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Stephen C. Saris, M.D.

Department of Neurosurgery
75 Francis Street
Building for Transformative Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston MA 02115
Office: (401) 453-3545
Fax: (401) 453-3533
Cell: (401) 378-2921
Email: ssaris@bwh.harvard.edu
Web URL: www.neurosurgery-associates.com

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon

Active clinical practice that involves both spine and brain

Harvard Medical School, Lecturer in Neurosurgery

Harvard and Brown faculty

Harvard and Duke trained

20+ years of medical-legal experience

>500 depositions, > 1000 IMEs, > 1000 record reviews,
BNand over 50 court appearances

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Practicing, Board Certified Neurosurgery

Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Practicing, Board Certified Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery Associates Inc.
Providence, RI


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Lecturer in Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
2016-present

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Rhode Island Hospital
Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
1993-1999

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, New England Medical Center
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
1992-1993

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, New England Medical Center
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
1989 -1992


BOARD-CERTIFICATIONS
Spine Section
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
1993

American Society of Clinical Oncology
1991

Tumor Section
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
1990

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
1990

Research Society of Neurological Surgery
1989

American Board of Neurological Surgery, Diplomate
1988

Congress of Neurosurgery
1986

American Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate
1980

PUBLICATIONS
1. Saris SC: Chorea caused by caudate infarction. Arch Neurol 40:590-591,1983
   
2. Saris SC, Vavoulis G, Linder J, Friedman A: Fibrosarcoma of the heart metastatic to the brain. Neurosurg 13:327-329,1983
   
3. Saris SC, Bigner SA, Bigner DD: Intracerebral transplantation of a human glioma line in immunosuppressed rats. J Neurosurg 60:582-588,1984
   
4. Bullard DE, Saris SC, Bigner DD: Internal carotid artery injections in 40-99 gram Fischer rats: Technical note and evaluation of blood flow by various techniques. Neurosurg 14:406-411,1984
   
5.  Saris SC, Nashold BS Jr: Dorsal root entry zone coagulation for post-amputation pain. J Neurosurg 62:72-76,1985
   
6. Saris SC, Silver J, Vieira J, Nashold BS Jr: Sacral rhizotomy for perineal pain. Neurosurg 19:789-793,1986
   
7. Saris SC, Rawlings CE III, Muraki A, Friedman A: Syringomyelia in a man with sarcoidosis. Neurosurg 16:805-807,1986
   
8. Saris SC, Patronas N, Loriaux L, Cutler GB, Niemann L, Chrousos G, Doppman J, Oldfield EH: Pituitary CT scanning in Cushing Syndrome. Radiology 162:775-777,1987
   
9. Saris SC, Shook D, Blasberg R, Doppman J, Dedrick R, Lutz R, Blacklock JR, Bankiewicz K, Oldfield EH: Intracarotid drug delivery with diastole-phased, pulsed infusion. J Neurosurg 67:721-725,1987
   
10. Saris SC, Wright DC, Oldfield EH, Blasberg RG: Intravascular streaming and variable delivery to brain following intracarotid artery infusions in the Sprague-Dawley rat. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 8:116-120,1988
   
11. Saris SC, Nashold BS Jr: Successful treatment of phantom pain with dorsal root entry zone lesions. Appl Neurophysiol 51:188-197, 1988
   
12. Saris SC, Vieira FS, Nashold BJ Jr: Dorsal root entry zone coagulation for intractable sciatica. Appl Neurophysiol 51:206-211, 1988
   
13. Saris SC, Rosenberg SA, Friedman R, Rubin JT, Barba D, Oldfield E: Penetration of interleukin-2 across the human brain-cerebrospinal fluid barrier. J Neurosurg 69: 29-34, 1988
   
14. Alexander JA, Saris SC, Oldfield EH: The effect of interleukin-2 on the blood-brain barrier in the 9L gliosarcoma rat model. J Neurosurg 70: 92-96,1988
   
15. Barba D, Saris SC, Holder C, Rosenberg SA, Oldfield EH: Intratumoral LAK cell and interleukin-2 therapy of human gliomas. J Neurosurg 70: 175-182, 1989
   
16. Plunkett RJ, Saris SC, Bankiewicz K, Weber R: Implantation of dispersed cells into primate brain. J Neurosurg 70: 441-445, 1989
   
17. Saris SC, Alexander JA, Frank, Dwyer A, Rosenberg SA, Rubin JT, Oldfield EH: The effect of intravenous interleukin-2 on brain water content. J Neurosurg 71:168-174, 1989
   
18. McCutcheon I, Baranco R, Katz D, Saris SC: Adoptive immunotherapy of brain metastases in mice. J Neurosurg 72: 102-109, 1990
   
19. Saris SC, Blasberg RG, Carson RE, DeVroom HL, Lutz R, Dedrick RL, Pettigrew K, Chang R, Doppman J, Wright DC, Herscovitch P, Oldfield EH: Intravascular streaming during carotid artery infusions: Demonstration in humans and reduction using diastole-phased, pulsatile administration. J Neurosurg 74: 763-772, 1991
   
20. Akbasak A, Oldfield EH, Saris SC: Expression and modulation of mouse primary brain tumor major histocompatibility antigens in vitro. J Neurosurg 75: 922-929, 1991
   
21. Saris SC, Spiess P, Lieberman D, Wallbridge S, Lin S: Adoptive immunotherapy of brain metastases in mice with tumor infiltrating lymphocytes. J Neurosurg 76: 513-519, 1992
   
22. Saris SC, Solares G, Wazer D, et al. Boron neutron capture therapy for murine malignant gliomas. Cancer Research 52: 4672-4677, 1992
   
23. Wexler LH, DeLaney T, Saris SC, Horowitz M. Long-term survival after CNS relapse in a patient with osteosarcoma. Cancer 72: 1203-1208, 1993
   
24. Solares GR, Zamenhof RG, Wazer DE, DiPetrillo TA, Saris SC, Cano G, Harling OK. Effects of fractionation of boron neutron capture therapy in a mouse glioma model. In press, Proceeding of the Fourth International Symposium on Boron Neutron Capture Therapy.
   
25. Perez-Cruet M, Adelman L, Anderson M, Roth P, Ritter A, Saris SC. CT-guided stereotactic biopsy of non-enhancing brain lesions. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 61:105-117, 1993.
   
26. Burgess F.W., S. Saris. Interventional Pain Management. Issues in Pain Management. December 1994. Volume 1:2.
27. Cano GC, Anderson M, Borden J, Saris SC. Hydromyelia associated with a posterior fossa cyst. Surgical Neurology, February 1995.
   
28. Brem H and the Polymer-Brain Tumor Treatment Group (Saris S, Principal Investigator, New England Medical Center) Placebo-controlled trial of safety and efficacy of intraoperative controlled delivery by biodegrdable polymers of chemotherapy for recurrent gliomas. Lancet 345: 1008-1012, 1995
   
29. Glantz MJ, Choi K, Kearns CM, Cole BF, Mills P, Zuhowski EG, Saris S, Rhodes CH, Stopa E, Egorin MJ. Phase I study of weekly outpatient paclitaxel and concurrent cranial irradiation in adults with astrocytomas. J Clin Onc 14: 600-609, 1996
   
30. Zunkeler B, Carson RE, Olson J, Blasberg RG, DeVroom H, Lutz RJ, Saris SC, Wright DC, Kammerer W, Patronas NJ, Decdrick RL, Herscovitch P, Oldfield EH. Quantification and pharmacokinetics of blood-brain barrier disruption in humans. J Neurosurg 85: 1056-65, 1996
   
31. Saris S. Multidisciplinary approach to malignant gliomas. Rhode Island Medical Journal, 1997
   
32. Ulin K, Bornstein LE, Ling M, Saris S, Wu J, et al. A technique for accurate planning of stereotactic brain implants prior to head ring fixation. Int J Radiation Oncology Biol Phys 39: 757-767, 1997
   
33. Glantz M, Mills P, Saris SC, et al. High dose intravenous methotrexate for patients with leptomeningeal carcinomatissis: Is intrathecal chemotherapy necessary. J Clin Onc 16: 1561-1567, 1998
chapters
1. Saris SC, Bigner DD: Experimental Neuro-oncology, Chapter 24 in Foundations in Neurosurgery. Crockard A, Hayward R, Hoff J (eds), Blackwell Scientific Publications, London, England. pp 392-416, 1985
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2. Bronec P, Saris SC, Nashold BS Jr: Dorsal Root Entry Zone Coagulation, In Operative Surgery, Symonds L (ed), Butterworths, London/Boston, 1990 (in press)
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3. Heilman C, Saris SC: Malignancies of the brain. In Primary Malignancies, Cameron R. (ed), Lange Series, Chaper 54, pp 435-443
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4. Roth P, Saris SC: Neurologic Emergencies. In Primary Malignancies, Cameron R. (ed), Lange Series, 1994, Chapter 11, pp 53-59.
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5.  Harling OK, Zamenhof RG, Yanch JC, Choi R, Saris SC, et al: Boron neutron capture and radiation synovectomy research at the M.I.T research reactor. In Boron neutron capture therapy.
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PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Associaton of Neurological Surgeons, 1988-present

New England Neurosurgery Society, 2017-present

Rhode Island Medical Society, 1993-present

EDUCATION
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
M.D. Degree
1975-1979

Edinburgh University, Faculty of Arts
Edinburgh, Scotland
1974-1975

Edinburgh University, Faculty of Arts
Edinburgh, Scotland
1974-1975

Boston University, Boston, MA
Six Year Program, Liberal Arts and Medicine
B.S. Degree; Magna Cum Laude
1972-1974

Roxbury Latin School
Boston, Massachusetts
1966-1972

MEDICAL LICENSE
Massachusetts license number: 71248
1989-present

Rhode Island license number: 8444
1993-present

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Building for Transformative Medicine
75 Francis Street
Boston MA
2015-present


Rhode Island Hospital
Department of Neurosurgery
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
1993-Present
Active

St. Joseph Hospital
Fatima Unit
Division of Neurosurgery
1999-present
Division Chief

Landmark Medical
Department of Surgery/ Division of Neurosurgery
115 Cass Avenue Woonsocket, RI 02895
1999-present
Active Staff

Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Department of Surgery/Division of Neurosurgery
211 Park Street, P.O. Box 2963
Attleboro, MA 02703
1996-present
Consulting Staff

New England Medical Center
Department of Neurosurgery
750 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
1992-1993

New England Medical Center
Department of Neurosurgery
750 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
1989-1992
Active

Staff Neurosurgeon
Bethesda Naval Hospital, Naval Medical Center
National Capital Region
Bethesda, Maryland
1986-1989

Senior Staff Fellow
Clinical Neurosurgery Section
National Institute of Neurological
Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
1985-1989

Neurosurgery Associates, Inc.
1 Davol Square,
Suite 302
Providence, Rhode Island 02903


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