Arnold H. Menezes, MD


Vice Chairman
Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

Office: 1824 JPP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-356-2768



SSCE, St. Michael's High School, Bombay, India
I.Sc., University of Bombay, Bombay, India
MBBS, University of Bombay, Bombay, India

Intern, University of Bombay, Bombay, India
Intern, Rotating, South Chicago Community Hospital, Chicago, IL
Residency, Surgery, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Neurology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Residency, Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Surgery

Licensure and Certifications

Indian Medical Council (permanent)
Board Certified, Recertified American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Board Certified American Board of Neurological Surgery

Research Summary

Research Interests: Craniovertebral junction, spinal dysraphic states, hydrocephalus, spinal bony compression lesions in children, cranial base, Chiari malformation, Syringomyelia--- Current Projects: Spinal bony compressive lesions, Rheumatoid arthritis and the cervical spine, Spine tumors, Spinal cord tumors and abnormalities, Tethered spinal cord, Craniovertebral junction-surgical techniques-investigations, Craniosynostosis-craniofacial dysostosis; Chiari abnormalities; Syringomyelia

Selected Publications

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Menezes A, Ahmed R.  Primary atlantoaxial bone tumors in children: Management strategies and long-term follow-up.  J Neurosurg Pediatr.  2014 March. 13(3):260-72.

Menezes A.  Nosographic identification and management of pediatric craniovertebral junction anomalies: evolution of concepts and modalities of treatment.  Adv Tech Stand Neurosurg.  2014. 40:3-18.

Menezes A.  Clival and Craniovertebral Junction Chordomas.  World Neurosurg.  2013 March. 

Menezes A.  Craniocervical fusions in children.  J Neurosurg Pediatr.  2012 June. 9(6):573-85.

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