Selman, Warren, MD


Professional Affiliations

  • Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • Interim Division Chief, Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
  • Professor, Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Director, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH
  • Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Publications (Select)

  • Bonda DJ, Manjila S, Selman WR, Dean D. The Recent Revolution in the Design and Manufacture of Cranial Implants: Modern Advancements and Future Directions. Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov;77(5):814-24; discussion 824. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000899. PubMed PMID: 26171578; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4615389.
  • Duan Y, Blackham K, Nelson J, Selman W, Bambakidis N. Analysis of short-term total hospital costs and current primary cost drivers of coiling versus clipping  for unruptured intracranial aneurysms. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Aug;7(8):614-8. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2014-011249. Epub 2014 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 24891453.
  • Abboud SE, Wolansky LJ, Manjila SV, Lo SS, Arafah BM, Selman WR, Couce ME, Rogers LR. Histologically Proven Radiation-Induced Brainstem Glioma 93 Months After External Beam Radiotherapy for Pituitary Macroadenoma: Radiation Treatment  Dose and Volume Correlation. J Neuroimaging. 2015 Jul-Aug;25(4):674-6. doi: 10.1111/jon.12181. Epub 2014 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 25345677.
  • Seicean A, Alan N, Seicean S, Neuhauser D, Selman WR, Bambakidis NC. Risks associated with preoperative anemia and perioperative blood transfusion in open surgery for intracranial aneurysms. J Neurosurg. 2015 Jul;123(1):91 100. doi: 10.3171/2014.10.JNS14551. Epub 2015 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 25859810.
  • Alan N, Seicean A, Seicean S, Selman WR, Bambakidis NC. Impact of age on 30-day postoperative outcome of surgery for ruptured and unruptured intracranial aneurysms. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Jun;7(6):431–437. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2014-011135 Pubmed PMID: 24763548
  • Bansal V, Asmar NE, Selman WR, Arafah BM. Pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of Cushing’s syndrome. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Feb;38(2):E4. doi: 10.3171/2014.11.FOCUS14704. PubMed PMID: 25639322.
  •  Wright J, Wright CH, Selman WR. Editorial: Management of Cushing’s disease in the US. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Feb;38(2):E3. doi: 10.3171/2014.11.FOCUS14771. PubMed PMID: 25639321.
  •  Zada G, Carmichael JD, Selman WR. Introduction: Cushing’s disease: a century of evolving diagnostics and therapeutics for an often elusive entity. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Feb;38(2):E1. doi: 10.3171/2014.11.FOCUS14788. PubMed PMID: 25639311.
  •  Gittleman HR, Ostrom QT, Rouse CD, Dowling JA, de Blank PM, Kruchko CA, Elder JB, Rosenfeld SS, Selman WR, Sloan AE, Barnholtz-Sloan JS. Trends in central nervous system tumor incidence relative to other common cancers in adults, adolescents, and children in the United States, 2000 to 2010. Cancer. 2015 Jan 1;121(1):102-12. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29015. Epub 2014 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 25155924; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4298242.
  • Rothstein BD, Selman WR. Evaluating simulation as a teaching tool in neurosurgery. Virtual Mentor. 2015 Jan 1;17(1):33-6. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2015.17.01.medu1-1501. PubMed PMID: 25594713.
  • Al-Aridi R, El Sibai K, Fu P, Khan M, Selman WR, Arafah BM. Clinical and biochemical characteristic features of metastatic cancer to the sella turcica: an analytical review. Pituitary. 2014 Dec;17(6):575-87. doi: 10.1007/s11102-013-0542-9. PubMed PMID: 24337713.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Warren Selman
Contact Number: (216) 844-3192
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