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Richard Everson, MD, Neurosurgery, Los Angeles, CA, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

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Neurosurgery Los Angeles, CA

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Pituitary Surgery, Skull Base

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, UCLA School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Everson has expertise in the surgical treatment of primary and metastatic tumors of the brain, spine and skull base. He works with multidisciplinary oncology teams to individualize patient treatments. Dr. Everson employs the full range of minimally invasive, image-guided, endoscopic, radiosurgery, microsurgical, conventional open and reconstructive techniques to ensure both maximum tumor removal and patient safety. His research focuses on immunotherapy and clinical trials for brain tumors.

Education & Training

  • University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer CenterFellowship, Neurosurgical Oncology, 2016 - 2017
  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical CenterResidency, Neurological Surgery, 2009 - 2016
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    Duke University School of MedicineClass of 2009
  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganBS, Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2016 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2011 - 2023
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Brian D. Silber Award (AANS) 2017
  • California Association of Neurological Surgeons Best Abstract Award 2016
  • UCLA Neurosurgery Resident Award for Academic Excellence 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Chiari I Malformation in the Adult  
    Everson, RG, Holly, LT, and Batzdorf, U, Neurosurgery Quarterly, 1/1/2015

Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Interbody distraction and vertebral body reconstruction with PMMA for the treatment of pathologic fractures
    Zuckerman S, Everson R, Rao G, McCutcheon I, Rhines L, Tatsui C, The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Spine Summit 2017 - 33rd Annual Meeting of the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, 1/1/2017
  • Outcomes of Surgery for Sacral Chordoma and Impact of Complications: A Report of 50 Consecutive Patients with Long-term Follow-up
    Zuckerman S, Chang G, Walsh G, Mehran R, Everson R, Lee S, Rao G, Tatsui C, Rhines L, The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Spine Summit 2017 - 33rd Annual Meeting of the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, 1/1/2017
  • Laser Thermotherapy for Spinal Metastatic Disease provides Comparable Local Control, Reduced Morbidity and Delay to Systemic Therapy Compared to Open Surgery
    Everson RG, Feranandes B, Zuckerman S, Rao G, Li J, Ghia A, Amini B, Rhines, L, Tatsui CE, 85th American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, 1/1/2017
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Lectures

  • Laser Thermotherapy for Spinal Metastatic Disease provides Comparable Local Control, Reduced Morbidity and Less Delay to Systemic Therapy Compared to Open Surgery 
    Los Angeles, CA - 1/1/2017
  • Emerging Approaches in Brain Tumor Immunotherapy 
    Los Angeles, CA - 1/1/2017
  • PD-1 Inhibition Enhances Dendritic Cell Vaccine-Generated Anti-Tumor Immune Response against Glioblastoma 
    Pismo Beach, CA - 1/1/2016
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Press Mentions

  • New Technique Gives a Clearer Image of Immunotherapy Results in Advanced Brain Cancer
    New Technique Gives a Clearer Image of Immunotherapy Results in Advanced Brain CancerSeptember 5th, 2017

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