Renée Reynolds, MD

Dr. Renée Reynolds is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at State University of New York at Buffalo and Medical Director of Pediatric Neurosurgical Outreach and Education at Kaleida Health. She completed her neurosurgical training at the Duke University Medical Center and received her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. She also completed a one-year fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital/University of Washington in pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Reynolds is also Program Director of the Department of Neurosurgery’s Academic & Residency Program.

Dr. Reynolds’ areas of expertise are: pediatric neurosurgery, including congenital neurosurgical conditions; brain tumors; surgical management of epilepsy; craniofacial disorders; hydrocephalus; spasticity; Chiari and syringomyelia. Her research interests are in the areas of immunotherapy for pediatric brain tumors and management of hydrocephalus.

She has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at national meetings.

She is a member of the Congress of Neurosurgeons and the Children’s Oncology Group.

Medical School
Upstate Medical University, College of Medicine

Internship
Duke University Medical Center, Surgical Internship

Residency
Duke University Medical Center, Neurosurgical Residency

Fellowship
Seattle Children’s Hospital/University of Washington, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests
Dr. Reynolds’s clinical interests are brain tumors; management of hydrocephalus, including endoscopic third ventriculostomies and choroid plexus cauterization; and open and minimally invasive epilepsy surgery.

Professional Highlights
Director, University at Buffalo Neurosurgery Residency Training Program (2013); Medical Director of Pediatric Neurosurgical Outreach and Education at Kaleida Health (2013); Selected to attend CNS Neurosurgery Radiosurgery Course for Residents (2010); Recipient of the NINDS Research Education Grant, R25 (2009); Selected for the Master of Health Science in Clinical Research Program-Duke University (2009); Selected to attend “Research Update in Neuroscience for Neurosurgeons” (2008); SUNY Upstate Medical University, Dean of Student Affairs – Commendation for Academic Performance in Third Year of Study (2005); Ranked #2 of 160 students in clinical years of medical school (2005); SUNY Upstate Medical University, Department of Internal Medicine Award – Commendation for Academic Performance (2005)

Membership
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
American Board of Neurologic Surgeons (ABNS)
Committee on Neurosurgeon Wellness (at CNS)
Women in Neurosurgery (WINS)
Diversity and Inclusion Advocate, Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement (University at Buffalo)
Admissions Committee (University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine)
Vice-President PUCCS (Program for Understanding Childhood Concussion & Stroke)
Neurosurgical Liaison, Trauma Steering Committee (Oishei Children’s Hospital)
Children’s Oncology Group