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Tiffany R.  Hodges, M.D.

Tiffany R. Hodges, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Medical School Education

Duke University School of Medicine 
Durham, NC 2009

Graduate Medical Education

Duke University
Neurosurgery Residency , 2009– 2015

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Neurosurgery Fellow, 2015 - 2017

Clinical Interests

Tumors, General Neurosurgery 

Betarbet R, Anderson LR, Gearing M, Hodges TR, Fritz JJ, Lah JJ, Levey AI. Fas-associated factor 1 and Parkinson's disease. Neurobiol Dis. Sep;31(3):309-15. 2008. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2008.05.006. PMID: 18573343.

 Park JK, Hodges T, Arko L, Shen M, Dello Iacono D, McNabb A, Olsen Bailey N, Kreisl TN, Iwamoto FM, Sul J, Auh S, Park GE, Fine HA, Black PM. Scale to predict survival after surgery for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.  J Clin Oncol. Aug 20;28(24):3838-43. 2010. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2010.30.0582. PMID: 20644085.

Karikari IO, Nimjee SM, Hodges TR, Cutrell E, Hughes BD, Powers CJ, Mehta AI, Hardin C, Bagley CA, Isaacs RE, Haglund MM, Friedman AH. Impact of tumor histology on resectability and neurological outcome in primary intramedullary spinal cord tumors: a single-center experience with 102 patients. Neurosurgery. Jan;68(1):188-97; discussion 197. 2011. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3181fe3794. PMID: 21099707.

Karikari IO, Nimjee SM, Hardin CA, Hughes BD, Hodges TR, Mehta AI, Choi J, Brown CR, Isaacs RE. Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion Approach for Isolated Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine Diseases: Initial Clinical Experience and Early Outcomes.   J Spinal Disord Tech. Aug;24(6):368-75. 2011. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e3181ffefd2. PMID: 21150667.

Karikari IO, Grossi PM, Nimjee SM, Hardin C, Hodges TR, Hughes BD, Brown CR, Isaacs RE. Minimally Invasive Lumbar Interbody Fusion in Patients Older than 70 Years of Age: analysis of peri- and post-operative complications. Neurosurgery. Apr;68(4):897-902; discussion 902. 2011. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182098bfa. PMID: 21221024.

Hodges TR, Karikari IO, Nimjee S, Tibaleka, J, Cummings TJ, Fukushima T, Friedman AH. Calcifying Pseudotumor of the Neuroaxis: case report. Neurosurgery. Sep;69(1 Suppl Operative):onsE117-20. 2011. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182155511. PMID: 21415795.

Karikari IO, Mehta AI, Nimjee S, Hodges TR, Tibaleka J, Simpson L, Cummings T, Bagley CA. Primary intradural extraosseous Ewing sarcoma of the spine: case report and literature review. Neurosurgery. Oct;69(4):E995-9. 2011. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e318223b7c7. PMID:21572359.

Simpson LN, Hughes BD, Karikari IO, Mehta AI, Hodges TR, Cummings TJ, Bagley CA. . Catecholamine secreting paraganglioma of the thoracic spinal column: Report of an unusual case and review of the literature. Neurosurgery. 2012 Apr;70(4):E1049-52; discussion E1052. 2012. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e31822e5aae. PMID: 21788916 2011.

Hodges TR, Karikari IO, Nimjee S, Cummings TJ, Friedman AH. Fourth Ventricular Schwannoma: Identical Clinicopathologic Features as Schwann cell-derived Schwannoma with Unique Etiopathologic Origins. Case Rep Med. 2011. doi: 10.1155/2011/165954. PMID: 22194753.

Mehta AI, Mohrhaus CA, Husain AM, Karikari IO, Hughes B, Hodges T, Gottfried O, Bagley CA. Dorsal column mapping for intramedullary spinal cord tumor resection decreases dorsal column dysfunction. J Spinal Disord Tech. Jun;25(4):205-9. 2012.  doi: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e318215953f. PMID: 22652988.

Hodges TR, Choi B, Yan H, Sampson J. Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1: what it means to the Neurosurgeon. J Neurosurg. Jun;118(6):1176-80. 2013. doi: 10.3171/2013.3.JNS122282. PMID: 23581583.

Gedeon PC, Choi BD, Hodges TR, Mitchell DA, Bigner DD, Sampson J. An EGFRvIII-targeted bispecific antibody overcomes limitations of the current standard of care for glioblastoma by inducing tumor cell specific cytotoxicity. Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology. Jul;6(4):375-86. 2013. doi: 10.1586/17512433.2013.811806. PMID: 23927666.

Hodges TR, Choi B, Grant G, Fuchs H, Cummings T, Muh C. Inflammatory pseudotumor of the lateral ventricle: case report. Pediatric Neurosurg. 48(6):374-8. 2012. doi: 10.1159/000353609. PMID: 23948719.

Karikari IO, Jain D, Owens TR, Gottfried O, Hodges TR, Nimjee SM, Bagley CA. Impact of subsidence on clinical outcomes and radiographic fusion rates in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a systematic review. J Spinal Disord Tech. Feb;27(1):1-10. 2014.  doi: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e31825bd26d. PMID: 24441059.

Karikari IO, Nimjee SM, Hodges TR, Cutrell E, Hughes BD, Powers CJ, Mehta AI, Hardin C, Bagley CA, Isaacs RE, Haglund MM, Friedman AH. Impact of tumor histology on resectability and neurological outcome in primary intramedullary spinal cord tumors: a single-center experience with 102 patients. Neurosurgery. 76 Suppl 1:S4-13; discussion S13. 2015. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000462073.71915.12. PMID: 25692367.

Zhao H, Heimberger AB, Lu Z, Wu X, Hodges TR, Song R, Shen J. Metabolomics profiling in plasma samples from glioma patients correlates with tumor phenotypes.  Oncotarget. 2016.  doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.7974. PMID: 26967252.