Robert J. Crow, Jr., MD
Neurosurgeon / Spine Surgeon
University of Massachusetts Hospital Brigham & Women’s Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
- Internship Surgery:
- Department of Surgery Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD
- Naval Aerospace Medical Institute
- Flight Surgeon Program, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL
- Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, M.D., Birmingham, AL
- Graduate School: University of Alabama Graduate School Department of Biochemistry
- Undergraduate School: University of Alabama, B.S., Tuscaloosa, AL
- Charleston Area Medical Center
- Charleston Surgical Hospital
- Thomas Memorial Hospital
- St. Francis Hospital
- Select Specialty Hospital
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
- Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
- West Virginia State Medical Association
- Kanawha County Medical Society
Awards and Honors
- 1990 Officer Leadership Award, U.S. Naval Hospital, Subic Bay, Philippines
- 1989 Officer Leadership Award, USNAS, Pensacola, Florida
- 1983-1987 Dr. Earl Drennen Scholarship, University of Alabama School of Medicine
- 1979 Sigma Tav Delta, National English Honorary, University of Alabama
- 1977-1982 Alumni Honors Scholarship, University of Alabama
- 1977-1982 Men’s Honors Program, University of Alabama
- 1977 Phi Eta Sigma, Scholastic Honorary, University of Alabama
ABNS Board Certified, June 2001
Diplomat of the NBME, July 1988
- 1995 Cerebrovascular lab, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; collaboration with C. S. Ogilvy, M.D.
- 1993 Research assistant to Drs. Larry Recht and Harold Wilkinson, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center; glioma tissue culture and cytotoxicity assays
- 1984-1985 Coordinated project for Dr. James Halsey, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham, Alabama; post CVA cerebral blood flow
- 1982-1983 Research assistant to Dr. Ron Hood, University of Alabama Division of Biochemistry; monoclonal antibodies to heavy metals and toxins
- 1980-1981 Research assistant to Dr. David Baker, University of Alabama Division of Organic Chemistry, synthesis of arabinosides
July 1997 - present Neurosurgeon, Neurological Associates, Inc.
1987-1991 United States Navy, active duty
1982-1983 Teaching assistant, Biology Department, University of Alabama
1981-1982 Specialty resins chemist, Reichhold Chemicals, Inc., Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1980-1983 Paramedic, City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama Fire Department
1978-1980 Police dispatcher, University of Alabama Police Department and City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama Police Department
- 1994 University of Massachusetts Medical Center Neuroscience Grand Rounds “Long term outcome of patients after meningioma resection-steroid receptor status as a prognosticator”
- 1993 University of Massachusetts Medical Center Neuroscience Grand Rounds “XRT sensitization of the U-87 human glioma cell to chemotherapeutic agents”
- 1985 University of Alabama Hospitals Neurology Grand Rounds “Describing post stroke CBF with Technetium-labeled red blood cells”
- 1983 University of Alabama, Department of Biochemistry Graduate Research Presentation “In utero deposition of heavy metals--use of monoclonal antibody”
- 1981 University of Alabama, Department of Chemistry Undergraduate Research Conference “Novel pathways in the synthesis of complex arabinosides”
Crow, R. J. and McGillicuddy, G. T.: Spinal colloid cyst; case report and review of the literature. In review.
Crow, R. J., Smrcka, M., and Ogilvy, C. S.: Changes in microcirculatory perfusion during ischemia and reperfusion. In review.
Crow, R. J. and Wilkinson, H. A.: Use of intrathecal phenol for the treatment of spasticity; long term follow up of twenty-five patients. In review.
Smrcka, M., Crow, R. J., et al.: Induced hypertension overcomes the reduced flow effect of major vessel occlusion: spatial distribution of perfusion measured by laser Doppler imaging. Abstract accepted for the 1996 meeting of the Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery.
Weaver, J. P., Crow, R. J., et al.: Extracranial ethmoid arteriovenous malformation as a cause of intracranial hemorrhage. In review.