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Peter Sylvester, MD

Peter Sylvester, MDPosition: PGY 4
Hometown:  Beacon, NY
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Undergraduate: University of Virginia

Clinical/Research Interests: Clinical research, skull base, tumor, vascular, spine

Hobbies: Home improvement, spending time with family


  • Combined high-field intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopy increase extent of resection and progression-free survival for pituitary adenomas. Sylvester PT, Evans JA, Zipfel GJ, Chole RA, Uppaluri R, Haughey BH, Getz AE, Silverstein J, Rich KM, Kim AH, Dacey RG, Chicoine MR. Pituitary. 2015 Feb;18(1):72-85. doi: 10.1007/s11102-014-0560-2.
  • Management of atypical cranial meningiomas, part 1: predictors of recurrence and the role of adjuvant radiation after gross total resection. Sun SQ, Kim AH, Cai C, Murphy RK, DeWees T, Sylvester P, Dacey RG, Grubb RL, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Dowling JL, Leuthardt EC, Leonard JR, Evans J, Simpson JR, Robinson CG, Perrin RJ, Huang J, Chicoine MR. Neurosurgery. 2014 Oct;75(4):347-54; discussion 354-5; quiz 355. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000461.