George E. Vates, M.D., Ph.D.

George E. Vates, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 670
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 225-5767
Fax: (585) 276-2051
Administrative: (585) 276-5655


The biographical information for George E. Vates, M.D., Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Cone Pevehouse Award | American Association of Neurological Surgeons | Rolling Meadows, IL 2009
Anspach Award for Original Research in Cerebral Ischemia and Protection 2007
Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Fellowship | American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2006
Alpha Omega Alpha | Cornell University Medical College 1991
Phi Beta Kappa | Duke University 1988

Awards & Honors (Local)

Reviewer for St. Michael's Hospital Animal Care Committee | University of Toronto 2011
AANS Leadership Scholarship for Young Neurosurgeons | American Association of Neurological Surgeons | Rolling Meadows, IL 2009

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 18 available »

2009 May
Jagannathan J, Vates GE, Pouratian N, Sheehan JP, Patrie J, Grady MS, Jane JA. "Impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour regulations on neurosurgical resident education and productivity." Journal of neurosurgery. 2009 May; 110(5):820-7.
2009 Mar 17
Biswas T, Okunieff P, Schell MC, Smudzin T, Pilcher WH, Bakos RS, Vates GE, Walter KA, Wensel A, Korones DN, Milano MT. "Stereotactic radiosurgery for glioblastoma: retrospective analysis." Radiation oncology. 2009 Mar 17; 4:11. Epub 2009 Mar 17.
Perlmutter,D. H.; Campbell,S.; Rubery,P. T.; Vates,E. G.; Silberstein,H. J. "Aneurysmal bone cyst: surgical management in the pediatric cervical spine". Spine. 2009; 34(1): E50-53.
2008 Jul
Sim FJ, Lang JK, Ali TA, Roy NS, Vates GE, Pilcher WH, Goldman SA. "Statin treatment of adult human glial progenitors induces PPAR gamma-mediated oligodendrocytic differentiation." Glia. 2008 Jul; 56(9):954-62.
2007 May 8
Halterman MW, Vates GE, Riggs G. "Teaching NeuroImage: tremor in aqueductal stenosis and response to endoscopic third ventriculostomy." Neurology. 2007 May 8; 68(19):E29-31.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Medicine, Endocrine/Metabolism (SMD)


Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD | Medicine | Cornell Univ Medical College1997
PhD | Neuroscience | Rockefeller University1996
BS summa cum laude | Zoology | Duke University1989

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Cerebrovascular & Skull Bone Surg at Brigham and Women's Hospital07/01/2003 - 6/30/2004
Residency in Neurological Surgery at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center07/01/1998 - 6/30/2003
Internship in General Surgery at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center06/21/1997 - 6/20/1998