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Christopher P. Cifarelli, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS, BC

Director, Gamma Knife Program; Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone
304-598-6127
Address
PO Box 9183
Morgantown, WV 26506

Affiliations

  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Department of Neuroscience
  • WVU Cancer Institute
  • Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

Graduate Training

  • MD, Thomas Jefferson University, 2005
  • PhD, Thomas Jefferson University, 2003
  • MS, Rutgers University, 1998

Recent Publications

Early versus late Gamma Knife radiosurgery following transsphenoidal surgery for nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenomas: a multicenter matched-cohort study. Pomeraniec IJ, Kano H, Xu Z, Nguyen B, Siddiqui ZA, Silva D, Sharma M, Radwan H, Cohen JA, Dallapiazza RF, Iorio-Morin C, Wolf A, Jane JA Jr, Grills IS, Mathieu D, Kondziolka D, Lee CC, Wu CC, Cifarelli CP, Chytka T, Barnett GH, Lunsford LD, Sheehan JP.  J Neurosurg. 2017 Oct 27:1-10. doi: 10.3171/2017.5.JNS163069. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 29076785

Prognostic significance of corticotroph staining in radiosurgery for non-functioning pituitary adenomas: a multicenter study. Cohen-Inbar O, Xu Z, Lee CC, Wu CC, Chytka T, Silva D, Sharma M, Radwan H, Grills IS, Nguyen B, Siddiqui Z, Mathieu D, Iorio-Morin C, Wolf A, Cifarelli CP, Cifarelli DT, Lunsford LD, Kondziolka D, Sheehan JP.  J Neurooncol. 2017 Oct;135(1):67-74. doi: 10.1007/s11060-017-2520-y. Epub 2017 Sep 14. PMID: 28913674

Stereotactic radiosurgery for brainstem metastases: an international cooperative study to define response and toxicity. Trifiletti DM, Lee CC, Kano H, Cohen J, Janopaul-Naylor J, Alonso-Basanta M, Lee JY, Simonova G, Liscak R, Wolf A, Kvint S, Grills IS, Johnson MD, Liu KD, Lin CJ, Mathieu D, Heroux F, Silva D, Sharma M, Cifarelli CP, Watson CN, Hack JD, Golfinos JG, Kondziolka D, Barnett G, Lunsford LD, Sheehan JP. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016; 96(2): 280-288.

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