Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

James McInerney, MD

James McInerney, MD

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Disease Teams:
Brain and Central Nervous System Cancer

Research Interests

  • Radiosurgery
  • Therapeutics
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Brain
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Seizures
  • Multicenter Studies
  • Neuronavigation
  • Accidental Falls
  • Cohort Studies
  • Neoplasm Metastasis
  • Morbidity

Recent Publications


Brown, G, Du, G, Farace, E, Lewis, MM, Eslinger, PJ, McInerney, J, Kong, L, Li, R, Huang, X & De Jesus, S 2022, 'Subcortical Iron Accumulation Pattern May Predict Neuropsychological Outcomes after Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation: A Pilot Study', Journal of Parkinson's Disease, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 851-863.


Asher, AL, Alvi, MA, Bydon, M, Pouratian, N, Warnick, RE, McInerney, J, Grills, IS & Sheehan, J 2021, 'Local failure after stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for intracranial metastasis: analysis from a cooperative, prospective national registry', Journal of neuro-oncology, vol. 152, no. 2, pp. 299-311.
Siddiqui, MS, Jimenez-Shahed, J, Mari, Z, Walter, BL, De Jesus, S, Panov, F, Schwalb, JM, York, MK, Sarva, H, Bertoni, JM, Patel, N, Zhang, L, McInerney, J & Rosenow, JM 2021, 'North American survey on impact of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown on DBS care', Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol. 92, pp. 41-45.
Bunevicius, A, Suleiman, M, Patel, S, Álvarez, RM, Moreno, NEM, Liscak, R, Hanuska, J, Langlois, AM, Mathieu, D, Mau, C, Caldwell, C, Tuanquin, LC, Zacharia, BE, McInerney, J, Lee, CC, Yang, HC, Peterson, JL, Trifiletti, DM, Ogino, A, Kano, H, Warnick, RE, Saylany, A, Buch, LY, Lee, JYK, Strickland, BA, Zada, G, Chang, EL, Lunsford, LD & Sheehan, J 2021, 'Stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of radiation-induced meningiomas: A multiinstitutional study', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 862-870.


Rusthoven, CG, Yamamoto, M, Bernhardt, D, Smith, DE, Gao, D, Serizawa, T, Yomo, S, Aiyama, H, Higuchi, Y, Shuto, T, Akabane, A, Sato, Y, Niranjan, A, Faramand, AM, Lunsford, LD, McInerney, J, Tuanquin, LC, Zacharia, BE, Chiang, V, Singh, C, Yu, JB, Braunstein, S, Mathieu, D, Touchette, CJ, Lee, CC, Yang, HC, Aizer, AA, Cagney, DN, Chan, MD, Kondziolka, D, Bernstein, K, Silverman, JS, Grills, IS, Siddiqui, ZA, Yuan, JC, Sheehan, JP, Cordeiro, D, Nosaki, K, Seto, T, Deibert, CP, Verma, V, Day, S, Halasz, LM, Warnick, RE, Trifiletti, DM, Palmer, JD, Attia, A, Li, B, Cifarelli, CP, Brown, PD, Vargo, JA, Combs, SE, Kessel, KA, Rieken, S, Patel, S, Guckenberger, M, Andratschke, N, Kavanagh, BD & Robin, TP 2020, 'Evaluation of First-line Radiosurgery vs Whole-Brain Radiotherapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer Brain Metastases: The FIRE-SCLC Cohort Study', JAMA Oncology, vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 1028-1037.
Kaye, J, Daggubati, LC, Zeller, S & McInerney, J 2020, 'Repeat Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Recurrent Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia: A Systematic Review and Our Initial Experience', Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, vol. 98, no. 5, pp. 324-330.
Hung, YC, Lee, CC, Yang, HC, Mohammed, N, Kearns, KN, Nabeel, AM, Karim, KA, Emad Eldin, RM, El-Shehaby, AMN, Reda, WA, Tawadros, SR, Liscak, R, Jezkova, J, Lunsford, LD, Kano, H, Sisterson, ND, Álvarez, RM, Martínez Moreno, NE, Kondziolka, D, Golfinos, JG, Grills, I, Thompson, A, Borghei-Razavi, H, Maiti, TK, Barnett, GH, McInerney, J, Zacharia, BE, Xu, Z & Sheehan, JP 2020, 'The benefit and risk of stereotactic radiosurgery for prolactinomas: an international multicenter cohort study', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 133, no. 3, pp. 717-726.


Falowski, SM, Sharan, A, McInerney, J, Jacobs, D, Venkatesan, L & Agnesi, F 2019, 'Nonawake vs awake placement of spinal cord stimulators: A prospective, multicenter study comparing safety and efficacy', Clinical neurosurgery, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 198-205.


Brandmeir, NJ & McInerney, J 2018, 'Comment', Operative Neurosurgery, vol. 14, no. 4.
Brandmeir, NJ, Brandmeir, CL, Carr, D, Kuzma, K & McInerney, J 2018, 'Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson disease does not worsen or improve postural instability: A prospective cohort trial', Clinical neurosurgery, vol. 83, no. 6, pp. 1173-1181.
Meadowcroft, M, Cooper, TK, Rupprecht, S, Wright, TC, Neely, EE, Ferenci, M, Kang, W, Yang, Q, 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.
Falaki, A, Jo, HJ, Lewis, MM, O'Connell, B, De Jesus, S, McInerney, J, Huang, X & Latash, ML 2018, 'Systemic effects of deep brain stimulation on synergic control in Parkinson's disease', Clinical Neurophysiology, vol. 129, no. 6, pp. 1320-1332.

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