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    Alexander K. Powers, MD

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    Alexander K. Powers, MD

    Alexander K. Powers, MD

    Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

    Pediatrics

    Biomedical Engineering

    Pediatrics

    Orthopaedics

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    Contact Information

    • Fax: 336-716-3065

    Memberships

    • Florida Medical Association

    • North Carolina Medical Society

    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons

    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

    • NPI: 1134397714

    Clinical Interests

    • Sports-related Brain and Spine Injuries, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Spine Surgery, Spinal Deformity, Neurosurgery (pediatric), Spinal Oncology in Children and Adults, Cerebral Palsy - Surgical Treatment, Spine Surgery

    Education & Training

    • MD

      2002 - University of South Florida

    • 2006 - Furman University

    • Internship

      2003 - Orthopaedic Surgery: Carolinas Medical Center

    • Residency

      2007 - Neurosurgery: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

    • Residency

      2008 - Neurosurgery: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

    Board Certifications

    • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

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    Research Contact Information

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    Research Interests

    • Craniocerebral Trauma, Football, Dura Mater, Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy, Postoperative Complications

    Recent Publications

    • In-Season Variations in Head Impact Exposure among Youth Football Players..
      Urban JE, Kelley ME, Espeland MA, Davenport EM, Whitlow CT, Powers AK, Maldjian JA, Stitzel JD. J. Neurotrauma. 2018 Aug;
    • Incidental durotomy in the pediatric spine population..
      West JL, Arnel M, Palma AE, Frino J, Powers AK, Couture DE. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Aug; :1-4.
    • A call for consistent radiographic definition of lumbar lordosis..
      Frenkel MB, Frey CD, Renfrow JJ, Wolfe SQ, Powers AK, Branch CL. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 Aug; 29(2):231-234.
    • Head impact exposure measured in a single youth football team during practice drills..
      Kelley ME, Kane JM, Espeland MA, Miller LE, Powers AK, Stitzel JD, Urban JE. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Nov; 20(5):489-497.
    • Abnormalities in Diffusional Kurtosis Metrics Related to Head Impact Exposure in a Season of High School Varsity Football..
      Davenport EM, Apkarian K, Whitlow CT, Urban JE, Jensen JH, Szuch E, Espeland MA, Jung Y, Rosenbaum DA, Gioia GA, Powers AK, Stitzel JD, Maldjian JA. J. Neurotrauma. 2016 Dec; 33(23):2133-2146.
    • The use of dual growing rods to correct spinal deformity secondary to a low-grade spinal cord astrocytoma..
      Kuhn EN, Muthigi A, Frino J, Powers AK. J Surg Case Rep. 2015 Oct; 2015(10)
    • A Child With Fever and Swelling of the Forehead. Pott's puffy tumor and epidural abscess complicating frontal sinusitis..
      Liu A, Powers AK, Whigham AS, Whitlow CT, Shetty AK. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Jul; 54(8):803-5.
    • Estimation of skull table thickness with clinical CT and validation with microCT..
      Lillie EM, Urban JE, Weaver AA, Powers AK, Stitzel JD. J. Anat. 2015 Jan; 226(1):73-80.
    • Abnormal white matter integrity related to head impact exposure in a season of high school varsity football..
      Davenport EM, Whitlow CT, Urban JE, Espeland MA, Jung Y, Rosenbaum DA, Gioia GA, Powers AK, Stitzel JD, Maldjian JA. J. Neurotrauma. 2014 Oct; 31(19):1617-24.
    • Effects of cervical arthrodesis and arthroplasty on neck response during a simulated frontal automobile collision..
      White NA, Moreno DP, Brown PJ, Gayzik FS, Hsu W, Powers AK, Stitzel JD. Spine J. 2014 Sep; 14(9):2195-207.

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    • Find a Pediatric Specialist
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