Mustafa K. Baskaya, MD Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Mustafa Baskaya has a strong and diverse background in both research and clinical care. He specializes in surgery for cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, cavernous angiomas and revascularization for stroke such as carotid endarterectomy, bypass surgery, complex brain tumors with deep locations (gliomas and metastatic tumors) and tumors of the skull base such as meningiomas, acoustic neuromas and and pituitary adenomas. Dr. Baskaya also provides microsurgery of spinal cord tumors.
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Neurological Surgery|
Professional Certifications and Education
University of Miami, FL
Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport
Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
University of Miami, FL
University of Ankara, Turkey
Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
Dr. Baskaya has published numerous papers concerning the surgical management of intracranial aneurysms, subarachnoid hemorrhage, microsurgical anatomy of the skull base and cerebral ischemia and brain injury after trauma. He serves as an associate editor of Neuroanatomy Journal and an editorial board member of Annals of Neurosurgery (e-journal).
Lake W Chang JE Kennedy T Morgan A Salamat S Başkaya MK .
A Case Series of Primary Central Nervous System Posttransplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorder: Imaging and Clinical Characteristics. Neurosurgery. 2013 Jun;72(6):960-970
[PubMed ID: 23685504]
Canbay S Gürer B Bozkurt M Comert A Izci Y Başkaya MK .
Anatomical relationship and positions of the lumbar and sacral segments of the spinal cord according to the vertebral bodies and the spinal roots. Clin Anat. 2013 May 7;
[PubMed ID: 23649511]
Nickele C Hanna A Baskaya MK .
Osteotomy for Laminoplasty without Soft Tissue Penetration, Performed Using a Harmonic Bone Scalpel: Instrumentation and Technique. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013 May;74(3):183-6
[PubMed ID: 23504672]
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]
Lake W Chang JE Kennedy T Morgan A Salamat S Başkaya M .
A Case Series of Primary Central Nervous System Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder: Imaging and Clinical Characteristics. Neurosurgery. 2013 Feb 19;
[PubMed ID: 23426155]
Akture E Salamat S Baskaya MK .
Intracranial blastomycosis presenting as an enhancing cerebellopontine mass. Turk Neurosurg. 2013;23(2):252-5
[PubMed ID: 23546914]
Ozgiray 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. 2012 Sep 6;
[PubMed ID: 22959212]
Nickele CM Akture E Gubbels SP Başkaya MK .
A stepwise illustration of the translabyrinthine approach to a large cystic vestibular schwannoma. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Sep;33(3):E11
[PubMed ID: 22937845]
Gartrell BC Hansen MR Gantz BJ Gluth MB Mowry SE Aagaard-Kienitz BL Baskaya MK Gubbels SP .
Facial and lower cranial neuropathies after preoperative embolization of jugular foramen lesions with ethylene vinyl alcohol. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Sep;33(7):1270-5
[PubMed ID: 22801041]
Bozkurt M Canbay S Neves GF Aktüre E Fidan E Salamat MS Başkaya MK .
Microsurgical anatomy of the dorsal thoracic rootlets and dorsal root entry zones. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012 Jul;154(7):1235-9
[PubMed ID: 22653495]
Başkaya MK Uluç K .
Application of a new fenestrated clip (Yaşargil T-bar clip) for the treatment of fusiform M1 aneurysm: case illustration and technical report. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jun;70(2 Suppl Operative):339-42
[PubMed ID: 21869719]
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]
Agrawal B Dziurzynski K Salamat MS Baskaya M .
The temporal association of sphenoid sinus mucosal thickening on MR imaging with pituitary apoplexy. Turk Neurosurg. 2012;22(6):785-90
[PubMed ID: 23208917]
Turkoglu E Arat A Patel N Kertmen H Başkaya MK .
Anterior communicating artery aneurysm associated with an infraoptic course of anterior cerebral artery and rare variant of the persistent trigeminal artery: a case report and literature review. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 May;113(4):335-40
[PubMed ID: 21269759]
Avcı E Aktüre E Seçkin H Uluç K Bauer AM Izci Y Morcos JJ Başkaya MK .
Level I to III craniofacial approaches based on Barrow classification for treatment of skull base meningiomas: surgical technique, microsurgical anatomy, and case illustrations. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 May;30(5):E5
[PubMed ID: 21529176]
Uluç K Miranpuri A Kujoth GC Aktüre E Başkaya MK .
Focal cerebral ischemia model by endovascular suture occlusion of the middle cerebral artery in the rat. J Vis Exp. 2011 Feb 5;(48)
[PubMed ID: 21339721]
Nett BE Aagaard-Kienitz B Serarslan Y Başkaya MK Chen GH .
A simple technique for interventional tool placement combining fluoroscopy with interventional computed tomography on a C-arm system. Neurosurgery. 2010 Sep;67(3 Suppl Operative):ons49-56; discussion ons56-7
[PubMed ID: 20679948]
Kertmen H Turkoglu E Başkaya MK .
A calcified sellar lesion. J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Jul;17(7):897, 956
[PubMed ID: 20524214]
Turkoglu E Kertmen H Başkaya MK .
A young woman with progressive headache after head trauma. Dermoid tumor. J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Jun;17(6):760, 816
[PubMed ID: 20440885]
Seçkin H Patel N Avci E Dempsey RJ Başkaya MK .
Removal of cavernous malformation of the Meckel's cave by extradural pterional approach using Heros muscle dissection technique. Surg Neurol. 2009 Dec;72(6):733-6; discussion 736
[PubMed ID: 19608252]
Izci Y Seçkin H Ateş O Başkaya MK .
Supracerebellar transtentorial transcollateral sulcus approach to the atrium of the lateral ventricle: microsurgical anatomy and surgical technique in cadaveric dissections. Surg Neurol. 2009 Nov;72(5):509-14; discussion 514
[PubMed ID: 19328525]