: Association
with Elevated Intracranial Pressure and Clinical Outcome. Brain Res 947:131-9, 2002

Quinones-Hinojosa A, Sanai N, Fischbein NJ, Rosenberg WS: Extensive Intradural Arachnoid
Cyst of the Lumbar Spinal Canal: Case Illustration. Surgical Neurology 60:57-9, 2003

Liebschner MA, Kopperdahl DL, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM. Finite Element Modeling of the
Human Thoracolumbar Spine. Spine 28:559-65, 2003

Crawford RP, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Quantitative Computed Tomography-Based Finite
Element Models of the Human Lumbar Vertebral Body: Effect of Element Size on Stiffness, Damage and Fracture Strength Predictions. J Biomech Engineering 125:434-
8, 2003.

Haddock SM, Yeh OC, Mummaneni PV, Rosenberg WS, Keaveny TM: Similarity in the Fatigue
Behavior of Trabecular Bone Across Site and Species. J Biomechanics 37:181-7, 2004.

Quinones-Hinojosa A, Jun P, Jacobs R, Rosenberg WS, Weinstein PR: General Principles in the
Medical and Surgical Management of Spinal Infections: a Multidisciplinary Approach.
Neurosurg Focus 17:E1-15, 2004.

Liu JK, Rosenberg WS, and Schmidt MH. Titanium cage-assisted polymethylmethacrylate
reconstruction for cervical spinal metastasis: technical note. Neurosurgery 56: E207,
2005.

Acosta FLJ, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Gadkary CA, Schmidt MH, Chin CT, Ames CP, Rosenberg
WS, and Weinstein P. Frameless stereotactic image-guided C1-C2 transarticular screw
fixation for atlantoaxial instability: review of 20 patients. J Spinal Disord Tech 18: 385-
391, 2005

Quinones-Hinojosa A, Robert Kolen E, Jun P, Rosenberg WS, and Weinstein PR. Accuracy over
space and time of computer-assisted fluoroscopic navigation in the lumbar spine in vivo.
J Spinal Disord Tech 19: 109-113, 2006.

Rosenberg WS. Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illness: a unique resource in patient
advocacy. North American Neuromodulation Society Newsletter 7(2): 3, 2012.

Rosenberg WS. The Case for Use of Intrathecal Drug Delivery in Patients with Severe
Refractory Chronic Pain. Congress Quarterly 15(2): 14-15, 2014.


BOOK REVIEWS

Mummaneni PV, Rosenberg WS: Review of Thoracoscopic Spine Surgery. Dickman CA,
Rosenthal DJ, Perin NI (eds). Thieme/New York: Aminoff MJ (ed.), 1999, Muscle &
Nerve