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Gary Benjamin Rajah, Jr., MD
Title
Resident, Year 6

4201 St. Antoine Boulevard
Suite 6E, Neurosurgery
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Biography

Gary Rajah attended high school in Lakeview, Michigan, and went to college at Grand Valley State University, where he was a member of the Honors College. He then earned his MD from Wayne State University, graduating at the top his class.

He is currently a resident in Neurosurgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center. His clinical interests include open and endovascular neurosurgery.

In his spare time, Gary enjoys running, music, and spending time with his family. 

Interests

Cerebrovascular neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery

Publications

Holt AG, Bissig D, Mirza N, Rajah G, Berkowitz B (2010) Evidence of Key Tinnitus-Related Brain Regions Documented by a Unique Combination of Manganese-Enhanced MRI and Acoustic Startle Reflex Testing. PLoS ONE 5(12): e14260. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014260

Schreckinger M, Francis T, Rajah G, Jagannathan J, Guthikonda M, Mittal S. Novel strategy to treat a case of recurrent lymphocytic hypophysitis using rituximab. Journal of Neurosurgery, 116(6): 1318-1323, 2012

Rajah, G. and Hornyak, M. (2014) Intra-Operative Rupture of Remote Aneurysm during Transphenoidal Resection of Pituitary Macroadenoma. Open Journal of Modern Neurosurgery, 4, 64-68. doi: 10.4236/ojmn.2014.42014

Rajah G, To CY, Sood S, Ham S, Altinok D, Poulik J, et al: Epidural spinal cord compression in a patient with blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics:1-4, 2014

Rajah, G; Altshuler D; Sadiq, O; Nyame, V; H. Eltahawy, N. Szerlip , Predictors Of Delayed Failure of Structural Kyphoplasty for Pathological Compression Fracutres in Cancer Patients. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. Published online ahead of print May 8, 2015; DOI 10.3171/2014.11.SPINE14909

Rajah, G; Jung-Min Kim, Omar Sadiq, Eltahawy, H, Szerlip N: Preliminary Results: The Role of Modality and Resident Level in Pedicle Screw Accuracy and Neurosurgical Education. Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery 2015

To, C; Rajah, G; Ham, S; Haridas, A; Kupsky, W; Marin, H; Sood, S. Treatment of Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma with associated Giant Aneurysm - Case Report. Child Neurology 2015

Eltahawy; H, Ransom; A, Rajah, G. Neurological Recovery at Age 92 after Acute Trauma and Operative Spinal Decompression: Brief Case Report and Discussion.. Journal of Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics (recently accepted to Journal of Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics)
 

Residency

2012-Present
Neurosurgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan

Medical Education

2008-2012
MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan

Undergraduate Education
2004-2008
BS, Biomedical Sciences
Grand Valley State University Honors College
Allendale, Michigan