Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Eriks Lusis, MD, is a board-certified neurological surgeon with Neurosurgery of Kalamazoo. He is a graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. He completed a neurological surgery residency with Washington University in St. Louis and Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
After graduation, Dr. Lusis spent time as a senior neurosurgical registrar at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. He is an active researcher and presenter on neurological issues, having a particular interest in meningiomas in pregnancy.
- American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurological Surgery)
Education and Training
- Chief Resident 2012, Neurological Surgery, Washington University in St Louis
- Residency 2010, Neurological Surgery, Washington University in St Louis
- MD 2005, Wayne State University
- BA 1997, Biology and Physiology, Northwestern University
- General Neurology
Lusis E., Vellimana A., Ray W., Chicoine M., Jost S. Transient obstructive hydrocephalus due to intraventricular hemorrhage: A case report and review of literature Journal of Clinical Neurology (Korea). 2013;9(3):192-195.
Perry A. Meningiomas in pregnancy: A clinicopathologic study of 17 cases Neurosurgery. 2012;71(5):951-961.
Stewart T. Impact of lateral mass anatomic variation on ideal polyaxial screw head mobility: Technical considerations British Journal of Neurosurgery. 2012;26(6):864-867.
Lusis E.A., Hegedus B., Gutmann D.H., Giovannini M. Identification of a progenitor cell of origin capable of generating diverse meningioma histological subtypes Oncogene. 2011;30(20):2333-2344.
Payton J., Schmidt J., Yu J., Lusis E., Watson M., Gutmann D. Genome-wide polymorphism analysis demonstrates a monoclonal origin of pilocytic astrocytoma Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology. 2011;37(3):321-325.
Stuart J., Lusis E., Scheck A., Coons S., Lal A., Perry A., Gutmann D. Identification of gene markers associated with aggressive meningioma by filtering across multiple sets of gene expression arrays Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 2011;70(1):1-12.
Lusis E.A., Travers S., Jost S.C., Perry A. Glioblastomas with giant cell and sarcomatous features in patients with turcot syndrome type 1: A clinicopathological study of 3 cases Neurosurgery. 2010;67(3):811-817.
Limbrick D., Lusis E., Chicoine M., Rich K., Dacey R., Dowling J., Grubb R., Filiput E., Drzymala R., Mansur D., Simpson J. Combined surgical resection and stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of cerebral metastases Surgical Neurology. 2009;71(3):280-288.
Becker R.W., Lusis E., Sohn R., Kline R.A. Effects of cilostazol on human venous smooth muscle Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2005;19(3):393-397.
Lusis E., Chicoine M., Perry A. High throughput screening of meningioma biomarkers using a tissue microarray Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 2005;73(3):219-223.
Lusis E., Watson M., Chicoine M., Lyman M., Roerig P., Reifenberger G., Gutmann D., Perry A. Integrative genomic analysis identifies NDRG2 as a candidate tumor suppressor gene frequently inactivated in clinically aggressive meningioma Cancer Research. 2005;65(16):7121-7126.
Perry A., Lusis E.A., Gutmann D.H. Meningothelial hyperplasia: A detailed clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical and genetic study of 11 cases Brain Pathology. 2005;15(2):109-115.
Lusis E., Gutmann D. Meningioma: An update Current Opinion in Neurology. 2004;17(6):687-692.
Surace E., Lusis E., Haipek C., Gutmann D. Functional significance of S6K overexpression in meningioma progression Annals of Neurology. 2004;56(2):295-298.
Surace E., Lusis E., Murakami Y., Scheithauer B., Perry A., Gutmann D. Loss of tumor suppressor in lung cancer-1 (TSLC1) expression in meningioma correlates with increased malignancy grade and reduced patient survival Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 2004;63(10):1015-1027.