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Grand Rounds Conference features Rakan Dodin, M.D. and Carley Ellis, M.D.

Presentations include surgical management of gunshot wounds to the head and "Diagnostic Challenges of Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis”

Rakan Dodin portrait
Rakan Dodin, M.D.

The Neurology/Neurosurgery Grand Rounds Conference May 17, 2024, begins at 7 a.m. with a case presentation by Rakan Dodin, M.D. He will focus on the surgical management of gunshot wounds to the head, including discussion on prognosis, outcomes and complications.

Dodin is a third-year resident in the Department of Neurosurgery at KU School of Medicine and earned his medical degree at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Carley Ellis, M.D., a vascular fellow in the Department of Neurology at KU will present "Diagnostic Challenges of Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis” from 8 to 9 a.m. She will discuss primary angiitis of the central nervous system (PACNS) and review diagnostic criteria, clinical and radiographic features, differential diagnosis and recent studies regarding PACNS.

Carley Ellis portait
Carley Ellis, M.D.

Ellis earned her medical degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and completed her residency in neurology at KU.

Both presentations will take place at the Clendening Auditorium in Robinson at the KU Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas.

A virtual option for the presentation is available. Email for the link.

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Mailstop 3021
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-0356
Fax: 913-588-6061