I am a paediatric neurosurgeon based at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. I have been working as a neurosurgeon since 2000 and have a number of specialist interests including Surgical epilepsy, spina bifida, tethered spinal cord, hydrocephalus, chiari malformations, brain tumors, head trauma, brachial plexus injuries, spasticity, cranial deformities, neuro-endoscopy, spinal deformities and craniocervical stabilization.
MD: Rush Medical College (1995)Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Surgery (1996)Residency: University of Virginia Hospitals, Neurological Surgery (2000)
The Society of Neuro-Oncology, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, The Congress of Neurological Surgeons, The American Society of Gene Therapy, American Board of Neurological Surgeons
Alden Alden Alden
Year of first medical qualification: 1995Saint Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatrics Neurosurgery (2001)Auckland Hospital, Neurosurgery (2002)Severe Radiation Necrosis Successfully Treated With Bevacizumab in an Infant with Low-Grade Glioma and Tumor-Associated Intractable Trigeminal Neuralgia. Pillay Smiley Natasha, Alden Tord, Hartsell William, Fangusaro Jason. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2016 Sep;63(9):3.doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.26055.
Rapid MRI evaluation of acute intracranial hemorrhage in pediatric head trauma. Ryan Maura E., Jaju Alok, Ciolino Jody D., Alden Tord. Neuroradiology. 2016 Apr. 12;7.doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00234-016-1686-x.
Focal stenosis of the sigmoid sinus causing intracranial venous hypertension: Case report, endovascular management, and review of the literatureHonarmand Amir R., Hurley Michael C., Ansari Sameer A., Alden Tord D., Kuhn Ryan, Shaibani Ali. Interventional Neuroradiology. 2016 Apr;22(2):6.doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1591019915622160.