Education

Graduate School
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Residency
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas (Neurosurgery)
Fellowship
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida (Neurosurgery: Neurotrauma and Critical Care)

Publications

Publication Information

  1. Dragojlovic N, Stampas A, Kitagawa RS, Schmitt KM, Donovan W. Communicating Hydrocephalus Due to Traumatic Lumbar Spine Injury: Case Report and Literature Review. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Jun 17.
  2. Fridley JS, Thomas J, Kitagawa RS, Chern J, Omeis IA.  Immediate Development of a Contralateral Acute Subdural Hematoma following Acute Subdural Hematoma Evacuation. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2011 Mar;18(3):422-3
  3. Gressot LV, Patel AJ, Kitagawa RS, Goodman JC, Gopinath SP. Frontal sinus encephalocele: case report and review of literature. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Oct;115(10):2174-7.
  4. Kerr K, Wilkerson C, Shepard S, Choi H, Kitagawa R. Use of anti-platelet agents after traumatic intracranial hemorrhage. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Jan;140:85-90.
  5. Kitagawa RS, Bullock MR. Lessons from the DECRA study. World Neurosurg. 2013 Jan;79(1):82-4.
  6. Kitagawa RS, Mawad ME, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luersen TG, Jea A. Paraspinal arteriovenous malformations in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 May;3(5):425-8
  7. Kitagawa RS, Satyan KB, Relyea K, Dauser RC, Nuchtern JG, Minifee PK, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A.  Video-assisted thorascopic repair of a subarachnoid-pleural fistula in a child after thoracic tumor resection: technical note. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Apr 20;35(9):E347-50
  8. Kitagawa RS, Van Haren RM, Yokobori S, Cohen D, Beckerman SR, Ahmad F, Bullock MR. Management of simultaneous traumatic brain injury and aortic injury. J Neurosurg.2013 Jun 14.
  9. Kitagawa R, Yokobori S, Mazzeo AT, Bullock R.  Microdialysis in the neurocritical care unit.  Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2013 Jul;24(3):417-26
  10. Kochanek P, Kitagawa RS, Batchelor P, Thoresen M.  Central Nervous System Injury and Temperature Management. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 2016 Aug;6(3):112-5
  11. McCutcheon IE, Kitagawa RS, Demasi PF, Law BK, Friend KE.  Frameless stereotactic navigation in transsphenoidal surgery: comparison with fluoroscopy.  Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2004;82(1):43-8