University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Bruce Tranmer, M.D.
Bruce Tranmer, M.D.

Bruce Tranmer, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Bruce.Tranmer@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Surgery, Fletcher 5th Fl

Education


M.D.,
Queen's University School of Medicine, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, (1979)
General Surgical Resident, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1979-1981)
Neurosurgical Residency, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, (1981-1986)

Academic Appointments

Professor and Chairman, (Tenured -2000) Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT  1999 - present
Cordell Gross, Green and Gold Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT  2005 - present
Professor of Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Albany Medical College, albany, NY, 1997 - 1999
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, 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, 1986 - 1987

Publications

Rughani AI1, Dumont TM, Tranmer BI. Editorial: Predicting surgical satisfaction using artificial neural networks. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Ybanez N, Agrawal V, Tranmer BI, Gennari FJ. Severe Hypokalemia in a Patient With Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Aug 20. pii: S0272-6386(13)01075-5. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.07.005. [Epub ahead of print]

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. 2013 Mar 19. pii: S1878-8750(13)00479-8. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.03.032. [Epub ahead of print]

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.

Rughani AI, Tranmer BI, Dumont TM. Response to "Comparation of artificial neural network and logistic regression models for predicting clinically relevant outcome" World Neurosurg. 2012 Jul 11. [Epub ahead of print].

Dumont TM, Rughani AI, Goeckes T, Tranmer BI.Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Sentinel Health Event. World Neurosurg. 2012 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]

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 Neurosurg 2012;116(3):483-6.
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Rughani AI, Lin CT, Ares WJ, Cushing DA, Horgan MA, Tranmer BI, Jewell RP, Florman JE:  Helmet use and reduction in skull fractures in skiers and snowboarders admitted to the hospital.  J Neurosurg Pediatr 2011;7(3): 268-71.

Murakami K, Koide M, Dumont TM, Russell SR, Tranmer BI, Wellman GC:  Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Induces Gliosis and Increased Expression of the Pro-inflammatory Cytokine High Mobility Group Box 1 Protein.  Transl Stroke Res 2011;2(1): 72-9.

Dumont TM, Rughani AI, Tranmer BI:  Prediction of symptomatic cerebral vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage with an artificial neural network:  feasibility and comparison with logistic regression models.  World Neurosurg 2011;75(1):57-63; discussion 25-28.

Rughani AI, Dumont TM, Lin CT, Tranmer BI, Horgan MA:  Safety of microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia in the elderly. J Neurosurgery 2011;115(2):202-9.

Rughani AI, Lin C, Tranmer BI, Wilson JT:  Anal cancer with cerebral metastasis: a case report.  J Neuroncology 2011;101(1):141-3.

Rughani AI, Tranmer BI, Florman JE, Wilson JT:  Radiographic assessment of snap-shut failure – report of 2 cases.  J Neurosurg Pediatr 2010;6:299-302.

Link TE, Bisson E, Horgan MA, Tranmer BI:  Raymond M. P. Donaghy: a pioneer in microneurosurgery.  J Neurosurgery 2010;112(6): 1176-81.

Dumont TM, Visioni A, Rughani AI, Tranmer BI, Crookes B:  Inappropriate prehospital ventilation in severe traumatic brain injury increases in-hospital mortality.  J Neurotrauma 2010;27(7): 1233-41.

Rughani AI, Lin C, Dumont TM, Penar PL, Tranmer BI:  A case-comparison study of the subdural evacuating port system in treating chronic subdural hematomas.  J Neurosurg 2010;113(3):609-614.

Rughani AI, Dumont TM, Lu Z, Bongard J, Horgan MA, Penar PL, Tranmer BI:  Use of
an artificial neural network to predict head injury outcomes.  J Neurosurgery 2010;113(3): 85-590.

Complete list of Dr. Tranmer's publications.