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Robert S. Bakos, M.D.

Robert S. Bakos, M.D.

About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD)


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Resident in Neurosurgery;
University of Rochester Medical Center;
Rochester, NY 1973 - 1977

Resident in Surgery;
University of Rochester Medical Center;
Rochester, NY 1969 - 1970

Internship in Surgery;
University of Rochester Medical Center;
Rochester, NY 1968 - 1969


MD | St Louis University. Medicine. 1968

BS | Ohio University. Zoology. 1964


2006 Joseph V. McDonald Teaching Award. 2006

Physician's Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education. 1984


Journal Articles

Stereotactic radiosurgery for glioblastoma: retrospective analysis.

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.

Adenosine is crucial for deep brain stimulation-mediated attenuation of tremor.

Bekar L, Libionka W, Tian GF, Xu Q, Torres A, Wang X, Lovatt D, Williams E, Takano T, Schnermann J, Bakos R, Nedergaard M

Nature medicine.. 2008 January 14 (1):75-80. Epub 12/23/2007.

Axial loading during MR imaging can influence treatment decision for symptomatic spinal stenosis.

Hiwatashi A, Danielson B, Moritani T, Bakos RS, Rodenhause TG, Pilcher WH, Westesson PL

AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology.. 2004 February 25 (2):170-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Low-dose radiosurgery for benign intracranial lesions.

Biswas T, Sandhu AP, Singh DP, Schell MC, Maciunas RJ, Bakos RS, Muhs AG, Okunieff P

American journal of clinical oncology.. 2003 August 26 (4):325-31. Epub 1900 01 01.

Evaluation of the autonomic cardiovascular response in Arnold-Chiari deformities and cough syncope syndrome.

Ireland PD, Mickelsen D, Rodenhouse TG, Bakos RS, Goldstein B

Archives of neurology.. 1996 June 53 (6):526-31. Epub 1900 01 01.

Radiation therapy for tumors of the pineal region.

Salazar OM, Castro-Vita H, Bakos RS, Feldstein ML, Keller B, Rubin P

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 1979 April 5 (4):491-9. Epub 1900 01 01.