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Walter Jean, MD

Specialty:

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Abscess Incision and Drainage, Brain Surgery, Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal, Cerebrovascular Surgery, Concussion Treatment, Dislocation, Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair, Endoscopy, Foreign Body Removal, Herniated Disc Surgery, Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy), Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Neurosurgery, Patient Blood Management Program, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pituitary Tumor Removal, Skull Base Disorders Surgery, Spinal Fusion, Stereotactic Surgery (Navigation), Stereotaxis, Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery

Awards or Certifications

• Lead Topic Editor, Virtual- and Augmented Reality in Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Focus, August 2021 issue. • Course Director: “Augmented and Virtual Reality in Neurosurgery,” World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies XVII World Congress of Neurosurgery, March 2022, in progress • Course Director: Surgeon’s Log: Case Archives of the Skull Base and Beyond, a webinar series by Global BrainSurgery Initiative and the North American Skull Base Society, 2020, 2021. • Reviewer: Cancers, Operative Neurosurgery, Acta Neurochirurgica, World Neurosurgery, Journal of Neuro-Oncology, Cancer Biology & Therapy, Neurosurgical Review, World Journal of Surgical Oncology, BMC Neurology, BMC Surgery, Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B – Skull Base, Brain Sciences, Surgical Neurology International. • Faculty, the 11-13th Annual Microscopic/Endoscopic Skull Base Course and Vascular Bypass Lab. Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2017, 2018, 2019. • Faculty/Moderator, the 28 -30th Annual Meetings, North American Skull Base Society, 2018, 2019, 2020. • Course Director: Virtual and Augmented Reality: Science and Clinical Applications. Symposium, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2019, 2021. • Neurosurgery Section Editor: CSurgeries.com, peer-reviewed surgical video journal. • Guest Examiner. American Board of Neurological Surgery, Oral Examination. Houston, May 2013. • Director, Third-year Medical Student Neurosurgery Clerkship, Georgetown University, School of Medicine, August 2002 to 2012. • Faculty, International Symposium for Spinal Radiosurgery. MedStar Georgetown Medical Center, 2003. • Faculty, Comprehensive Course on Tumors and Functional Disorders of the Cranial Nerves of the Posterior Fossa. Practical Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2002. • Faculty, Trigeminal Neuralgia: Percutaneous. Practical Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2000. • Faculty, Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia and Other Cranial Nerve Syndromes. Practical Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2000. • Faculty, Anterolateral Skull Base Approaches. Practical Course: Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2000. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2001, 2002.

Insurances Accepted

Medicare Medicaid Highmark Blue Shield Capital Blue Cross Tricare Humana Health America Choice Plus Populytics/Highmark Aetna Cigna Geisinger United Health Care Amerihealth Centene Corvel Humana Medicare Vibra Gateway (Medicare and Medicaid) UPMC Emblem Independence Blue Cross

Special expertise

Skull Base Surgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Acoustic Neuroma/Schwannoma, Robotic Surgery

Awards

Top Doctors: 2022

Hospitals

Primary Hospital: Lehigh Valley Hospital