Walter A Hall, MD, MBA

Walter A Hall, MD, MBA
Appointed 04/02/07
605 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4470

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurosurgery: Brain Tumors, General Neurosurgery, Pituitary Disorders, Radiosurgery
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Neurosurgery

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurosurgery

Clinic/Unit

Web Resources

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, 1990, Neurosurgery
  • Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, 1984, General Surgery
  • MD: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1983

Clinical Interests

  • Developing new therapeutic modalities for treating brain tumors, including stereotactic radiosurgery, fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy, blood-brain barrier disruption chemotherapy and targeted toxin therapy

Research Interests

  • Brain tumors, targeted toxins, and central nervous system infections

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurological Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Spine Tumors
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Congenital and Developmental Malformations of the Nervous System
  • Curved Spine or Scoliosis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Lumbosacral Plexopathy
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Stinger
  • Nervous System Vascular Lesions
  • Neuralgias
  • Neuritis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Scoliosis
  • Slipped Disk or Herniated Disk
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Thoracic radiculopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar neuropathy

Treatments/Services

  • Arachnoid Cyst Treatment
  • Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Electrical Stimulation for Pain
  • Epidural/Caudal
  • Fracture Treatment of Spine
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Hydrocephalus Treatment
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Neurosurgery for Pain
  • Spinal Decompression Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spine Pain Treatment
  • Stereotactic Guided Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Surgical Options for Back Pain
  • Surgical Repair of Congenital and Developmental Lesions of the Nervous System
  • Surgical Treatment of Brain and Spine Tumors
  • Surgical Treatment of Hydrocephalus
  • Surgical Treatment of Stroke or Brain Ischemia

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Web Resources

Publications

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Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/hallw
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