Dr. Veetai Li

Dr. Li, a graduate of Albany Medical College, received his residency training in neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and his fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He has an interest in the study and management of brain tumors in the pediatric population, developmental spine malformations, the management of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy, and the surgical treatments of patients with seizures. Dr. Li has authored many papers and book chapters on pediatric neurosurgical topics. He is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons, the Joint Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and the Children’s Oncology Group.

Selected Publications
View a partial list of Dr. Li’s publications through the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database.

Clinical Interests

The study and management of brain tumors in the pediatric population, developmental spine malformations, the management of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy and the surgical treatments of patients with seizures are Dr. Li’s clinical interests.

Professional Highlights & Memberships

Dr. Li was named one of the “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly in 2010-2012. In 2010 he also received a professional community recognition award from the Children’s Guild Foundation at their 100-year celebration.

Memberships

  • Pediatric Oncology Group.
  • Joint Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery.

Dr. Veetai Li 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).

Dexmedetomidine for Acute Baclofen Withdrawal

Morr S, Heard CM, Li V, Reynolds RM: Dexmedetomidine for Acute Baclofen Withdrawal. Neurocrit Care 22:288-292, April 2015 (epub November 18, 2014 DOI: 10.1007/s12028-014-0083-8). PMID 25403764

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,...

Occult Spinal Dysraphism

Holmes LC, Li V: Occult Spinal Dysraphism. Pediatr Rev 40(12):650-652, December 2019 (DOI 10.1542/pir.2018-0155). PMIC 31792051

Memberships

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