Alia Hdeib, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
School of Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

Neurosurgical Oncology, Spinal Neurosurgery

External Appointments

Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurological Surgery
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center


Hdeib, A., Sloan, A.E. Dendritic cell immunotherapy for solid tumors: evaluation of the DCVax® platform in the treatment of glioblastoma multiformeCNS Oncol. 2015 Mar; 4(2): 63–69.

Ray, A., Manjila, S., Hdeib, A., Radhakrishnan, A., Nock, C.J., Cohen, M.L., Sloan, A.E. Extracranial metastasis of glioblastoma: three illustrative cases and current review of themolecular pathology and management strategies. Mol Clin Oncol. 2015 May;3(3):479-486. Epub 2015 Jan 23.

El Hag, M.I.A., Hdeib, A., Ciarlini, P.D.S.C., Cohen, M.L. Astroblastoma and other predominantly pediatric supratentorial papillary/epithelioid gliomasPathology Case Reviews, November/December, 2013. 18(6): 244-252.

Sweet, J.A., Hdeib, A.M., Sloan, A., Miller, J.P. Depths and grids in tumors: implantation strategies, techniques, and complicationsEpilepsia. 2013 Dec;54 Suppl 9:66-71. doi: 10.1111/epi.12447.

Hdeib, A., Sloan, A.E. Targeted radioimmunotherapy: the role of 131I-chTNT-1/B mAb (Cotara) for treatment of high-grade gliomasFuture Oncol. 2012 Jun;8(6):659-69. doi: 10.2217/fon.12.58.

Hdeib, A.M., Kahn, F.R., Hart, D.J., Miller, J.P. Teaching neurosurgery in the 21st centuryAANS Neurosurgeon,November, 2012. 21(2).

Tyler, B.M., Hdeib, A., Caplan, J., Legnani, F.G., Fowers, K.D., Brem, H., Jallo, G., Pradilla G. Delayed onset of paresis in rats with experimental intramedullary spinal cord gliosarcoma following intratumoral administration of the paclitaxel delivery system OncoGelJ Neurosurg Spine. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2014 Apr 8.

Tinsley, N., McCartney, L.A., Hdeib, A., Selman, W.R. Development of the Neurological Institute: a strategic, improvement, and systems approachJ Neurointerv Surg. 2011 Jun;3(2):194-201. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.004226. Epub 2010 Dec 17.



Hdeib, A., Gailloud, P., Sciubba, D., Bydon, A., Witham, T., Gokaslan, Z., Wolinsky, JP. "Decompression of lumbar segmental artery by diaphragmatic crus sectioning for revascularization in spinal cord ischemia." 13th Annual AOSpine North America Fellows Forum, Banff Springs, Alberta, Canada, April 2015.

Hdeib, A., Alonso, F., Cox, E., Sloan, A.E. "Minimally invasive treatment of thalamic tumors using laser interstitial thermotherapy with real-time intra-operative MRI (iMRI)." 64th Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, MA, October 19-22, 2014.

Hdeib, A., Leizman, D., Miller, J.P. "Combined spinal cord and subcutaneous neurostimulation for back and leg pain due to failed back surgery syndrome: one year follow-up." 3rd Annual Neurological Institute Research Day, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, April 3-4, 2012.


Doctor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Residencies, Internships and Fellowships

AOSpine North American (AOSNA) Fellow
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Fellow, Neurosurgical Oncology
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Resident, Neurological Surgery
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Intern, General Surgery
University Hospitals Case Medical Center