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Andrew Wensel

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 670
Rochester NY 14642
 Awards And Honors
2009     "Top Gun" Award  | URMC Department of Neurosurgery
2010 - 2011Patient- and Family-Centered Care Award  | University of Rochester Medical Center Leadership
1992 - 1993Concertmaster  | Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
1995 - 1996Concertmaster  | New Edinburgh Orchestra
Dr. Andrew M. Wensel joined the University of Rochester Medical Center faculty in 2009 and serves as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery to provide comprehensive neurosurgical care. As a native of Rochester, Dr. Wensel returned after earning his MD in Cleveland at Case Western Reserve University. During his residency he selected a focus in skull base surgery, complex spine, and deep brain stimulation. Dr. Wensel is board-eligible in the United States. He is a member of several professional organizations (including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons) and is published on topics including treatment of aneurysms, as well as neurocritical care of intracerebral hemorrhage and stroke. Dr. Wensel specializes in spine surgery (including trauma, minimally invasive techniques for degenerative disease and tumor), functional neurosurgery (deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease and tremor) and has an active general neurosurgery practice.

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  1. Srinivasan V, Wensel A, Dutcher P, Newlands S, Johnson M, Vates GE. Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease of the temporomandibular joint. J Neurol Surg Rep. 2012 Oct; 73(1):6-8.
    View in: PubMed
  2. 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. Radiat Oncol. 2009; 4:11.
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  3. Suri MF, Suarez JI, Rodrigue TC, Zaidat OO, Vazquez G, Wensel A, Selman WR. Effect of treatment of elevated blood pressure on neurological deterioration in patients with acute intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2008; 9(2):177-82.
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