Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Robert Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA

Robert Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Disease Teams:
Central Nervous System Cancer
reh21@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Stroke
  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
  • Aneurysm
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Seizures
  • Carotid Stenosis

Recent Publications

2019

Levi, AD, Starke, RM, Komotar, RJ & Harbaugh, R 2019, 'Activity versus injury: Further defining the risk/benefit ratio in the Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament' Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 130, no. 1, pp. 333-334. https://doi.org/10.3171/2018.8.JNS182102
Sivaganesan, A, Zuckerman, S, Khan, I, Nian, H, Harrell, FE, Pennings, JS, Harbaugh, R, Foley, KT, Bydon, M, Asher, AL, Devin, CJ & Archer, KR 2019, 'Predictive Model for Medical and Surgical Readmissions Following Elective Lumbar Spine Surgery: A National Study of 33,674 Patients', Spine, vol. 44, no. 8, pp. 588-600. https://doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002883

2018

Harbaugh, R 2018, 'Artificial neural networks for neurosurgical diagnosis, prognosis, and management', Neurosurgical focus, vol. 45, no. 5, E3. https://doi.org/10.3171/2018.8.FOCUS17773
Meadowcroft, M, Cooper, TK, Rupprecht, S, Wright, TC, Neely, EE, Ferenci, M, Kang, W, Yang, QX, Harbaugh, R, Connor, J & McInerney, J 2018, 'Gamma Knife radiosurgery of saccular aneurysms in a rabbit model', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 129, no. 6, pp. 1530-1540. https://doi.org/10.3171/2017.6.JNS17722
Asher, AL, Devin, CJ, Harbaugh, R & Bydon, M 2018, 'Predictive analytics in medicine' Neurosurgical focus, vol. 45, no. 5, E1. https://doi.org/10.3171/2018.8.FOCUS18441.
Zoccoli, C, Li, CF, Black, D, Smith, DB, Sheehan, J, Harbaugh, R & Glantz, M 2019, 'The Honest Palm Sign: Detecting Incomplete Effort on Physical Examination' World neurosurgery, vol. 122, pp. e1354-e1358. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.11.047

2017

Kim, DH, Duco, B, Wolterman, D, Stokes, C, Brace, R, Solomon, RA, Barbaro, N, Westmark, R, Macdougall, D, Bean, J, O'Leary, J, Moayeri, N, Dacey, RG, Berger, MS & Harbaugh, R 2017, 'A review and survey of neurosurgeon-hospital relationships: Evolution and options', Clinical neurosurgery, vol. 80, no. 4, pp. S10-S18. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyw171
Baum, GR, Hooten, KG, Lockney, DT, Fargen, KM, Turan, N, Pradilla, G, Murad, GJA, Harbaugh, R & Glantz, M 2017, 'External ventricular drain practice variations: Results from a nationwide survey', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 127, no. 5, pp. 1190-1197. https://doi.org/10.3171/2016.9.JNS16367
Kim, DH, Dacey, RG, Zipfel, GJ, Berger, MS, McDermott, M, Barbaro, NM, Shapiro, SA, Solomon, RA, Harbaugh, R & Day, AL 2017, 'In reply: Neurosurgical education in a changing healthcare and regulatory environment: A consensus statement from 6 programs' Clinical neurosurgery, vol. 81, no. 4, pp. E47. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyx348
Workshop Participants 2017, 'Launching Effectiveness Research to Guide Practice in Neurosurgery: A National Institute Neurological Disorders and Stroke Workshop Report', Clinical neurosurgery, vol. 80, no. 4, pp. 505-514. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyw133
Kim, DH, Dacey, RG, Zipfel, GJ, Berger, MS, McDermott, M, Barbaro, NM, Shapiro, SA, Solomon, RA, Harbaugh, R & Day, AL 2017, 'Neurosurgical education in a changing healthcare and regulatory environment: A consensus statement from 6 programs', Clinical neurosurgery, vol. 80, no. 4, pp. S75-S82. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyw146
Abbott, AL, Silvestrini, M, Topakian, R, Golledge, J, Brunser, AM, de Borst, GJ, Harbaugh, R, Doubal, FN, Rundek, T, Thapar, A, Davies, AH, Kam, A & Wardlaw, JM 2017, 'Optimizing the definitions of stroke, transient ischemic attack, and infarction for research and application in clinical practice', Frontiers in Neurology, vol. 8, no. OCT, 537. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2017.00537
Day, AL, Siddiqui, AH, Meyers, PM, Jovin, TG, Derdeyn, CP, Hoh, BL, Riina, H, Linfante, I, Zaidat, O, Turk, A, Howington, JU, Mocco, J, Ringer, AJ, Veznedaroglu, E, Khalessi, AA, Levy, EI, Woo, H, Harbaugh, R & Giannotta, S 2017, 'Training Standards in Neuroendovascular Surgery: Program Accreditation and Practitioner Certification', Stroke, vol. 48, no. 8, pp. 2318-2325. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.016560

2016

Ramachandran, M, Retarekar, R, Raghavan, ML, Berkowitz, B, Dickerhoff, B, Correa, T, Lin, S, Johnson, K, Hasan, D, Ogilvy, C, Rosenwasser, R, Torner, J, Bogason, E, Stapleton, CJ & Harbaugh, R 2016, 'Assessment of image-derived risk factors for natural course of unruptured cerebral aneurysms', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 124, no. 2, pp. 288-295. https://doi.org/10.3171/2015.2.JNS142265
Simon, S, Harbaugh, R & Day, AL 2016, 'Does physician specialty really matter?' Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 125, no. 2, pp. 523-524. https://doi.org/10.3171/2016.3.JNS16721
Sheehan, JP, Kavanagh, BD, Asher, A & Harbaugh, R 2016, 'Inception of a national multidisciplinary registry for stereotactic radiosurgery', Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 124, no. 1, pp. 155-162. https://doi.org/10.3171/2015.1.JNS142466
Perry, JJ & Harbaugh, R 2016, 'Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Sharp Needle in a Haystack', Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1077-1079. https://doi.org/10.1111/acem.13023

2015

Ramasamy, M, Varadan, VK & Harbaugh, R 2015, 'Nanosensor system for monitoring brain activity and drowsiness' Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 9434, no. January, 94340A. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2177286
Harbaugh, R 2015, 'Neurosurgery's founding principles', Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 123, no. 6, pp. 1351-1357. https://doi.org/10.3171/2015.7.JNS151524
Harbaugh, R 2015, 'Smoking and Intracranial Aneurysm Morphology - Commentary' Neurosurgery, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 66. https://doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000000735
Retarekar, R, Ramachandran, M, Berkowitz, B, Harbaugh, R, Hasan, D, Rosenwasser, RH, Ogilvy, CS & Raghavan, ML 2015, 'Stratification of a population of intracranial aneurysms using blood flow metrics', Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1072-1082. https://doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2013.869322
Mandell, JG, Hill Jr., K, Nguyen, DT, Moser, K, Harbaugh, R, McInerney, J, Nsubuga, BK, Mugamba, JK, Johnson, D, Warf, BC, Boling, W, Webb, AG & Schiff, S 2015, 'Volumetric brain analysis in neurosurgery: Part 3. Volumetric CT analysis as a predictor of seizure outcome following temporal lobectomy' Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 133-143. https://doi.org/10.3171/2014.9.PEDS12428
Ramasamy, M, Harbaugh, R & Varadan, VK 2015, 'Wireless nanosensors for monitoring concussion of football players' Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 9434, no. January, 943408. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2177285

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