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Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara, MD, Neurosurgery, Austin, TX, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

ElizabethChristineTyler-KabaraMDPhD FAANS

Neurosurgery Austin, TX

Epilepsy Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Skull Base, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery

Associate Chair of Research

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Summary

  • Dr. Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara is a neurosurgeon in Austin, TX and is affiliated with Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas. She received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice 20 years. She specializes in epilepsy surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, skull base, and stereotactic & functional neurosurgery and is experienced in electroencephalography, movement disorders, neurosurgical oncology, primary brain tumors, and spinal fusion surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Alabama Hospital
    University of Alabama HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2004 - 2005
  • UPMC Medical Education
    UPMC Medical EducationResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1998 - 2004
  • UPMC Medical Education (Pittsburgh)
    UPMC Medical Education (Pittsburgh)Internship, Surgery, 1997 - 1998
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Vanderbilt University School of MedicineClass of 1997
  • Duke University
    Duke UniversityBSE, Biomedical and Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude, 1985 - 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2020 - 2024
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2004 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1998 - 2021
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery
  • American Board of Pediatric NeurosurgeryPediatric Neurosurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America 2007-2015
  • Top 10 Docotor - State Vitals.com, 2014
  • Compassionate Doctor Award vitals.com, 2010-2011, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • The Costs of Skull Base Surgery in the Pediatric Population
    Stapleton, AL, Gardner PA, Tyler-Kabara EC, Snyderman CH, J Neurol Surg B, 2/1/2014
  • 10 Degree-Of-Freedom neuroprosthetic control by an individual with tetraplegia
    Tyler-Kabara EC, Collinger J, Wodlinger B, Downey J, Wang W, Weber D, McMorland A, Velliste M, Boninger M Schwartz A, J Neurosurg, 8/1/2013
  • Paper 45: Are Infusion Trials for Intrathecal Baclofen Pumps for Dystonia Cost Effective
    Tyler-Kabara EC, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 3/1/2013
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Lectures

  • Endoscopic Endonasal Approach in the Pediatric Population 
    1/1/2014
  • Oh the Thinks You Can Think - Total Brain Control of a Robotic Arm: Science Fiction or Tomorrow's Therapy 
    Erie, PA - 3/9/2013
  • Tapping Into “Thoughts” to Increase Independence 
    Pittsburgh, PA - 11/11/2012
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Other

  • Revolutionizing prosthetics 
    Tyler-Kabara EC, American Way
    8/15/2013
  • Learning how to move again 
    Tyler-Kabara EC, The Suit
    5/6/2013
  • Patient uses brain-machine interface to control robotic arm 
    Tyler-Kabara EC, Healio Business News
    4/30/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Proprioceptive Feedback Helps Rehab Patients Learning to Operate Robotic Prosthetic
    Proprioceptive Feedback Helps Rehab Patients Learning to Operate Robotic ProstheticApril 9th, 2014
  • How Tetraplegic Subject Utilizes Brain-Machine Interfaces to Manipulate Prosthetic Arm, and Regain and Restore Significant Limb Functionality
    How Tetraplegic Subject Utilizes Brain-Machine Interfaces to Manipulate Prosthetic Arm, and Regain and Restore Significant Limb FunctionalityApril 30th, 2013
  • Pitt/UPMC BCI Researchers Receive $8 Million in NIH Funding
    Pitt/UPMC BCI Researchers Receive $8 Million in NIH FundingOctober 11th, 2018
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