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Robert Bollo, M.D., M.S.

Clinical Details

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(801) 662-5340 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Bollo completed his undergraduate study at Harvard University before receiving his MD degree at Boston University School of Medicine Magna Cum Laude. He then completed an internship as well as residency in neurological surgery at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital. Following residency, he completed fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of Utah, and was then appointed Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas until April 2013. In May 2013 he joined the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He specializes in pediatric epilepsy surgery, brain tumors, congenital anomalies including neural tube defects and Chiari malformations, pediatric spine surgery, neuroendoscopy, and craniosynostosis.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Neurosurgery - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Neurosurgery
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Neurosurgery - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Neurosurgery
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-5340 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Bollo received his MD degree from Boston University School of Medicine Magna Cum Laude in 2003 and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society in his junior year. He then completed an internship as well as his neurosurgery residency at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital, followed by fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of Utah. Following his fellowship, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas until April 2013. In May 2013 he joined the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Fellow
Chief Resident New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital
Neurosurgery
Chief Resident
Residency New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital
Neurosurgery
Resident
Internship New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital
Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Boston University School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training Georgetown University
Biophysics
M.S.
Undergraduate Harvard University
Biophysics
A.B.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Assessment of the impact of comorbidities on perioperative complications in pediatric neurosurgery.Patel AJ, Sivaganesan A, Bollo RJ, Brayton A, Luerssen TG, Jea A (2014). Assessment of the impact of comorbidities on perioperative complications in pediatric neurosurgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 13(5), 579-82.
  2. A novel quantitative method for evaluating surgical outcomes in craniosynostosis: pilot analysis for metopic synostosis.Weathers WM, Khechoyan D, Wolfswinkel EM, Mohan K, Nagy A, Bollo RJ, Buchanan EP, Hollier LH Jr (2014). A novel quantitative method for evaluating surgical outcomes in craniosynostosis: pilot analysis for metopic synostosis. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr, 7(1), 1-8.
  3. Currarino syndrome and spinal dysraphism.Kole MJ, Fridley JS, Jea A, Bollo RJ (2014). Currarino syndrome and spinal dysraphism. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 13(6), 685-9.
  4. Hadley C, Gressot LV, Patel AJ, Wang LL, Flores RJ, Whitehead WE, Luerssen TG, Jea A, Bollo RJ (01/01/2014). (2014). Osteosarcoma of the cranial vault and skull base in pediatric patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 13(4), 380-387.
  5. Management of ruptured dissecting intracranial aneurysms in infants: report of four cases and review of the literature.Rao VY, Shah KB, Bollo RJ, Mawad ME, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser RC, Luerssen TG, Jea A (2013). Management of ruptured dissecting intracranial aneurysms in infants: report of four cases and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst, 29(4), 685-91.
  6. Glioblastoma of the cerebellum in children: report of five cases and review of the literature.Reddy GD, Sen AN, Patel AJ, Bollo RJ, Jea A (2013). Glioblastoma of the cerebellum in children: report of five cases and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst, 29(5), 821-32.
  7. Anterior temporal lobectomy with amygdalohippocampectomy for mesial temporal sclerosis: predictors of long-term seizure control.Elliott RE, Bollo RJ, Berliner JL, Silverberg A, Carlson C, Geller EB, Barr WB, Devinsky O, Doyle WK (2013). Anterior temporal lobectomy with amygdalohippocampectomy for mesial temporal sclerosis: predictors of long-term seizure control. J Neurosurg, 119(2), 261-72.
  8. Disseminated intracranial juvenile xanthogranulomatosis in a neonate without cutaneous lesions.Gressot LV, Patel AJ, Bollo RJ, Mohila CA, Jea A (2013). Disseminated intracranial juvenile xanthogranulomatosis in a neonate without cutaneous lesions. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 12(2), 187-91.
  9. Pediatric spinal pilomyxoid astrocytoma.Garber ST, Bollo RJ, Riva-Cambrin JK (2013). Pediatric spinal pilomyxoid astrocytoma. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 12(5), 511-6.
  10. Teo WY, Chintagumpala M, Okcu MF, Dauser RC, Mahajan A, Adesina AM, Whitehead WE, Jea A, Bollo R, Paulino AC (2013). A retrospective analysis of the patterns of failure in pediatric myxopapillary ependymoma. J Radiat Oncol, 2(1), 21-26.
  11. Spinal arteriovenous fistulas in children with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.Calhoun AR, Bollo RJ, Garber ST, McDonald J, Stevenson DA, Hung IH, Brockmeyer DL, Walker ML (2012). Spinal arteriovenous fistulas in children with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 9(6), 654-9.
  12. Stereotactic endoscopic placement of third ventricle catheter for long-term infusion of baclofen in patients with secondary generalized dystonia.Bollo RJ, Gooch JL, Walker ML (2012). Stereotactic endoscopic placement of third ventricle catheter for long-term infusion of baclofen in patients with secondary generalized dystonia. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 10(1), 30-3.
  13. Complex Chiari malformations in children: an analysis of preoperative risk factors for occipitocervical fusion.Bollo RJ, Riva-Cambrin J, Brockmeyer MM, Brockmeyer DL (2012). Complex Chiari malformations in children: an analysis of preoperative risk factors for occipitocervical fusion. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 10(2), 134-41.
  14. Endoscopic endonasal odontoidectomy in a child with chronic type 3 atlantoaxial rotatory fixation: case report and literature review.Patel AJ, Boatey J, Muns J, Bollo RJ, Whitehead WE, Giannoni CM, Jea A (2012). Endoscopic endonasal odontoidectomy in a child with chronic type 3 atlantoaxial rotatory fixation: case report and literature review. Childs Nerv Syst, 28(11), 1971-5.
  15. Neurosurgical complications of left ventricular assist devices in children.Mayer RR, Hwang SW, Reddy GD, Morales DL, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Bollo RJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A (2012). Neurosurgical complications of left ventricular assist devices in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 10(5), 370-5.
  16. Outcomes of instrumented fusion in the pediatric cervical spine.Hwang SW, Gressot LV, Rangel-Castilla L, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Bollo RJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A (2012). Outcomes of instrumented fusion in the pediatric cervical spine. J Neurosurg Spine, 17(5), 397-409.
  17. The transcriptional network for mesenchymal transformation of brain tumours.Carro MS, Lim WK, Alvarez MJ, Bollo RJ, Zhao X, Snyder EY, Sulman EP, Anne SL, Doetsch F, Colman H, Lasorella A, Aldape K, Califano A, Iavarone A (2010). The transcriptional network for mesenchymal transformation of brain tumours. Nature, 463(7279), 318-25.
  18. Bollo RJ, Carlson C, Schevon C, Wisoff JH, Devinsky O, Weiner HL (2009). Extraoperative functional mapping and staged resection of supratentorial tmors near eloquent cortex in children. Pediatr Neurosurg, 45(3), 175-180.
  19. Glioma-like proliferation within tissues excised as tubers in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex.Fischer I, Cunliffe C, Bollo RJ, Weiner HL, Devinsky O, Ruiz-Tachiquin ME, Venuto T, Pearlman A, Chiriboga L, Schneider RJ, Ostrer H, Miller DC (2008). Glioma-like proliferation within tissues excised as tubers in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex. Acta Neuropathol (Berl), 116(1), 67-77.
  20. High-grade glioma before and after treatment with radiation and Avastin: initial observations.Fischer I, Cunliffe CH, Bollo RJ, Raza S, Monoky D, Chiriboga L, Parker EC, Golfinos JG, Kelly PJ, Knopp EA, Gruber ML, Zagzag D, Narayana A (2008). High-grade glioma before and after treatment with radiation and Avastin: initial observations. Neuro Oncol, 10(5), 700-8.

Case Report

  1. Gressot LV, Mohila CA, Jea A, Luerssen TG, Bollo RJ (2014). Cervicothoracic nonterminal myelocystocele with mature teratoma: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 13, 204-208.
  2. When the air hits your brain: cerebral autoregulation of brain oxygenation during aerobic exercise allows transient hyperoxygenation: case report.Bollo RJ, Williams SC, Peskin CS, Samadani U (2010). When the air hits your brain: cerebral autoregulation of brain oxygenation during aerobic exercise allows transient hyperoxygenation: case report. Neurosurgery, 67(2), E507-9.
  3. Synchronous choroid plexus papilloma of the fourth ventricle and ependymoma of the filum terminale: case report.Bollo RJ, Zagzag D, Samadani U (2010). Synchronous choroid plexus papilloma of the fourth ventricle and ependymoma of the filum terminale: case report. Neurosurgery, 67(5), E1454-9; discussion E1459.
  4. Extraventricular subependymal giant cell tumor in a child with tuberous sclerosis complex.Bollo RJ, Berliner JL, Fischer I, Miles DK, Thiele EA, Zagzag D, Weiner HL (2009). Extraventricular subependymal giant cell tumor in a child with tuberous sclerosis complex. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 4(1), 85-90.

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