CURRICULUM VITAE
Donald M. Whiting, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.
Birth Date: February 20, 1958
Birth Place: Altoona, Pennsylvania
...
1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5587
EDUCATION AND TRAINING (Cont’d)
Postgraduate
1985 – 1986 Geisinger Medical ...
Washington, PA 15301
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE
1986 Pennsylvania Medical License MD036859E
1986 Ohio Medical License 029...
2003 Whiting, D.M.: Certificate of Recognition, Bronze Torch Winner,
Allegheny General Hospital.
2004 Whiting, D.M.: “Amer...
420 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
2004 – 2006 Long Range Planning Committee, Member
The Washington Hospital
155 W...
MEDICAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS
1991 – Present Allegheny General Hospital
420 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
MEDICAL ST...
710 Medtronic Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604
2003 – Present Associate Clinical Professor Neurosurgery
Drexel Universit...
The Efficacy of Ventricular Catheters Impregnated with Minocycline and
Rifampin versus Standard Ventricular Catheters in t...
Co-Investigator
Co-Developed with Blue Belt Technologies, Neurosurgery Innovators and
Carnegie Mellon University
Current S...
5. Hassenbusch, S.J., Anderson, J.H., Whiting, D.M.: Intra-arterial Chemotherapy for
Brain Tumors. Cleveland Clinic Journa...
Randomized, Prospective, Controlled Clinical Trial of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field
Stimulation (PEMF) for Cervical Fusion....
3. Whiting, D.M., Hassenbusch, S.J., Jones, S.C.: Concentrations of non-lipophilic
drugs in an animal brain tumor model af...
Pallidus Internus in DYT1:5 year Report and Video. Presented at the 16th
Annual International Congress on Parkinson's Dise...
3. Whiting, D.M.: "Neurosurgical Treatment of Pain," Multidisciplinary Review and
Update in Pain Medicine, Allegheny Gener...
15. Whiting, D.M.: "Laparoscopic Interbody Fusion," Allegheny Center for
Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Alle...
26. Whiting, D.M.: "Neurosurgical Advances for Pain Management," Chronic Pain
Management: New Trends for the New Century, ...
38. Whiting D.M., M.D..Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Parkinsons Disease
2006 Annual American Parkinson’s Disease A...
7. Whiting, Donald M., M.D.: “Doctors On Call”–Movement Disorders. WNPB-
TV Morgantown, WV and WPBY-TV, Huntington, WV, 9/...
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CURRICULUM VITAE

  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE Donald M. Whiting, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S. Birth Date: February 20, 1958 Birth Place: Altoona, Pennsylvania Present Positions: Staff Physician, AGH Department of Neurosurgery 380 West Chestnut Street Washington, PA 15301 Staff Physician, WVU Department of Neurosurgery 1 Medical Center Avenue Morgantown, WV 26506 Business Address: AGH Department of Neurosurgery Washington Office 380 West Chestnut Street Washington, PA 15301 Business Phone: 724-228-1414 Business Fax: 724-228-8579 E-Mail: DWHITING@wpahs.org EDUCATION AND TRAINING Undergraduate 1976 – 1980 Grinnell College B.A. Chemistry/Psychology 1121 Park Street Grinnell, IA 50112-1690 Graduate 1980 - 1981 Georgetown University M.S. Physiology 37th and O Streets NW Washington, DC 20057 1981 - 1985 Thomas Jefferson Medical College M.D. 1
  2. 2. 1020 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107-5587 EDUCATION AND TRAINING (Cont’d) Postgraduate 1985 – 1986 Geisinger Medical Center Internship Drexel Avenue General Surgery Danville, PA 17821 1986 – 1989 Cleveland Clinic Foundation Junior Residency 9500 Euclid Avenue Neurosurgery Cleveland, OH 44195 1990 – 1990 Allegheny General Hospital Fellowship 420 East North Avenue Neurotrauma Pittsburgh, PA 15212 1990 – 1991 Cleveland Clinic Foundation Chief Residency 9500 Euclid Avenue Neurosurgery Cleveland, OH 44195 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 1991 - 1992 Adib Barsoum, M.D. Staff Physician Neurosurgical Practice Old Route 30 Greensburg, PA 15601 1992 - 1998 E. Richard Prostko, MD, Inc Staff Physician 380 West Chestnut Street Washington, PA 15301 1998 - 2006 Allegheny Neurosurgery & Spine Associates Partner, Physician 380 West Chestnut Street Washington, PA 15301 2004 – Present WVU Department of Neurosurgery Staff Physician 1 Medical Center Avenue Morgantown, WV 26506 2007 – Present AGH Department of Neurosurgery Staff Physician 380 West Chestnut Street 2
  3. 3. Washington, PA 15301 CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE 1986 Pennsylvania Medical License MD036859E 1986 Ohio Medical License 029949 (Inactive) 1986 National Board of Medical Examiners Certification Number: 314517 1989 Midas Rex, Certification Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 1992 Percutaneous Laser Discectomy, Certification Boston, Massachusetts 1993 Trauma Life Support Instructor, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 1995 Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery 1997 Microendoscopic Discectomy, Certification 2005 West Virginia Medical License 22011 2007 Prestige Medtronic Artificial Disc Trainer Certification FELLOWSHIPS 1997 Fellow, American College of Surgeons HONORS AND AWARDS 2001 Whiting, D.M.: Finalist, Health Care Hero Award in the category of Health Care Innovations. 2002 Whiting, D.M.: Finalist, Health Care Hero Award in the category of Health Care Innovations. 2003 Whiting, D.M.: “America’s Top Doctors.” Published annually by the independent research firm Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., "America's Top Doctors" identifies exceptional physicians across the spectrum of medical specialties, broken down by geographical regions. Physicians are selected for "America's Top Doctors" via a survey that is disseminated to fellow physicians in leadership positions at academic medical centers across the country, such as department chairpersons, division directors, directors of graduate medical programs, directors of clinical services at members of the Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH), board members of medical specialty associations, academies and societies and deans of medical schools. 2003 Whiting, D.M.: Dystonia Doctor of Excellence, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. 3
  4. 4. 2003 Whiting, D.M.: Certificate of Recognition, Bronze Torch Winner, Allegheny General Hospital. 2004 Whiting, D.M.: “America’s Top Doctors.” 2005 Whiting, D.M.: “America’s Top Doctors.” 2005 Whiting, D.M. Pittsburgh Magazine, “Top Docs.”. HONORS AND AWARDS (Cont’d) 2006 Whiting, D.M. Pittsburgh Magazine, “Top Docs.” 2006 Whiting, D.M.: “America’s Top Doctors.” 2006 Whiting, D.M.: “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons 2007 Whiting, D.M.: “America’s Top Doctors.” 2007 Whiting, D.M.: “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons.” 2007 Whiting, D.M. Pittsburgh Magazine, “Top Docs.” 2008 Whiting, D.M.: “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons.” 2008 Whiting, D.M. Pittsburgh Magazine, “Top Docs.” 2008 Whiting, D.M.: “Best Doctors in America” MEMBERSHIPS AND OFFICES IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES 1991 – Present Pennsylvania Medical Society 1991 – Present Allegheny County Medical Society 1992 – Present Congress of Neurological Surgeons 1993 – Present Joint Section of Spine (AANS) 1993 – Present Joint Section on Pain (AANS) 1993 – Present American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2007 – Present American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2008 – Present North American Spine Society 2008 – Present SW PA Chapter of American College of Surgeons 2008 – Pending PA Neurosurgical Society PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 2002 – Present Limited Healthcare Practitioners Credentialing Subcommittee, Chair Allegheny General Hospital 4
  5. 5. 420 East North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 2004 – 2006 Long Range Planning Committee, Member The Washington Hospital 155 Wilson Avenue Washington, PA 15301 PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Cont’d) 2005 – Present Movement Disorders Stimulation Applied Research Technology Advisory Board Medtronic Corporation 710 Medtronic Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604 2006 – Present Neurosurgical Innovators, LLC, Director 380 West Chestnut Street Washington, PA 15301 2007 – Present AGH Department of Neurosurgery, Vice-Chairman Allegheny General Hospital 420 East North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 2007 – 2007 Ophthalmology Chairman Search Committee, Chair Allegheny General Hospital 420 East North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 2007 – Present Peri-Operative Committee, Member Allegheny General Hospital 420 East North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 2007 – Present Department of Neurosurgery, Director St Clair Memorial Hospital 2000 Oxford Drive Bethel Park, PA 15102 2007 – Present HealthView Medical Advisory Board, Member WorldCare North America 7 Bulfinch Place Boston, MA 02114 5
  6. 6. MEDICAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS 1991 – Present Allegheny General Hospital 420 East North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 MEDICAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS (Cont’d) 1992 – Present The Washington Hospital 155 Wilson Avenue Washington, PA 15301 1992 – Present St. Clair Memorial Hospital 2000 Oxford Drive Bethel Park, PA 15102 1992 – Present Canonsburg General Hospital 100 Medical Boulevard Canonsburg, PA 15317 2004 – Present West Virginia University Hospitals 1 Medical Center Drive Morgantown, WV 26506 2005 – Present Ohio Valley General Hospital 25 Heckel Road McKees Rocks, PA 15136 2005 – Present Alle-Kiski Medical Center 1001 9th & Morgan Street Brackenridge, PA 15014 EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES 1997 – Present Division of Neuromodulation, Director Allegheny General Hospital 420 East North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 2001 – Present Intermediate Instructor (Pain Therapies and Movement Disorders), Medtronic Corporation 6
  7. 7. 710 Medtronic Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604 2003 – Present Associate Clinical Professor Neurosurgery Drexel University School of Medicine 2900 W. Queen Lane Philadelphia, PA 19129 EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES (Cont’d) 2004 – Present Associate Professor Neurosurgery West Virginia University PO Box 6201 Morgantown, WV 26506 2004 – Present Functional Neurosurgery Program, Co-Director West Virginia University Hospitals 1 Medical Center Drive Morgantown, WV 26506 2006 – Present Institute for Computer-assisted Neurosurgery, Co-Director Allegheny General Hospital 420 East North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 2007 – Present Prestige Artificial Disc Instructor, Medtronic Corporation 1800Pyramid Place Memphis, TN 38132 EXTRAMURAL SUPPORT 1998 Sofamor Danek A Prospective Clinical Investigation of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 and Absorbable Collagen Sponge with the Novus LT Device (LT) for Laparoscopic Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion in Patients with Degenerative Disc Disease. 1999 Cook, Inc., HVDC Study Principal Investigator 7
  8. 8. The Efficacy of Ventricular Catheters Impregnated with Minocycline and Rifampin versus Standard Ventricular Catheters in the Reduction of Catheter Infection 1999 Orthofix Perspective on Cervical Stimulation Using PEMF Stimulation 2002 Medtronic Corporation Principal Investigator Multicenter Trial: Spinal Cord Stimulation for Treatment of Refractory Angina Clinical Investigation of Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Refractory Angina, IDE#GOOO163, funded by Medtronic Corp. EXTRAMURAL SUPPORT (Cont’d) 2002 A Randomized Clinical Trial for Treatments for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Principal Investigator: Anthony Delitto, Ph.D., PT. Co-Investigator: Donald M. Whiting, M.D. (NIH funded study supported by NIH) 2002 Spinal Dynamics Corporation Pivotal IDE Study of the Bryan Trademark Cervical Disc Prosthesis in the Treatment of Degenerative Disc Disease 2002 Medtronic Corporation Principal Investigator, Multicenter Trial: Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of Occipital Neuralgia and Cervicogenic Headache 2003 Medtronic Corporation Principal Investigator, Humanitarian Device Exemption: DBS for Dystonia 2002 Ortho Biotech Randomized Efficacy Trial of the use of Procrit (Epoetin) prior to Spinal Surgery 2007 Medtronic - Prestige 2-Level Artificial Disc Implant Principal Investigator Advanced Bionics - Motor Cortex Stimulation for Refractory Facial Pain Principal Investigator Current Status: FDA Approved, IRB Pending 2007 Medtronic – PFS Handheld Robotic Drill. 8
  9. 9. Co-Investigator Co-Developed with Blue Belt Technologies, Neurosurgery Innovators and Carnegie Mellon University Current Status: Prototype in cadaver trials INTRAMURAL SUPPORT 2006 West Virginia University Hospitals Research Grant – DBS for Obesity Co Investigator Current Status: Enrollment, IRB Approved GRADUATE STUDENTS, POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS AND POST GRADUATE MEDICAL TRAINEES Neuromodulation Fellows: Funded through annual grants from Medtronic Corporation 2001 – 2002 Michael Y. Oh, M.D. 2002 – 2003 Curt Conry, M.D. 2005 – 2006 David B. Cohen, M.D. 2006 – 2007 Sanjay Bhatia, M.D. FULL LENGTH PUBLISHED PAPERS 1. Whiting, D.M., Anson, J.A., Brozoski, T.J.: Dopamine turnover during discrimination learning in the rat. Presented to the Midwestern Psychological Association Convention, St. Louis. May 1980. 2. Whiting, D.M., Barnett, G.B., Little, J.R.: Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in the Critical Care Unit. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 1989; 56(8):775-785. 3. Whiting, D.M., Barnett, G.H., Estes, M.L., Sila, C.A., Rudick, R.A., Hassenbusch, S.J., Lanzier, C.F.: Stereotactic Biopsy of Non-neoplastic Lesions in Adults. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 1992. Jan/Feb:59(1):48-55. 4. Whiting, D.M., Chou, S.M., Lanzier, C.F., Kalfas, I.H., Hardy, and R.W.: Cervical Neurenteric Cyst Associated with Klippel-Feil Syndrome. Clinical Pathology, 1991; Nov/Dec:10(6):285-90. 9
  10. 10. 5. Hassenbusch, S.J., Anderson, J.H., Whiting, D.M.: Intra-arterial Chemotherapy for Brain Tumors. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 1990; Sept:57(6):513-20. 6. Whiting, D.M., Awad, I.A., Miles, J., Chou, S.M., Luders, H.: Intractable Complex Partial Seizures Associated with Occult Temporal Lobe Encephalocele and Meningoangiomatosis - A Case Report. Surg Neurol, 1990; Nov: 34(5):318-22. 7. Barnett, G.H., Whiting, D.M.: Perioperative Management of Ruptured Aneurysms, Awad, I.A., Editor, Current Management of Cerebral Aneurysms, Neurosurgical Topics, AANS Publications, 1993; 71-80. 8. Terasaka, S., Medary, M., Whiting, D.M., Fukushima, T., Espejo, E., Nathan, G.: Prolonged Survival in a Patient with Sinonasa1 Teratocarcinosarcoma with cranial extension. Journal of Neurosurgery 88: 753-756, April 1998. 9. Oh, M., Tantuwaya, L., Whiting, D.: Minimally Invasive Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Occipital Neuralgia: Case Report and Review of the Literature. April 1999.AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pain Newsletter. FULL LENGTH PUBLISHED PAPERS (Cont’d) 10. Zabramski, Joseph M., Whiting, Donald M., Darouiche, Rabih 0., Homer, Terry G., Olson, Jeffrey, Robertson, Claudia, Hamilton, Allan J.: Efficacy of Antimicrobial- Impregnated External Ventricular Drain Catheters: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Study, accepted with revision, Journal of Neurosurgery, June 2002: 96:6 12. Kondziolka, Douglas, M.D., Whiting, Donald, M.D., Germanwala, Anand, M.D., and Oh, Michael, M.D. Hardware-Related Complications after Placement of Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulator Systems. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 2003:80:1 13. Oh, Michael Y., M.D., Ortega, Juan, M.D., Bellotte, J. Bradley, M.D., Whiting, Donald M., M.D., Alo, Kenneth, M.D. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Occipital Neuralgia and Transformed Migraine Using a C1-2-3 Subcutaneous Paddle Style Electrode: A Technical Report. Neuromodulation, Journal of The International Neuromodulation Society, 2004:7:2:103-112 14. Ondo, William G., Bronte-Stewart, Helen, for the DBS Study Group, Donald M. Whiting., The North American Survey of Placement and Adjustment Strategies for Deep Brain Stimulation. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2005:83:4:142- 147 15. K.T. Foley; T.E. Mroz; P. Arnold; H.C. Chandler; R.O. Dixon; G.J.Girasole; K.L. Renkins Jr.; K.D. Riew; R.C. Sasso; R.C. Smith; H.Tung; D.A. Wecht; D. Whiting: 10
  11. 11. Randomized, Prospective, Controlled Clinical Trial of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Stimulation (PEMF) for Cervical Fusion. The Spine Journal, Published, May 2008:8:3:436-442 16. Cohen, David B., M.D., Oh, Michael Y., M.D., Baser, Susan M., M.D., Angle, Cindy, R.N., Whiting, Alexander, Birk, C., Whiting, Donald M., M.D., The Fast Track Programming Neuromodulation, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Published, October 2007:88:10:1320-1324 17. O’Neill, Brent R., M.D., Velez, D.A., Braxton, Ernest E., M.D., Whiting, Donald M., M.D., Oh, Michael Y., M.D., A Survey of Ventriculostomy and Intracranial Pressure Monitor Placement Practices. Surgical Neurology, Published, January 2008, Corrected Proof, Available Online. 18. Bhati, Sanjay, MBBS, Oh, Michael, MD,Whiting, Taylor, Quigley, Matthew, MD, Whiting, Donald M, M.D., Complications of Deep Brain Stimulation: A Longitudinal Single Surgeon, Single Institution Study. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, In Press. BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS 1. Prostko, E.R., Whiting, D.M., Wi1berger, J.E.: New Perspectives in Cerebral Hemodynamic Monitoring in Severe Head Injury. Current Surgery 51:5, June 1994. BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS (Cont’d) 2. Wilberger, J.E., Maroon, J.C., Whiting, D.M.: Radiographic Investigation of the Post-Spinal Cord Injury Patient. The Outcome Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Surgery, Piepmeier, J.M., Editor, pp. 31-56. Futura Press, 1992 3. Oh, Michael Y., M.D., Kaufman C., Whiting Donald M., M.D., Bhatia, Sanjay, M.D., Whiting Alexander, Anesthesia Recommendations for Deep Brain Stimulation Advances in Anesthesia. 22:51-60, December 2004 ABSTRACTS 1. Whiting, D.M., Greenfield, M., Anson, J., Brozoski, T.: In vivo recording of Dopamine turnover in the caudate nucleus in relation to discrimination learning. Read at Psychology, A Second Century: Undergraduate Conference, Luther College, IA. April 1979. 2. Whiting, D.M., Barnett, G.B., Estes, M., Sila, C.A., Rudick, R.A., Hassenbusch, S.J., Lanzieri, C.F.: Stereotactic biopsy of non-neoplastic lesions. American Association of Neurological Surgeons. 1990. 11
  12. 12. 3. Whiting, D.M., Hassenbusch, S.J., Jones, S.C.: Concentrations of non-lipophilic drugs in an animal brain tumor model after intraarterial delivery. American Association of Neurological Surgeons. 1990. 4. Hassenbusch, S.J., Anderson, J.M., Whiting, D.M.: Intraarterial BCNU for brain tumors: Improved brain concentrations with less toxicity using perfluorocarbons as BCNU diluent. American Association of Neurological Surgeons. 1990. 5. Whiting, D.M.: Ventriculostomy Antibiotic Study - Poster, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, April, 1996. 6. Oh, Michael Y., M.D., Baser, Susan, M.D., Whiting, Donald M., M.D., Spinocerebellar Degeneration treated with Deep Brain Stimulation: Case report. Annual Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Boston, MA, October 1999. 7. Baser, S., Maroon, J., Oh, M., Whiting, D.: Spinocerebellar Degeneration Treated with Deep Brain Stimulation: Case Report. Accepted as poster AANS. April 2000. 8. Whiting, D.M., Anand Gennanwala, M.D., Douglas Kondziolka, M.D., Michael Oh, M.D. "Hardware Complications with Deep Brain Stimulator Devices." Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 52nd Annual Meeting, September 21-26, 2002. 9. Bellotte, J.B., M.D., Oh, Michael Y., M.D., Whiting, Donald M., M.D.: Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Cardiac Pacemakers. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, April 2002. ABSTRACTS (Cont’d) 10. Whiting, Donald M., M.D., Prostko, E. Richard, M.D., Bonaroti, Eugene A., M.D., Oh, Michael Y., M.D., Baser, Susan M., M.D., Birk, C., Shymansky L., Mitros M., Biundo R., Angle Cindy, R.N., George, S.: Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease: A continuum of care model. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA. April 2003. 11. Whiting, D.M., Baser, Susan, M.D., Angle, Cindy, R.N., Conry, Curt, M.D., George, Shelley, PT. Maximizing Functional Outcome and Programming Efficiency after Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease, Congress of Neurological Surgery September 2004. 12. Whiting, Donald M., M.D., Susan M. Baser, M.D., Salima Kassab M.D. Sustained Improvement after Bilateral Deep Brain Stimulation of Globus 12
  13. 13. Pallidus Internus in DYT1:5 year Report and Video. Presented at the 16th Annual International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, Berlin, Germany, June 2005. 13. Whiting, D.M., Bhatia,S., Oh, Michael Y. Complications of Deep Brain Stimulation: A Longitudinal Single Surgeon Single Institution Study. Congress of Neurologic Surgeons September 2007 14. Cohen DB, Bhatia S, Oh Michael Y, Whiting DM: Anesthesia for Spinal Cord Stimulation. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Franscisco, CA April 22-27, 2006 15. Cohen DB, Oh Michael Y, Angle C, Baser SM, Whiting DM: Long-Term Follow- up of Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor. American Association for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Biennial Meeting, Boston, MA, June 1-4, 2006. 16. Cohen DB, Oh Michael Y, Angle C, Baser SM, Whiting DM: Long-Term Follow- up of Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor. Presented at the Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Hershey, Pennsylvania, July 14-15, 2006. 17. Cohen DB, Bhatia S, Oh, Michael Y, Whiting DM: Anesthesia for Spinal Cord Stimulation. Presented at the Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Hershey, Pennsylvania, July 14-15, 2006 18. Whiting DM, Bhatia S, Oh Michael Y: Complications of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery: A single surgeon experience. Annual Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Washington D.C., April 14-19, 2007 ABSTRACTS (Cont’d) 19. Buetefisch, Cathrin M., M.D., Michael, Parsons, Ph.D., Haut, Marc W., Ph.D., Goldstein, Susanne R., M.D., Whiting, Donald W., M.D., and Oh, Michael Y., M.D. Safety and Efficacy of Deep Brain Stimulation in Mildly Demented Parkinson’s Disease Patients. A Multiple case Study. The Movement Disorder Society, June 2008. PRESENTATIONS - LOCAL 1. Whiting, D.M.: Advanced Trauma Life Support Course - Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA - June 25, 1993. 2. Whiting, D.M.: "Neurosurgical Management of Pain." Multidisciplinary Review and Update in Pain Medicine, Hidden Valley, PA, February 16, 1996. 13
  14. 14. 3. Whiting, D.M.: "Neurosurgical Treatment of Pain," Multidisciplinary Review and Update in Pain Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Hidden Valley, PA, February 7, 1997. 4. Whiting, D.M.: "Neurosurgical Treatment of Pain," Multidisciplinary Review and Update in Pain Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Hidden Valley, PA, February 7, 1997. 5. Whiting, D.M.: "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Movement Disorders" for patients, Course Director, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, October 25, 1997. 6. Whiting, D.M.: "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Movement Disorders" for medical personnel, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, November 1, 1997, Course Director. 7. Whiting, D.M.: "Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation," Parkinson's Support Group, Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg, PA, March 10, 1998. 8. Whiting, D.M.: "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Movement Disorders" for patients, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, Apri1 1, 1998. 9. Whiting, D.M.: "Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation," Southwestern Allegheny County Medical Society, Carnegie, PA, Apri1 14, 1998. 10. Whiting, D.M.: "MED", Instructor, Spinal Instrumentation Workshop, Department of Neurosurgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, June 13, 1998. 11. Whiting, D.M.: "Movement Disorders," Department of Anesthesia Grand Rounds, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, June 23, 1998. 12. Whiting, D.M.: "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Movement Disorders," for patients, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, October 7, 1998, Course Director. PRESENTATIONS – LOCAL (Cont’d) 13. Whiting, D.M.: "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Movement Disorders," Course Director, for medical personnel, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, October 24, 1998. 14. Whiting, D.M.: "Successful Screening Techniques for Spinal Cord Stimulation: A Cadaver Workshop," Course Co-Director, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, November 6-7, 1998. 14
  15. 15. 15. Whiting, D.M.: "Laparoscopic Interbody Fusion," Allegheny Center for Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, March 13, 1999, Course Director. 16. Whiting, D.M.: "Movement Disorders," Butler Medical Society, Butler, PA, April 13, 1999. Whiting, D.M.: "Movement Disorders," Medtronic Neurological, Pittsburgh, PA, July 20, 1999. 17. Whiting, D.M.: "Movement Disorders," Erie Medical Society, Erie, PA, September 11, 1999. 18. Whiting, D.M.: "Laparoscopic Interbody Fusion," Allegheny Center for Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, September 27, 1999, Course Director. 19. Whiting, D.M.: "What's New in Neurosurgery," Washington Hospital Medical Staff, Washington, PA, January 12, 2000. 20. Whiting, D.M.: "Back Pain: Ask the Doctor Show," Peters Township Public Television, McMurray, PA, February 28, 2000. 21. Whiting, D.M.: "Deep Brain Stimulation," Pittsburgh Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, March 29, 2000. 22. Whiting, D.M.: "New Developments in the Treatment of Back Pain," Washington Occupational and Rehabilitation Center, The Washington Hospital, Washington, PA, June 22, 2000. 23. Whiting, D.M.: "Development of Activa System for Parkinson's Disease," ANSYS Users Conferences, Pittsburgh Hilton, Pittsburgh, PA, June 28, 2000. 24. Whiting, D.M.: "Intracranial Bleeding and CT Scans," Summer Orientation, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, August 16, 2000. PRESENTATIONS – LOCAL (Cont’d) 25. Whiting, D.M.: "Laparoscopic Anterior Interbody Fusion using BAK Lumbar Interbody Fusion System," Allegheny Center for Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, August 25, 2000, Course Director. 15
  16. 16. 26. Whiting, D.M.: "Neurosurgical Advances for Pain Management," Chronic Pain Management: New Trends for the New Century, Center for Pain Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, October 6, 2000. 27. Whiting, D.M.: "Innovations in Cage Technique - Restoration of Lordosis and Endplate Preservation," Teleconference, Pittsburgh-based moderator, January 6, 2001, Sofamor Danek Corporation. 28. Whiting, D.M.: "Medical Frontiers Radio Show," Movement Disorders, KDKA- AM, Pittsburgh, PA, January 22, 2001. 29. Whiting, D.M.: First Annual Pittsburgh Spine Symposium, Faculty, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, January 30, 2001. 30. Whiting, D.M.: Feature presentation on Dystonia on ABC's 20/20, 8/17/01. 31. Whiting, D.M.: Second Annual Pittsburgh Spine Symposium, Faculty, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, March 12, 2002. 32. Whiting, D.M.: "Key Opinion Leaders Case Study Conference." Medtronic Neurological. Moderator, March 15-17, 2002. 33. Whiting, D.M.: "Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Cardiac Pacemakers is Safe." American Association of Neurological Surgeons, April 6-11, 2002. 34. Whiting, D.M.: The Learning Channel: Amazing Medical Stories. Topic: Dystonia. October 7, 2003. 35. Whiting, D.M.: ABC News Good Morning America Program Segment: FDA Approval for Bilateral Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Dystonia, April 17, 2003 36. Whiting D.M., M.D..Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Parkinsons Disease 2005 Annual American Parkinson’s Disease Association Fall Gateway Clipper Patient Symposium, 9/20/05 37. Whiting D.M., M.D. Essential Tremor: Treatment options in the 21st Century. National Essential Tremor Foundation Regional Lecture Series. Allegheny General Hospital, April 22, 2006 PRESENTATIONS – LOCAL (Cont’d) 16
  17. 17. 38. Whiting D.M., M.D..Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Parkinsons Disease 2006 Annual American Parkinson’s Disease Association Fall Gateway Clipper Patient Symposium, September 13, 2006 39. Whiting D.M., M.D..Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Parkinsons Disease 2007 Annual American Parkinson’s Disease Association Fall Gateway Clipper Patient Symposium, September 12, 2007 40. Whiting D.M.,M.D. “WTAE Channel 4 Action News at Five,” New Protocol for Parkinson’s Uses Deep Brain Stimulation, May 16, 2008. 41. Whiting D.M.,M.D. “WTAE Channel 4 Action News at Five,” Back Pain Is It All In Your Head?, July 10, 2008 42. Whiting D.M.,M.D. “Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society, Annual Scientific Meeting,” How Electricity Can Make You Thinner and Smarter., July 12, 2008 PRESENTATION NATIONAL 1. Whiting, D.M.: "Neurosurgical Treatment of Pain" and "Implantable Therapies," Multidisciplinary Review and Update in Pain Medicine, Invited Faculty, Allegheny General Hospital, Keystone, CO, February 8, 1998. 2. Whiting, D.M.: Neurotrauma and Sports Medicine Review, Park City, Utah, February 2001, Course Director. 3. Whiting, D.M.: 2nd Annual Neurotrauma and Sports Medicine Review, Orlando, Florida, February 2002, Course Director. 4. Whiting, D.M.: Medtronic Neurological ACTIVA® Parkinson’s Control Therapy, Roundtable Discussion and Hands-on Training for Neurologists, Charlotte, NC, May 3-4, 2003, Invited Lecturer 5. Whiting, D.M.: 3rd Annual Neurotrauma and Sports Medicine Review, Orlando, Florida, February 2003, Course Director. 6. Whiting, D.M.: Future Pathways in Pain Management, Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Intractable Angina, WVU Grand Rounds, West Virginia University Hospitals, June 6, 2003. Invited Lecturer. 17
  18. 18. 7. Whiting, Donald M., M.D.: “Doctors On Call”–Movement Disorders. WNPB- TV Morgantown, WV and WPBY-TV, Huntington, WV, 9/22/05 8. Whiting D.M., M.D., International Essential Tremor Foundation, West Virginia University Hospitals Patient Event, September 8, 2007 18

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