Department of  Neurosurgery
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Jacob Greenberg, MD

Position: PGY3
Hometown:  Scarsdale, NY
Med School: Washington University in St. Louis
Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis

Clinical/Research Interests: Pediatrics, cerebrovascular, general neurosurgery, neurotrauma; Health services research, outcomes research, dissemination & implementation science

Departmental Awards:
2016-2017 –Department of Neurosurgery Research Symposium Presentation Award – Clinical Research
2015-2016 –Department of Neurosurgery Research Symposium Presentation Award – Clinical Research
2014-2015 - Medical Student Research Award


  • Validation of an International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision Code Algorithm for Identifying Chiari Malformation Type 1 Surgery in Adults. Greenberg JK, Ladner TR, Olsen MA, Shannon CN, Liu J, Yarbrough CK, Piccirillo JF, Wellons JC 3rd, Smyth MD, Park TS, Limbrick DD. Neurosurgery. 2015 Aug;77(2):269-73. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000778.
  • Complications and Resource Use Associated With Surgery for Chiari Malformation Type 1 in Adults: A Population Perspective. Greenberg JK, Ladner TR, Olsen MA, Shannon CN, Liu J, Yarbrough CK, Piccirillo JF, Wellons JC 3rd, Smyth MD, Park TS, Limbrick DD. Neurosurgery. 2015 Aug;77(2):261-8. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000777.
  • The Chiari Severity Index: a preoperative grading system for Chiari malformation type 1. Greenberg JK, Yarbrough CK, Radmanesh A, Godzik J, Yu M, Jeffe DB, Smyth MD, Park TS, Piccirillo JF, Limbrick DD. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):279-85; discussion 285. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000608.
  • Tonsillar pulsatility before and after surgical decompression for children with Chiari malformation type 1: an application for true fast imaging with steady state precession. Radmanesh A, Greenberg JK, Chatterjee A, Smyth MD, Limbrick DD Jr, Sharma A. Neuroradiology. 2015 Apr;57(4):387-93. doi: 10.1007/s00234-014-1481-5. Epub 2015 Jan 7.
  • Outcome methods used in clinical studies of Chiari malformation Type I: a systematic review. Greenberg JK, Milner E, Yarbrough CK, Lipsey K, Piccirillo JF, Smyth MD, Park TS, Limbrick DD Jr. J Neurosurg. 2015 Feb;122(2):262-72. doi: 10.3171/2014.9.JNS14406. Epub 2014 Nov 7. Review.
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy increases susceptibility to infarction after focal cerebral ischemia in Tg2576 mice. Milner E, Zhou ML, Johnson AW, Vellimana AK, Greenberg JK, Holtzman DM, Han BH, Zipfel GJ. Stroke. 2014 Oct;45(10):3064-9. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.006078. Epub 2014 Sep 4.
  • Comparison of posterior fossa decompression with or without duraplasty in children with Type I Chiari malformation. Lee A, Yarbrough CK, Greenberg JK, Barber J, Limbrick DD, Smyth MD. Childs Nerv Syst. 2014 Aug;30(8):1419-24. doi: 10.1007/s00381-014-2424-5. Epub 2014 Apr 29.
  • External validation of the Chicago Chiari Outcome Scale. Yarbrough CK, Greenberg JK, Smyth MD, Leonard JR, Park TS, Limbrick DD Jr. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Jun;13(6):679-84. doi: 10.3171/2014.3.PEDS13503. Epub 2014 Apr 11.
  • Management of children with mild traumatic brain injury and intracranial hemorrhage. Greenberg JK, Stoev IT, Park TS, Smyth MD, Leonard JR, Leonard JC, Pineda JA, Limbrick DD. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Apr;76(4):1089-95. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000155.
  • Management of pediatric intracranial gunshot wounds: predictors of favorable clinical outcome and a new proposed treatment paradigm. Bandt SK, Greenberg JK, Yarbrough CK, Schechtman KB, Limbrick DD, Leonard JR. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Dec;10(6):511-7. doi: 10.3171/2012.8.PEDS123. Epub 2012 Sep 28.
  • Behavioral plasticity in honey bees is associated with differences in brain microRNA transcriptome. Greenberg JK, Xia J, Zhou X, Thatcher SR, Gu X, Ament SA, Newman TC, Green PJ, Zhang W, Robinson GE, Ben-Shahar Y. Genes Brain Behav. 2012 Aug;11(6):660-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2012.00782.x. Epub 2012 Apr 6.
  • Resorufin analogs preferentially bind cerebrovascular amyloid: potential use as imaging ligands for cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Han BH, Zhou ML, Vellimana AK, Milner E, Kim DH, Greenberg JK, Chu W, Mach RH, Zipfel GJ. Mol Neurodegener. 2011 Dec 22;6:86. doi: 10.1186/1750-1326-6-86.