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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Professor and Chair of Neurological Surgery
Department of Neurological Surgery
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Warren R. Selman is a professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is also the Co-Director of the University Hospitals Neurological Institute. |
Dr. Selman specializes in the surgical management of cerebrovascular and neuroendocrine disorders. His research focuses on the metabolic alterations that underlie acute cerebral ischemia. He is responsible for co-chairing the SMART Program for Cerebrovascular Disease, a national stroke education program jointly sponsored through the AANS and CNS.
Dr. Selman is a society member of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery, the American Association of Neurologial Surgeons (AANS), the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Neurologic Investigation, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the AANS/CNS Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery, the AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care, the Ohio State Medical Association, the Neurological Research Society, the Neurosurgical Society of America, and the Society of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Selman served as the Vice President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons from 1997 to 1998. He has served as a member of the executive council of the AANS/CNS Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery since 1994, and is currently serving as the secretary. He is a member of the National Metro Stroke Task Force of the American Heart Association, and also serves as an at-large member of the Executive Committee of the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association. Dr. Selman served as editor of Clinical Neurosurgery from 1990-1993 and currently holds editorial responsibilities with Neurosurgery, Perspective in Neurological Surgery, and Techniques in Neurosurgery.
Dr. Selman received his BS from the University of Toledo in 1973 and his MD from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1977. After his neurological residency occurred at University Hospitals of Cleveland, he completed a neurological surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in 1984. In 1992, Dr. Selman was given the title of Director of the Cerebrovascular Center at University Hospitals. In 1994, he became a Professor and was appointed to the position of Vice-Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery. He has 86 journal and book publications and 36 published abstracts.