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Tarun Bhalla, M.D., Ph.D

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-1900

Office: (585) 273-1900

Fax: (585) 276-2663

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Neurosurgery

Biography

Dr. Tarun Bhalla has joined URMC as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Imaging Sciences and Director of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Services at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

He was previously at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA where he served for 3 years as the Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery.

Dr. Bhalla did his residency training, as well as a Surgical Endovascular Neuroradiology Fellowship, at the Cleveland Clinic.

His interests include open cerebrovascular and endovascular treatment for spinal and cerebrovascular disease including stroke, aneurysms, AVMs, carotid/vertebral disease and trigeminal neuralgia.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education

2006
MD, PhD | University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Fellowship in Neuroradiology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2013
Residency in Neurological Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
Internship in General Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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Awards

2004 - 2006
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
Sponsor: National Institute of Health

2001
Trainee Award, Annual Meeting
Sponsor: American Society for Clinical Investigation

1999 - 2006
Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship
Sponsor: National Institute of Health

1999
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Sponsor: Drew University

1998
Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society
Sponsor: Drew University

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/24/2020
Towner JE, Rahmani R, Zammit CG, Khan IR, Paul DA, Bhalla T, Roberts DE. "Mechanical ventilation in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: systematic review and recommendations." Critical care : the official journal of the Critical Care Forum.. 2020 Sep 24; 24(1):575. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

9/7/2020
Hatef J, Smith LGF, Veneziano GC, Martin DP, Bhalla T, Leonard JR. "Postoperative Pain Protocol in Children after Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy." Pediatric neurosurgery.. 2020 Sep 7; :1-7. Epub 2020 Sep 07.

5/19/2020
Boppana SS, Miller R, Wrona A, Tumin D, Wrona S, Smith TP, Bhalla T, Kim SS, Tobias JD. "Barriers to Outpatient Pediatric Chronic Pain Clinic Participation Among Referred Patients." Clinical pediatrics.. 2020 May 19; :9922820922847. Epub 2020 May 19.

Books & Chapters

2012
Chapter Title: Spinal Dural Vascular Malformations
Book Title: Spine Surgery: Techniques Complications Avoidance and Management
Author List: Batjer HH.; Bhalla T.; Rasmussen PA.; Spiotta A.; Spetzler R.
Edited By: Benzel EC.
Published By: Saunders 2012

2012
Chapter Title: Post-traumatic and idiopathic syringomyelia
Book Title: Spine Surgery: Techniques Complications Avoidance and Management
Author List: Bhalla T.; Krishananey A.
Edited By: Benzel EC.
Published By: Saunders 2012

2011
Chapter Title: An Interspinous Device for Lumbar Stenosis
Book Title: Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion
Author List: Bhalla T.; Steinmetz MP.
Edited By: Perez-Cruet, Pimenta Beisse, Kim
Published By: Quality Medical Publishing 2011 in St. Louis, MO

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