Bryan Lieber MD

Bryan Lieber MD

Neurosurgery, Year 4

Bryan Lieber MD

Narrative Bio

Dr. Lieber graduated college at NYU with honors in psychology. His honors thesis was dedicated to the role of anxiety and comorbidities in Tourette’s Disorder. He was awarded the Founder’s Day Award for scholastic achievement. He continued his studies at NYU medical school where he founded a non-profit, S4GIFT, dedicated to educating health care students about organ and bone marrow donation. S4GIFT was awarded grants from and the Gold Foundation for Medical Humanism reward.

After graduating medical school Dr. Lieber went on to perform neurosurgery research with Dr. Sander Connolly at Columbia University. His research has focused on utilization of accelerometery to guide neurosurgical care as well as large database analysis.

In his leisure time Dr. Lieber enjoys playing guitar, piano, tennis and soccer.


July 2015 – June 2016
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 
Little Rock, Arkansas


2016 - Present
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan

2015 - 2016
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas


New York University Langone Medical Center
New York City, New York


BS, Psychology
New York University
New York City, New York


Suryadevara R, Lieber BA, Garcia E, Sood S, Haridas A, Ham S. Migration of a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt catheter into a back incision of a patient with previous spinal fusion. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Apr;34(4):787-789. doi: 10.1007/s00381-017-3689-2. Epub 2018 Jan 2. PMID: 29294141

Prabhu AV, Lieber BA, Henry JK, Agarwal N, Tabbosha M, Okonkwo DO. Early Postoperative Complications for Elderly Patients Undergoing Single-Level Decompression for Lumbar Disc Herniation, Ligamentous Hypertrophy, or Neuroforaminal Stenosis. Neurosurgery. 2017 Dec 1;81(6):1005-1010. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx224. PMID: 28973289

Lieber BA, Henry JK, Agarwal N, Day JD, Morris TW 3rd, Stephens ML, Abla AA. Impact of Surgical Specialty on Outcomes Following Carotid Endarterectomy. Neurosurgery. 2017 Feb 1;80(2):217-225. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyw027. PMID: 28175918

Wilson TA, Rodgers S, Tanweer O, Agarwal P, Lieber BA, Agarwal N, McDowell M, Devinsky O, Weiner H, Harter DH.
Tuberous Sclerosis Health Care Utilization Based on the National Inpatient Sample Database: A Review of 5655 Hospitalizations World Neurosurg. 2016 Jul;91:97-105. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.03.043. Epub 2016 Mar 26. PMID: 27025453

Raghav Gupta, Christopher Kim, Nitin Agarwal, Bryan Lieber, Edward A. Monaco: In Reply to the Letter to the Editor, “Influence of Parkinsonism on Hitler's Decision-Making”. World Neurosurgery 02/2016; 86:5. DOI:10.1016/j.wneu.2015.10.026

Nitin Agarwal, David R Hansberry, Ahmed Meleis, Bryan Lieber, Chirag D Gandhi, Charles J Prestigiacomo: Endovascular Management of Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas. Journal of Neurological Surgery. 01/2016; DOI:10.1055/s-0035-1570002

Bryan Lieber, James Han, Geoffrey Appelboom, Blake E.S. Taylor, ByoungJun Han, Nitin Agarwal, E. Sander Connolly: Association of Steroid Use with Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Neurosurgical Patients: A National Database Analysis. World Neurosurgery 01/2016; DOI:10.1016/j.wneu.2016.01.033

Bryan Lieber, ByoungJun Han, Allen Jefffrey, Gitish Fatterpekar, Nitin Agarwal, Noojan Kazemi, David Zagzag: Utility of Positron Emission Tomography in Schwannomatosis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 03/2016; DOI : 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.01.0

Bryan Lieber, Geoffrey Appelboom, Blake E. S. Taylor, Hani Malone, Nitin Agarwal, E. Sander Connolly: Assessment of the “July Effect”: outcomes after early resident transition in adult neurosurgery. Journal of Neurosurgery 12/2015; DOI:10.3171/2015.4.JNS142149

Bryan Lieber, Geoffrey Appelboom, Blake E. Taylor, Franklin D. Lowy, Eliza M. Bruce, Adam M. Sonabend, Christopher Kellner, E. Sander Connolly, Jeffrey N. Bruce: Preoperative chemotherapy and corticosteroids: independent predictors of cranial surgical-site infections. Journal of Neurosurgery 11/2015; DOI:10.3171/2015.4.JNS142719

Raghav Gupta, Christopher Kim, Nitin Agarwal, Bryan Lieber, Edward A Monaco: Understanding the Influence of Parkinson Disease on Adolf Hitler's Decision-Making during World War II. World Neurosurgery 06/2015; 84(5). DOI:10.1016/j.wneu.2015.06.014

Bryan Lieber, ByoungJun Han, Russell G. Strom, Jeffrey Mullin, Anthony K. Frempong-Boadu, Nitin Agarwal, Noojan Kazemi, Monir Tabbosha: Preoperative Predictors of Spinal Infection within the National Surgical Quality Inpatient Database. World Neurosurgery 12/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.wneu.2015.12.085

Stefan Mitrasinovic, Elvis Camacho, Nirali Trivedi, Julia Logan, Colson Campbell, Robert Zilinyi, Bryan Lieber, Eliza Bruce, Blake Taylor, David Martineau, Emmanuel L.P. Dumont, Geoff Appelboom, E. Sander Connolly Jr: Clinical and surgical applications of smart glasses. Technology Health Care 7/2015; 23(4). DOI: 10.3233/THC-150910.

Bryan Lieber, Blake Taylor, Geoff Appelboom, Kiran Prasad, Sam Bruce, Annie Yang, Eliza Bruce, Brandon Christophe, E. Sander Connolly Jr: Meta-analysis of telemonitoring to improve HbA1c levels: Promise for stroke survivors. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 03/2015; 22(5). DOI:10.1016/j.jocn.2014.11.009

Paul Narayan Hein, Bryan Lieber, Eliza Bruce, Blake Taylor, Geoffrey Appelboom, Mickey Abraham, E Sander Connolly: Influence on morbidity and mortality of neoadjuvant radiation and chemotherapy among cranial malignancy patients in the postoperative setting. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 03/2015; 22(6). DOI:10.1016/j.jocn.2015.01.005

Omar Tanweer, Stephen P. Kalhorn, Jamaal T. Snell, Taylor A. Wilson, Bryan Lieber, Nitin Agarwal, Paul P. Huang, Kenneth M. Sutin: Epidural Blood Patch Performed for Severe Intracranial Hypotension Following Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage for Intracranial Aneurysm Surgery. Retrospective Series and Literature Review. 01/2015; 17(4):318. DOI:10.7461/jcen.2015.17.4.318

Bryan Lieber, Taylor A Wilson, Randy S Bell, William W Ashley, Daniel L Barrow, Stacey Quintero Wolfe: Gauging the feasibility of cost-sharing and medical student interest groups to reduce interview costs. Neurosurgical FOCUS 11/2014; 37(5):E11. DOI:10.3171/2014.8.FOCUS14452

Bryan Lieber, Blake Taylor Ba, Geoff Appelboom, Guy Mckhann, Sander Connolly E: Motion Sensors to Assess and Monitor Medical and Surgical Management of Parkinson Disease. World Neurosurgery 08/2014; 84(2). DOI:10.4172/2329-9096.1000221

Bryan Lieber, Shaun Rodgers, Douglas Kondziolka, Chandranath Sen, Ashwatha Narayana, Jafar J Jafar: Intraoperative fat placement in surgically refractory parasellar neoplasms to facilitate stereotactic radiosurgery. Acta Neurochirurgica 07/2014; 156(10)