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Paul J. Camarata, MD

Professor & Chairman
Vascular & Skull Base Neurosurgery


 

Education

  • Undergraduate
    • Stanford University 1982, Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, Italian and Biology, with Departmental Honors
  • Medical School
    • University of Kansas – 1986
  • Internship
    • University of Minnesota (General Surgery) – 1987
  • Residency
    • University of Minnesota Department of Neurosurgery – 1993
  • Fellowship
    • University of Minnesota Department of Neurosurgery - 1994, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery

Special Interests

  • Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery
  • Surgery of Intracranial aneurysms and AVMs
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Brain Tumors
  • Epilepsy Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Neurosurgical Society of America
  • Joint Cerebrovascular Surgery Section of AANS/CNS
  • North American Skull Base Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Stroke Association
  • Brain Aneurysm Foundation

Academic Appointments

  • 1993-1996 University of Minnesota Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Director Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • 1996-2007 University of Missouri, Kansas City, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery/Neurosurgery
  • 2007-2010 University of Missouri, Kansas City, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery/Neurosurgery
  • 2010 to 2016  University of Kansas Department of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor
  • 2016 to date University of Kansas Department of Neurosurgery, Professor
  • 2010 to date  University of Kansas, Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Joseph Collins Memorial Scholarship, 1985
  • University of Kansas Medical Student Research Grant, 1987
  • Peyton Award for Outstanding Presentation of Scientific Investigation, 1991
  • 38th American College of Surgeons Scholarship, 1991-1993
  • Zhao Zi-Zhen Minnesota Medical Foundation University of Minnesota Neurosurgery Resident Award, 1992

PROFESSIONAL

  • Top Doctors, Neurological Surgery, Consumer's Checkbook, Guide to Top Doctors, Kansas City Metro Area, physician nominated
  • Top Doctors, Kansas City Business Journal, 2011, 2012
  • The Squire, Top Doctors, neurosurgery, 1999, 2001, 2004, decade 1990-2000, physician nominated
  • Kansas City's Top Doctors, Ingram's Magazine, November, 2002 to present, physician nominated
  • Best Doctors in America, 2009-2012, physician nominated
  • SuperDoctors Kansas City region, 2008-2012

Professional Service

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, multiple committees and offices, including:
    • Treasurer, 1999 to 2002
    • Executive Committee, 1996 to 2006
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, multiple committees, including:
    • Chairman, Local Hosts Subcommittee, Annual Meeting, 1996
    • Young Neurosurgeons Committee, 1991-1995
      • Secretary, 1992-1993
      • Chairman, 10/93-10/95
  • Neurosurgical Society of America
    • Councilor - 2009-2011
    • Treasurer - 2015-2018

Representative publications available on request

For more information, visit Dr. Camarata's University of Kansas Health System bio.

Last modified: Mar 09, 2020

Paul J. Camarata, MD

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