Kevin A. Walter, M.D.View Contact & Scheduling
Following completion of residency training he served on the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh, where he was named director of adult neuro-oncology, and was recruited to the University of Rochester in 2007.
Dr. Walter performs brain and spinal tumor surgeries at both Strong Memorial Hospital and Rochester General Hospital. He sees patients in clinic at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester General Hospital, and Clifton Springs Hospital, and has special expertise in image guided neurosurgery, radiosurgery, and complex spinal surgery for tumors.
He runs an active clinical research program that is involved in evaluating experimental therapeutics for patients with brain and spinal cancer. He is particularly interested in developing therapies that not only extend survival, but that also improve the quality of life for people afflicted with these diseases. He runs a research laboratory at the University of Rochester that seeks to develop new targets for tumors.
Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery
Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD)
Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Joint
Residency & Fellowship
Residency, Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 1996 - 2001
Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 1995 - 1996
MD | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (USA). 1995
NREF Young Investigator Award. 2003
Blue Ribbon Presentation. 2001
Hunterian Resident Neurosurgical Research Award. 2001
Outstanding Presentation. 2000
Hunterian Medical Student Neurosurgical Research Award. 1995
Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society. 1995
Harry Strong Dennison Award for Medical Student Research. 1994
Sigma Xi, National Research Honor Society. 1990
John Sabin Adriance Award for Highest Rank in Chemistry. 1990
American Chemical Society Award in Analytical Chemistry. 1989
Barry M. Goldwater National Undergraduate Research Fellowship. 1989
Phi Beta Kappa, National Honor Society. 1989
Georgia-Pacific Foundation Scholarship. 1986
Tyng Fellowship. 1986
Milano MT, Okunieff P, Donatello RS, Mohile NA, Sul J, Walter KA, Korones DN
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2010 November 1578 (4):1147-55. Epub 03/06/2010.
Liu Y, Carson-Walter EB, Cooper A, Winans BN, Johnson MD, Walter KA
Journal of neuro-oncology.. 2010 August 99 (1):13-24. Epub 01/09/2010.
Milano MT, Johnson MD, Sul J, Mohile NA, Korones DN, Okunieff P, Walter KA
Journal of neuro-oncology.. 2010 May 98 (1):83-92. Epub 11/07/2009.
Tomycz ND, Germanwala AV, Walter KA
The Journal of trauma.. 2010 January 68 (1):E11-2. Epub 1900 01 01.
Carson-Walter EB, Winans BN, Whiteman MC, Liu Y, Jarvela S, Haapasalo H, Tyler BM, Huso DL, Johnson MD, Walter KA
BMC cancer.. 2009 November 309 :417. Epub 11/30/2009.
Biswas T, Okunieff P, Schell MC, Smudzin T, Pilcher WH, Bakos RS, Vates GE, Walter KA, Wensel A, Korones DN, Milano MT
Radiation oncology.. 2009 March 174 :11. Epub 03/17/2009.
Shue EH, Carson-Walter EB, Liu Y, Winans BN, Ali ZS, Chen J, Walter KA
BMC neuroscience.. 2008 February 269 :29. Epub 02/26/2008.
Okada H, Lieberman FS, Walter KA, Lunsford LD, Kondziolka DS, Bejjani GK, Hamilton RL, Torres-Trejo A, Kalinski P, Cai Q, Mabold JL, Edington HD, Butterfield LH, Whiteside TL, Potter DM, Schold SC, Pollack IF
Journal of translational medicine.. 2007 December 195 :67. Epub 12/19/2007.
Beckner ME, Jane EP, Jankowitz B, Agostino NR, Walter KA, Hamilton RL, Pollack IF
Cancer letters.. 2007 September 18255 (1):135-44. Epub 05/31/2007.
Stippler M, Fischer MR, Puccio AM, Wisniewski SR, Carson-Walter EB, Dixon CE, Walter KA
Journal of neurotrauma.. 2007 August 24 (8):1347-54. Epub 1900 01 01.
Pradilla G, Wang PP, Gabikian P, Li K, Magee CA, Walter KA, Brem H
Journal of neuro-oncology.. 2006 January 76 (2):131-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Carson-Walter EB, Hampton J, Shue E, Geynisman DM, Pillai PK, Sathanoori R, Madden SL, Hamilton RL, Walter KA
Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.. 2005 November 111 (21):7643-50. Epub 1900 01 01.
Madden SL, Cook BP, Nacht M, Weber WD, Callahan MR, Jiang Y, Dufault MR, Zhang X, Zhang W, Walter-Yohrling J, Rouleau C, Akmaev VR, Wang CJ, Cao X, St Martin TB, Roberts BL, Teicher BA, Klinger KW, Stan RV, Lucey B, Carson-Walter EB, Laterra J, Walter KA
The American journal of pathology.. 2004 August 165 (2):601-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Li KW, Dang W, Tyler BM, Troiano G, Tihan T, Brem H, Walter KA
Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.. 2003 August 159 (9):3441-7. Epub 1900 01 01.
Scatter factor/hepatocyte growth factor stimulation of glioblastoma cell cycle progression through G(1) is c-Myc dependent and independent of p27 suppression, Cdk2 activation, or E2F1-dependent transcription
Walter, K. A.; Hossain, M. A.; Luddy, C.; Goel, N.; Reznik, T. E.; Laterra, J.
Molecular & Cellular Biology. 2002; 22(8): 2703-2715.
Bowers DC, Fan S, Walter KA, Abounader R, Williams JA, Rosen EM, Laterra J
Cancer research.. 2000 August 160 (15):4277-83. Epub 1900 01 01.
Tamargo RJ, Walter KA, Oshiro EM
New horizons : an official publication of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.. 1997 November 5 (4):364-75. Epub 1900 01 01.
Oshiro EM, Walter KA, Piantadosi S, Witham TF, Tamargo RJ
Neurosurgery.. 1997 July 41 (1):140-7; discussion 147-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Walter KA, Cahan MA, Gur A, Tyler B, Hilton J, Colvin OM, Burger PC, Domb A, Brem H
Cancer research.. 1994 April 1554 (8):2207-12. Epub 1900 01 01.
Cytotoxicity of taxol in vitro against human and rat malignant brain tumors
Cahan, M. A.; Walter, K. A.; Colvin, O. M.; Brem, H.
Cancer Chemotherapy & Pharmacology. 1994; 33(5): 441-444.
"Stereoselective binding of olefins to a molybdenum center and synthesis of a chiral molybdenum olefin complex"
Kegley, S.E.; Walter, K.A.; Bergstrom, D.T.; Macfarland, D.K.; Young, B.G.; Rheingold, A.L.
Organometallics. 1993; 12(6): 2339-2353.
Operative Neurosurgery (2007)
Chapter: "Reoperative Craniotomy"
Authors: Walter, K. A.
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers, New York 2007
Surgery for Parkinson's disease and movement disorders (2001)
Chapter: "Thalamotomy for Treatment of Essential Tremor"
Authors: Walter, K. A.; Lee, J.-I.; Lenz, F. A.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia 2001
Infections in neurological surgery: diagnosis and management (1999)
Chapter: "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome"
Authors: Walter, K. A.; Clatterbuck, R. E.; Rigamonti, D.
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia 1999
Polymeric site-specific pharmacotherapy (1994)
Chapter: "Drug delivery to the brain"
Authors: Brem, H.; Walter, K.A.; Olivi, A.; Langer, R.
Publisher: J. Wiley, New York 1994
Cerebral Revascularization (1993)
Chapter: "Polymers as controlled drug delivery systems for the brain"
Authors: Walter, K.A.; Brem, H.
Publisher: Med-Orion Publishing, Sunland, CA 1993
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