University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Bruce I. Tranmer, MD, FRCS (C), FACS
Bruce I. Tranmer, MD, FRCS (C), FACS

Bruce I. Tranmer, MD, FRCS (C), FACS

Professor
Division of Neurosurgery

Residency Program Director

The Cordell E. Gross Green & Gold Professorship in Neurosurgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Bruce.Tranmer@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
UVM Medical Center, 111 Colchester Ave., Mailstop 247FL5, Burlington, VT 05401

Education

MD, Queen's University School of Medicine, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1979)

Postdoctoral Training

Neurosurgery Resident, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1981-1986)
Neurosurgery Research Fellow, University of Colorado, Denver, CO (1984-1985)

Academic Appointments

Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1999-Present) (Tenured 2000)

Other Professional Appointments

Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY (1997-1999)
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY (1995-1996)
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (1992-1995)
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (1988-1992)
Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Colorado, Denver, CO (1986-1987)

Awards and Honors

The Cordell E. Gross Green & Gold Professorship in Neurosurgery

H. Gordon Page Surgical Clinician Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2003)
James Desmeules Surgical Research Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2002)
John Davis Service Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2001)

Publications

Rughani AI, Dumont TM, Tranmer BI.  Editorial: Predicting surgical satisfaction using artificial neural networks.  J Neurosurg Spine.  2014 Mar;20(3):298-9.  doi: 10.3171/ 2013.10.SPINE13851.  Epub 2014 Jan 17.  PMID: 24438425

Ybanez N, Agrawal V, Tranmer BI, Gennari FJ.  Severe hypokalemia in a patient with subarachnoid hemorrhage.   Am J Kidney Dis.  2014 Mar;63(3):530-5.  doi: 10.1053/ j.ajkd.2013.07.005.  Epub 2013 Aug 20.  PMID: 23972266

Dumont TM, Lin CT, Tranmer BI, Horgan MA.  Pseudarthrosis failures of anterior subaxial cervical spine fusion using a plate with a single screw per vertebral body: a case series.  World Neurosurg.  2014 Jul-Aug;82(1-2):225-30.  doi: 10.1016/ j.wneu.2013.03.032.  Epub 2013 Mar 19.  PMID: 23524030

Dumont TM, Rughani AI, Goeckes T, Tranmer BI.  Chronic subdural hematoma a sentinel health event.  World Neurosurg.  2013 Dec;80(6):889-92. doi: 10.1016/ j.wneu.2012.06.026.  Epub 2012 Jun 19.  PMID: 22722034

Dumont TM, Tranmer BI, Horgan MA, Rughani AI.  Trends in neurosurgical complication rates at teaching vs nonteaching hospitals following duty-hour restrictions. Neurosurgery.  2012;71(5):1041-6; discussion 1046.  doi: 10.1227/ NEU.0b013e31826cdd73.  PMID: 22895406

Rughani AI, Tranmer BI, Dumont TM.  Response to "Comparation of artificial neural network and logistic regression models for predicting clinically relevant outcome."  World Neurosurg.  2014 July-August 82(1-2):e378.  Epub July 2012.  doi: 10.1016/ j.wneu.2012.07.006.

Dumont TM, Rughani AI, Penar PL, Horgan MA, Tranmer BI, Jewell RP.   Increased rate of complications on a neurological surgery service after implementation of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour restriction.  J Neurosurg2012 Mar;116(3):483-6.  doi: 10.3171/2011.9.JNS116.  Epub 2011 Dec 2. 
PMID: 22136642


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