Keck School Faculty

Mark D. Krieger

Mark D. Krieger

Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief
Medical Director of Neurological Institute
CHL 4650 Sunset Blvd Off Campus Los Angeles

Interhospital transfer of pediatric patients with malignant brain tumor not associated with increased mortality, but safe routine discharge J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2023 02 01; 31(2):124-131. . View in PubMed

Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in previously shunt-treated patients J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2022 Jul 29; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Hydrocephalus surveillance following CSF diversion: a modified Delphi study J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2022 Jun 17; 1-11. . View in PubMed

Endoscopic third ventriculostomy revision after failure of initial endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2022 Apr 22; 1-10. . View in PubMed

Complications and outcomes of posterior fossa decompression with duraplasty versus without duraplasty for pediatric patients with Chiari malformation type I and syringomyelia: a study from the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2022 Apr 15; 1-13. . View in PubMed

The Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network quality improvement initiative: the role of antibiotic-impregnated catheters and vancomycin wound irrigation J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2022 Mar 18; 1-8. . View in PubMed

Anterior versus posterior entry site for ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion: a randomized controlled trial by the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Nov 19; 1-11. . View in PubMed

Readmissions after ventricular shunting in pediatric patients with hydrocephalus: a Nationwide Readmissions Database analysis J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Aug 20; 28(5):553-562. . View in PubMed

Extradural decompression versus duraplasty in Chiari malformation type I with syrinx: outcomes on scoliosis from the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Jun 18; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Treatment strategies for hydrocephalus related to Dandy-Walker syndrome: evaluating procedure selection and success within the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Apr 30; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Postoperative facial palsy after pediatric posterior fossa tumor resection J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Mar 12; 27(5):566-571. . View in PubMed

Dural augmentation approaches and complication rates after posterior fossa decompression for Chiari I malformation and syringomyelia: a Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium study J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Feb 12; 27(4):459-468. . View in PubMed

Occipital-Cervical Fusion and Ventral Decompression in the Surgical Management of Chiari-1 Malformation and Syringomyelia: Analysis of Data From the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium Neurosurgery. 2021 01 13; 88(2):332-341. . View in PubMed

Predictors of fast and ultrafast shunt failure in pediatric hydrocephalus: a Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network study J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 Dec 18; 27(3):277-286. . View in PubMed

Surgical resource utilization after initial treatment of infant hydrocephalus: comparing ETV, early experience of ETV with choroid plexus cauterization, and shunt insertion in the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 Jun 19; 26(4):337-345. . View in PubMed

Resolution of neonatal posthemorrhagic ventricular dilation coincident with patent ductus arteriosus ligation: case report J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 May 22; 26(3):255-261. . View in PubMed

EditorialEarly lessons in the management of COVID-19 for the pediatric neurosurgical community from the leadership of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 Apr 10; 26(1):1-2. . View in PubMed

Pediatric neurosurgery training during residency in the United States: a program director survey J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 Mar 20; 26(1):6-12. . View in PubMed

Transcriptional analyses of adult and pediatric adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma reveals similar expression signatures regarding potential therapeutic targets Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2020 05 13; 8(1):68. . View in PubMed

Bilateral Congenital Posterior Hemivertebrae and Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treated With Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2019 Oct; 3(10). . View in PubMed

Radiological and clinical predictors of scoliosis in patients with Chiari malformation type I and spinal cord syrinx from the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 Aug 16; 1-8. . View in PubMed

Risk Factors for Preoperative Developmental Delay in Patients with Nonsyndromic Sagittal Craniosynostosis Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 01; 143(1):133e-139e. . View in PubMed

Novel Surgical and Radiologic Risk Factors for Progression or Recurrence of Pediatric Pilocytic Astrocytoma Pediatr Neurosurg. 2019; 54(6):375-385. . View in PubMed

Rare Pediatric Invasive Gliofibroma Has BRAFV600E Mutation and Transiently Responds to Targeted Therapy Before Progressive Clonal Evolution JCO Precis Oncol. 2019; 3. . View in PubMed

Imaging Features Predictive of Recurrence in Pediatric Intracranial Germ-Cell Tumors Pediatr Neurosurg. 2019; 54(3):173-180. . View in PubMed

Dynamic MRI in the Evaluation of Atlantoaxial Stability in Pediatric Down Syndrome Patients Pediatr Neurosurg. 2019; 54(1):12-20. . View in PubMed

Development of best practices to minimize wound complications after complex tethered spinal cord surgery: a modified Delphi study J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Dec 01; 22(6):701-709. . View in PubMed

Assessing the Benefit-Risk Profile for Pediatric Implantable Auditory Prostheses Ther Innov Regul Sci. 2018 09; 52(5):669-679. . View in PubMed

Seizure outcomes of supratentorial brain tumor resection in pediatric patients Neuro Oncol. 2018 08 02; 20(9):1272-1281. . View in PubMed

Treatment patterns of children with spine and spinal cord tumors: national outcomes and review of the literature Childs Nerv Syst. 2017 Aug; 33(8):1357-1365. . View in PubMed

The effect of NACHRI children's hospital designation on outcome in pediatric malignant brain tumors J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 20(2):149-157. . View in PubMed

Return of motor evoked potentials after knee flexion in the setting of high-grade spondylolisthesis Eur Spine J. 2017 03; 26(3):619-622. . View in PubMed

Initial Results of a Safety and Feasibility Study of Auditory Brainstem Implantation in Congenitally Deaf Children Otol Neurotol. 2017 02; 38(2):212-220. . View in PubMed

Infection rate correlated with time to repair of open neural tube defects (myelomeningoceles): an institutional and national study Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Sep; 32(9):1675-81. . View in PubMed

Re-irradiation of Recurrent Pineal Germ Cell Tumors with Radiosurgery: Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature Cureus. 2016 Apr 25; 8(4):e585. . View in PubMed

Cross-Sectional Analysis on Racial and Economic Disparities Affecting Mortality in Preterm Infants with Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus World Neurosurg. 2016 Apr; 88:399-410. . View in PubMed

Surgical management of hydrocephalus secondary to intraventricular hemorrhage in the preterm infant J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 17(3):278-84. . View in PubMed

Trends in hospitalization of preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage and hydrocephalus in the United States, 2000-2010 J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 17(3):260-9. . View in PubMed

Reevaluating the weekend effect on patients with hydrocephalus undergoing operative shunt intervention J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Feb; 17(2):156-162. . View in PubMed

Parylene MEMS patency sensor for assessment of hydrocephalus shunt obstruction Biomed Microdevices. 2016 10; 18(5):87. . View in PubMed

Molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma identification using noninvasive magnetic resonance spectroscopy Neuro Oncol. 2016 Jan; 18(1):126-31. . View in PubMed

Regulatory and funding strategies to develop a safety study of an auditory brainstem implant in young children who are deaf Ther Innov Regul Sci. 2015 Sep; 49(5):659-665. . View in PubMed

Differentiating infantile tumors with diffusion imaging J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 16(2):117-8. . View in PubMed

Racial and socioeconomic disparities in outcomes following pediatric cerebrospinal fluid shunt procedures J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 15(6):560-6. . View in PubMed

Intracranial hypertension after surgical correction for craniosynostosis: a systematic review Neurosurg Focus. 2015 May; 38(5):E6. . View in PubMed

Introduction: craniosynostosis: modern treatment strategies Neurosurg Focus. 2015 May; 38(5):E1. . View in PubMed

Risk factors for hydrocephalus and neurological deficit in children born with an encephalocele J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Apr; 15(4):392-8. . View in PubMed

Tumor-associated macrophages in SHH subgroup of medulloblastomas Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 15; 21(6):1457-65. . View in PubMed

Disseminated Medulloblastoma in a Child with Germline BRCA2 6174delT Mutation and without Fanconi Anemia Front Oncol. 2015; 5:191. . View in PubMed

The association between dental health and procedures and developing shunt infections in pediatric patients J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Nov; 14(5):508-13. . View in PubMed

What is the risk of infecting a cerebrospinal fluid-diverting shunt with percutaneous tapping? J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Oct; 14(4):336-9.. View in PubMed

Deep brain stimulation evoked potentials may relate to clinical benefit in childhood dystonia Brain Stimul. 2014 Sep-Oct; 7(5):718-26. . View in PubMed

PID1 (NYGGF4), a new growth-inhibitory gene in embryonal brain tumors and gliomas Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Feb 15; 20(4):827-36. . View in PubMed

Deep brain stimulation in children and young adults with secondary dystonia: the Children's Hospital Los Angeles experience Neurosurg Focus. 2013 Nov; 35(5):E7. . View in PubMed

Positional plagiocephaly: an analysis of the literature on the effectiveness of current guidelines Neurosurg Focus. 2013 Oct; 35(4):E1. . View in PubMed

Management of plagiocephaly Neurosurg Focus. 2013 Oct; 35(4):Introduction. . View in PubMed

Choroid plexus tumors; management, outcome, and association with the Li-Fraumeni syndrome: the Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) experience, 1991-2010 Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jun; 58(6):905-9. . View in PubMed

Spinal arachnoid cysts in the pediatric population: report of 31 cases and a review of the literature J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Apr; 9(4):432-41. . View in PubMed

Microdeletion del(22)(q122) encompassing the facial development-associated gene, MN1 (meningioma 1) in a child with Pierre-Robin sequence (including cleft palate) and neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2): a case report and review of the literature. BMC Med Genet. 2012 Mar 22; 13:19. . View in PubMed

Supratentorial ependymoma in children: to observe or to treat following gross total resection? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Mar; 58(3):380-3.. View in PubMed

Symptoms before and after posterior fossa surgery in pediatric patients Pediatr Neurosurg. 2012; 48(1):21-5. . View in PubMed

Elevated citrate in pediatric astrocytomas with malignant progression Neuro Oncol. 2011 Oct; 13(10):1107-17. . View in PubMed

Posterior interhemispheric retrocallosal approach to pineal region and posterior fossa lesions in a pediatric population J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 May; 7(5):527-33. . View in PubMed

Incidence of venous infarction after sacrificing middle-third superior sagittal sinus cortical bridging veins in a pediatric population J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Mar; 7(3):224-8. . View in PubMed

Normally shaped heads with no sutures, normally shaped heads with abnormal sutures, and abnormally shaped heads with normal sutures J Craniofac Surg. 2011 Jan; 22(1):173-7. . View in PubMed

Scoliosis and Chiari malformation Type I in children J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jan; 7(1):25-9. . View in PubMed

Surgical management of primary central nervous system germ cell tumors: proceedings from the Second International Symposium on Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumors J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Aug; 6(2):125-30. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of intracranial cerebrospinal fluid cytology in staging pediatric medulloblastomas, supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors, and ependymomas J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Aug; 6(2):131-6. . View in PubMed

The role of stereotactic radiotherapy in the management of ependymomas Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Oct; 25(10):1269-73. . View in PubMed

Metabolism of orthotopic mouse brain tumor models Mol Imaging. 2009 Jul-Aug; 8(4):199-208. . View in PubMed

Surgical treatment of rathke cleft cysts in children Neurosurgery. 2009 Jun; 64(6):1132-7; author reply 1037-8. . View in PubMed

Use of cranial fixation pins in pediatric neurosurgery Neurosurgery. 2008 Apr; 62(4):913-8; discussion 918-9. . View in PubMed

Craniospinal Langerhans cell histiocytosis in children: 30 years' experience at a single institution J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Mar; 1(3):187-95. . View in PubMed

Metabolism of diffuse intrinsic brainstem gliomas in children Neuro Oncol. 2008 Feb; 10(1):32-44. . View in PubMed

Pediatric shunt malfunction without ventricular dilatation Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(2):128-32. . View in PubMed

Pathogenesis and treatment of intracranial arachnoid cysts in pediatric patients younger than 2 years of age Neurosurg Focus. 2007; 22(2):E1. . View in PubMed

Quantitative short echo time 1H-MR spectroscopy of untreated pediatric brain tumors: preoperative diagnosis and characterization AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Mar; 27(3):560-72. . View in PubMed

Craniopharyngioma in childhood Adv Pediatr. 2006; 53:183-209. . View in PubMed

Chemical analysis of fluid obtained from intracranial arachnoid cysts in pediatric patients J Neurosurg. 2005 Nov; 103(5 Suppl):427-32. . View in PubMed

Untreated pediatric primitive neuroectodermal tumor in vivo: quantitation of taurine with MR spectroscopy Radiology. 2005 Sep; 236(3):1020-5. . View in PubMed

Craniopharyngiomas of childhood: the CHLA experience Childs Nerv Syst. 2005 Aug; 21(8-9):785-9. . View in PubMed

Effects of surgical resection and adjuvant therapy on pediatric intracranial ependymomas Expert Rev Neurother. 2005 Jul; 5(4):465-71. . View in PubMed

Craniotomy for fenestration of multiloculated hydrocephalus in pediatric patients Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul; 57(1 Suppl):100-6; discussion 100-6. . View in PubMed

Differentiation of choroid plexus tumors by advanced magnetic resonance spectroscopy Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Jun 15; 18(6A):E4. . View in PubMed

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors of the central nervous system: management and outcomes Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Jun 15; 18(6A):E8. . View in PubMed

Proton-decoupled 31P MRS in untreated pediatric brain tumors Magn Reson Med. 2005 Jan; 53(1):22-9. . View in PubMed

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor: an unusual presentation Neuroradiology. 2004 Oct; 46(10):834-7. . View in PubMed

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy of atypical diffuse pontine masses Neurosurg Focus. 2003 Jul 15; 15(1):E5. . View in PubMed

Assessment of long-term remission of acromegaly following surgery J Neurosurg. 2003 Apr; 98(4):719-24. . View in PubMed

Invasive pituitary adenomas: significance of proliferation parameters Pituitary. 1999 Aug; 2(2):117-22. . View in PubMed

Toward a simpler surgical management of Chiari I malformation in a pediatric population Pediatr Neurosurg. 1999 Mar; 30(3):113-21. . View in PubMed

Role of stereotactic biopsy in the diagnosis and management of brain tumors Semin Surg Oncol. 1998 Jan-Feb; 14(1):13-25. . View in PubMed

Recurrence patterns and anaplastic change in a long-term study of pilocytic astrocytomas Pediatr Neurosurg. 1997 Jul; 27(1):1-11. . View in PubMed

Spinal extradural leiomyoma in a pediatric patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: case report Neurosurgery. 1997 May; 40(5):1080-2. . View in PubMed

Septic cavernous sinus thrombosis following transsphenoidal craniotomyCase report. J Neurosurg. 1996 Nov; 85(5):949-52. . View in PubMed

Gunshot wounds to the head in an urban setting Neurosurg Clin N Am. 1995 Oct; 6(4):605-10. . View in PubMed

Iatrogenic intraspinal epidermoid tumor: two cases and a review of the literature Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004 Jan 01; 29(1):E15-8. . View in PubMed

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