Alia Hdeib, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
School of Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

Neurosurgical Oncology, Spinal Neurosurgery

External Appointments

Assistant Professor 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 multiforme. CNS Oncology, March 2015.   4(2): 63-9.

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. Molecular and Clinical Oncology, May 2015, epub January 2015. 479-86.

El Hag, M.I.A., Hdeib, A., Ciarlini, P.D.S.C., Cohen, M.L. Astroblastoma and other predominantly pediatric supratentorial papillary / epithelioid gliomas. Pathology 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 complications. Epilepsia, December 2013. 54, Suppl 9: 66-71.

Hdeib, A., Sloan, A.E. Targeted radioimmunotherapy: the role of 131I-chTNT-1/B mAb (Cotara) for treatment of high-grade gliomas. Future Oncology. June, 2012. 8(6): 659-69.

Hdeib, A.M., Kahn, F.R., Hart, D.J., Miller, J.P. Teaching neurosurgery in the 21st century. AANS 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 OncoGel. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine, January, 2012. 16(1): 93-101.

Tinsley, N., McCartney, L.A., Hdeib, A., Selman, W.R. Development of the Neurological Institute: a strategic, improvement, and systems approach. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, June 2011. 3(2): 194-201.



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


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