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Tord D. Alden, MD

Tord D. Alden, MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Co-Director of Skull Base Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English


Clinical Interests: Surgical epilepsy, spina bifida, tethered spinal cord, hydrocephalus, chiari malformations, brain tumors, head trauma, brachial plexus injuries, spasticity, cranial deformities, neuro-endoscopy, minimally invasive techniques, spinal deformities, craniocervical stabilization​

Education & Training

Education: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, 1995

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery and epilepsy surgery, Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2003-2004; Chief resident in neurosurgery, The University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, 2002-2003; Fellowship in neurosurgery, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand, 2001-2002; Fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery, St. Louis Children's Hospital, 2000-2001; Resident in neurosurgery, The University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, 1996-2000; Internship in surgery, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1995-1996

Board Certifications: Neurological Surgery

Professional Organizations: American Association of Neurological Surgeons; American Board of Neurological Surgeons; The American Society of Gene Therapy; The Congress of Neurological Surgeons; The Society of Neuro-Oncology

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