University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Susan R. Durham, MD, MS
Susan R. Durham, MD, MS

Susan R. Durham, MD, MS

Associate Professor
Interim Division Chief, Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Contact Information
Office Location:
UVM Medical Center, 111 Colchester Ave., Mailstop 247FL5, Burlington, VT 05401


MS, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Hanover, NH (2005-2008)
MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (1990-1994)
BS, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (1985-1990)

Postdoctoral Training

Peripheral Nerve Surgery Postdoctoral Training, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA (2005)
Pediatric Neurosurgery Postdoctoral Training, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (2001-2002)
Neurosurgery Resident, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (1995-2001)
General Surgery Intern, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (1994-1995)

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2013-Present)

Other Professional Appointments

Associate Professor, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH (2009-2013)
Assistant Professor, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH (2004-2009)
Assistant Professor, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR (2002-2004)


Whitson WJ, Lane JR, Bauer DF, Durham SR.  A prospective natural history study of nonoperatively managed Chiari I malformation: does follow-up MRI surveillance alter surgical decision making?  J Neurosurg Pediatr.  2015 Aug;16(2):159-66.  doi: 10.3171/2014.12.PEDS14301. Epub 2015 May 1.  PMID: 25932776

Goh JL, Bauer DF, Durham SR, Stotland MA.  Orthotic (helmet) therapy in the treatment of plagiocephaly.  Neurosurg Focus.  2013 Oct;35(4):E2.  doi: 10.3171/ 2013.7.FOCUS13260.  PMID: 24079781

Dias MS, Sussman JS, Durham S, Iantosca MR.  Perceived benefits and barriers to a career in pediatric neurosurgery: a survey of neurosurgical residents.  J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Nov;12(5):422-33.  doi: 10.3171/2013.7.PEDS12597.  Epub 2013 Aug 30.  PMID: 23992238

Hébert-Blouin MN, Scheithauer BW, Amrami KK, Durham SR, Spinner RJ. Fibromatosis: a potential sequela of neuromuscular choristoma.  J Neurosurg.  2012 Feb;116(2):399-408.  doi: 10.3171/2011.6.JNS102171. Epub 2011 Aug 5.  PMID: 21819193

Bekelis K, Eskey C, Erkmen K, Labropoulos N, Burdette T, Stotland M, Durham S.  Scalp arteriovenous malformation associated with a superior sagittal sinus, sinus pericranii.  Int Angiol.  2011 Oct;30(5):488-92.  PMID: 21804490

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