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Dr. Scott Standard

Dr. Standard is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He is married and the father of three. Dr. Standard received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. In 1989, he received his medical degree from the University of Alabama. He completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Standard also completed a Neuro-Endovascular Fellowship at State University of New York at Buffalo. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Business Address:
Howell Allen Clinic
2011 Murphy Avenue
Suite 301
Nashville, TN 37203

Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts degree in English
Literature, Princeton, N.J. (1985)
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University of Alabama Medical School, Birmingham, Ala.
(1989)

Queen’s Square University, Clinical Clerkship, Neurology,
London, Eng. (1989)
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Neurosurgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (1989-1996)
State University of New York at Buffalo, Endovascular Surgery,
Buffalo, N.Y. (1993-1994)
Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgeons (May 2000)
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners (1990)
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (Active)
The Center for Spinal Surgery, Nashville, Tenn. (Active)
Member, Nashville Academy of Medicine
Member, Nashville Surgical Society
Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery
Member, Tennessee Neurological Society
Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Howell Allen Clinic (1997 – present)
St. Thomas Hospital, Chief Neurosurgeon (July 2001)
Vanderbilt University Hospital, Attending Neurosurgeon
(1996 – 1997)
Vanderbilt University Department of Neurological Surgery,
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery (1996 – 1997)
Boulos, A.S., Deshaies, E.M., Fessler, R.D., Aketa, S.,
Standard, S., Miskolczi, L., Guterman, L.R., Hopkins, L.N.
A triple bifurcation aneurysm model for evaluating complex
endovascular therapies in dogs. Journal of Neurosurgery,
October 2005, Volume 103, Number 4.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Chavis, T.D., Duffy Frockowiak,
M., Gibbons, K.J., Hopkins, L.N.: Endovascular management
of giant intracranial aneurysms. Clinical Neurosurgery, 1995.
Rudin, S., Bednarek, D.R., Guterman, L.R., Hopkins, L.N.,
Standard, S.C.: Implementation of region of interest
fluoroscopy with the roadmapping mode of real-time digital
fluoroscopic units. Radiology 189: 216, 1995.
Standard, S.C., Ahuja, A., Guterman, L.R., Chavis, T.D.,
Gibbons, K.J., Barth, A.P., Hopkins, L.N.: Balloon test
occlusion of the internal carotid artery with hypotensive
challenge. AJNR Am J. Neuroradiol 16:1453-1458, 1995.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Chavis, T.D., Hopkins, L.N.:
Delayed recanalization of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation
following angiographic obliteration with polyvinyl alcohol
embolization. Surg Neurol 44:109-113, 1995.
Standard, S.C., Chavis T.D., Guterman, L.F., Hopkins, L.N.:
Endovascular occlusion of aneurysms. Neurosurgery Quarterly
4: 201-219, 1994
Standard, S.C., Ahuja, A., Livingston, K., Guterman, L.R.,
Hopkins, L.N.: Endovascular embolization and surgical
excision for the treatment of cerebellar and brain stem
hemangioblastomas. Surg Neurol 41: 405-410, 1994.
Standard, S.C., Chavis, T.D., Wakhloo, A.K., Ahuja, A.,
Guterman, L.R., Hopkins, L.N.: Retrieval of Guglielmi
detachable coil after unraveling and fracture: Case report and
experimental results. Neurosurgery 35: 994-999, 1994.
Szikora, I., Guterman, L.R., Standard, S.C., Wells, K.M.,
Hopkins, L.N.: Combined use of stents and coils to treat
experimental wide-necked carotid aneurysms: Preliminary
results {abstract AB-12537-94}. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 15:
1091-1102, 1994.
Guterman, L.R., Standard, S.C., Ahuja A., Hopkins, L.N.:
Vascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery {review}. Curr Opin
Neurol 6:854-859, 1993.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Hopkins, L.N.: Comments
on Kinugasa, K., Mandai, S., Tsuchida, S., et al: Cellulose
acetate polymer thrombosis for the emergency treatment of
aneurysms: Angiographic findings, clinical experience, and
histopathological study. Neurosurgery 34:701, 1994.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Hopkins, L.N.: Comments on
Kinugasa, K., Mandai, S., Tsuchida, S., et al: Direct thrombosis
of a pseudoaneurysm after obliteration of a carotid-cavernous
fistula with cellulose acetate polymer: Technical case report.
Neurosurgery 35:759, 1994.
Hopkins, L.N., Guterman, L.R., Livingston, K., Ahuja, A.,
Standard, S.C.: Endovascular management of intracranial
aneurysms, in Tindall, G.T., Barrow, D.I., Cooper, P.R. (eds):
The Practice of Neurosurgery. Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins,
1995, pp 2143-2153.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Chavis, T.D., Ahuja, A., Hopkins,
L.N.: Endovascular treatment of giant aneurysms, in Awad,
I.A., Barrow, D.L. (eds): Giant Intracranial Aneurysms, Vol III,
Special Topics Series. Park Ridge, Ill., American Association of
Neurological Surgeons, 1995.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Wakhloo, A.K., Hopkins, L.N.:
Endovascular treatment of arteriovenous malformations, in
Youmans, J.R. (ed): Neurological Surgery, 4th ed. Philadelphia,
Pa., WB Saunders, 1995.
Standard, S.C., Hopkins, L.N.: Principles of neuroendovascular
intervention, in Maciunas, R.J. (ed): Endovascular Neurological
Intervention, Neurological Topics Series. Park Ridge, Ill.,
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1995, pp 1-34.
Guterman, L.R., Szikora, I., Wakhloo, A.K., Chavis, T.D.,
Standard, S.C., Hopkins, L.N.: Intravascular ultrasound
images of Experimental vein graft aneurysms: A method for
evaluation of orifice size and aneurysm morphology {abstract}.
Oral presentation. 32nd Meeting of the American Society of
Neuroradiology. Jackson Hole, Wyo., 1994.
Standard, S.C., Ahuja, A., Guterman, L.R., Chavis, T.D., Barth,
A.P., Hopkins, L.N.: Balloon test occlusion of the internal
carotid artery with hypotensive challenge {abstract}. Poster
presentation. 32nd Meeting of the American Society of
Neuroradiology, Jackson Hole, Wyo., 1994.
Szorika, I., Guterman, L.R., Wakhloo, A.K., Chavis, T.D.,
Standard, S.C., Hopkins, L.N.: The role of intravascular
ultrasoundimaging in the endovascular treatment of
aneurysms with collagen-filled Guglielmi detachable coils:
An experimental study {abstract}. Poster presentation. 32nd
Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Jackson
Hole, Wyo., 1994.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Hopkins, L.N.: Low-pressure
thermal angioplasty in calcific carotid artery stenosis {abstract}.
Poster presentation. American Association of Neurological
Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, Calif., April 1994.
Szikora, I., Guterman, L.R., Standard, S.C., Wakhloo, A.K.,
Hopkins, L.N.: Endovascular delivery of liquid polymer
for treatment of experimental aneurysms: Prevention of
distalembolization by employing stents {abstract}. Poster
presentation. American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Annual Meeting, San Diego, Calif., April 1994.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Szikora, I., Hopkins, L.N.: A new
model of arterial bifurcation aneurysms in the canine carotid
artery {abstract}. Poster presentation. American Association
of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, Cailf.,
April 1994.
Livingston, K., Guterman, L.R., Ahuja, A., Standard, S.C.,
Hopkins, L.N.: Balloon test occlusion of the internal
carotid artery with hypotensive challenge {abstract}. Poster
presentation. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual
Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 1993.
Standard, S.C., Guterman, L.R., Szikora, I., Hopkins, L.N.: A
new model of arterial bifurcation aneurysms in the canine
carotid artery {abstract}. Oral presentation. Second Montreal-
Cleveland-Yale Cerebrovascular Symposium on Giant
Intracranial Aneurysms, 1993.
Standard, S.C.: The photon knife – the first 50 patients. Annual
Meeting of the Tennessee Medical Association, Memphis,
Tenn., 1991
Principal Investigator. “A Post-Approval Study of the Guidant
Carotid Stent Systems and Embolic Protection Systems.”
Guidant Capture 2 Research Study (2007).
Sub-Investigator-Artificial Cervical Disc Versus Cervical Fusion
with Allograft/xxxx Anterior Cervical Plate System Pivotal
Study (2003).
Sub-Investigator-A Double-Blind, Randomized, Phase I/II Study
To Evaluate the Safety of xxxx and the Effect of xxxx on the
Healing of Lumbar Spinal Fusions (2003).
Sub-Investigator-The Gliasite Radiation Therapy System as – a
Boost to External Beam Radiation Therapy in Patients with
Newly Diagnosed Malignant Gliomas (2003).
Sub-Investigator-Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized,
Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the
Safety and Efficacy of xxxx in Patients with Neuropathic Pain
due to Radiculopathy (2002).
Sub-Investigator-PROLONG A Prospective Look at Outcomes
Nationally With Gliadel Wafer (2002).
Sub-Investigator-A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled
Study of xxxx To Improve Memory in Patients Suffering from
Anterior Communicating Artery Syndrome (2002).
Principal Investigator-Boston Scientific EPI: A Carotid Stenting
Trial for High-Risk Surgical Patients (2002).
Principal Investigator-Performance of the xxxx Cervical Fusion
Device (2001).
Assisted with five studies at SUNY in Buffalo, N.Y. (2001).