Sean Barber, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Academic Institute
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Complications of epidural spinal stimulation: lessons from the past and alternatives for the future
Taccola, G, Barber, S, Horner, PJ, Bazo, HAC & Sayenko, D 2020, , Spinal Cord, vol. 58, no. 10, pp. 1049-1059.

Complications associated with l4-5 anterior retroperitoneal transpsoas interbody fusion: A single institution series
Sadrameli, SS, Davidov, V, Huang, M, Lee, JJ, Ramesh, S, Guerrero, JR, Wong, MS, Boghani, Z, Ordonez, A, Barber, SM, Trask, TW, Roeser, AC & Holman, PJ 2020, , Journal of Spine Surgery, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 562-571.

Objective Indirect Assessment of Transverse Ligament Competence Using Quantitative Analysis of 3-Dimensional Segmented Flexion-Extension Computed Tomography Scan
Yu, JYH, Collins, S, Liu, DD, Leary, OP, Merck, D, Konakondla, S, Nakhla, J, Barber, SM, Telfeian, AE, Oyelese, AA, Gokaslan, ZL & Fridley, JS 2020, , World neurosurgery, vol. 136, pp. e223-e233.

Variability in the size of the retroperitoneal oblique corridor: A magnetic resonance imaging-based analysis
Boghani, Z, Steele, W, Barber, S, Lee, JJ, Sokunbi, O, Blacklock, JB, Trask, T & Holman, P 2020, Surgical Neurology International, vol. 11, no. 54, 54.

Oncologic benefits of dural resection in spinal meningiomas: A meta-analysis of Simpson grades and recurrence rates
Barber, S, Konakondla, S, Nakhla, J, Fridley, JS, Xia, J, Oyelese, AA, Telfeian, AE & Gokaslan, ZL 2020, , Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 441-451.

Spinal dural resection for oncological purposes: A systematic analysis of risks and outcomes in patients with malignant spinal tumors
Barber, S, Konakondla, S, Nakhla, J, Fridley, JS, Xia, J, Oyelese, AA, Telfeian, AE & Gokaslan, ZL 2020, Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 69-78.

Intraoperative Computed Tomography Navigation-Assisted Resection of Symptomatic Intramedullary Spinal Cord Cavernoma: A Technical Note and Case Report
Moldovan, K, Konakondla, S, Barber, S, Nakhla, J, Fridley, JS, Telfeian, AE, Gokaslan, ZL & Oyelese, AA 2019, , World neurosurgery, vol. 129, pp. 311-317.

Commentary: Development of Machine Learning Algorithms for Prediction of 30-Day Mortality after Surgery for Spinal Metastasis
Barber, SM, Fridley, JS & Gokaslan, ZL 2019, , Clinical Neurosurgery, vol. 85, no. 1, nyy495, pp. E92-E93.

Maximizing Sacral Chordoma Resection by Precise 3-Dimensional Tumor Modeling in the Operating Room Using Intraoperative Computed Tomography Registration with Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Fusion and Intraoperative Neuronavigation: A Case Series
Konakondla, S, Albers, JA, Li, X, Barber, S, Nakhla, J, Houghton, CE, Telfeian, AE, Oyelese, AA, Fridley, JS & Gokaslan, ZL 2019, , World neurosurgery, vol. 125, pp. e1125-e1131.

Posterior Nerve–Sparing Multilevel Cervical Corpectomy and Reconstruction for Metastatic Cervical Spine Tumors: Case Report and Literature Review
Shaaya, E, Fridley, J, Barber, S, Syed, S, Xia, J, Galgano, M, Oyelese, A, Telfeian, A & Gokaslan, Z 2019, , World neurosurgery, vol. 122, pp. 298-302.

Sacral spinal tumors
Choi, DB, Konakondla, S, Barber, SM, Fridley, JS & Gokaslan, ZL 2019, . in Spinal Cord Tumors. Springer International Publishing, pp. 381-396.

Outcomes of endoscopic discectomy compared with open microdiscectomy and tubular microdiscectomy for lumbar disc herniations: A meta-analysis
Barber, S, Nakhla, J, Konakondla, S, Fridley, JS, Oyelese, AA, Gokaslan, ZL & Telfeian, AE 2019, , Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 802-815.

Calcifying Pseudoneoplasm of the Neuraxis: A Case Illustrating Natural History over 17 Years of Radiologic Surveillance
Barber, SM, Low, JCM, Johns, P, Rich, P, MacDonald, B & Jones, TL 2018, , World neurosurgery, vol. 115, pp. 309-319.

Variation in Psoas Muscle Location Relative to the Safe Working Zone for L4/5 Lateral Transpsoas Interbody Fusion: A Morphometric Analysis
Barber, S, Boghani, Z, Steele, W, Blacklock, JB, Trask, T & Holman, P 2017, , World neurosurgery, vol. 107, pp. 396-399.

Superior Petrosal Vein Sacrifice During Microvascular Decompression: Perioperative Complication Rates and Comparison with Venous Preservation
Liebelt, BD, Barber, S, Desai, VR, Harper, R, Zhang, YJ, Parrish, RG, Baskin, DS, Trask, T & Britz, GW 2017, , World neurosurgery, vol. 104, pp. 788-794.

Videoexoscopic real-time intraoperative navigation for spinal neurosurgery: a novel co-adaptation of two existing technology platforms, technical note
Huang, M, Barber, S, Steele, WJ, Boghani, Z, Desai, VR, Britz, GW, West, GA, Trask, T & Holman, P 2017, , Journal of Robotic Surgery, pp. 1-5.

Spinal vascular anatomy with variations
Zhang, YJ & Barber, S 2017, . in Pediatric Vascular Neurosurgery: Principles and Practice of Neurovascular Disorders (Part 1). Springer International Publishing, pp. 27-36.

Delayed intraparenchymal and intraventricular hemorrhage requiring surgical evacuation after MRI-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for lesional epilepsy
Barber, S, Tomycz, L, George, T, Clarke, DF & Lee, M 2017, , Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, vol. 95, no. 2, pp. 73-78.

Isolated, Transient, Pneumocephalus-Induced Oculomotor Neuropathy After Microvascular Decompression of the Trigeminal Nerve
Steele, WJ, Barber, S, Lee, AG & West, GA 2016, , World neurosurgery, vol. 88.

Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Pituitary Adenomas: Single-Center Experience in 75 Consecutive Patients
Barber, SM, Teh, BS & Baskin, DS 2016, , Neurosurgery, vol. 79, no. 3, pp. 406-17.