BOCA RATON, FL – August 13, 2018 – Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced the appointment
of Brian M. Snelling, MD, to the medical staff of the Marcus Neuroscience
Institute (MNI) and BocaCare® – Physician Network.
“Dr. Snelling is a most welcome addition to our team of physicians,”
said Frank Vrionis, MD, PhD, Director of MNI. “He is a highly skilled
neurosurgeon and will increase our capabilities in stroke and endovascular
Dr. Snelling is board-eligible in neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery.
His special areas of interest include cerebrovascular neurosurgery, cranial
neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery. He completed his undergraduate
studies with a Bachelor of Engineering degree which included a concentration
in biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
He earned his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine
in Morgantown, West Virginia. His postgraduate training included a residency
program in neurological surgery and a fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery,
both at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Snelling has authored over 30 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters
and invited editorials, in such noted publications as
Journal of Neurosurgery,
Journal of Neuro-Oncology and
Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. His research interests include quality improvement in acute stroke, novel
endovascular therapies for stroke treatment and medical device development.
He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Association
of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Cerebrovascular
Section, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological
Surgeons and Society of Neurointerventional Surgery.
About the Marcus Neuroscience Institute
The Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an
innovative nexus for neurologic and neurosurgical care. The 57,000-square-foot
facility houses a 20-bed Neuro Intensive Care and Step-Down Unit, four
dedicated operating rooms — including one equipped with intraoperative
MRI and two with intraoperative CT capability — and a biplane angiography
suite, a crucial component in the diagnosis and care of neurological conditions.
The Institute has a staff of five neurosurgeons and eight neurologists
who represent some of the most respected clinicians in their fields and
is affiliated with Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt
College of Medicine.
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