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Neurosurgical Associates, P.C.

Bruce Steven Chozick, M.D.Bruce Steven Chozick, M.D. is an attending physician in the department of Neurological Surgery at Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center in Hartford, CT. His specialties include Spinal Surgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Neuro-oncology, and Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is licensed to practice in the state of Connecticut.

Education


Undergraduate Degree
Trinity College
Hartford, CT
B.S. 1983
Honors in General Scholarship (top 1% of class)


Medical Degree
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, CT
M.D. 1988
Merck Award for Outstanding Clerkship Service and Scholarship


 


Professional Experience

Residency, Neurological Surgery
Rhode Island Hospital / Brown University
Providence, R.I.
1988-1995


Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Brown University
Providence, R.I.
September 1997 - September 1998


Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery
Manchester Memorial Hospital
Manchester, CT
April 2000 - Present



Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery
Rockville General Hospital
Rockville, CT
April 2000 - Present




Hospital Appointments

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery
Hartford, CT 06105
1998 - Present


Manchester Memorial Hospital
Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery
Manchester, CT 06040
1998 - Present


Rockville General Hospital
Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery
Rockville, CT 06066
1998 - Present


New Britain General Hospital
Affiliated Neurosurgeon
New Britain, CT 06051
1998 - Present

St. Peter's Hospital
Attending neurosurgeon
Albany, NY
7/95-8/97

Albany Memorial Hospital
Attending neurosurgeon
Albany, NY
7/95-8/97

St. Mary's Hospital
Attending neurosurgeon
Troy, NY
7/95-8/97

Samaritan Hospital
Attending neurosurgeon
Troy, NY
7/95-8/97



Middlesex Hospital
Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery
Middlesex, CT 06457
1999- 2003


Bristol Hospital
Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery
Bristol, CT 06010
1998 - 2003


Hartford Hospital
Courtesy Neurosurgeon
Hartford, CT 06106
1999 - Present

Albany Medical Center Hospital
Attending neurosurgeon
Albany, NY
7/95-8/97

Rhode Island Hospital
Attending neurosurgeon
Providence, RI
9/97-9/98

Fatima Hospital
Chief of neurosurgery
Johnston RI
1/98-9/98

Miriam Hospital
Attending neurosurgeon
Providence, RI
4/98-9/98




Professional Societies

 Congress of Neurological Surgeons

 American Association of Neurological Surgeons





Chozick BS: The behavioral effects of lesions on the corpus striatum: A review. International Journal of Neuroscience, 19:143-160, 1983

Chozick BS: The behavioral effects of lesions on the hippocampus: A review. International Journal of Neuroscience, 22:63-80, 1983

Chozick BS: The behavioral effects of lesions on the septum: A review. International Journal of Neuroscience, 26:197-217, 1985

Chozick BS: The behavioral effects of lesions on the amygdala: A review. International Journal of Neuroscience, 29:205-222, 1986

Chozick BS: The nucleus basalis of Meynert in neurological dementing diseases: A review. International Journal of Neuroscience, 37:31-48, 1987

Chozick BS, Ambler MW, Stoll J: Malignant astrocytoma six years after resection of cerebral metastatic cardiac myxoma: Case report. Neurosurgery, 30:923-927, 1992

Chozick BS, Knuckey NW, Epstein, MH: Congenital anomaly of the second cervical vertebra predisposing to progressive cervical myelopathy: Case report. Spine, 18:339-342, 1993

Chozick BS, Weicker EM, Pezzulo JC, Jackson CL, Finkelstein SD, Ambler MW, Epstein MH, Finch PW: Pattern of mutant p53 expression in human astrocytomas suggests the existence of alternate pathways of tumorigenesis. Cancer, 73:406-415, 1994

Chozick BS, Watson P, Greenblatt SH: Internal carotid artery thrombosis after cervical corpectomy. Spine, 19:401-406, 1994

Chozick BS, Pezzullo JC, Epstein MH, Finch PW: Prognostic implications of p53 overexpression in supratentorial astrocytic tumors. Neurosurgery, 35:831-838, 1994

Glantz MJ, Hall WA, Cole BF, Chozick BS, Shannon CM, Akerley W, Marin L, Choy H: Diagnosis, management, and survival of patients with leptomeningeal cancer based on cerebrospinal fluid-flow status. Cancer. 75:2919-2931, 1995

Chozick BS, Benzil DL, Stopa EG, Pezzullo JC, Knuckey, Epstein MH: Immunohistochemical evaluation of erbB-2 and p53 protein expression in benign and atypical human meningiomas. Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 27:117-126, 1996

Chozick BS, Reinert SE, Greenblatt, SH: Incidence of seizures after surgery for supratentorial meningiomas: A modern analysis. Journal of Neurosurgery, 84:382-386, 1996

Chozick BS, Gelch MM: Obstructive hydrocephalus due to benign cysts of the thalamus: Report of two patients. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, in press.

Chozick BS, Toselli R: Complications of spinal instrumentation, in Spinal Instrumentation, AANS, Benzel E (ed.), pp.210-235, 1994

Chozick BS, Knuckey NW: Delayed intracerebral hematomas following penetrating head injury, in Penetrating Head Trauma, Dagi TF (ed.), in press

Publications in Preparation

The evolution of surgery for brain tumors: Personalities and Technical Developments, book in progress, Chozick, B.S. (author)

Abstracts

Chozick BS, Weicker EM, Jackson CL, Finkelstein SD, Epstein MH, Finch PW: Pattern of mutant p53 expression in human astrocytomas suggests the existence of alternative pathways of tumorigenesis. The 61st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, MA 1993.

Finkelstein SD, Chozick BS, Klein A, Bakker A, Swalsky PA, Sayegh R: Determination of cellular origin of metastatic adenocarcinoma to brain by K ras/p53 oncogene analysis of fixative-treated specimens. Annual Meeting of the American Pathology Association, New Orleans, LW, 1993

Weicker EM, Chozick BS, Finch PW, Jackson CL: Pattern of p53 mutations in human astrocytomas detected by SSCP analysis. New England Meeting of the American Cancer Society, Newport, R.I., 1993

Chozick BS, Pezzullo JC, Epstein MH, Finch PW: Prognostic implications of p53 overexpression in supratentorial astrocytic tumors. The 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, 1994

Chozick BS, Greenblatt SH: Electrosurgery in neurosurgery: The historical background. The 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, 1994.

Chozick BS, Stopa EW, Finch PW: p53 overexpression is inversely correlated with c-erbB2 protein expression in typical and atypical meningiomas. The Annual Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, 1994

Chozick BS, Fried AH: p53 expression in pediatric astrocytic tumors. Meeting of the Joint Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, St. Louis, MO, 1994

Chozick BS, Stopa EW, Finch PW: p53 overexpression is inversely correlated with c-erbB2 protein expression in typical and atypical meningiomas. XIIth International Congress of Neuropathology, Toronto, 1994

Chozick BS: Pattern of mutant p53 overexpression in human astrocytomas suggests the presence of alternative pathways of tumorigenesis. Presented at the 105th Meeting of the New England Cancer Society, Springfield, MA, 1994

Chozick BS, Greenblatt SH: Incidence of seizures after surgery for supratentorial meningiomas: a modern analysis. 46th Annual Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Montreal, 1996

Grants

Phebe Parker Fund (grant #2009), Rhode Island Foundation, $4,000, 9/92 Principal investigator



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