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   About Dr. Adler

DAVID ELLIOTT ADLER, M.D.
CURRICULUM VITAE

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Neurological Surgery

LICENSURE
Oregon

EDUCATION
1984 - 1988 SUNY, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
M.D. Degree - cum laude
1983 - 1984 Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
Department of Pathology - Histopathology Technician
1982 - 1983 New York University Medical School
Department of Dermatology - Research Assistant
1978 - 1982 Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
B.A. Degree, Major - chemistry

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
7/02 - Present COLUMBIA NEUROSURGICAL ASSOCIATES, LLC
Private Practice
Neurological Surgeon
Portland, Oregon
7/99 - 2002 LEGACY HEALTH SYSTEM Neurosurgeon
Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center
Portland, Oregon
1996 - 1999 SUNY, HSCAB - Assistant Professor - Neurosurgery
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Director, Div. of Neurosurgery
Kings County Hospital (KCH), Brooklyn, NY Director of Service Neurosurgery
Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
1995 - 1996 SUNY / KCH - Chief Resident - Neurosurgery
1994 - 1995 SUNY / KCH - Fellow - Spine
1990 - 1994 SUNY / KCH - Resident - Neurosurgery
1989 - 1990 SUNY / KCH - Laboratory Fellow - Laboratory of Cerebral Metabolism
1988 - 1989 SUNY / KCH - Internship, General Surgery

PUBLICATIONS
Adler DE, Milhorat TH: The tentorial notch: anatomical variantion, morphometric analysis, and classification in 100 human autopsy cases.
Journal of Neurosurgery, 96:1103-1112 2002

Adler DE, Milhorat TH, Miller JI: Treatment of rhinocerebral mucormycosis with intravenous, interstitial and cerebrospinal fluid administration of amphotericin B.
Journal of Neurosurgery, 42:219-436, 1998

Milhorat TH, Miller JI, Johnson WD, Adler DE, Heger IM: Anatomical basis of syringomyelia occurring with hindbrain lesions.
Journal ofNeurosurgery, 32:748-754, 1993

Milhorat TH, Adler DE, Heger IM, Miller JI, Hollenberg-Sher, J: Histopathology of experimental hematomyelia.
Journal of Neurosurgery, 75:911-915, 1991

PRESENTATIONS
Co-Director: Legacy Neurosurgery Symposium
5/2004

Oregon State Cancer Registry
Annual Fall Workshop
Neurosurgical Management of Brain Tumors
10/2003

Newport Oregon
Spinal Cord Injury
5/2003

Co-Director: Legacy Neurosurgery Symposium
5/2003

Co-Director: Legacy Neurosurgery Symposium
2/2002

Co-Director: Legacy Neurosurgery Symposium
5/2001

Co-Director: Legacy Neurosurgery Symposium
1/2000

Adler DE: Anatomical variation and morphometric analysis of the tentorial incisura in 100 human autopsy cases. Poster presentation
(AANS, 2000)

Outreach: Astoria, Oregon
Neurosurgical Guidelines for the Management of Head Trauma
1/2000

Trauma Grand Rounds
Neurosurgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury
3/10/2000

Moderator for weekly Cancer Grand Rounds
5/2000, 7/2000
Neurosurgical Management of Brain Metastases
Neurosurgical Management of Primary and Secondary Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors

Case presentations:
Convexity meningioma
Pituitary adenoma
Metastatic right occipital lobe brain tumor

Nursing Education:
Thoracolumbar Spine and Spinal Cord Injury
7/2000
Neurosurgical Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
8/1999

HONOR SOCIETIES
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
North American Spine Society (NASS)
Oregon Medical Association (OMA)

AWARDS
New York Neurosurgery Resident's Night, 1991 - 1st Prize

LANGUAGES
English, Spanish