Robert M. Starke

University of Virginia, USA


Robert Starke, M.D., M.S., is a Neurosurgery Resident at the University of Virginia. Starke graduated with magna cum laude from Princeton University. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine with distinction in neuroscience research as a Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Society. He also completed an M.S. degree with distinction in clinical and translational research as part of the NIH CRTP as a Neurovascular Research Fellow at Columbia University. This two-year Master program provided him with a wide background in epidemiology and statistics. During this time at Columbia University, Starke conducted basic science, translational, and clinical research in neurovascular surgery and oncology. Starke’s vascular research interests include subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral ischemia, vasospasm, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and moyamoya disease. As part of this research, he has been awarded the Alpha Omega Alpha Research Fellowship, the prize for Overall Excellence in Clinical Research at the Annual National Research Forum, the award for Outstanding Basic Science Presentation at the Annual Eastern-Atlantic Research Forum, and the Synthes Cerebrovascular Section Award at the AANS for his research on cerebrovascular disease. His oncology research interests include minimally invasive intracranial and spinal neurosurgery. Starke is the recent recipient of the Leksell Radiosurgery Award, Synthes Skull Base Award, and the Crutchfield, Gage, Thomson Award for his work on skull base tumors.

Biography Updated on 7 March 2013

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