Alexandra D Beier

Alexandra D Beier, DO

Associate Professor

Department: Neurosurgery – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 633-0780
Business Email: alexandra.beier@jax.ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery
    American Osteopathic Board of Neurological Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Research Profile

Research interests include spinal dysraphism and hydrocephalus.

Publications

2021
Advances in Epilepsy Surgery.
Pediatric neurology. 122:89-97 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2021.06.004. [PMID] 34325983.
2021
Contemporary management of pediatric open skull fractures: a multicenter pediatric trauma center study.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 1-5 [DOI] 10.3171/2020.10.PEDS20486. [PMID] 33711805.
2021
Review of Pediatric Neurologic History and Age-Appropriate Neurologic Examination in the Office.
Pediatric clinics of North America. 68(4):707-714 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pcl.2021.04.001. [PMID] 34247703.
2020
Prioritizing Pediatricians’ Neurosurgical Education: Results From a National Survey of Primary Care Pediatricians.
Clinical pediatrics. 59(9-10):902-909 [DOI] 10.1177/0009922820928060. [PMID] 32475161.
2019
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Closure of Myelomeningocele Within 48 Hours to Decrease Infection Risk.
Neurosurgery. 85(3):E412-E413 [DOI] 10.1093/neuros/nyz264. [PMID] 31418041.
2019
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the Incidence of Shunt-Dependent Hydrocephalus in Infants With Myelomeningocele After Prenatal Versus Postnatal Repair.
Neurosurgery. 85(3):E405-E408 [DOI] 10.1093/neuros/nyz262. [PMID] 31418039.
2019
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the Incidence of Tethered Cord Syndrome in Infants With Myelomeningocele With Prenatal Versus Postnatal Repair.
Neurosurgery. 85(3):E417-E419 [DOI] 10.1093/neuros/nyz266. [PMID] 31418037.
2019
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the Management of Patients With Myelomeningocele: Whether Persistent Ventriculomegaly Adversely Impacts Neurocognitive Development.
Neurosurgery. 85(3):E414-E416 [DOI] 10.1093/neuros/nyz265. [PMID] 31418036.
2019
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the Management of Patients With Myelomeningocele: Whether Prenatal or Postnatal Closure Affects Future Ambulatory Status.
Neurosurgery. 85(3):E409-E411 [DOI] 10.1093/neuros/nyz263. [PMID] 31418040.
2019
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for Pediatric Myelomeningocele: Executive Summary.
Neurosurgery. 85(3):299-301 [DOI] 10.1093/neuros/nyz261. [PMID] 31418038.
2019
Outcomes Following Proton Therapy for Pediatric Low-Grade Glioma.
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 104(1):149-156 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.01.078. [PMID] 30684665.
2019
Successful implementation of an intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) bundle in reducing severe ICH: a quality improvement project.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 39(1):143-151 [DOI] 10.1038/s41372-018-0257-x. [PMID] 30348961.
2018
Choroid plexus adenoma in a child: expanding the clinical and pathological spectrum.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 21(4):428-433 [DOI] 10.3171/2017.10.PEDS17290. [PMID] 29393815.
2018
De Novo Arteriovenous Malformation in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
World neurosurgery. 111:341-345 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.12.145. [PMID] 29294397.
2018
Outcomes following proton therapy for pediatric ependymoma.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden). 57(5):644-648 [DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2017.1413248. [PMID] 29239262.
2018
Pediatric silent corticotroph pituitary adenoma and role for proton therapy: case report
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 23(2):214-218 [DOI] 10.3171/2018.9.PEDS18107. [PMID] 30497138.
2018
Pipeline Embolization Device Flow Diversion for a Dissecting Ruptured Posterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysm in a Pediatric Patient.
World neurosurgery. 117:255-260 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.06.031. [PMID] 29909213.
2018
Three-dimensional printing and neuroendovascular simulation for the treatment of a pediatric intracranial aneurysm: case report.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 22(6):672-677 [DOI] 10.3171/2018.6.PEDS17696. [PMID] 30215588.
2016
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline for the Diagnosis of Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly: The Role of Imaging.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):E625-E626 [PMID] 27776086.
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2016
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly: The Role of Physical Therapy.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):E630-E631 [PMID] 27776088.
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2016
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the Management of Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly: The Role of Repositioning.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):E627-E629 [PMID] 27776087.
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2016
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the Role of Cranial Molding Orthosis (Helmet) Therapy for Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):E632-E633 [PMID] 27776089.
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2016
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly: Executive Summary.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):623-624 [PMID] 27759671.
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2016
Guidelines: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline for the Diagnosis of Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly: The Role of Imaging.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):E625-E626 [PMID] 27759672.
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2016
Guidelines: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly: The Role of Physical Therapy.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):E630-E631 [PMID] 27759674.
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2016
Guidelines: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the Management of Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly: The Role of Repositioning.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):E627-E629 [PMID] 27759673.
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2016
Guidelines: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the Role of Cranial Molding Orthosis (Helmet) Therapy for Patients With Positional Plagiocephaly.
Neurosurgery. 79(5):E632-E633 [PMID] 27759675.
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2016
Survival following decompressive hemicraniectomy for hemiconvulsion-hemiplegia-epilepsy syndrome: case report.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 18(3):344-9 [DOI] 10.3171/2016.3.PEDS15677. [PMID] 27176609.
2015
Flow diversion for complex intracranial aneurysms in young children.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 15(3):276-81 [DOI] 10.3171/2014.9.PEDS14333. [PMID] 25555114.
2014
Pediatric brainstem hemorrhages after traumatic brain injury.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 14(4):421-4 [DOI] 10.3171/2014.7.PEDS13376. [PMID] 25105513.
2013
Hemispherectomy: historical review and recent technical advances.
Neurosurgical focus. 34(6) [DOI] 10.3171/2013.3.FOCUS1341. [PMID] 23724835.
2012
Rotatory subluxation: experience from the Hospital for Sick Children.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 9(2):144-8 [DOI] 10.3171/2011.11.PEDS11147. [PMID] 22295918.
2011
Familial glioblastoma: A case report of glioblastoma in two brothers and review of literature.
Surgical neurology international. 2 [DOI] 10.4103/2152-7806.86833. [PMID] 22140638.
2010
Aneurysm clips for durotomy repair: technical note.
Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.). 66(suppl_1):ons-E124 [DOI] 10.1227/01.NEU.0000365423.19998.3D. [PMID] 20173581.
2010
Suprasellar arachnoid cyst resulting in the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 6(5):486-8 [DOI] 10.3171/2010.8.PEDS10156. [PMID] 21039174.
2009
Leopard syndrome and Chiari type I malformation: a case report and review of the literature.
The neurologist. 15(1):37-9 [DOI] 10.1097/NRL.0b013e31817833c4. [PMID] 19131856.
2009
Subdural hematoma after microdiscectomy: a case report and review of the literature.
The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. 9(10):e9-e12 [DOI] 10.1016/j.spinee.2009.06.012. [PMID] 19643678.
2007
Total dura substitute in the spine: double layer dural substitute made from polylactide layer and bovine pericardium.
Acta neurochirurgica. 149(12):1259-62; discussion 1262 [PMID] 17978882.
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Grants

Sep 2020 ACTIVE
Endoscopic vs Shunt Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Infants
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF UTAH via NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Dec 2015 ACTIVE
Posterior Fossa Decompression with or without Duraplasty for Chiari type I Malformation with Syringomyelia
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: WASHINGTON UNIV SAINT LOUIS via PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RES INST

Education

Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship
2011-2012 · University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Neurological Surgery Residency
2005-2011 · Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
2001-2005 · Midwestern University, Downers Grove , IL

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDT7650 Elect Top/Neurol Surg

Contact Details

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