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David B. Niemann, MD

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Niemann is an associate professor of neurological surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed his medical degree and residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and his fellowship at Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford University. His special interests include cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. Dr. Niemann is one of the nation's most experienced physicians in the use of a liquid embolic system, Onyx®, that treats arteriovenous malformations at risk for rupture.

Specialties

Neurosurgery

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UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

Languages Spoken

English
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Neurological Surgery
Fellowship Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford University
The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia
Residency Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical School Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1993

Awards/Honors

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Best Doctors® in America 2011


Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
Miranpuri AS Nickele CM Akture E Royalty K Niemann DB . Neuroangiography simulation using a silicone model in the angiography suite improves trainee skills. J Neurointerv Surg. 2014 Sep;6(7):561-4
[PubMed ID: 24062256]
Patel BM Ahmed A Niemann D . Endovascular treatment of supraclinoid internal carotid artery aneurysms. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2014 Jul;25(3):425-35
[PubMed ID: 24994082]
Özgiray E Aktüre E Patel N Baggott C Bozkurt M Niemann D Başkaya MK . How reliable and accurate is indocyanine green video angiography in the evaluation of aneurysm obliteration? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jul;115(7):870-8
[PubMed ID: 22959212]
Miranpuri AS Aktüre E Baggott CD Miranpuri A Uluç K Güneş VE Lin Y Niemann DB Başkaya MK . Demographic, circadian, and climatic factors in non-aneurysmal versus aneursymal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Mar;115(3):298-303
[PubMed ID: 22770541]
Aktüre E Arat A Niemann DB Salamat MS Başkaya MK . Bilateral A1 fenestrations: Report of two cases and literature review. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3:43
[PubMed ID: 22574252]
Rajpal S Moftakhar R Bauer AM Turk AS Niemann DB . Superselective Wada test for ruptured spontaneous fusiform middle cerebral artery aneurysm: a technical case report. J Neurointerv Surg. 2011 Sep;3(3):237-41
[PubMed ID: 21990832]
Kim J Richner TJ Thongpang S Sillay KA Niemann DB Ahmed AS Krugner-Higby LA Williams JC . Flexible thin film electrode arrays for minimally-invasive neurological monitoring. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009;2009:5506-9
[PubMed ID: 19964122]
Brooks NP Turk AS Niemann DB Aagaard-Kienitz B Pulfer K Cook T . Frequency of thromboembolic events associated with endovascular aneurysm treatment: retrospective case series. J Neurosurg. 2008 Jun;108(6):1095-100
[PubMed ID: 18518710]
Seçkin H Avci E Uluç K Niemann D Başkaya MK . The work horse of skull base surgery: orbitozygomatic approach. Technique, modifications, and applications. Neurosurg Focus. 2008;25(6):E4
[PubMed ID: 19035702]
Başkaya MK Kiehn MW Ahmed AS Ateş O Niemann DB . Alternative vascular graft for extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery: descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery. Neurosurg Focus. 2008;24(2):E8
[PubMed ID: 18275304]
Başkaya MK Ahmed AS Ateş O Niemann D . Surgical treatment of blood blister-like aneurysms of the supraclinoid internal carotid artery with extracranial-intracranial bypass and trapping. Neurosurg Focus. 2008;24(2):E13
[PubMed ID: 18275289]
Turk AS Ahmed A Niemann DB Aagaard-Kienitz B Brooks N Levine RL . Utilization of self-expanding stents in the treatment of intracranial atherosclerotic disease in the distal small cerebral vessels. Neuroradiology. 2007 Aug;49(8):659-63
[PubMed ID: 17387464]
Moftakhar R Rowley HA Turk A Niemann DB Kienitz BA Van Gomple J Başkaya MK . Utility of computed tomography perfusion in detection of cerebral vasospasm in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurg Focus. 2006 Sep 15;21(3):E6
[PubMed ID: 17029345]
Moftakhar R Niemann DB Turk A Pulfer K . Evaluation of cerebral hemodynamics with computed tomography perfusion using gadolinium as an alternative to iodinated contrast: a case report. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2006 Mar-Apr;30(2):307-9
[PubMed ID: 16628053]
Moftakhar R Turk AS Niemann DB Hussain S Rajpal S Cook T Geraghty M Aagaard-Kienitz B Turski PA Newman GC . Effects of carotid or vertebrobasilar stent placement on cerebral perfusion and cognition. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Aug;26(7):1772-80
[PubMed ID: 16091529]
Rajpal S Niemann DB Aagaard-Kienitz B Turk AS . Intracranial endovascular stent placement for symptomatic metastatic non-hodgkin lymphoma. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2005 May;102(5):922-6
[PubMed ID: 15926722]
Sanford MF Turk AS Niemann DB Pulfer KA Aagaard-Kienitz BA . Intraoperative perfusion computerized tomography scanning for management of intracranial stent placement in a patient with tandem intracranial stenoses. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2005 May;102(5):918-21
[PubMed ID: 15926721]
Rajpal S Niemann DB Turk AS . Transverse venous sinus stent placement as treatment for benign intracranial hypertension in a young male: case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg. 2005 Apr;102(3 Suppl):342-6
[PubMed ID: 15881764]
Niemann D Aviv R Cowsill C Sneade M Molyneux AJ . Anatomically conformable, three-dimensional, detachable platinum microcoil system for the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2004 May;25(5):813-8
[PubMed ID: 15140727]