University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Susan Durham, MD, MS
Susan Durham, MD, MS

Susan Durham, MD, MS

Associate Professor
Division of Neurosurgery / Pediatric Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Susan.Durham@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Neurosurgery, 111 Colchester Ave. MS 407SA1

Education

M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA  (1990 - 1994)
Postdoctoral Training, General Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (1994 - 1995)
Postdoctoral Training, Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (1995-2001)
Postdoctoral Training, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (2001 - 2002)
Postdoctoral Training, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleons, LA (2005)
M.S., The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Hanover, NH (2005 - 2008)

Academic Appointments

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

Awards and Honors

Harmes Scholar, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 2006
Alma Hass Milham Endowment Scholarship,  Dartmouth Medical School, Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Master of Science Program, 2005
American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons,  Joint Section of Pediatrics,  Kenneth Schulman Award, 2000
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Cum Laude, 1994
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of PIttsburgh School of Medicine, 1993
University of Pittsburgh, Magna Cum Laude, 1990

Research Interests

Pediatric neurological surgery clinical practice and workforce analysis.
Pediatric traumatic brain injury.
Sports-related traumatic brain injury in children.

Publications

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

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.

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.

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.

Durham SR, Lane JR, Shipman SA. The pediatric neurosurgical workforce: defining the current supply. Clinical article. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Jan;3(1):1-10.

Missios S, Quebada PB, Forero JA, Durham SR, Pekala JS, Eskey CJ, Duhaime AC. Quick-brain magnetic resonance imaging for nonhydrocephalus indications. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Dec;2(6):438-44.

Durham SR, Fjeld-Olenec K. Comparison of posterior fossa decompression with and without duraplasty for the surgical treatment of Chiari malformation Type I in pediatric patients: a meta-analysis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Jul;2(1):42-9.

Durham SR, Shipman SA. A 15-year review of pediatric neurosurgical fellowships: implications for the pediatric neurosurgical workforce. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Jun;1(6):429-32.

Durham Publications