Pediatric Neurosurgery Services

UBNS is an academic neurosurgical group committed to excellence in education, patient care, and clinical research. Our mission is to improve the human condition through compassionate clinical care, prepare the next generation of clinicians in academics and community neurosurgery, and explore evolving standards of care through impactful research. Plan your visit with us.

Meet our Pediatric Neurosurgery Physicians

Dr. Veetai Li

MD

Dr. Veetai Li areas of expertise are: pediatric neurosurgery, including congenital neurosurgical conditions; brain tumors; surgical…

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Dr. Renée Reynolds

MD FAANS

Dr. Reynolds’ areas of expertise are: pediatric neurosurgery, including congenital neurosurgical conditions; brain tumors; surgical management…

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Pediatric Neurosurgery Locations

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  • Gates Vascular Institute

  • Oishei Children’s Hospital and Outpatient Center

  • Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

Surgical Locations:  Sisters of Charity Hospital, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo General Medical Center, Gates Vascular Institute, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Neurosurgery in the news

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August 22, 2019

UB Neurosurgery providing stroke services to Niagara Falls Memorial

A new partnership will bring high-level stroke services to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, allowing patients to remain closer to home for less severe cases. Beginning Monday, Aug. 5, specialists from UB Neurosurgery will provide…

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July 31, 2019

UB Neurosurgery takes charge of stroke care at Niagara Falls Memorial

Doctors from University at Buffalo Neurosurgery will take charge of the stroke care program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, offering the same treatments and equipment available at Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute in Buffalo….

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Notable Pediatric Neurosurgery publications

Analysis of the Growth Pattern of a Dermoid Cyst

Fanous AA, Gupta P, Li V: Analysis of the Growth Pattern of a Dermoid Cyst. Case Report. J Neurosurg Pediatr (epub October 17, 2014 DOI 10.3171/2014.9.PEDS13595).

NCCN Guidelines Insighs: Central Nervous System Cancers, Version 1.2017. Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines

Nabors LB, Portnow J, Ammirati M, Baehring J, Brem H, Butowski N, Fenstermaker RA, Forsyth P, Hattangadi-Gluth J, Holdhoff M, Howard S, Junck L, Kaley T, Kumthekar P, Loeffler JS, Moots PL, Mrugala MM, Nagpal S, Pandey M, Parney I,…

“Real-World” Comparison of First-Line Direct Aspiration and Stent Retriever Mechanical Thrombectomy for the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Anterior Circulation: A Multicenter International Retrospective Study.

Martini M, Mocco J, Turk A, Siddiqui AH, Fiorella D, Hanel RA, Woodward K,…

Treatment of Anterior Circulation Aneurysms in the Internal Carotid Artery with Flow Diverters.

Vakharia K, Munich SA, Waqas M, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Treatment of Anterior Circulation Aneurysms in the Internal Carotid Artery with Flow Diverters. Neurosurgery 86(Supplement_1):S55-S63, January 2020 (epub December 16, 2019 DOI 10.1093/neuros/nyz315) PMID 31838527

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