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Dr. Brian O’Shaughnessy

Dr. Shaughnessy

Dr. O’Shaughnessy received a dual degree in Mathmetics and Theoretical Chemical Physics from the University of Florida. In 2002, he received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He the completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. O’Shaughnessy completed advanced training in adult and pediatric reconstructive spinal surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society. He is married and the father of three children.

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

University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts degree in
Mathematics; Bachelor of Science degree in Theoretical
Chemical Physics, Gainesville, FL (1998)
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
(2002)
Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center,
Department of Surgery, Chicago, IL (2003)
Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center,
Neurosurgery; Intra-residency Fellowship: Complex and
Reconstructive Spinal Surgery
Washington University Medical Center, Adult and Pediatric
Spinal Deformity Surgery, St. Louis, MO (2008-2009)
Board Eligible, American Board of Neurological Surgeons
(2008)
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners (2007)
State of Tennessee Medical License
State of Missouri Medical License
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN
Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN
Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, TN
The Center for Spinal Surgery, Nashville, TN
Candidate Member, Scoliosis Research Society
Founding Member, Neurosurgery Spinal Deformity Focus
Group
Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Howell Allen Clinic (August 2009 – present)
Finalist, Whitecloud Award for Best Clinical Paper, 15th
annual International Meeting on Advanced Spine
Techniques (IMAST), Hong Kong, China. (2008)
Finalist, Whitecloud Award for Best Clinical Paper, 14th
annual International Meeting on Advanced Spine
Techniques (IMAST), Bahamas. (2007)
Second author on the abstract that won the William H.
Sweet Young Investigator Award, Joint Section on Pain,
American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress
of Neurological Surgeons. (2004)
Recognized by Alumni Relations and Graduate Medical
Education at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of
Medicine for excellence in teaching medical students.
(2004)
Selected by the members of the University of Miami
School of Medicine’s Class of 2002 to be the Student
Speaker at the annual medical school commencement
ceremony. (2002)
Awarded graduation from the College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences, University of Florida with magna cum laude
distinction and induction into Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ)
honor society. (1998)
Undergraduate Research Achievement Award, College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research
Symposium, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. (1998)
O’Shaughnessy BA, Salehi SA, Mindea SA, Batjer HH:
Selective cerebral revascularization as an adjunct in the
treatment of giant anterior circulation aneurysms.
eurosurg Focus 14(3):E4, 2003.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Getch CC, Bendok BR, Batjer HH:
Surgical management of unruptured posterior carotid
artery wall aneurysms. eurosurg Focus 15(1):E9, 2003.

Mindea SA, Salehi SA, Ganju A, Rosner MK,
O’Shaughnessy BA, Jorge A, Ondra SL:
Lumbosacropelvic junction reconstruction resulting in
early ambulation for patients with lumbosacral neoplasms
or osteomyelitis. eurosurg Focus 15(2):E6, 2003.

Getch CC, O’Shaughnessy BA, Bendok BR, Parkinson RJ,
Batjer HH: Surgical management of intracranial
aneurysms involving the posteroinferior cerebellar
artery. Contemp Neurosurg 26(9):1-8, 2004.

Wang MY, O’Shaughnessy BA, Haq I, Green BA: Pain
following spinal cord injury. Semin Neurosurg 15(1):99-
105, 2004.

Bendok BR, Getch CC, Parkinson RJ, O’Shaughnessy BA,
Batjer HH: Extended lateral transsylvian approach for
basilar bifurcation aneurysms. Neurosurgery 55(1):174-
178, 2004.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Salehi SA, Ali S, Liu JC: Anterior atlas
fracture following suboccipital decompression for Chiari I
malformation. Report of two cases. J Neurosurg (Spine 1)
1:137-140, 2004.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Getch CC, Bendok BR, Parkinson RJ,
Batjer HH: Progressive growth of a giant dolichoectatic
vertebrobasilar artery aneurysm after complete
Hunterian occlusion of the posterior circulation: Case
report. Neurosurgery 55(5):1228E-1235E, 2004.

Hsieh PC, Wienecke RJ, O’Shaughnessy BA, Koski TR,
Ondra SL: Surgical strategies for vertebral osteomyelitis
and epidural abscess. eurosurg Focus 17(6):E4, 2004.

Parkinson RJ, Bendok BR, O’Shaughnessy BA, Shaibani A,
Russell EJ, Getch CC, Awad IA, Batjer HH: Temporary and
permanent occlusion of cervical and cerebral arteries.
Neurosurg Clin N Am 16(2):249-256, 2005.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Getch CC, Bowman RM, Batjer HH:
Ruptured traumatic vertebral artery pseudo aneurysm in
a child treated with trapping and direct posteroinferior cerebellar artery reimplantation. Case report and review
of the literature. J Neurosurg (Pediatrics 2) 102:231-237,
2005.

O’Shaughnessy BA, DiPatri AJ Jr, Parkinson RJ, Batjer HH:
Development of a de novo cerebral arteriovenous
malformation in a child with sickle cell disease and
moyamoya arteriopathy. Case report. J Neurosurg
(Pediatrics 2) 102:238-243, 2005.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Getch CC, Bendok BR, Batjer HH: Late
morphological progression of a dissecting basilar artery
aneurysm following bilateral vertebral artery occlusion:
Case report. Surg Neurol 63(3):236-243, 2005.

Ciric I, Zhao J, Rosenblatt S, Wiet R, O’Shaughnessy B:
Suboccipital retrosigmoid approach for removal of
vestibular schwannomas. Facial nerve function and
hearing preservation. eurosurgery 56(3):560-570, 2005.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Eddleman C, Bendok BR, Parkinson
RJ, Awad IA, Batjer HH: Ruptured superior cerebellar
artery aneurysm in a child with bilateral fibromuscular
hyperplasia of the renal arteries. Case report and review
of the literature. J eurosurg (Pediatrics 3) 102:338-341,
2005.

Parkinson RJ, Bendok BR, O’Shaughnessy BA, Tella M,
Ondra SL, Walker M, Adel JG, Liu JC: Percutaneous
kyphoplasty. Contemp eurosurg 27:1-7, 2005.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Getch CC, Bendok BR, Batjer HH:
Microsurgical resection of infratentorial arteriovenous
malformations. Neurosurg Focus 19(2):E5, 2005.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Bendok BR, Parkinson RJ, Shaibani
A, Batjer HH: Transarterial coil embolization of a highflow
vertebrojugular fistula due to penetrating cervical
trauma: Case report. Surg eurol 64(4):335-340, 2005.

Getch CC, O’Shaughnessy BA, Bendok BR, Batjer HH:
Surgical treatment of giant basilar artery aneurysms.
Operative Tech eurosurg 8(2):104-113, 2005.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Bendok BR, Parkinson RJ, Shaibani A,
Walker MT, Shakir E, Batjer HH: Acquired Chiari
malformation Type I associated with a supratentorial
arteriovenous malformation. Case report and review of
the literature. J Neurosurg (Pediatrics 1) 104:28-32, 2006.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Schafernak KT, DiPatri AJ Jr,
Goldman S, Tomita T: A granulomatous reaction to
Avitene mimicking recurrence of a medulloblastoma.
Case Report. J eurosurg (Pediatrics 1) 104:33-36, 2006.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Ondra SL, Ganju A, Said HK, Few
JW, Liu JC: Anterior thoracic spine reconstruction using a
titanium mesh cage and pedicled rib flap. Spine 31:1820-
1827, 2006.

Hsieh PC, Ondra SL, Wienecke RJ, O’Shaughnessy BA,
Koski TR: A novel approach to sagittal balance
restoration following iatrogenic sacral fracture and
resulting sacral kyphotic deformity. Technical note. J
eurosurg (Spine) 6:368-372, 2007.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Ondra SL: Measuring, preserving, and
restoring sagittal spinal balance. Neurosurg Clin N Amer
18(2):347-356, 2007.

Muro K, O’Shaughnessy B, Ganju A: Infarction of the
cervical spinal cord following multilevel transforaminal
epidural steroid injection: case report and review of the
literature. J Spinal Cord Med 30:385-388, 2007.

Hsieh PC, Koski TR, O’Shaughnessy BA, Sugrue P,
Salehi S, Ondra S, Liu JC: Anterior lumbar interbody
fusion in comparison with transforaminal lumbar
interbody fusion: implications for the restoration of
foraminal height, local disc angle, lumbar lordosis, and
sagittal balance. J eurosurg (Spine) 7:379-386, 2007.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Dumanian GA, Liu JC, Ganju A, Ondra
SL: Pedicled omental flaps as an adjunct in the closure of
complex spinal wounds. Spine 32(26):3074-3080, 2007.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Koski TR, Ondra SL: Reversal of
neurologic deterioration following vertebral column
resection with spinal cord untethering and duraplasty.
Spine 33(2);E50-E54, 2008.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Ondra SL: Surgical
treatment of vertebral osteomyelitis with recombinant
human bone morphogenetic protein-2. Spine 33(5):E135-
E139, 2008.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Liu JC, Hsieh PC, Ganju A, Koski
TR, Ondra SL: Surgical treatment of fixed cervical
kyphosis with myelopathy. Spine 33(7):771-778, 2008.

Hsieh PC, Koski TR, Sciubba DM, Moller DJ,
O’Shaughnessy BA, Li KW, Gokaslan ZL, Ondra SL,
Fessler RG, Liu JC: Maximizing the potential of
minimally-invasive spine surgery in complex spinal
disorders. eurosurg Focus 25(2):E19, 2008.

Sugrue PA, O’Shaughnessy BA, Nasr F, Koski TR, Ondra
SL: Abdominal complications following kyphosis
correction in ankylosing spondylitis. J eurosurg (Spine)
10:154-159, 2009.

Hsieh PC, Ondra SL, Grande AW, O’Shaughnessy BA,
Bierbrauer K, Crone KR, Halpin, RJ, Suk I, Koski TR,
Gokaslan ZL, Kuntz C: Posterior vertebral column
subtraction osteotomy: a novel surgical approach for the
treatment of multiple recurrences of tethered cord
syndrome. J eurosurg (Spine) 10:278-286, 2009.
Kuklo TR, O’Shaughnessy BA: Bone grafting options in
adult spinal deformity. Submitted to Spine, 2009.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Yang BP, Koski TR,
Ondra SL: Thoracic pedicle subtraction osteotomy for
fixed sagittal spinal deformity: clinical and radiographic
outcomes. Accepted in Spine, 2008; publication pending.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Hsieh PC, Koski TR,
Ondra SL: A comparison between thoracic pedicle
subtraction osteotomy and posterior vertebral column
resection for the treatment of fixed sagittal spinal
deformity. Accepted in Spine, 2008; publication pending.

Kuklo TR, Rosner MK, Ondra SL, O’Shaughnessy BA,
McClendon J: Preoperative inferior vena cava filters for
major spinal reconstruction in adults. Submitted to Spine,
2008.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Ondra SL, Lenke LG: Posterior
vertebral column resection for thoracic spinal deformity.
Submitted to eurosurgery, 2008.
Sugrue PA, O’Shaughnessy BA, Lenke LG: Dramatic
progression of thoracolumbar kyphosis in Scheuermann’s
disease following treatment of pectus excavatum.
Manuscript in preparation for Spine, 2009.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Kuklo TR,
Cho W, Chang MS, Auerbach JD, Crawford CH, Baldus
C: Does a long fusion (T3-sacrum) portend a worse
outcome than a short fusion (T10-sacrum) in primary
adult scoliosis surgery? Manuscript in preparation for
Spine, 2009.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kuklo TR,
Cho W, Chang MS, Auerbach JD, Crawford CH, Koester
L: Should symptomatic iliac screws be electively
removed in postoperative adult spinal deformity patients
fused to the sacrum? Manuscript in preparation for Spine,
2009.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Lenke LG, Chang MS,
Auerbach JD, Crawford CH, Baldus C, Bridwell KH: Is
there a difference in outcome between patients under and
over age 60 who have long fusions to the sacrum for the
primary treatment of adult scoliosis? Manuscript in
preparation for Spine, 2009.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Acosta FL, Sugrue PA, McClendon
J, Koski TR, Ondra SL: Which is a better ALIF graft at
the base of a long fusion to the sacrum in patients over
age 60: titanium mesh cage vs patellar allograft?
Manuscript in preparation for Spine, 2009.

O’Shaughnessy BA: Alternative ordering prescriptions for
noncommuting quantum operators based on canonical
coherent states. Thesis written in partial fulfillment of
the requirements for graduation with magna cum laude
distinction from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences,
University of Florida,1998.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Getch CC, Batjer HH: Surgical
management of a challenging giant paraclinoid
aneurysm. In, Kobayashi S (ed): Neurosurgery of Complex
Vascular Lesions and Tumors. New York:Thieme Medical
Publishers, pp 11-17, 2005.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Parkinson RJ, Bendok BR, Getch CC,
Batjer HH: Trends in neurovascular surgery. In, Lawton
MT, Gress DR, Higashida RT (eds): Controversies in
Neurological Surgery: Neurovascular Diseases. New
York:Thieme Medical Publishers, pp 3-15, 2005.

Parkinson RJ, Bendok BR, O’Shaughnessy BA, Getch CC,
Batjer HH: Cerebral aneurysms and vascular
malformations. In, Noseworthy JH (ed): Neurological
Therapeutics: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition.
London: Informa Healthcare, pp 566-583, 2006.

Ondra SL, O’Shaughnessy BA: Management of patients
with osteoporotic fractures of the spine. In, Kim DH,
Ludwig SC, Vaccaro AR, Chang JC (eds): Atlas of Spine
Trauma: Adult and Pediatric. Burlington:Elsevier, pp 636-
645, 2008.

Getch CG, Parkinson R, O’Shaughnessy BA, Bendok BR,
Batjer HH: Pterional transsylvian and extended
approaches for upper basilar aneurysms. In, MacDonald
RL (ed): Neurosurgical Operative Atlas: Vascular
Neurosurgery, 2nd Edition. New York:Thieme Medical
Publishers, pp 50-53, 2008.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Ondra SL: Measuring, preserving, and
restoring sagittal balance in reconstructive spine surgery.
In, Resnick D, Haid R, Wang J (eds): Surgical Management
of Low Back Pain, 2nd Edition. NewYork:Thieme Medical
Publishers, pp 53-64, 2009.

Ondra SL, O’Shaughnessy BA: Posterior Smith-Petersen,
pedicle subtraction, and vertebral column resection
osteotomy techniques. In, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ (eds):
Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, 2nd Edition. New
York:Thieme Medical Publishers, pp 230-234, 2009.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Lenke LG: Thoracic pedicle screw
placement. In, Berta SC, Levy ML (eds): Neurosurgery
Tricks of the Trade. New York:Thieme Medical Publishers,
2009. In press.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Lenke LG: Posterior spinal deformity
correction techniques. In, Bridwell KH (ed): The Textbook
of Operative Spine Surgery, 3rd Edition Lippincott Williams
& Wilkins, 2009. In press.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Buchowski JM, Bridwell KH: Pedicle
subtraction procedures in complex spinal deformity. In
Bridwell KH (ed): The Textbook of Operative Spine
Surgery, 3rd Edition Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Crawford CH III, Lehman RA, Kuklo
TR: Revision cervical spine surgery. In, Bridwell KH (ed):
The Textbook of Operative Spine Surgery, 3rd Edition
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. In press.

Crawford CH III, O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR: Pedicle
screw and construct biomechanics. In, Bridwell KH (ed):
The Textbook of Operative Spine Surgery, 3rd Edition
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. In press.

Powers AK, O’Shaughnessy BA, Lenke LG: Posterior
thoracic osteotomy (vertebrectomy). In, Advanced
Reconstruction: Spine. American Academy of
Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), 2009. In press.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Crawford CH III, Bridwell KH: Adult
idiopathic and degenerative scoliosis. In, Devlin VJ (ed):
Spine Secrets, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia:Elsevier, Inc.,
2009. In press.

O’Shaughnessy BA, Crawford CH III, Bridwell KH: Surgical
treatment of thoracic scoliosis. In, Advanced
Reconstruction: Spine. American Academy of
Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), 2009. In press.

Getch CC, O’Shaughnessy BA, Bendok BR, Batjer HH:
Failure of partial or complete Hunterian strategy for the
treatment of giant fusiform vertebrobasilar artery
aneurysms. Podium presentation at the 56th annual
meeting of the Neurosurgical Society of America
meeting, Sunriver Resort, OR. (June, 2003)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Getch CC, Bendok BR, Parkinson
RJ, Batjer HH: Progressive enlargement of complex
fusiform vertebrobasilar artery aneurysms following
bilateral vertebral artery sacrifice. Poster presented at the
53rd annual meeting of the Congress of Neurological
Surgeons, Denver, CO. (October, 2003)

Levy RM, O’Shaughnessy BA, Kepka A, Marymont M:
Radiosurgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: a
prospective trial of one versus two isocenter treatment
plans. Podium presentation at the 72nd annual meeting of
the American Association of Neurological Surgeons,
Orlando, FL. (May, 2004)

Few JW, Ganju A, Liu JC, O’Shaughnessy B, Ondra SL,
Said HK: Integrated titanium and vascular bone: a new
approach for high risk thoracic spine reconstruction.
Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American
Society of Plastic Surgeons, Chicago, IL. (September,
2005)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Ganju A, Liu JC, Koski TR, Ondra SL:
Surgical treatment of fixed sagittal cervical deformity.
Podium presentation at the 13th International Meeting of
Advanced Spine Techniques, Athens, Greece. (July, 2006)
O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Ondra SL: Surgical
treatment of vertebral osteomyelitis using rhBMP-2.
Podium presentation at the 13th International Meeting of
Advanced Spine Techniques, Athens, Greece. (July,
2006)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Yang BP, Koski TR, Ondra
SL: Thoracic pedicle subtraction osteotomy for fixed
sagittal deformity: clinical and radiographic outcomes.
Podium presentation at the 14th International Meeting of
Advanced Spine Techniques, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
(July, 2007)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Yang BP, Koski TR, Ondra
SL: Thoracic pedicle subtraction osteotomy for fixed
sagittal deformity: clinical and radiographic outcomes. Eposter
#68 at 22nd annual meeting of the North American
Spine Society, Austin, TX. (October, 2007)

Kuklo TR, Rosner M, Ondra SL, O’Shaughnessy BA,
McClendon J. Preoperative inferior vena cava filters for
major spinal reconstruction in adults. E-poster #269 at
15th International Meeting on Advanced Spine
Techniques, Hong Kong, China. (July, 2008)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Hsieh PC, Ondra SL: A
comparison between thoracic pedicle subtraction
osteotomy and posterior vertebral column resection for
the treatment of fixed sagittal deformity. Podium
presentation at the 15th International Meeting of
Advanced Spine Techniques, Hong Kong, China. (July,
2008)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Koski TR, Hsieh PC, Ondra SL:
Incidence and causes of revision surgery following
thoracolumbar fusion to the sacrum for kyphoscoliosis in
patients greater than 60 years old. Podium presentation
at the 15th International Meeting of Advanced Spine
Techniques, Hong Kong, China. (July, 2008)

Koski TR, Nasr F, O’Shaughnessy BA, Ondra SL: Analysis of
global sagittal balance using cranial center of mass as a
reference point. Podium presentation at the 15th
International Meeting of Advanced Spine Techniques,
Hong Kong, China. (July, 2008)

Kuklo TR, Rosner MK, Ondra SL, O’Shaughnessy BA,
McClendon J: Preoperative inferior vena cava filters for
major spinal reconstruction in adults. E-poster #48 at the
43rd annual meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society,
Salt Lake City, UT. (September, 2008)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Acosta FL, Sugrue PA, McClendon
J, Koski TR, Ondra SL: Which is a better ALIF graft at
the base of a long fusion to the sacrum in patients over
age 60: titanium mesh cage vs patellar allograft? Podium
presentation at the 16th International Meeting of
Advanced Spine Techniques, Vienna, Austria. (July,
2009)

Sugrue PA, O’Shaughnessy BA, Liu JC, Ondra SL, Koski
TR: Occipital-cervical fusion using occipital hook
fixation in spinal reconstruction: a technical and
biomechanical analysis. E-poster at the 16th International
Meeting of Advanced Spine Techniques, Vienna, Austria.
(July, 2009).

Kuklo TR, O’Shaughnessy BA, Nabb C, Scott MT, Lenke
LG: Can minimally invasive surgery obtain similar
clinical and radiographic outcomes as an open technique
for TLIFs? E-Poster presentation at the 16th International
Meeting of Advanced Spine Techniques, Vienna, Austria.
(July, 2009)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Kuklo TR,
Cho W, Chang MS, Auerbach JD, Crawford CH, Baldus
C: Does a long fusion (T3-sacrum) portend a worse
outcome than a short fusion (T10-sacrum) in primary
adult scoliosis surgery? Podium presentation at 44th
annual meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, San
Antonio, TX. (September, 2009)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Kuklo TR,
Cho W, Chang MS, Auerbach JD, Crawford CH, Koester
L: Should symptomatic iliac screws be electively
removed in postoperative adult spinal deformity patients
fused to the sacrum? Podium presentation at 44th annual
meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, San Antonio,
TX. (September, 2009)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Kuklo TR, Lenke LG, Chang MS,
Auerbach JD, Crawford CH, Baldus C, Bridwell KH: Is
there a difference in outcome between patients under and
over age 60 who have long fusions to the sacrum for the
primary treatment of adult scoliosis? Podium presentation
at 44th annual meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society,
San Antonio, TX. (September, 2009)

O’Leary PT, O’Shaughnessy BA, Lenke LG, Sides B,
Kuklo TR, Buchowski JM, Bridwell KH: TLIF vs ALIF:
A matched cohort analysis of caudal interbody grafting
strategies in adult spinal deformity. Podium presentation
at 44th annual meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society,
San Antonio, TX. (September, 2009)

Chang MS, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Cho W, Baldus
Auerbach JD, Crawford CH, O’Shaughnessy BA:
Predicting the outcome of selective thoracic fusion in
false double major lumbar “C” cases with 5 to 15 year
follow-up. Podium presentation at 44th annual meeting of
the Scoliosis Research Society, San Antonio, TX.
(September, 2009)

Auerbach JD, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, McKeon K,
Zebala LP, Milby AH, Crawford CH, O’Shaughnessy BA,
Chang MS, Baldus C: Major complications in primary
adult deformity surgery: risk factors and clinical
outcomes at one institution with 2-6 year follow-up.
Podium presentation at 44th annual meeting of the
Scoliosis Research Society, San Antonio, TX.
(September, 2009)

Crawford CH, Bridwell KH, Cho W, Buchowski JM,
O’Shaughnessy BA, Chang MS, Auerbach JD: Extension
of prior idiopathic scoliosis fusions to the sacrum: a
matched cohort analysis of 65 patients with minimum 2-
year follow-up. Can BMP improve outcomes? Podium
presentation at 44th annual meeting of the Scoliosis
Research Society, San Antonio, TX. (September, 2009)

Auerbach JD, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Sehn JK, Milby
AH, Bumpass D, Crawford CH, O’Shaughnessy BA,
Chang MS, Zebala LP, Sides B: Major complications of
3-column osteotomies in 240 consecutive spinal
deformity patients. Podium presentation at 44th annual
meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, San Antonio,
TX. (September, 2009)

Acosta F, O’Shaughnessy BA, Koller H, Neal CJ, Meier
O, Ames CP, Koski TR, Ondra SL: Factors predictive of
perioperative morbidity and mortality after spinal
deformity surgery in patients 75 years and older. Poster
presentation at 44th annual meeting of the Scoliosis
Research Society, San Antonio, TX. (September, 2009)

O’Shaughnessy BA, Acosta FL, Sugrue PA, McClendon
J, Koski TR, Ondra SL: Which is a better ALIF graft at
the base of a long fusion to the sacrum in patients over
age 60: titanium mesh cage vs patellar allograft? Poster
presentation at 44th annual meeting of the Scoliosis
Research Society, San Antonio, TX. (September, 2009)

Auerbach JD, Sehn JK, Cho W, Milby AH, Crawford CH
III, O’Shaughnessy BA, Chang MS, Riew KD, Kuklo TR:
Crossing the cervicothoracic junction in multilevel
posterior cervical fusions reduces the rate of symptomatic
adjacent segment breakdown. Cervical Spine Research
Society, 2009 (submitted).

Riew KD, Crawford CH III, O’Shaughnessy BA, Chang MS,
Milam A, Auerbach JD: A “joystick” technique to aid in
odontoid resection for basilar invagination. Cervical
Spine Research Society, 2009 (submitted).

O’Shaughnessy BA: Pediatric head trauma. Seminar at
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL. (May, 2004)

O’Shaughnessy BA: Reconstruction techniques in the
cervical spine. Academic Day, Department of
Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University, Evanston
Hospital, IL. (May, 2007)

O’Shaughnessy BA: Adult spinal deformity: State-of-theart
techniques and evolving strategies. Commencement
events for the Department of Neurological Surgery,
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. ( June, 2008)

O’Shaughnessy BA: A comparison between thoracic
pedicle subtraction osteotomy and posterior vertebral
column resection for the treatment of fixed sagittal
spinal deformity. Spine Fellows Reunion, Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University, Beaver
Creek, CO. (August, 2008)

O’Shaughnessy BA: Adult spinal deformity: State-of-theart
techniques and current strategies. Grand Rounds,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington
University, St. Louis, MO. (March, 2009)